The Sorpresa! Network and the Hamptons International Film Festival announced today that they will continue their partnership with the Sorpresa! Youth Film Competition at the 16th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, to be held October 15th - 19th, 2008.
For this year's competition, Sorpresa! is looking for outstanding short films created by young people ages 17 and under that illustrate "The World You Imagine" through a Latino lens.
"The Sorpresa! Youth Film Competition offers a unique opportunity for the Festival to demonstrate its commitment to up-and-coming filmmakers from the Latino community by showcasing their short films before international film directors, producers and industry members." Karen Arikian, Executive Director of the Hamptons International Film Festival
Sorpresa! is kicking off its search for submissions of original 3 to 5 minute short videos or films depicting a world of each participant's design reflective of Latino culture. Five finalists will be selected and screened at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
The Hamptons International Film Festival
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East Hampton, NY 11937
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