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October 1997, Week 3


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Telluride IndieFest '98! <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 16 Oct 1997 17:39:52 -0600
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Dear "Screen-L" Participants,
This is a *First* CALL FOR ENTIRES for Telluride IndieFest '98! (formerly
known as the Telluride Independent Film & Screenwriters Festival)!
Please see Entry Form (below).
This unique festival/seminar is (once again) dedicated to the spirit and
advancement of independent film/videomaking and screenwriting!
Scheduled during the winter ski-season (December 4 -6, 1998) here in
*beautiful* Telluride (Colorado), come interact with your peers and
exchange ideas and information about independent film/videomaking and
Workshops will include:
1)  How to Make a 'Small-Budget' Independent Film/Video
2)  Financing of Independent Films/Videos
3)  Distribution of Independent Films/Videos
4)  How to Get Your Screenplay Through the 'Hollywood Maze'
5)  How to Get an Agent
6) The Future of Independent Film/Videomaking (DVD, the Internet/Web,
Self-Distribution, etc.)
This festival promises to generate a 'brainstorm' of interesting
information and HIGH entertainment value! Perched at 8750 feet it should!
And, while you are here SKI or surf  our magnificent mountain!
Find out why Telluride is called " the most beautiful place you'll ever ski!"
*First Call* Entry Fee (if received *by* December 1, 1997): $30.00 for
Short Films/Videos (under 30 minutes), $35.00 for Screenplays, and $40.00
for Feature Films/Videos
Entry Fee (*after* December 1, 1997): $35.00 for Shorts, $40.00 for
Screenplays, and $45.00 for Features
DEADLINE for ALL Entries:  August 1, 1998
All film/video entries (Features *and* Shorts) must be on *standard* VHS
video (1/2").
Film/video screenings (during the festival) may be on 3/4", 16mm or 35mm.
SHORT Films & Videos are *certainly* encouraged!
Screenplays should be no-more than 120 pages.
There will be 'active readings' of selected screenplays during the festival.
Accepted festival entries (screenplay, film & video) will receive 4-day
*complimentary* luxury accommodations and their choice of an exciting
outdoor winter activity (downhill or cross-country skiing/surfing,
snowmobile tour, or horseback riding), and free equipment rentals!
*Telluride IndieFest is non-competitive*
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Telluride IndieFest '98!
(December 4 - 6, 1998)
Name: ______________________________________________________
Address: ____________________________________________________
City: ___________________________  State: _____  Zip: ______________
Tel: __________________________   Fax: _________________________
E-Mail Address: _______________________________________________
How did you hear about our festival? _________________________________
Type of entry:   Film ___   Video ___   Screenplay ___
(Please remember to send a 1/2" VHS for all film/video entries)
Title of entry: _________________________________________________
How Long (minutes or pages): ______________________________________
Category (please circle):  Documentary   Drama   Comedy   Adventure
Action   Suspense   Horror    Other:___________________________________
Enclosed: $_____________ (check one) Check ____   Money Order ____
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Please make check or money order (US funds) payable to:  QUESO PRODUCTIONS
Send to:
Telluride IndieFest '98!
c/o   Queso Productions
P.O. Box  860
Telluride, CO   81435
Please include a self-addressed stamped *postcard* to confirm that your
entry has been received!
As well, if you want your screenplay, film and/or video *returned*, please
include a SASE ('priority mail' recommended) with proper postage.
Film & Write On!
Michael Carr
Director: Telluride IndieFest '98!
The festival's web site will be *updated* in November '97.
Please visit:
for complete information about the 1997 event!
Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
University of Alabama.