In February of this year the San Diego Surf Ladies held the inaugural Board Shorts Film Festival to a sold out crowd and rave reviews. The film festival created a platform for emerging and established filmmakers and the female surfers featured as the only global surf film festival dedicated to featuring women on waves. Short films premiered at the festival went on to receive thousands of hits online, features in national surf media and invitations to attend other US Film Festivals!
With March 9th set as the date for the 2013 Board Shorts Surf Film Festival, the San Diego Surf Ladies invite filmmakers, male and female, around the world to submit their short film featuring female surf talent beginning October 25th. Entrants will be judged by a respected panel from the world of surf, art & film and screened in an evening celebration at Bird’s Surf Shed.
This year the festival is open to filmmakers around the world with just a few basic rules!
1. Film submissions should be over one (1) minute and under fifteen (15) minutes.
2. Film should be focused on surfing and/or surfing industry and feature women**
3. Entry Fee = $15 per film.
4. Deadline for submissions is February 5th, 2013 at 5pm PST
For full guidelines and how to submit visit the submissions page on the website: boardshortsfilmfestival/submit