2013年11月19日

2014年第3屆曼哈頓國際影展報名資訊

World Youth Alliance invites film directors
to submit original short films to the

3rd Annual Manhattan International Film Festival

The World Youth Alliance, an international organization that promotes the dignity of the human person (www.wya.net), invites young directors from around the world to submit original short films that draw viewers into deeper contemplation of the human condition. 

Past films awarded by the World Youth Alliance have explored:
·        The triumph of the human spirit
·        The individual’s heroic use of freedom
·        The power of solidarity among people from diverse backgrounds
·        An authentic account of the human experience
·        A creative portrayal of human dignity

To learn more about films awarded in the past, visit www.wya.net/miff.   

A panel of film industry experts will judge all submissions and invite a select number of directors to be Manhattan International Film Festival finalists.  The work of these finalists will be featured in
NY City at the Manhattan International Film Festival, February 28th – March 2nd, 2014.

Film director finalists will receive:
  • A public screening and critique of their film
  • Invitations to social events gathering contacts in the film industry
  • Opportunities to dialogue about their work with other finalists and a general public audience
  • A chance to reflect on personal and professional aspirations as an artist in today’s society
 Furthermore, the following prizes will be awarded at the festival:
  • The World Youth Alliance Award for the most innovative portrayal of human dignity
  • The World Youth Alliance Artist Award for the most creative cinematography
  • The People’s Choice Award for the work most enjoyed by festival attendees

Following the festival, prize-winning films will be screened at the United Nations. 

Application requirements:
  • Complete the form on the following page, including an online link to your film as requested
  • Email the completed form to alexis@wya.net by Monday, December 2nd, 2013
  • All films submitted must be independently produced and financed with the backing of no
major studio (the support of film or art schools is permissible)
  • All directors entering the competition must be under age 30
  • If not in the English language, all films must include English subtitles



 
Please email this form to alexis@wya.net by Monday, December 2nd, 2013
1. Full Name:
2. Birth date:
3. Mailing address:
4. Phone number:
5. Email:
6. Title of short film:
7. Online link to short film:
8. Genre:
9. Running time: 
10. Program of study (past & present, if applicable):
11. Please list any film honors and achievements received:
12. In a paragraph, please describe how your film relates to the mission of the World Youth Alliance:
13. How did you hear about the Manhattan International Film Festival?
o   A staff member at one of WYA’s regional offices
o   A director who entered last year’s festival
o   By attending an event related to last year’s festival
o   An advertisement
o   An online search
14. Please indicate your level of involvement with the World Youth Alliance (WYA) to date:
o   This is the first time I have heard about WYA
o   I have a friend/family member who has been involved with WYA
o   I have signed the WYA Charter (see following page)
o   I have participated in one of WYA’s programs
o   I am enrolled in WYA’s Track A Training
o   I have completed a WYA internship

I certify that all information provided in this application is, to the best of my knowledge,
accurate and complete.  

SIGNATURE:

DATE:


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