FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DALLAS, TX – August 31, 2015 – Women in Film Dallas (WIFD) is currently accepting short film submissions for the 2015 Chick Flicks Film Festival through September 4. The 14th Annual Chick Flicks Film Festival will be held October 22 at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas.
“We have received submissions from all around the globe. I am thrilled we have an award-winning panel of judges who have offered their time and talents to review these films,” states Catherine Brockette, 2015 Chick Flicks Chair.
The panel of judges is comprised of Dennis Bishop, Motion Picture Production Chair - KD Conservatory (2014 Topaz Award Recipient), Sylvia Komatsu, Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer - KERA/KXT, Linda Stogner, Writer/Producer/Performer - Backdoor Comedy/KERA (2012 Chick Flicks Winner and 2003 WIFD PSA Director), and Amy Talkington, Writer/Director - Los Angeles (Previous WIFD Grants and Scholarships Recipient).
The Chick Flicks Film Festival is looking for narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental short films in any genre with a runtime of 25 minutes or less. Films must have been completed after January 1, 2011. The films must have a woman in two (2) or more of the following above-the-line positions: writer, producer, director of photography or editor.
The Best of the Fest and Texas Award winners will receive cash prizes and the Audience Choice winner will receive a prize package. All Festival winners will be announced at the screening on October 22 at the Angelika Film Center Dallas.
Women in Film Dallas is a non-profit organization and part of a global community that empowers, promotes and mentors women in the film, television, and screen-based media industry through networking, recognition, and educational opportunities. Proceeds from the 2015 Chick Flicks Film Festival will benefit the WIFD Grant and Scholastic Fund.
To learn more about Women in Film Dallas and the 2015 Chick Flicks Film Festival submission process, fees, guidelines and requirements, visit www.wifdallas.org.
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