Eureka Springs Indie Film Fest

Eureka Springs Indie Film Fest
457 Cardinal Ridge
Eureka Springs, United States

Tel: 479-244-6636

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 31st Mar 17
Wed 17th May to Sat 20th May

2016, Finished
Fri 5th Aug to Sat 6th Aug


Animation Art-house Children Comedy Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy Gay and Lesbian Historical Independent Music Video Musical Short Sport Student Women

Festival Overview

The Eureka Springs Indie Film Fest promotes and encourages independent filmmakers of all ages.
We’re looking for independent films that inspire, enlighten and entertain. We have a special focus on women in film, young filmmakers, and digital productions (particularly shorts) shot on mobile devices.
Primary categories: Documentary, Cause-related documentary, art film, drama, animation, comedy. Shorts (5-40minutes) and feature length (40-120+minutes). We have special awards for Young Filmmakers, Innovative Women in Film, and Shot on Mobile. STUDENT FILMS ARE ALWAYS FREE SUBMISSION!


Cash, Indie Statuette, Certificates and opportunity prizes.

Judges discretion: At judge’s option, additional categories may be awarded for outstanding films in any of the subcategories
Judges may select a “Judges Choice” special award for a category not covered.
Eureka Springs Indie Award Statue awarded to “Best of”, “Gold”, and “Young Filmmaker”, "Innovative Woman in Film" winners. Indie Certificate of Excellence and other merchandise prizes awarded to Silver and Bronze winners.Contact: Sandy Royce Martin, 479-244-6636; email: or
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Open to the public

The Eureka Springs Indie Film Fest is open to all ages, all states and all countries. Young Filmmakers Award for those under the age of 18. Human Rights and LGBT films and music open to all and can be about and/or made by LGBT filmmaker.

DVD, NTSC, 4:3 or 16:9
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Entry Fees:
Student Entries (18 and younger) - FREE
$25.00 for shorts and $50 for feature length

Entry fees entitle filmmaker to all screenings, festival activities, events, workshops and panel discussions, Filmmkaers VIP Reception and ES Indie Award Show After Party

Recent Festival News News
2nd Jun 2016 Eureka Springs Indie Film Fest & Human Rights Film Fest  
Known festival contacts Contacts
Sandy Martin