Fandana to feature first-annual film festival, seeking submissions

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2012-02-17
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Calling all filmmakers!

Huntington University is seeking submissions for its first annual Fandana Film Festival on Aug. 10-11.

Filmmakers can submit works for the film festival in the categories of narrative, documentary, animation in addition to a special one just for high school students. Awards include a “Best of Category” with prizes of $300 each and a “Best of Fest” prize of $500. The winners will also have their films shown on the main stage jumbotron in front of thousands during the Fandana Festival weekend.

Check out www.fandanafestival.com/film to submit films. The deadline for submissions is June 1. The submission fee is $25. A late registration fee of $35 is available through July 1.

Huntington’s hit music, art and film festival, Fandana Festival, is returning this year on Aug. 10-11, featuring Christian recording artist Chris Tomlin and more than 50 bands on multiple stages.

Tickets are on sale now at www.fandanafestival.com
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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