Ozark Foothills FilmFest Issues 2009 Call for Entries

Ozark Foothills FilmFest is currently accepting submissions for the 8th annual festival, set for March 26-29, 2009 in Batesville, Arkansas.  The festival is non-competitive.  Entries are accepted in two categories:

OFFICIAL SELECTION.  Narrative or documentary films an hour or longer in length.  Films are accepted in any format.  Six to eight Official Selections are screened during the festival.

INDIE FILM SHOWCASE.  Narrative, documentary, animated, or experimental films less than an hour in length.  Showcase films are screened in groups organized by subject.  A minimum of four showcases are scheduled during the festival, including approximately 24 short films. 

Filmmakers whose work is chosen as an OFFICIAL SELECTION will be invited to attend the festival to present and discuss their work; lodging and travel expenses will be provided.  Special consideration is given to filmmakers from Arkansas and neighboring states.  Filmmakers age 18 and under are urged to submit their work to the organization’s annual T Tauri Film Festival, www.ttauri.org.

Submissions must be accompanied by a non-refundable $10 entry fee.  Films will not be returned unless sufficient return postage is provided.  A complete entry form is available at www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org. All entries must be received by December 1, 2008.  Mail entries to Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550.  Filmmakers will be notified of selection by January 1, 2009. For additional information call 870-251-1189, or email filmfest@hughes.net.