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Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) exists to provide burgeoning black filmmakers from across the nation and opportunity to showcase their works inon of the top cities in the United States for independent filmmakers- Austin, Texas. CCBFF also educates filmmakers on the vast resources available to them in Austin and in Texas.

CAPITAL CITY BLACK FILM FESTIVAL IS NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 2016

Call for Feature Films, Short Films and Music Videos; Submissions Due by July 17th AUSTIN, Texas – February 1, 2016 – The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) today announced that it is accepting submissions for narrative features, documentary features, short films and music videos for the 2016 Festival taking place August 25th – 28th at the Austin Convention Center.

CCBFF, now in its fourth year, is one of the fastest growing film festivals in the region. The Festival provides screenings, special events and exciting opportunities to experience the brilliant works of African American artists and filmmakers across the globe. The early submission deadline for entries is March 27th, the official deadline is May 22nd and the late deadline is July 17th. Please visit www.capcitybff.com for more information about the submission process.

“We know that filmmakers who choose to participate in CCBFF are the heart and soul of our Festival, and we appreciate them sharing their work with us,” said Winston G. Williams, Founder and Executive Director of CCBFF. “That is why our Festival is about more than just the screening of outstanding films; we create opportunities for filmmakers to network with industry insiders, businesses and professionals to share ideas, make deals and enhance their creative careers.”

During the Festival, filmmakers will have access to companies showcasing filmmaking technology, products and services; one-on-one discussions with industry experts; as well as workshops and panels in the areas of film funding, production, distribution and marketing.

The Capital City Black Film Festival attracts a multicultural audience of filmmakers, artists, industry professionals and film lovers from around the world. This year, CCBFF expects to present a selection of 80 narrative and documentary feature films, short films and music videos – including regional, U.S. and world premieres – from emerging and established independent filmmakers.