HIFF provides a unique venue for filmmakers and media artists to share their works in a forum dedicated to the celebration and promotion of independent cinema. Since its inception, HIFF has attracted more than ten-thousand ticket-holders from across Atlantic Canada. The 7th Annual HIFF, which takes place April 6, and 9-13, 2013, will feature more than 40 events including film and video screenings, installations, and artist talks featuring filmmakers and video artists from near and far.

New in 2013, HIFF will present a series of daytime panel discussions on topics ranging from The Bright Future of Film as an Art Form, Making Music Videos as Art, Online Distribution for Independent Filmmakers, Shifting Focus: From Shorts, to Features, to Shorts Again, and more.

Presently, HIFF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for four screening programs at the 2013 festival:

  • Atlantic Narrative Screening: Recent narrative short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.
  • WIFT-AT Atlantic Women In Film Screening: Recent short works from women writers, producers, or directors from Atlantic Canada
  • Atlantic Experimental Screening: Recent experimental short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.
  • Music Video Showcase: Recent music videos made by Canadian filmmakers.

The deadline for entries is February 15, 2013. Click here for the Submission Form and for more details.

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