Gary’s Callout: Colourfest Australia to screen short Sri Lankan films – Submission deadline is end May !

 

 

Colourfest: Australia’s multicultural film festival is looking for filmmakers from Sri Lanka and around the world to submit short films about Sri Lankans, in Sri Lanka or as part of the global diaspora.

At Colourfest we screen a selection of short films that showcase migrant stories. Colourfest travels to Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. We are presenting a special session this year on Sri Lanka. We are currently looking for filmmakers from Sri Lanka and around the world to submit short films about Sri Lankans, in Sri Lanka or as part of the global diaspora.

The session will screen a mix of Sinhala, Tamil and English films.

All films submitted (unless in English) must be subtitled in English. Films must be less than 30 minutes in length. If you are interested in submitting your work, please get in touch with Gary Paramanathan at gary.paramanathan@colourfest.com.au

Submissions close end of May.

Gary Paramanathan is Sri Lankan-born Australian currently residing in Sri Lanka. Gary is a filmmaker, a writer and an arts worker. His foray into arts comes after completing his university studies (Bachelor of Commerce at The University of Sydney), and finding nothing amusing about a nine to five job. Gary is the founder and director of Colourfest: Australia’s multicultural film festival. You can check out his work on Vimeo and on iSrilankan My First Visit , Were you at the Galle Literary Festival   2012 ?

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