The deadline for submissions for the inaugural Bethesda Film Fest has been extended. Films may now be submitted until Jan. 4, 2013.
The festival, organized by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, is slated for March 23 at Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda. The event will spotlight the work of up to five local and regional documentary filmmakers. Filmmakers selected for the festival will see their work screened and will receive a $150 honorarium.
The work of a young filmmaker under the age of 18 may also be chosen.
Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC filmmakers are eligible to submit a 5- to 20-minute film on any topic, completed within the last two years.
Filmmakers can apply by mailing a completed application and DVD including the documentary to the Bethesda Film Fest c/o Bethesda Urban Partnership, 7700 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814.
Don’t forget, submissions must be received by Jan. 4, 2013.
To learn more about the inaugural Bethesda Film Fest, eligibility requirements and the panel of judges, visit the Bethesda Urban Partnership’s website.