The Commercial Film Producers of Europe (CFP-E) and Shots magazine have announced the opening of submissions for the 13th annual Young Director Award (YDA) and a new category: Music video. Entries will be accepted until April 15th 2011.
Divided into two sections (European and Non-European), the YDA includes 6 categories:
• Broadcast commercials
• Web films
• Branded short films
• Film school commercials
• Test commercials
• Music video
You can enter your film on line at www.youngdirectoraward.com
One submission rule: films that are submitted have to be among the first four commercials ever made by a director the year preceding the award! The films are judged by a panel of established producers belonging to the CFP-E as well as Lyndy Stout, Editor at large for Shots magazine.
This year’s YDA ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 22nd in Cannes (France).
Winning directors will benefit from exposure to the advertising industry and will receive up to 3,000 meters of 35 mm film by Kodak our main sponsor.