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Lola Kenya Screen 2009 Call for Film Submissions (April 15 deadline)

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  • Janet Feldman
    Lola Kenya Screen 2009 Call for Film Submission The 18-week film submission period for Lola Kenya Screen-eastern Africa s only audiovisual media festival,
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 11 12:29 PM
      Lola Kenya Screen 2009 Call for Film Submission

      The 18-week film submission period for Lola Kenya Screen-eastern Africa's
      only audiovisual media festival, production workshop and market
      exclusively designed for children and youth-opened on December 1, 2008.
      Lola Kenya Screen, therefore, is calling for film entries in all genres,
      lengths, and formats from all over the world for the 4th annual Lola Kenya
      Screen that runs August 10-15, 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya.

      The film participation regulations and entry form are posted online at

      Eligible films are those made by children and youth, made with children
      and youth, and those made for children and youth.

      Lola Kenya Screen accepts films made by professionals, students, amateurs,
      youth, and children that focus on children, youth and family.

      Experimental films, television series, internet games and even creatively
      packaged music videos tackling issues related to children, youth and
      family, are also accepted.

      The DEADLINE for receiving films in Nairobi, Kenya is April 15, 2009.

      Films delivered in person or by courier are sent to:
      ComMattersKenya/Lola Kenya Screen
      Philadelphia (Old East) Hse, 4th Fl
      Tom Mboya St/ Hakati Rd junction
      Nairobi, Kenya (EA).

      If using the postal service, please send to:
      Lola Kenya Screen
      P O Box 20775-00100 GPO
      Nairobi, Kenya (EA).

      In case one requires more information than is available online, one may
      direct any inquiry to:
      E: director@...
      T: 254 20 315258; 254 20 2213318 (07.00-13.00 hrs GMT, Mon-Fri).
      Cell: 254 733 703374; 254 722 486531 (04.00-20.00 hrs GMT).

      The DEADLINE for receiving films in Nairobi is April 15, 2009.

      More About Lola Kenya Screen

      Established in October 2005, Lola Kenya Screen is a movement that uses
      appropriate and available technologies to deliver audiovisual media
      content that complements, enhances, entertains and promotes learning among
      the generation of today and tomorrow-children and youth-in the promotion
      of literacy, gender equity, independent thought, human rights,
      environmental responsibility and global health.

      Lola Kenya Screen has between August 2006 and August 2008 showcased more
      than 1200 films from 71 nations representing all the six continents in
      various genres, formats and lengths. Additionally, Lola Kenya Screen has
      helped add 31 child filmmakers, 14 journalists, 13 film judges, 7 MCs, 15
      producers of television drama for children and youth and 6 producers of
      documentary films for children and youth to eastern Africa's creative and
      cultural spectrum.

      The unique Lola Kenya Screen audiovisual media initiative has won awards
      in Africa and Europe besides being presented as a case study at various
      conferences, exhibitions and festivals targeting children, youth and
      family in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Senegal, Uganda,
      Rwanda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, etc.

      www.artmatters.info::  no one covers creativity & lifestyle in Africa
      better than ArtMatters.Info!

      www.lolakenyascreen.org:: keeping films for children and youth in focus

      Philadelphia House, 4th Floor, Tom Mboya St/Hakati Rd junction
      Tel 254 20 315258/ 2213318, Cell 254 733 703374/ 254 722 486531
      P O Box 20775-00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya (EA)

      4th Lola Kenya Screen:  August 10-15, 2009

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