38th TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LAST CALL FOR 2011 FILM SUBMISSIONS

BERKELEY, CA – Telluride Film Festival (September 2-5, 2011), presented by National Film Preserve, Ltd. has issued a “Last Call” for 2011 film submissions.

SHORTS AND STUDENT FILMS DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

FEATURES DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

For further details about the film submission process and to download a film submission application, please visit www.telluridefilmfestival.org.

Telluride Film Festival, a four-day international event celebrating the art of film, plays host to a special selection of feature length and short films. Many films first launched at the Telluride Film Festival have gone on to award-winning recognition including BLUE VELVENT, SLING BLADE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, JUNO, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE and THE KING’S SPEECH. First-time filmmakers discovered at TFF include Terry Zwigoff, Billy Bob Thornton, Richard Rodriguez, Doug Liman and Robert Luketic.

Films selected to screen at Telluride Film Festival are shown out-of-competition and kept secret until Opening Day.

About Telluride Film Festival

The prestigious Telluride Film Festival ranks among the world’s best film festivals and is an annual gathering for film industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and critics. TFF is considered a major launching ground for the fall season’s most talked-about films. Co-founded in 1974 by Tom Luddy, James Card, and Bill and Stella Pence, Telluride Film Festival, presented in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, is a four-day international educational event celebrating the art of film. Telluride Film Festival’s long-standing commitment is to join filmmakers and film connoisseurs together to experience great cinema. The exciting schedule, kept secret until Opening Day, consists of over two dozen filmmakers presenting their newest works, special Guest Director programs, three major Tributes to guest artists, special events and remarkable treasures from the past. Telluride Film Festival is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit educational program. Festival headquarters are in Berkeley, CA.

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