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Visual Communications Announces Asian Pacific Islander Short Screenplay

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Visual Communications Announces Asian Pacific Islander Short Screenplay
Contest

The 2010 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival announces the 1st annual
LAAPFF Short Screenplay Competition.  Co-presented with Mavericks of Asian
Pacific Islander Descent, the inaugural competition will award the top
three finalists with WRITE BROTHERS SOFTWARE PACKAGE ($200 VALUE).  The
Grand Prize will receive an intensive consultation on the script with
Academy Award winner Chris Tashima as well as additional prizes to total
over $1300.  The announcement of the Grand Prize winner will be held at
the awards ceremony of the 2010 LAAPFF May 6, 2010 at the Aratani Japan
America Theatre.

Shinae Yoon, Executive Director of Visual Communications, the presenter of
the LAAPFF, is “thrilled to be able to bring to the APA screenwriters
community an opportunity to showcase their talent through the first
screenplay contest of its kind in Southern California.  We are very
pleased to have the support of Write Brothers Software and the Writers
Guild of America, West”

Submissions are accepted electronically only via email.  Applicants must
download an application form and send the completed form and submitted
work to screenplay@vconline.org.  A $15 entrance fee must accompany each
submission.  Complete information including application, rules, release,
and payment button can be found at www.vconline.org.

Sponsors include the Writer Guild of America West, Write Software, Cedar
Grove Productions, and Brian Raimondi photography.

Visual Communication’s mission is to promote intercultural understanding
through the creation, presentation and support of media works by and about
Asian Pacific Americans. VC was created with the understanding that media
and the arts are important vehicles to organize and empower communities,
build connections between generations, challenge perspectives, and create
an environment for critical thinking necessary to build a more just and
humane society.

The 26th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival will be held from
April 29 to May 8, 2010.  Presented by Visual Communications, the nation’s
premier APA media arts center, screenings will showcase 150 films and
videos from over 20 countries.  200 industry professionals including
filmmakers, celebrities, and press are in attendance.  In addition to
screenings, the festival offers a wide range of activities including
seminars, workshops, and special events.  Every year, over 14,000 people
attend the film festival which launches the celebration of Asian Pacific
American Heritage Month.

MAPID is the producer of Breaking the Bow and is committed to the
promotion and development of Asian Pacific Islander Artists.

For more information, please contact screenplay@vconline.org.

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