This press release just came across our desk, and it seems like a great opportunity for you diverse filmmakers out there in the blogosphere:

"Announcing Comedy
Short Cuts (, a unique showcase of
independent short comedy films and videos with a culturally diverse production
team, cast, or theme.

NBC Universal is producing this festival to uncover diverse talent in front of
and behind the camera for future development.

Semi-finalists films will
be screened before an industry audience in on August 29 and
finalists will be sent to LA for an exclusive screening on September 20th.

All finalists will be screened at NBC’s soon-to-be-launched comedy internet
channel in September.

The winning
filmmaker will be given the chance to pitch to NBC comedy development and meet with top
executives at Rogue Pictures and Focus Features. Additional prizes and
opportunities are soon to be announced.

Deadline for
submissions is July 31 so go to
to find out how to submit your film and get the opportunity of a lifetime!"

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