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Open City Documentary Festival 2019: Art of Non-Fiction - Submissions Now Open!

Have you got an exciting and innovative non-fiction story to tell, whether it be short, mid-length or feature length? Then look no further! Open City Documentary Festival want your film for their 2019 edition.

From Open City Documentary Festival:
Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers, and over 4,000 people attended last year's festival to enjoy some of the very best in contemporary and international documentary. Submit your film now for your chance to be a part of London's documentary festival.

Awards & Prizes:
Recent Jurors include: Diane Abbott (Politician), John Akomfrah (Filmmaker/Artist), Nelly Ben Hayoun (Designer & Filmmaker), Tessa Boerman (Curator/Filmmaker) Nick Bradshaw (Sight & Sound),Lucien Castaing-Taylor(Filmmaker), Katerina Cizek(Interactive Filmmaker),Charlotte Cook (Field of Vision). Bec Evans (Dazed), Carmen Gray (Film Critic), Briony Hanson (British Council), Toby Jones (Actor), Mads Mikkelsen (CPH:DOX), Chiara Marañón (MUBI), Lynn Nwokorie (Doc Society), Pawel Pawlikowski (Filmmaker), Cristi Puiu (Filmmaker), Diana Tabakov (Doc Alliance), Stephanie Spray (Filmmaker), and David Wilson (True/False).

Prizes are awarded in three categories:
Open City Award
Best Emerging International Filmmaker Award
Best UK Short Award

Winners of the feature prizes are awarded a £750 cash prize, with the Best UK Short Award winner receiving mentorship and financial support for festival travel from the British Council.

For more information and full rules and terms, head to filmfreeway.com.

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