Docs

FOCAL Awards begins call for entries

The awards show celebrates the best use of archive footage material in a variety of genres, as well as the efforts of technicians, researchers and producers active in the field. (Pictured: Reel Injun, one of last year's winners for best use of footage in a factual production)
October 17, 2011

(pictured: Reel Injun, winner for best use of footage in a factual production at the 2011 FOCAL International Awards)

 

FOCAL International, the international Federation of Commercial Audio-visual Libraries, is calling for entries for its ninth annual FOCAL International Awards, held in association with AP Archive.

The awards show celebrates the best use of archive footage material in a variety of genres, as well as the efforts of technicians, researchers and producers active in the field.

Awards categories pertinent to those in the non-fiction entertainment industry include best use of footage in a factual production, best use of footage in an arts production, best use of wildlife and natural history footage, and best use of footage on non-television platforms, among others.

The deadline for entries is December 1, 2011, with the awards show taking place on May 2, 2012, at the Lancaster London Hotel in London, England.

For more information on the categories and how to submit materials, visit the FOCAL website.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

Menu

Search