Festival announces call for entries
AFI Film Fest has announced its call for entries for this year’s event, set for Nov. 1-11 in Hollywood.Early deadline with reduced fees for all film submissions is June 9. Final deadline for shorts (under 30 minutes) is July 6, and the final deadline for features (over 30 minutes) is July 16. Decisions will be announced no later than Oct. 6 for feature, documentary and shorts competitions, as well as regional showcases including Asian New Classics, Latin Cinema Series, American Directions, World Cinema and African Voices. The international feature competition is open to narrative films that are U.S. or world premieres made by first- or second-time filmmakers.