Call for Entries 20th annual National Short Film & Video Competition Deadline: Monday, March 2, 1998. Organized by the USA Film Festival, the National Short Film and Video Copetition is a major showcase for new and significant American work. Entries, which must be under 60 minutes in length, will be judged by a nationally-renowned, four member Jury of Filmmakers, critics and scholars, who will award cash prizes based on originality of concept, style and technical execution. Professional and non-professional film and video makers may enter. However, all entries must be submitted in the competed from in which they will be judged. The awards presentation and screening of award-winners will take place in Dalla during the 28th annual USA Film Festival, April 16-23, 1998. Categories & Awards Fiction: First Place, $1,000 Non-fiction: First Place, $1,000 Animation: First Place, $1,000 Experimental: First Place, $1,000 The Family Award, $500 The Texas Award, $500 The Student Award, $500 Music Video/Film Award, $500 Advertising/Promotional Award 4 Special Jury Awards, $250 each Grand Prize More Information, contacts: USA Film Festival 2917 Swiss Avenue Dalla, Texas 75204 Tel: 214/821-6300 Fax: 214/821-6364 ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.