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Short Film Application 2015

Terms of film submissions:

  • Submitted Films should be directed by African filmmaker, the story should take place in Africa, the plot must be related to Africa
  • Submitted Films should be 2012-2015 production
  • Call for Submission starts September 15, 2015.
  • Deadline to receive the application form, two DVD copies of the film along with promotional material (posters, flyers, stills, and synopsis) is October 31, 2015.
  • Maisha Film Lab is not obliged to return the received material if the film is not selected.
  • Material will not be used in any commercial activities.
  • Maisha Film Lab management will announce the selected films by November 15, 2015
  • Participating filmmakers should send the final screening copy subtitled in English to Maisha Film Lab prior to November 30, 2015
  • The film maker will handle the cost of sending the film to Uganda
  • Films will be screened three times during the festival.
  • Film format – one flash drive and one normal dvd

Online Application Form

  • Details Contact Person

  • Agreement to Terms

  • The undersigned attests that (s) he has the right to request the participation of the film in Maisha Film Lab and that all the information provided is correct and that (s) he agrees on Maisha Film Lab regulations. By signing this application, I agree that I cannot withdraw the film after being selected in Maisha Film Lab.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Deadline to receive applications & films on DVDs is October 31, 2015.

Address: Maisha Foundation

Timber King Building, 2nd floor
Plot 944, Block 254, Ggaba Road