Louisiana Film Prize is one of the richest film competition in the world.

INDIEWIRE: Louisiana Film Prize 2014 Launches with $50,000 prize and iTunes Distribution

Louisiana Film Prize is one of the richest film competition in the world.

A packed house of filmmakers from all over the country attended the kick-off of Louisiana Film Prize 2014.

The Louisiana Film Prize launched its third annual filmmaking competition today, which awards five short filmmakers with cash prizes and distribution through a partnership with Shorts International. This year, the Prize will also give out best actor and best actress honors.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $50,000 — one of the largest cash prizes for a shorts festival — and the top five filmmakers will receive $3,000 for their submissions. Films must be shot in the¬†Shreveport-Bossier area of Louisiana.¬†The 2014 Louisiana Film Prize jury, a combination of film industry executives, filmmakers, and press, will be announced this spring.

More info: www.LaFilmPrize.com

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