Calling all Black Women Directors! Hello Beautiful has officially launched a search for their ‘Ladies First Film Series’!
Here is what they are looking for:
“Well-crafted short films, between 5-20 minutes long, that were made no earlier than 2012.
Shorts can be from any genre (drama, comedy, dramedy, sci-fi, horror, thriller, experimental, documentary, etc.).
Shorts that are directed by a self-identified woman of African descent and have at least one major character that is a Black woman.
Shorts that address a range of topics that impact Black women including racism & sexism, poverty, family dynamics, health, HIV/AIDS, self-esteem & beauty standards, colorism, immigration, disability & ableism, dating, relationships & marriage, friendships, social justice & activism, religion, politics, LGBTQ issues, Black feminism, Black girlhood & coming-of-age, adulthood & aging, motherhood, intersectionality, finding one’s voice, self-care, etc.
Shorts that are already uploaded on Vimeo and/or You Tube.
There is no fee! Submissions are totally free!
Films can come from anywhere around the world, but all non-English language films submitted must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English.
Student and first/second-time directors are also encouraged to submit
Each film chosen will be accompanied with a written Q&A with the director published on the HelloBeautiful site.
There is no monetary compensation or fee paid to directors whose films are chosen.
Films will be accepted on a rolling basis, but the earlier you send them, the better! “
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