The Ministry of Education and Culture and Rialto Theatre announces that Calls for Entries for the 10thCYPRUS FILM DAYS -International Film Festival 2012, are now open. The festival, which is being held for the 10th time this year, will host an international competition section titled “Glocal Images” in which film-makers from around the globe and Cyprus are invited to submit their films.

The films participating in the competition section will be selected by the festival’s artistic committee:Adonis Florides (film director/writer), Dr. Costas Constandinides (Assistant of Film Studies) and Constantinos Sarkas (Film Journalist). This year’s festival will take place from 20 to 29th of April 2012 in Nicosia and Limassol as in previous years.
The showcasing of Cinematic excellence is at the heart of Cyprus Film Days since its first edition in 2003. Therefore, the artistic committee is looking for independent works that frame the diversity of local cultures and present innovative approaches to subject matters that can be addressed to an international audience.

An international Jury made up of leading figures of the international film industry and whose names will be announced at a later date will award the following prizes:

– Best Film Award accompanied by the amount of 7,000 Euros
– 2nd Best Film Award accompanied by the amount of 2,000 Euros.
– 3rd Best Film Award accompanied by the amount of 1,000 Euros.

An exciting 10th birthday celebration lies ahead for the festival which continues to highlight the discovery of new talents and new stories from all over the world.

Interested parties are called upon to submit an entry form by 3rd of February 2012.

The entry form and all terms and conditions can also be found on www.cyprusfilmdays.com

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