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Call for Entries in Film/Video/New Media, Aurora Picture Show

Fri May 05, 2006 00:00 - Wed May 03, 2006

Now in its ninth year, Aurora Picture Show's "Extremely Shorts Festival" features adventurous three-minute or shorter films and videos from a global constituency of moviemakers, artists, culture jammers. students, moms, bus boys, and anyone with a camera and a vision. Send us your mini-masterpiece! NEW AND IMPROVED POSTMARK DEADLINE: MAY 12, 2006. Go to to download an entry form, or call 713-868-2101 to receive one by mail or fax.

Extremely Shorts 9 takes place June 24-25, 2006. Three cash prizes will be awarded by audience choice.

Past Extremely Shorts have included works by The Art Guys, Roger Beebe, Jim Finn, Louise Bourque, Brian Frye, John Sears, Jenny Stark, Eileen Maxson, Sandra Gibson, Robert Smith, Aaron Valdez, Enid Baxter Blader, Shizuko Tabata, Gregg Biermann, Laura Harrison, Doug Michels, Dolan Smith, Bill Davenport, Vanessa Renwick, Bill Daniel, Kate Haug, Takahiko Iimura, and YOUR NAME HERE (maybe, if you submit an entry by May 12).

About the Juror
Juror Kevin Everson is an artist and filmmaker who has made two feature films and over twenty-five short 16mm, 35mm and digital films about the working class culture of Black Americans and other people of African descent.

About Aurora Picture Show
Founded in 1998, the Aurora Picture Show is a nonprofit experimental cinema. The only facility of its kind in the Southwest. Art in America has called it 'one of the most interesting and unusual new spaces in Houston.