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Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival is bringing together independent filmmakers to celebrate the art form and an artistic neighborhood.

Mission
The Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival is about offering a stage for new and young production companies to showcase their work.

The goal is to give these directors and production companies a platform that will allow them to have access to large distribution,prospective employers, and their peers. The possibilities for networking will be one source of interest for many.

Company Overview
Authorized Dealer Films' goal with the Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival is to bring together independent directors and new production companies to screen their work for peers and prospective employers alike. This festival embodies the same values as the companies that will be exhibited. Just like the companies presented, ABCD Film Festival represents the spirit of starting something truly original.

Description
Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival is bringing together independent directors and new production companies to screen their work in front of peers and prospective employers alike. Just like the people and companies presenting, we represent working hard from the ground up to make something spectacular. This is not the festival for those who are simply looking for the means to an end; we’re not corporate and we’re not generic. This is the festival for people who put their heart and souls into their projects, refusing to let the elements against them stop them from filming.

3 days in August: At its core, the ABCDF Festival is a bar crawl in the Alphabet City region of the Manhattan's East Village. Guests are able to walk from bar to bar to enjoy this year's top young and truly independent filmmakers. After the festival there is an award ceremony to highlight the most talented of submissions and the guests are able to elect the the winner for the viewer's choice awards via mobile voting.

We also have events in the months leading up to the festival to foster communication between filmmakers, demo new equipment and generally network with like minded individuals.

General Information
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The first Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival was a great success. All guests thoroughly joined the unique experience we offered. My team and I have successfully gathered valuable data to improve on this year's experience as a whole.

This year's festival will benefit tremendously; in many ways the risks and challenges have already been overcome in attempting that first festival and my team and I are confident that post funding the Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival will have a long and eventful run.

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  • 3 Days. Mid-August.

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  • At our launch party in May.

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  • feature film(over 75 min) short film (30 minutes and under) , documentary feature (over 75 min) documentary short (30 minutes and under) , Animation/Motion Graphic, Music Video.

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  • We will invite nominees in various categories to accept awards based on the Judges Committee's votes. Winners will receive a signature Alphabet City Dolly Statuette. This is the 2nd ABCD Film Festival, but it will quickly become a pivotal and effective means of highlighting unique and innovative talent.

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