The fast-rising CineVegas film festival in Las Vegas will awardcash prizes to two films for the first time this year.

The grand jury award winner for feature film will receive $10,000,while the winner of the grand jury award for best short will collect $1,000.The list of films accepted into the festival will be announced in early May.

Dennis Hopper will continue in his role as chairman of theadvisory board at the event, which is scheduled to run from Jun 9-17. For moreinformation visit the official website at