This year a portion of our proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross Relief Efforts for hurricane victims and families. On behalf of myself, and the entire ICP Ent. Rhyme Impersonator Show and Short Film Series family, our hearts and prayers go out to all the victims and families and we are proud to do what we can to bring a little relief and comfort to your lives, artists from all walks of life are coming together on our special night to show their humanity and compassion..." - Richard Olivier Jr. (CEO of Icp Ent. & Series Founder)
Founded in 2015, The ICP Ent. Short Film Series is a preferred curated series that exhibits independent short films in the heart of midtown manhattan in a melting pot of creative and artistic culture and diversity. Our competition, now in its 3rd year attracts submissions from both local U.S. and international filmmakers, industry leaders and seasoned professionals in a 1 day series screening of 5 short films in the following categories: Best Web Series, Comedy, Drama, Animation and Horror film.
Our 3rd ANNUAL 2017 SHORT FILM SERIES is a Red Carpet affair that will take place on:
Friday, November 10, 2017. 6:00pm - 10:00pm
@ the famed PRODUCERS CLUB THEATER
358 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
A Red Carpet Walk!
Featuring all of the 5 winning filmmakers, celebrity guests, Judges, performers, fashion designers, models and audience members.
This year we proudly welcome back for a 2nd time our celebrity Awards Presenter Shevelle McPherson Esq. Motivational Speaker and Author of the #1 Best Selling Book "SOAR" Beyond The Heels of Adversity. Shevelle will present the 5 awards to the winning filmmakers and also give some powerful words of encouragement as well.
Hollywood celebrity actor: Samrat Chakrabarti
Samrat will be one of the featured models in the fashion collection segment of designer Prashant Goyal of Heritage India Fashions. (http://samratchakrabarti.com)
and he will also give some positive words of encouragement to aspiring actors and filmmakers.
New International Juror: Roger Narayan
(http://www.Roger-Narayan.com) A Hollywood and International Indian Actor who works regularly in Indian Films (Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Sanskrit). Roger is regularly seen on American TV Shows, working in a broad range of genre and mediums.
Roger has completed several Films slated for release in 2016 and 2017, and is attached to numerous Feature Film Projects in Hollywood and in India in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam. Roger played the Male Lead in the Blockbuster Film U-Turn which had its World Premiere at the New York Indian Film Festival.
3rd Time international Juror: “Neelkanti Patekar”
(Bollywood celebrity actress, producer and wife of the legendary Bollywood Actor: Nana Patekar) known for films such as Struggle, Journey of Life...(2010), Beginning of End (2010) and Atmavishwas (1989).
A Fashion Show Collection from designer: Prashant Goyal of Heritage India Fashions! Featuring models from NYFW & FWBK
Featured opera performance by celebrity Soprano international Concert Vocalist: ESTÉREDIVA! (http://www.esterediva.com)
LIVE R&B/ Gospel inspired performance fot hurricane relief by Actor, singer songwriter and series founder Richard Olivier Jr., alongside the screening of a heartfelt Music Video Relief song that he wrote and produced entitled: "HOME" from his feature documentary film entitled: "New Orleans We Won't Forget About You" produced after the Katrina hit.
Screening and Red Carpet Award Ceremony (Be apart of the excitement as our 5 selected filmmakers receive a plaque to forever commemorate their work, as an -OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE ICP ENT. SHORT FILM SERIES - 2017
(By some of the hottest Fashion Photographers in NYC Dress To Impress ladies and gents for this star studded night!)
10 Minute: Q&A with all the 5 Winning filmmakers
Audience Reviews of all 5 winning films! - With Series Host Diana Lopez!
Reviews will be featured and aired LIVE on The Rhyme Impersonator Show YOU-TUBE Partner Channel @ www.youtube.com/therhymeimpersonator
All audience members will receive 10% OFF All ICP Ent. Premiere Ent. Services! (Just for coming!, some of which include: Graphic Design, Pre & Post Production, Hi Def Photography & Video, Full or Partial Event Coverage, Video Marketing Promo/Ad Commercials Campaigns, Acting & Model Reels, Plus Business Plan, Pre-Production Preperation, Screeniwriting & Crowd Funding Consultation Services.)
After Party at the famed Gansevoort Hotel & Rooftop! (Hands down one of the hottest dance club spots in NYC)
We look forward to seeing you all at our 3rd Annual Event in NYC. AND WE WISH ALL OF YOU TALENTED FILMMAKERS ACROSS THE GLOBE THE BEST OF LUCK! NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS! Of all the yearly festivals to explore "ICP ENT. SHORT FILM SERIES" is truly one not to be missed....
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Best. Richard Olivier Jr.
(Series Founder, Celebrity Host, CEO of ICP Ent.
& Executive Producer & Director of The Rhyme Impersonator Show!.
Awards & Prizes
Screening and Award Ceremony Night selected filmmakers will also receive a plaque to forever commemorate their work, as an -OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE ICP ENT. SHORT FILM SERIES - 2017
Each winning Filmmaker will also have a 10 Minute Q&A SESSION! With host Diana Lopez
Selected WINNERS will also receive an exclusive interview on The Rhyme Impersonator Show ARTIST SPOTLIGHT SERIES! Which airs (MONDAYS 2:00pm EST.) on their YOU-TUBE Partner Channel @ www,youtube.com/therhymeimpersonator
Professional Photos of their star studded night!
Additional promotion, marketing and advertising exposure around all of the selected short films!
WE WISH ALL OF YOU TALENTED AND BUDDING FILMMAKERS ACROSS THE GLOBE THE BEST OF LUCK! WE LOOK FORWARD TO VIEWING YOUR FILMS....
Rules & Terms
In the ICP Ent. Short Film Series filmmakers will pay a SUBMISSION fee and submit their short film(s) via FilmFreeway for review and consideration. The shorts will then be reviewed by a select panel of judges and only 1 Short Film in the 5 categories of Best Web Series, Comedy, Drama, Animation, & Horror film will be selected to screen in our Short Film Series.
1) All films must have been completed not earlier than January 1, 2012.
Length of short film: 5-30 minutes.
2) Films must be in English or have English subtitles
3) Film can be submitted FilmFreeway.
4) ICP Entertainment Short film Series, does not require World Premiere, but appreciates if you notify us if you are either a World Premiere, International Premiere (your first premiere outside your country of origin), North American Premiere or New York Premiere.
5) Entry fees are in U.S. dollars, per film entry and are non-refundable.
6) Submitting filmmakers/individuals will be notified by e-mail on or before Oct 15, 2016.
7) Regarding shipping to ICP Entertainment Film Series, the submitting filmmaker will be responsible for the mailing/shipping cost of the work, both for the submitted cut for consideration screeners, and final screener copy for screening at the film festival.
8) All submitted entry materials will not be returned.
10) A filmmaker with multiple entries (titles) must submit each entry and entry fee separately.
11) The ICP Ent. Short Film Series reserves the right to remove a film from the festival program for any reason or for no reason and shall not be liable for any refund or claims of any kind arising out of such removal.
ICP Entertainment Short film Series is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless ICP Entertainment Short film Series from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
For any additional information concerning submissions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
ICP Ent Short Film Series is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Winter Film Awards from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. For any additional information concerning submissions, contact us at email@example.com