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Telluride IndieFest '98! <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 28 May 1998 13:57:45 -0600
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Telluride IndieFest announces its CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 1998 event!
Formerly known as the Telluride Independent Film & Screenwriters Festival,
Telluride IndieFest '98! *remains* dedicated to the spirit and advancement
of independent film/videomaking and screenwriting!
Please see Entry Form (below).
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!"
Entry Fee: $35.00 for Short Films/Videos (under 60 minutes), $40.00 for
Screenplays, and $45.00 for Feature Films/Videos
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 (and documentaries) 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 will receive 4-day *complimentary* luxury
accommodations, 4-day ski passes and equipment rentals, a romantic evening
dinner sleigh ride, and their choice of an exciting snowmobile tour or an
adventurous horseback ride!
*Telluride IndieFest is non-competitive*
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:___________________________________
A synopsis of your material (25 words or less): _________________________
Enclosed: $_____________ (check one) Check ____   Money Order ____
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 (or envelope) 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!
Please visit:
for complete information on the 1997 and 1998 events!
Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite