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The Jaxon Film Fest’s Early Bird Deadline Quickly Approaching

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Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their independent films to the Jaxon Film Fest before March 31, 2012. After that early bird savings will end. Submit soon and save.

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									The Jaxon Film Fest’s Early Bird Deadline Quickly Approaching

Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their independent films to the Jaxon
Film Fest before March 31, 2012. After that early bird savings will end.
Submit soon and save.

Jackson, MI, March 28, 2012 -- The Jaxon Film Fest’s early bird deadline
is quickly approaching. March 31, 2012 is the final day to take advantage
of Early Bird Savings. After that the price for entry will go up a
smidge. But a savings can still be realized if you are registered with
Withoutabox.com as a filmmaker.

Mission Statement
The Jaxon Film Fest supports and celebrates the art and entertainment of
film in all its forms. Through screenings and associated events, the
festival aims to present a wide spectrum of filmmaking feature films,
documentaries, animation, short films, experimental, student work, big
budget, micro-budget, trailers, whether of a Michigan, non-Michigan, or
international focus. It’s primary focus will be on Michigan filmmaking.

The Jaxon Film Fest offers filmmakers the opportunity to learn, grow and
exhibit their films and bring audiences and filmmakers together to better
enjoy the art and fun of filmmaking

The festival will offer attendees quality films expanding their knowledge
of cinema and enhancing their appreciation of the filmmaking process.
Film professionals and the interested public will have the opportunity to
gain industry knowledge through interaction within a festival
environment.

What Kind of Films are being sought?

While the Jaxon Film Fest is looking for independent film entries in the
following categories with a Michigan focus: feature films, shorts,
documentaries.

A Feature Film as defined by the Jaxon Film Fest are films of Narrative
form, in any genre, from 45 to 141 minutes in length and must either:
have a Michigan focus; be filmed in Michigan; be produced by a Michigan
producer; or involve a Michigan cast.

A Short is a film of any genre from 8 to 45 minutes in length. This will
include Ad spots, animation, experimental, industrial, multimedia,
narrative fiction. These may be of any genre including: Action,
Adventure, Alternative, Anime, Art, Avant-garde, B-movie, Biography,
Comedy, Coming of Age, Crime, Dance, Enviromental, Fantasy, Flash,
Horror, Mocumentary, News, etc. This would include music videos but the
focus must be on a Michigan band of any genre. For this category they
must also have a Michigan focus; be filmed in Michigan; be produced by a
Michigan producer; or involve a Michigan cast.

Documentaries are from 45 to 141 minutes in length and must have a
topical Michigan interest. Documentary films constitute a broad category
of non-fictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of
reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a
historical record. For this category the focus must be on Michigan.

They are also accepting films in the above categories without a Michigan
focus. This includes international film of any genre.

Have you got a film that you would like to share with Michigan’s newest
film festival? Submit it by going to:

But do it before March 31, 2012.   After this our regular entry fee will
apply.

Contact:
David W. King
Jaxon Film Festival
P. O. Box 6283
Jackson, MI 49204
517-569-2351
jaxonfilmfest@gmail.com
http://jaxonfilmfest.wordpress.com/

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