NATPE announces entry submission for video, film prodn awards

MUMBAI: The National Association of Television Programme Executives' (NATPE) Educational Foundation in the US has announced that it is accepting submissions for its annual Student Video and Film Production Awards.

The awards are sponsored by the Lippin Family Trust. The deadline for student submissions is 3 May.

The awards recognise excellence in the production of student video and film projects worldwide. Entries will be judged based on concept, execution and creativity, and are open to any full-time, matriculated undergraduate college student. Entries must be a student-produced video or film production and be related to the applicant's school or university.

The videos cannot exceed two minutes in length. Submissions may be fiction or non-fiction and take any form (commercials, public service announcements, human interest stories, biographies, interviews, cultural events, etc.).

A $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the winner along with a matching donation to the student's academic department. In addition, the faculty or staff supervisor listed with the winning entry will be included as a faculty fellow at NATPE's annual conference next year.

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