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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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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