2013 Great Lakes International Film Festival

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Considered among the top 100 most popular film festivals in the world, the 12th annual Great Lakes International Film Festival has officially opened its Call for Entries for the 2013 Festival which will be showcasing the best works of emerging and veteran filmmakers.

From the feature narrative genre to documentary to animation; experimental; horror and Spiritual films, the Great Lakes International Film Festival celebrates the film arts in dynamic transition. As emerging technologies continue to redefine the form, filmmakers from the Great Lakes region, across the country and around the world express the common and the diverse through the age-old tradition. -- The art of the story.

For our 2013 season, we shall accept submissions internationally of feature length and short length films in the genres of Documentary, Horror, Experimental, Religious/Spiritual, Animation, Comedy, and all genres of Music Videos and GLBT films for the 2013 festival.

Showcasing the best films of the 2013 season, the Great Lakes International Film Festival will be held LIVE in the great city of Erie Pennsylvania in September 2013, with our online festival taking place September 19th thru September 30th, 2013.

The Great Lakes International Film Festival recognizes music videos as an extension of the film making art and as an art form in itself and does not overlook the very talented people who with the strongest of dedication and conviction create these productions.

We shall accept all ranges of music videos.

If there is anything as universal as the ageless storytelling of motion pictures, it’s the music that makes up life’s soundtrack.

The 2013 Great Lakes International Film Festival shall accept Music Videos from around the world of cross-continent and cross-genre productions. We shall accept Music Videos of all genres from Pop, Punk, Rock, Alt-Country, Country-Western, Folk, Reggae, Hip-Hop to Electronica, Jazz, Blues, Zydeco, Industrial, Metal, Hardcore, Gothic, Karaoke, Avant-Garde, World Music, and Experimental.

The 2013 Great Lakes International Film Festival will accept all forms of Religious, Christian, and Spiritual films including African, African American, GLBT, Black, Hispanic, Islamic, Latino, Native/Aboriginal and student films from the United States and around the world.

The Great Lakes International Film Festival Horror categories for films will include Horror, Thrillers, Science Fiction, Suspense, Supernatural, Horror Documentary, Horror Animation, and student films.

For more information, rules, deadlines and fees please visit www.greatlakesfilmfest.com

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The Great Lakes International Film Festival is owned by the Great Lakes Film Association, a 501c(3) non-profit organization and is dedicated to showcasing independent films in the digital medium and to presenting the works of independent filmmakers and outstanding achievements in cinema.

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