ENTER your film into the MTN Bushfire Short film festival 2020
MTN Bushfire Short film festival 2020 is taking place on May 30 and 31- submit your work today.
As one of Africa’s longest-running music and arts events, this distinctly African, yet globally infused festival consciously celebrates inclusivity and magnifies diversity through creative activism and artistic expression in the scenic and peaceful Malkerns Valley of Eswatini.
And so, to continue celebrating art in Africa, Bushfire presents their ‘Short Film Celebration’ that will take place at The Barn on the mornings of Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st, 2020.
The screenings will be of short films that focus on African music, musicians or similar topics while the Sunday screenings will focus on short films that reflect the values of MTN Bushfire’s social mandate; diversity, inclusion and tolerance.
These films will highlight uplifting and impactful stories from across Africa in the areas of gender rights (LGBTQ), environmentalism and sustainability, social development and justice.
Film on fire
Behind the curation is Lara Utian- Preston and Edima Otuokon, both of whom have extensive film festival and industry experience. Lara and Edima were both involved over many years with the Zanzibar International Film Festival.
Applications for film submissions are NOW OPEN via Film Freeway.
Please note the following submission criteria:
- Films must have been made after 2016
- Only short films under 30 minutes will be accepted
- At least 50% of the core film team (director, producer) must be from Africa
- Films must focus on category themes
- Films should have a message that upholds the values of MTN Bushfire: inclusion, diversity and tolerance.
So, if you have a love for music and a flare for film, submit your work to be featured at the MTN Bushfire Short film festival 2020.