The 2011 Ohio Independent Film Festival (OIFF), taking place in May in Cleveland, Ohio, will mark their 24th festival in 17 years. Like many festivals, the OIFF is a judged and internationally recognized line-up of first- class independent films from around the world.Submit your films and videos! Please call (216) 926.6166, or email [email protected], for film and video entry information. Or visit withoutabox.com to enter via their website.Cash prizes are awarded in each of three categories – Best Screenplay, Best Voice of Color Screenplay (written by or about people of color), and Best Northcoast Screenplay (set in or about northern Ohio).Additionally, one winning screenplay will be chosen to be read at SCRIPT MILL, Independent Pictures’ un-staged screenplay reading program, in November 2011.Please email [email protected] or visit withoutabox.com for Screenplay entry information. Winners will be announced in October 2011.Contact: Bernadette Gillota, Artistic Director of Independent Pictures, presenter of the Ohio Independent Film Festival, (216) 926.6166.Deadlines to submit films and videos for the 2011 OIFF are: March 1, 2011 (early/discounted).Deadlines to submit screenplays for the 2011 screenplay competition are; April 1 2011 (early).