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Short Film Submissions!
Short Film Submissions are now being accepted!
Awards/certificates and monetary prizes
for the following:
Best Overall Short Film
Best Overall Student Short Film
Best Comedic Short Film
Best Dramatic Short Film
Best Experimental Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
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Albany Film Festival poster contest
$300 cash prize for the winner. Open to current UAlbany students.
Design specs: Posters must be 2' x 3' and include the NYS Writers Institute Film Festival logo, date of event (March 28, 2020) and location (University at Albany).