Short Film Call For Entries – American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes

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Hi everyone, Here’s some info for new filmmakers to have your SHORT FILMS SCREENED at the AMERICAN PAVILION AT CANNES in the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase! This year the American Pavilion is celebrating its twenty-ninth year as the primary focus of the American presence in Cannes. As an exclusive special offer for, they’ve extended the entry deadline and given a discount – details are below! As always, feel free to forward if you know any student or emerging filmmakers, and be sure to mention to take advantage of the extended deadline! Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big! -Jeff Jeffrey R. Gund Follow INFOLIST on Twitter Like INFOLIST on Facebook Join Our Facebook Group ______________________________

SHORT FILMS WANTED BY EMERGING FILMMAKERS THE AMERICAN PAVILION EMERGING FILMMAKER SHOWCASE AT CANNES The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival supports upcoming filmmakers by screening their films at The Pavilion during the Festival while providing an opportunity for these filmmakers to connect with the global audience at Cannes.  This year marks the twenty-ninth year for The Pavilion serving as the primary focus of the American presence in Cannes. About the Showcase: Since 1989, the American Pavilion has offered opportunities in Cannes to film students from around the world. The 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase will provide an opportunity for young filmmakers to have their work seen by Cannes Festival/Market attendees.  Prizes will be awarded to filmmakers and the top twelve to twenty films will be screened in a special “Emerging Filmmaker” showcase at The American Pavilion in Cannes.  Three winning competition films will have an opportunity to have their short film broadcast and featured in the KCET Fine Cut Series. ENTRY GUIDELINES: * Films accepted from current undergraduate and graduate school students OR emerging filmmakers. * Films should be under 25 minutes in length. * Open to ALL genres – narratives and documentaries, animated or live-action. * Films can be sent via FilmFreeway or Withoutabox secure online screener platforms. * The film must be available for exhibition as a streaming link format. * Films must be completed in 2015, 2016, or 2017 BENEFITS: * Visibility at the Cannes Film Festival and in Los Angeles. * Films accepted will be projected as a digital streaming link at the American Pavilion in Cannes. * Accepted films will be screened at a special screening in The American Pavilion during the Cannes Film Festival. * Accepted films will be listed on promotional material at the Cannes Film Festival. * Three winning competition films will have an opportunity to have their short film broadcast and featured in the KCET Fine Cut Series. SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR!! Use the special links below and get $30 OFF!! The American Pavilion has extended the regular submission deadline for so you can submit by the Late Entry Deadline, and still get the Regular Entry Deadline price!  That’s just $55 (normally $85!), if you submit your film no later than March 3, 2017. Important Dates: Regular Entry deadline:  extended to March 3, 2017 for! (normally January 31!)  Films must be registered by March 3, 2017. TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY: To get your special discounted price, follow all directions listed below: 1. Visit and search for American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase: Be sure to use the Discount Code EFS2017 to receive the Regular deadline fee of $55 (normally $85). OR 2.  Visit Withoutabox to begin your submission: Make sure you select the proper Deadline and Waiver option. 3.  When you arrive to the “Submission Details” page, select the “Earlier Deadline” link in Section 1 and the “Regular Deadline – January 31, 2017” (It is important to locate the regular deadline) 4.  Select the option below that says “I have received a Deadline Waiver but not a Fee Waiver” and enter the deadline waiver code. 5.  Enter INFOLIST in the field asking “Who granted the waiver?” 6.  Enter INFOLIST in the field titled “Reason for waiver?” 7.  Enter WSTWNY9 as your deadline waiver code. (Make sure you type the code. Don’t cut and paste it.) 8.  Complete the remaining sections of the page, and then click on “Send Submission & Continue” to complete your submission. The system will process your entry, and will recognize that you have received an authorized deadline fee waiver. If you need further assistance with your submission, or have other questions or need more information about The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes: CALL:  (310) 202-3370 OR EMAIL: WEBSITE: Accepted Films for screening at Cannes will be announced:  April 11, 2017 Winners will be announced at the Cannes Film Festival: May 2017

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