Lonely Seal Online Film Festival Gifts $100,000

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February 03, 2018 – Redondo Beach, CA – The newly created Lonely Seal Online Film Festival is gifting $100,000 of in-kind prizes during its inaugural festival, which takes place August 17-24, 2018. Submissions open exclusively on FilmFreeway today, January 31.

“I’ve been a judge, filmmaker advisor, panelist and screener at several film festivals since 1997, so it’s time for me to spearhead a new digital showcase designed to enhance opportunities for filmmakers through new technologies,” said Hammad Zaidi, the founder and festival director.

The Lonely Seal Online Film Festival offers four competition categories; feature films, short films, documentaries and web series.

Six prizes totaling $100,000 will be awarded, including one $10,000 in-kind package for each of our four category winners, an additional $10,000 in-kind package for the winner of the Best Woman Filmmaker award, and a $50,000 in-kind package for our Grand Prize Winner. Each $10,000 in-kind package will include a $5,000 custom app, a $3,800 custom website and $1,200 of web hosting on a virtual private server. Furthermore, the $50,000 Grand Prize includes $36,000 of SEO services over one year, a $7,800 custom website with a custom theme and logo, a $1,200 web-hosting plan for one-year on a virtual private server and a $5,000 custom app.

Lonely Seal also promises a game-changing viewing experience. “I’m ridiculously giddy about the technology we’re going to unleash during our festival,� said Jonathan Nadeau, Lonely Seal's Chief Technology Officer.

Sponsors of The Lonely Seal Online Film Festival include FilmFreeway, Spark Screens, Nadeau Media, and Hourglass24.

ABOUT:
Lonely Seal Online Film Festival founder Hammad Zaidi is a creative entrepreneur in film, television, and technology. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America.

www.linkedin.com/in/HammadHZaidi
https://pro-labs.imdb.com/company/co0139941/?ref_=co_nav_ov
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0952060/

Media Contact:
Phone no: (310) 540-303
Email: hammad ( @ ) Lonelyseal dot com & jonathan ( @ ) Lonelyseal dot com

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