Wednesday, February 18, 2009

2009 Call for Entries Now Open!

The 9th annual deadCENTER Film Festival is now accepting entries for the 2009 festival which will be held June 10-14 in downtown Oklahoma City. Named one of the top regional festivals in “The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide,” the 9th annual festival will take place at eight locations over five days with more than 5,000 film enthusiasts from around the country expected to attend.

Entry deadlines for screenplays and films are as follows:

November 3, 2008- Early Bird deadline
December 3, 2008- Regular deadline
January 3, 2009- Late deadline
February 3, 2009- Extended deadline

December 3, 2008- Early Bird deadline
January 3, 2009- Regular deadline
February 3, 2009- Late deadline
March 3, 2009- Extended deadline

This year’s film selections will be taken from the categories of Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, Animation, Student, and Oklahoma Film. A $2,500 cash prize will be given to the winner of the Best Narrative Feature. All film and screenplay submissions must be submitted through

Registration fees for projects submitted by the Early Bird deadline are $40 for Narrative Features, Documentary Features and Screenplays; $30 for Narrative Shorts, Documentary Shorts and Animations; and $25 for Student films. Fees for projects submitted after this Early Bird deadline will increase $20 in each category. High school films will be accepted free of charge.

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