Do you have a story to tell about one or more of the following cities? Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe), Eszék (Osijek), Magyarkanizsa (Kaniža), Nagyszőlős (Vynohradiv), Lendva (Lendava), Párkány (Štúrovo), Alsóőr-Felsőőr (Unterwart-Oberwart) – in other words the places that give home to the “European Day” held on 8 May 2011.

If you do have, this competition is designed or you.

Hungarofest Ltd., in cooperation with Daazo.com, the European Short Film Centre, invited entries for a competition for short films with duration of 3 minutes maximum. The City in My Mind project focuses on seven chosen cities, the film entries must be connected to the cities mentioned before, in a particular or an associative way.

The City in My Mind film contest is free for anyone. Citizens of any country or nationality may apply. The genre of the short film is the choice of its creator: fictional films, creative documentaries, even classic genres are acceptable (sci-fi, horror, musical) in case they can be connected to the above-mentioned locations.

The movies can be shot by any device (mobile phones, cameras, HD cameras). The final versions have to be cut, and shall be maximum 3 minutes long, with English subtitles. The end product is to be uploaded on www.daazo.com. For more information and technical details please visit daazo.com/inside/tutorial)

An applicant/candidate/participant may upload/submit only one film per city; in other words, one person can submit seven short films, not more.

The entries will be judged by a group of 8 professionals, the president of the jury being: Ferenc Cakó, Berlinale winner animation director.

Each of the seven cities count as a different category, and the jury will declare a winner for each of them. The best films will be awarded with a Samsung Galaxy Tab  touch-screen tablet device provided by Hungarofest. In addition, the most popular film, the audience favorite, which collects the most “likes” on Daazo.com will be awarded with a special prize.

The short films should be uploaded to daazo.com until 29 April 00:00. The awards will be declared on the “European Day” 8 May by the jury.

For more detailed information please visit: http://www.daazo.com/cityinmymind