The 2014 deadline for the Northside DIY Film Competition has been extended! Filmmakers now have a few more days to submit. Winners will receive a prize package totaling over $10,000 in value, including: complimentary filmmaker services at DCTV, a six-month community membership at the Made in NY Media Center, one year of IFP membership (including access to IFP’s resources and a subscription to Filmmaker Magazine), as well as a week pass to the 5-day Filmmaker Conference during Independent Film Week, a cash prize and special event to celebrate the winning short and feature hosted by Northside.
This year’s jury has just been finalized, and boasts a great lineup of judges. Leading the group as jury chair is Executive Director of IFP and producer of the films Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) and Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), Joana Vicente. She’ll be joined by actress and indie film icon Parker Posey, as well as Love is Strange director Ira Sachs, Factory 25 founder Matthew Grady and Sun Don’t Shine actor and founder of NoBudge Films, Kentucker Audley.
For more information on how to enter, head over to Northside.