The Independent Feature Project has issued a call for noms for the three emerging-talent categories of the 11th annual IFP Gotham Awards, taking place Oct. 1 at Chelsea Piers’ Pier Sixty.
Submissions for the three juried awards — Breakthrough Actor, Open Palm for first-time fiction-feature director, and the Anthony Radziwill Documentary Achievement Award for a freshman or sophomore documaker — will be accepted through April 15.
Open Palm and Anthony Radziwill nominees must be American, New York-area directors with an independent film that’s had a theatrical release or major-festival screening between May 2000 and May 2001. Breakthrough Actor nominees must be American, New York-based thesps, and named for a lead or supporting role in an indie film either acquired or released theatrically between September 2000 and September 2001.
Application forms can be downloaded at www.ifp.org. Submissions must include 3 VHS copies of each nominee’s project and any pertinent marketing materials.