Media Arts Center San Diego will be presenting the 17th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) in March 11-21, 2010. This prestigious and internationally recognized festival celebrates films and videos by Latinos and/or about the Latino experience, screening over 160 works from across Latin America and throughout the United States. For the first time, the Festival is putting a call out to artists for its annual poster artwork. Artists and designers are encouraged to submit work for the Film Festival Poster Competition by November 25, 2009. Late submissions will NOT be accepted.
The competition is open to all artists, and all submissions must be received by the deadline of November 25, 2009 at 5:00pm. There is no limit to the number of submissions entered. In honor of our inaugural year of Festival Poster Competition, there is no entry fee. Entries will be accepted from individuals, collaborative teams, or design firms, with prize money being split between the entrants listed. No additional prize money will be awarded.
*Entries must be mounted on an 8 1/2" w x 11" h board.
In the artwork, be sure to include "17th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival,
March 11-21 2010." Entries may be in the form of photography, painting, graphic art, and illustration, in color or black and white.The design should be easy to translate into a range of print materials such as 30" x 36" size posters, newsprint ads, t-shirts, film, street banners, bus advertisements, etc.
Place your name, address, email and phone number on the back of each submission.
All submissions will be judged based on content, appeal and marketability. The decisions of the judges will be final. Media Arts Center San Diego does not take on liability for submissions. Please provide a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your design(s) to be returned to you.
If your poster design is selected, you will win USD$1,000 and your design will contribute the look of the Festival by appearing on Festival posters, invitations, t-shirts, and much more, providing significant and immeasurable exposure to your artwork. Finalists will be announced in mid-December, and the winning poster will be revealed in January 2010 in San Diego. All posters that advance to the final round will be exhibited during the 2010 San Diego Latino Film Festival, March 11-21, 2010.
Send submissions to
MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO
Attn: San Diego Latino Film Festival 2010
921 25th Street
San Diego, CA 92102-2705