NBCUniversal Short Film Festival Unveils Finalists, Sets Record For Female Representation
The finalists will be recognized at an awards ceremony Oct. 24 at the Director’s Guild of America in Hollywood where their short films will be screened. This finalists went on quite a selection process as they were chosen from more than 3,400 submissions. Four out of the six finalists were written and/or directed by women, and female characters are at the center of four of the shorts.
This year the Academy received 1,582 films. MASKS was selected as a semi-finalist, which put it in the top 5% of all submissions. Then with it’s advancement into the finalist round, MASKS was represented in the top 8 films chosen in the Narrative Domestic category.
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