2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 31st Mar 17
Wed 17th May to Sat 20th May2016,
Fri 5th Aug to Sat 6th Aug
Submission deadline: Mon 18th Jul 16
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!
Eureka Springs has been a popular film location for years, and a natural place for an indie film and music festival. ESIFF started in 2014 and has grown to several events a year, expanded into music and human rights, and has had great collaboration with other festivals across the state.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Visit website for more information: 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. 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
Upload to vimeo and email link to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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