Capital Irish Film Festival call for Entries

Entry is now open for the Capital Irish Film Festival, the largest Irish film festival in the U.S., which will be held in Washington DC from 1–10 December 2011. Irish films are being sought in the fields of features, shorts, documentaries and animation – including those in the Irish language.

Previous applicants are encouraged to apply with a new submission. The DVD Film Screener must be in NTSC format (PAL is not acceptable). The DVD is to be labeled with the name of the film, the director’s name, the length of the film and relevant contact details. Filmmakers should include a short synopsis of not more than 150 words which also indicates whether the film has previously screened in the U.S.

Non-profit United States organization, Solas Nua is behind the Capital Irish Film Festival, as well as a critically acclaimed theatre season, Irish Book Day, the DC Irish Writers Festival, visual arts exhibitions, the Éist monthly music podcasts, a free film screening series, a book club and dozens of special events annually.

All submissions should reach Solas Nua by 13th June, 2011. Entries should be sent to:

Emma Madigan, The Capital Irish Film Festival, Solas Nua, 916 G Street, NW, Washington DC 20001, USA

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