2015, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Sat 28th Feb 15
Thu 23rd Apr to Sat 25th Apr
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.
Eureka Springs has been a popular film location for years, but we've never had a film fest. The 2014 Indie Film Fest is the first, and it was a great success. The three day film fest has evolved into screenings, workshops, 'first looks', and lots of networking opportunities. This year, the festival expands regionally and state wide.
Cash, Indie Statuette, Certificates and opportunity prizes.
Each category will have three finalists.
Of the finalists, there will be a Gold, Bronze and Silver winner
Creative Storytelling (screenplay/originality)
Best in Category
Best Producer and/or Director
Best Young Filmmaker
Innovative Woman in Film
Shot on Mobile
Best of Show
Judges discretion: At judge’s option, additional categories may be awarded for outstanding films in any of the subcategories (e.g., director, costumes, cinematography, etc.)
Judges may select a “Judges Choice” special award for a category not covered.
Cash and/or in kind merchandise/opportunity prizes will be awarded in each category. 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: Teresa DeVito 479-253-8185; email: email@example.com
Visit website for more information and prize award: esfilmfest.org
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.
DVD, NTSC, 4:3 or 16:9
Deadline: 2/28/15 - $25.00 for shorts and $50 for feature length
Late Deadline: 3/10/15 - $35.00 for shorts and $60 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
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