Ozark Foothills FilmFest Receives Third Straight Top 20 Events


The Ozark Foothills FilmFest has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the month of March 2012. This is the FilmFest’s third straight year to receive this prestigious designation.


The Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Events receive extensive exposure in print media, web, and television and radio in the U.S. and Canada.


Over 1,600 newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, AAA’s, and others receive the Top 20 listings. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution prints the Top 20 Events as a regular quarterly feature of its travel section, and the Top 20 Events has been featured on the New Orleans based radio show, “Travel Talk Radio” and in Southern Living magazine.


The Top 20 Events are also listed on the Southeast Tourism Society website

www.southeasttourism.org and on the vacation website www.escapetothesoutheast.com. Festival president and co-founder Bob Pest calls the third consecutive selection “a tribute to our many sponsors, Film Society members, and partners.” The 11th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest takes place March 28-April 1, 2012 in Batesville, Arkansas. The festival features independent feature and short films, documentaries, animation, experimental films, international films, workshops, panels, a screenplay competition, social gatherings, and opportunities to meet and mingle with festival guests.

The Southeast Tourism Society is dedicated to the promotion of travel to and within the Southeastern states, recognizing the importance of festivals, events, and attractions in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.


Ozark Foothills FilmFest, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational corporation founded in 2001 and headquartered in Locust Grove. For more information, visit

www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org. To subscribe to the quarterly enewsletter, Foothills Film Gazette, email [email protected]