Thursday, March 27, 2008


Calling All St. Louis Filmmakers!

Cinema St. Louis and the Animal Protective Association of Missouri
invite St. Louis-area filmmakers to create a short film that celebrates
the bond between people and their pets.

Finalists will be showcased on the APA website, the APA MySpace
page, YouTube and at the APA's Grand
Reopening Party.

Cinema St. Louis will then choose one of the films to screen as part of
its St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase in July.

Contest Details
St. Louis-area filmmakers interested in participating must choose a
theme from the APA website and create a short that runs a maximum of 5
minutes based on their chosen theme. Some examples of possible themes:
the APA as a St. Louis landmark, adopt a pet instead of buying from a
pet store, pets can add seven years to your life, etc.

Experimental, narrative, animated and documentary approaches are all
acceptable. The shorts can be shot in any film or video format, in
either color or black-and-white.

Filmmakers must live within a 120-mile radius of St. Louis

All films must be submitted on DVD.
There is no entry fee.
Deadline is April 1st, 2008 .
Submission of short does not guarantee its use at the APA.

For questions about the contest, please contact Becky Kreuger (314)
645-4610 ext. 124. or

DVD and ENTRY FORM should be sent to:

Animal Protective Association of Missouri
Attn: Film Contest
1705 South Hanley Road
St. Louis, MO 63105


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