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Native American SAG/AFTRA can submit to 'NBC Universal Short Film Festival' 2014

NBC Universal Short Film Festival” 2014 seeks submissions from SAG/AFTRA Native Americans. The deadline is June 2, 2014 for completed projects. There is no entry fee. Union members can also submit & save 20% on the entry fee with the “48 hour disability film challenge.”

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Short films can be submitted under the genres of “Comedy”, “Drama”, “Horror” or “SCI-FI.” The production running times have to be between “2” & “20” minutes in length. The diversity voices who are under-represented in the media are welcome to submit their work. They include, the physically challenged, women, LGBT, baby boomers & Native Americans.

According to the email sent out to SAG/AFTRA union members. -- “Have you recently worked on or produced a short film? Take advantage of this opportunity to submit your completed short film produced under a SAG-AFTRA short film agreement for consideration to the NBC Universal Short Film Festival. / This festival is a showcase for writers, directors and actors from all over the country and it provides creative individuals of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to get their projects in front of key decision makers at NBC Universal as well as agents, managers, producers and other industry players.”

  • Festival entry is free, simply go to and submit your film.

  • Entry Semi-finalists are showcased before an industry audience in New York City. Finalists will be sent to Los Angeles for a red carpet finale screening & award ceremony at the Directors Guild of America (DGA).

  • Submission Deadline: June 2, 2014

  • For submission info go to:

  • Questions? Email

According to the email sent to SAG/AFTRA union members for the “48 hour disability film challenge.”-- “Members have been offered a 20 percent discount on entry fees for the Disability Film Challenge - a weekend short film challenge that will take place June 20 - 22, 2014. / Film Challenge entrants will have 48 hours to make a three to five minute film on the topic of disability. Special arrangements have been made for the films to be produced under the SAG-AFTRA short film agreement click here for more information.”

  • The winning films will screen at the TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood during the HollyShorts Film Festival this August and the winning films will be mentored by a leading industry player in their winning category.

  • Review the rules, guidelines and prizes at

  • Submission instructions can be found here. Select payment type “SAG-AFTRA” to receive the entry fee discount.

  • Questions? Email

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