AFI Awards: call for entries

Entries are now open for the 2011 AFI Awards, which will be held this year in Sydney.

The Australian Film Institute is now calling for entries for the 2011 AFI Awards.

The categories are: Short Animation, Short Fiction Film, Documentary, Television and Feature Film.

This year the event will be held in Sydney.

AFI Chair, Alan Finney, said of this year’s call for entries: “Preparations for the 2011 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards are well underway, as we get ready to host the AFI Awards in Sydney for the first time in over a decade. 2011 is shaping up as another exhilarating year for the screen industry, with an exciting string of films and television series in production.

“Following the international success of Australians at the Oscars, BAFTAs and Emmys, and with the AFI Awards moving to Sydney, this is an especially important year for the AFI and the Australian screen industry.”

Entries & materials close: Friday 12 August
Television productions broadcast in Australia for the first time between 7 October 2010 – 2 November 2011.

Entry Fees: $1125 for Mini Series, Telefeatures, Drama Series & Short Run Series, Comedy & Light Entertainment Series and Children’s Drama & Children’s Animation.

$860 for Children’s Telefeatures under 60 minutes in duration.

AFI is also currently calling for potential jurors.

For more info visit www.afi.org.au

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