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Dear Film Lover/Filmmaker/Distributor, The following is submission
guidelines for the Fifth Annual MadCat Women's International Film
Festival.  Our Early Deadline is coming up on April 30th, 2001.  Please
post this on your site, send us your entries, and pass this along!

MadCat showcases avant-garde experimental and independent films and
videos directed by women of all lengths and genres.  MadCat is currently
touring across the country with a portion of last year's festival and our
Fifth Annual festival will take place in September in the Bay Area of
Northern California at El Rio Outdoor Cinema and the Pacific Film
Archive.

Please go to our web site for an entry form at www.somaglow.com/madcat.
If you have
trouble accessing the web you can find an entry form below.  You may want
to re-format this document to create more space in order to fill in the
correct information.

Please pass this email on to other filmmakers or other interested
parties.
Thank you for your time.
Sincerely,
Ariella Ben-Dov
Festival Director

MadCat Film Festival
639 Steiner Street Apt C
SF, CA 94117 USA

(415) 436-9523
(415) 934-0642 FAX
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www.somaglow.com/madcat

Fifth Annual MadCat Women's International Film Festival
Call For Submissions
GUIDELINES

MadCat is seeking films and videos that challenge the use of sound and
image and explore notions of visual story-telling. We accept work of all
genres and lengths directed by women.  Films can be produced any year
and about any topic.

Early Deadline April 30th, 2001
Late Deadline   July 5th, 2001
Previews on VHS only
Exhibition Formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super 8, Beta SP, 3/4", SVHS, VHS
Entry Fee: $10 - $30 sliding scale.  Pay what you can afford.
International Entrants Disregard the Entry Fee.

Call For Submissions

Entrant:
Production Company:
Address:
City/State:
Zip:
Country:
Phone:
Fax:
Email Address:
Title of Film or Video:
Brief Description (2 or 3 sentences):
Original Format:
*Super 8  *16mm  *35mm  *Beta SP  *DV  *Hi8  *Other
Exhibition Format:
*Super 8  *16mm  *35mm  *Beta SP  *3/4"  *SVHS  *VHS
BW or Color?:
Silent or Sound?:
Running Time:
Year Completed:
Country of Production:
Would this be a premiere of any kind? If not that's ok!:  *World
*United States  *West Coast  *California  *Northern California  *Bay Area
Would you like to be considered for the touring program?:
Do you have any suggestions or contact information for possible tour
venues? If yes, please share with us!:
If we didn't track you down how did you year about MadCat?:

Checklist:
*Sign form Below.
*VHS Copy of your submission
*Please label tapes: Title, entrants name, address, phone, email.
*One page or less description.
*A SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE FOR RETURN OF TAPE.  Videos will not
be returned without this.  (Please do not use a meter machine for your
postage.)
*A self addressed stamped postcard if you would like confirmation of
receipt of your entry.  No calls please.
*List of previous screenings (if any).
*Publicity materials and stills (optional).
*Entry Fee $


I hereby allow Wisegirl Productions and the MadCat Film Festival to
preview my work and screen it if selected.  I understand that MadCat,
although they will take every precaution, cannot be held responsible for
the loss or damage of entry and preview materials.



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