08/03/2010 04:43

Cinema City Call for Entries in "Up to 10 000 bucks"

Cinema City Festival, that is to be held from 5th to 12th June 2010 in Novi Sad, is officially opening call for entries in „Up to 10 000 bucks“ selection on Monday, March 8. This is a competition selection, and it will present films made with a budget of less than 10,000 dollars, with authors who were bold and creative enough to present their ideas through them with limited funds. This call will be open until April 5, and all artists who want to apply can do so by completing the form at the festival’s web page, www.cinemacity.org/do10000/. The film that wins will gain money prize of 2,000 dollars.

The program selector is Vladimir Perisic, the director of Ordinary People, which won Grand Prix for the best domestic film at last year’s Cinema City Festival, and the program coordinator is Dina Vukovic. Films applying need to be no older than 2008, and can be of all genres – short films, documentaries, feature films, all are welcome.

Up to 10 000 bucks“ selection is one of the most attractive festival’s selections which, alongside numerous audience, each year discovers new talents and provides them with an opportunity of getting ahead in the film industry. Authors from the chosen films from all over the world will be guests of the festival, and will have the opportunity to meet each other and further educate themselves in the field through numerous workshops and master classes of prominent filmmakers.

In the past two years, „Up to 10 000 bucks“ selection presened authors and films from Serbia, Japan, Greece, Izrael, Lebanon, Germany, America, New Yealand, Georgia. IBIS award for the best film was won by Ognjen Glavonic for Živan Pujić Jimmy, whereas the first winner in this selection, Miloš Pušić, competed last year in „National Class“ with his film Autmn in my Street at Cinema City Festival, which also found its place in the main selection of Sarajevo Film Festival.