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DIVA Presents – Open Lens Short Film Competition

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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(Eugene, OR.) Eugene’s Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts (DIVA) announces its tenth annual OpenLens Short Film Competition. This event provides an opportunity for Oregon resident filmmakers to showcase their short films of 15 minutes or less in a competitive event. The festival screening and awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 1st. Submission deadline: Friday, December 6, 2013. […]

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OpenLens Festival – Eugene, January 26, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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RESERVE THIS DATE – SATURDAY, JANUARY 26TH! The Ninth Annual OpenLens Festival is a celebration of the independent spirit in Oregon filmmaking. This year’s event features a film critic seminar, a meet-the-filmmaker public reception, film screenings, and a closing reception and awards ceremony. The Saturday, January 26th Festival will be held in the UO Baker […]

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2013 OpenLens Festival Deadline – December 7th

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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(Eugene, OR) The deadline nears for submitting entries in the 2013 OpenLens Festival hosted by the Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts (DIVA) in Eugene. The Festival seeks submissions by Oregon filmmakers for its ninth annual celebration of the short film genre to be held on Saturday January 26th, 2013.  Prizes include: $500 Jury Award, $200 […]

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Call for film submissions: 2013 OpenLens Festival

Monday, October 1, 2012

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(Eugene, Oregon) The 2013 OpenLens Festival seeks submissions by Oregon filmmakers for its ninth annual celebration of the short film genre to be held in Eugene late January 2013.  Prizes include: $500 Jury Award, $200 Jury Honorable Mention, and $100 Audience Choice Award. Submissions are limited to 15 minutes with films 10 minutes or less […]

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Teen Video Challenge Competition Awards Announced

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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DIVA’s Youth Visions’ program announced the 2012 Teen Video Challenge Competition winners with a screening and awards ceremony on Saturday, April 14th at the Bijou Theater in Eugene. The festival’s Jury was please to recognize two first place winning videos this year. Festival Director Steve Newcomb made the awards before a packed theater. South Eugene […]

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Teen Video Challenge – Eugene

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 Time: 11:00 AM Admission: Free Location: Bijou Art Cinemas – 429 E. 13th Ave. Eugene DIVAs Youth Visions program is pleased to host the 2012 Teen Video Challenge Competition with a screening of entries and winning videos. Each year teens from all over Lane County submit work that is reviewed by a panel […]

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Call for Entries: Lane County Teen Video Makers

Friday, February 3, 2012

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Eugene, OR. DIVA’s Youth Visions’ program is now accepting 5-minute videos, or shorter, produced by Lane County youth ages 13-19 for its 2012 Teen Video Challenge Festival. The submission deadline is March 2, 2012. Each year teens from all over Lane County submit work that is reviewed by a panel of video professionals and educators. Winning […]

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Open Lens Announces Selection of Films

Friday, January 6, 2012

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(Eugene, Oregon) The eighth annual OpenLens Festival 2012, celebrating Oregon’s independent filmmaking spirit, has announced this year’s juried selection of films that will be screened at 7:30 pm on Saturday, January 28th at the UO Baker Center Auditorium at 325 E. 10th Street in Eugene. Admission: $8.00. The festival is hosted by DIVA (The Downtown […]

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OpenLens Festival Deadline December 2nd

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Eugene, OR. Friday, December 2nd is the deadline for submitting entries to the 8th Annual OpenLens Festival 2012. This year’s festival has two categories. The short film competition is for productions of 15 minutes or less in length. The screen writing competition welcomes film scripts of 15 pages or less with an emphasis on the […]

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OpenLens Festival adds Screenwriting Competition

Friday, November 18, 2011

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Eugene, OR. The eighth annual OpenLens Festival is pleased to announce the addition of a scriptwriting competition for 2012. Rubicon Film Productions Ltd., a Eugene based company, is sponsoring a special $250 best screenplay prize for a short narrative film. Submitted scripts of 15 pages or less will be accepted. This competition is open to […]

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