American Islamic Congress sponsors video contest Print

eyetoheart2011Deadline: 15 October 2011

Region: Arab League member state, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan

The 2011 Eye to Heart competition calls young filmmakers and screenwriters to submit short films and screenplays in Arabic, English, French, Farsi or Urdu. Entrants must be residents or citizens of an Arab League member state, Iran, Afghanistan or Pakistan.

Entries are accepted in five categories - defining moment, entrepreneurship, a view from the future, transformation and repression.

Ten winners will be chosen to receive US$2,000 and a chance to have their screenplay turned into a movie or their film shown at an international film festival.

Films must be between one and seven minutes long with a brief synopsis. Screenplays can be 2,000 words max and must come with a brief description of how it can be turned into a film.

For more information please click here.

Courtesy of International Journalists’ Network