Cannes in a Van (the four-wheel film festival) is accepting open submissions for The Van d'Or Independent Film Awards (powered by Ford) which takes place in September 2012. Entries will also be eligible for screening at Cannes 2013.
A European crop of independent shorts, animation, music videos and features will be competing in 15+ categories, and one film will walk away with the coveted Van d'Or for Best Film. A new 'Student Film in Transit' category will also award short films made especially for the festival brief by film students.
Payment details: The Van d'Or Awards offers rewards which total over £10,000 including cash prizes & filmmaking equipment.
Cannes in a Van supports and promotes indie shorts, features, motion design, animation and music-videos through screenings in Cannes and beyond. In a series of special events throughout the year (supported by new sponsor Ford), Cannes in a Van will be screening the winners and nominees of The Van d'Or Independent Film Awards 2012.
There are 4 categories in which all genres are accepted:
- Student Film in Transit
*The Student Film in Transit Award is open to film students & graduates who enter a 1-3 min film based on the 2012 Cannes in a Van brief.
The closing date for submissions is 31st August 2012.