Short/ Animation Film for Development is an initiative of the Festival of Films Africa (F.O.FA) in collaboration with Ghana Film and Television Arts (GAFTA) and Women in Per4orming Arts (W.I.P.A).
This event seeks to create a platform for young film makers to showcase creative talents in short and animation films that are focused on development.
The 3 day event commences from the 29th of May to the 31st. As part of the event, there will be a 2 day workshop (29th and 30th May) and the awards night on the 31st of May.
Entries are open from the 2nd of March 2015 with the thematic areas of submission on health, education, local governance/environment, gender, culture/social development, children/youth empowerment. Entry closes on April 30th 2015.
This initiative will promote artistic creativity, encouraging young film makers and giving them opportunities to interact with international film makers in workshops and get rewarded in the final contest to be held on the 31stMay 2015.
Films collected will enjoy periodic screening on a national TV and discussed by panel of professional film makers in the country.
Films selected are to address issues of national development and they will be submitted to appropriate quarters for tackling issues concerned.
The event is proudly supported by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Arts, the U.S Embassy in Accra and Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana.
Registration forms are available at Busy Internet.