The Brooklyn Documentary Prize, a cash award of $250, will be awarded to the best short Brooklyn-focused documentary film.
The Brooklyn Documentary Prize competition is seeking short Brooklyn-related documentaries which are about any of the following Brooklyn subjects or combinations of these:
Brooklyn, Brooklyn-people, longtime-Brooklynites, Brooklyn-newcomers, Brooklyn-situations, Brooklyn-characters, Brooklyn streets, Brooklyn communities, Brooklyn history, Brooklyn streets, Brooklyn-places, Brooklyn-related subjects, Brooklyn-arts and artists, Brooklyn-legends, changing-Brooklyn, old Brooklyn, new Brooklyn, Brooklyn-perspectives and other Brooklyn-related subjects.
Key Requirement for Brooklyn Documentary Prize documentaries submissions:
All documentaries submitted for the Brooklyn Documentary Prize completion have to be filmed in Brooklyn and are required to show Brooklyn exteriors locations for a duration of at least 30 seconds in the submitted documentary.
Brooklyn Documentary Prize entries should have a running time of anywhere from 60 seconds to 15 minutes. We cannot accept any documentaries exceeding 15 minutes in length.
Filmmakers are requested to send the following:
Please send a link to your documentary on Youtube or Vimeo or similar platform for viewing submitted documentary online.
Please send your documentary entry on DVD as a MP4, AVI, or WMV file (Region 0 or 2). The DVD’s must be labeled with the Title, Director’s Name, and Running Time. Submitted DVD’s cannot be returned.
Please include your contact information: email address, phone number and mailing address with your documentary submission.
Please include a brief summary about the documentary’s subject.
Brooklyn Documentary Prize Submission Deadline: November 10th, 2015.
Entry Fee: Free
The winner of the Brooklyn Documentary Prize will receive a cash award of $250 and the winning documentary will be presented at the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival screening.
After an initial review of each work submitted and you will receive a response about your entry within six weeks of submission.
Please mail your DVD to: A.Rahman, PO 491, Murray Hill, New York, N.Y., 10156
Dates and venues for screenings of the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival's films and documentaries will be announced on our website blog.