imsff2014The Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival showcases the latest short films made by South Africans and from around the world. Screening at a festival is a sure-fire way to start creating a buzz around your film and your career.

The IMSFF is taking place from 25 -29 June 2014, and short films will be screened over a five-day period at the Maxi Cineplex in the Hatfield Plaza, Pretoria.

The festival will offer interesting workshops conducted by industry professionals, as well as live Q&A sessions with the filmmakers in attendance. The festival will also give emerging filmmakers opportunity to network. Wrapping up the festival will be our exciting Awards Ceremony on Sunday, June 29th, 2014.

Competition categories include: Best Short Film, Best Director of a Short Film, Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film, Best Actor in a Short Film, Best Actress in a Short Film,  Best Supporting Actor in a Short Film, Best Supporting Actress in a Short Film, Best Original Score in a Short Film, Best Cinematography in a Short Film, Best Editing in a Short Film, Best Sound Editing & Mixing in a Short Film, Best Visual Effects in a Short Film, Best Production Design in a Short Film, Best Makeup & Hairstyling in a Short Film, Best Costume Design in a Short Film.

A cash prizes of R50,000 will be offered to the film with the most awards. Nominations in each category will be announced two week prior to the event by a respected jury, and published on the website @ www.imsff.co.za.

Submissions are accepted until May 16th, and late submissions until no later than June 6th, 2014.

See you all at the fest...

Visit us @ www.imsff.co.za or www.facebook.com/IMSFFestival