Submissions are now closed for the 2017 festival.

 

– Submissions –

 

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Submissions Guidelines

 

Short films: running time; 5-25 mins, not to exceed 25 mins

 

Feature films: running time; 90 mins, not exceeding 103 mins

 

Music videos: running time; not to exceed 6 mins

 

Documentary Film: running time; 5-90 mins

 

Screenplays: Short: Max 25 pages, Feature:  Max 103 pages

 

Filmmakers will need to send us a digital copy of the film in MOV. or MP4 format for screening purposes.

 

Filmmakers must be cleared for all copyrighted materials including movie posters and trailers.

 

Homegrown, a film made by a Columbus native or a filmmaker exclusively residing in Columbus Ohio; running time guidelines will apply

 

All films must be made after 2014

 

 

Submission Fees

 

Feb 1, 2017- March 31, 2017 $25.00

April 1, 2017- May 31, 2017 $35.00

June 1, 2017- June 19, 2017 $45.00

Dates & Deadlines

 

January 9, 2017

Opening Date

 

January 31, 2017

Earlybird Deadline

 

March 31, 2017

Regular Deadline

 

May 31, 2017

Late Deadline

 

June 19, 2017

Extended Deadline

 

June 30, 2017

Notification Date

 

August 4 – 6, 2017

Event Date

 

 

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