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DMU Black Film Festival for Black History Month
October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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DMU BLACK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 30th OCT 2019
The Media Discourse Centre of De Montfort University Leicester United Kingdom, is delighted to present to you a Black short Film Festival to mark this year’s Black History month. The Guest Speaker for the Film Festival is Yvonne Connikie, who is a Film Curator, Programmer and Cultural Practitioner, specialising in Black Film, and presently working with Film Cymru Wales and Film Hub Wales to provide better representation and engagement in BAME Film and Filmmakers in Wales. Yvonne is also a PhD candidate at the University of South Wales, researching the Windrush Caribbean Community in Cardiff.
For Films: Black Film makers in UK are required by Friday 28 September 2019 to send 5 minutes short Films with credits through WeTransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Preferred length of short films are 4 min long including credits. Festival Themes include: genres of fiction/non-fiction covering politics, economics, sustainability, social justice and inclusion.
Format: HD 1920X1080
Compression: H264 or MP4 .Avi or .Mov
Frame Rate: 25fps
Graphics: 16:9 Safety
Running time: 4-5mins
Successful Film makers will be notified by 15th October 2019.