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FOCAL International opens call for Footage Award entries

Interested parties have until December 1 to submit entries for the FOCAL International Awards' 18 categories, with the winners to be announced in April 2014. (Pictured: Crossfire Hurricane subjects The Rolling Stones)
October 31, 2013

FOCAL International has opened its call for entries for its 11th annual awards program, to be presented in London on April 30, 2014.

Last year the footage organization received a record-setting 224 entries for the 10th awards show. Winners included Crossfire Hurricane, Brett Morgen’s doc on the Rolling Stones (pictured).

The FOCAL International Awards recognize the best use of footage in all content genres, across platforms. Producers, directors and other creative professionals who have used archival footage in a feature film, documentary or any other kind of production over the course of the year are encouraged by organizers to submit their work for consideration.

For full details regarding categories, entry qualifications and the submission process, visit http://www.focalint.org/focal-international-awards.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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