Tuesday, June 26, 2007

25TH ANNIVERSARY SHORT FILM CONTEST

St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, vlaa@stlrac.org

St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA) is pleased to announce its 25th Anniversary Short Film Contest. Filmmakers who live in Missouri and Southwestern Illinois are invited to submit short films centered on the theme “Left Brain/Right Brain.” Winners will receive cash prizes and have their films screened during VLAA’s Anniversary celebration event, which will be held on Saturday, September 15, in Steinberg Auditorium on the Washington University campus.

Submissions should be 3 minutes or less, including credits. All genres are eligible: documentary, narrative, experimental, comedy, animation or music video. There is no submission fee. Filmmakers will retain the rights to their films but must authorize VLAA to post their films on its Web site.

Deadline for entries: August 15, 2007, 5:00 p.m.

For contest rules and forms, please visit www.vlaa.org/whatsnew.asp

About VLAA
St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA), a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, serves the arts community by making referrals to lawyers and accountants; mediating arts-related disputes; publishing concise how-to guides; sponsoring seminars and public forums; arranging for guest speakers; maintaining a library and Web site (www.vlaa.org); collaborating on arts advocacy initiatives; and providing access to the national volunteer lawyers for the arts network.

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