Article by Emma Champion: Norwich Film Festival 2012 – Film Submission Deadline Looms

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Happy Bank Holiday, Festivalites!  I hope that you are all enjoying the long weekend.

Just a quick note to say that, with the 2012 Norwich Film Festival fast approaching, it is imperative that those of you with a dream to become the next Spielberg, Nolan, Cameron or Jackson do not miss the chance for your work to shimmer on the silver screen.

There are only TWO DAYS left until the deadline for film submissions.  So, if you have created an entry that you feel is deserving of a platform from which to appear on the horizon of the film industry’s vast ocean, and collect a cash prize to boot, make sure you enter your film post haste.

 There are four FOUR categories:

Short Film – any fiction film 30 minutes or under; any genre, any style (£250 prize)

Animated Film – any animated fiction film 30 minutes or under; any genre (£250 prize)

Documentary Film – any non-fiction film 60 minutes or under (£250 prize)

Student Film – any film, any genre, any style, made by students (£250 prize)

The festival will also be awarding honours to the following:

Best Local Film

Best British Film

Best International Film

And, finally:

Best Overall Film – the winner of which will be presented with the competition’s top prize:


Perhaps you have rustled up a romance; constructed a crime; erected an epic; assembled an adventure, whatever your generic forte, there is a place for you at the 2012 Norwich Film Festival to start you on the way to stardom.  Don’t miss out!

For details of entry fees and late entry deadlines for those of you who may need more time, visit:  and get familiar with the details…

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