Ozark Foothills FilmFest Issues 2010 Call for Entries!

Ozark Foothills FilmFest Issues 2010 Call for Entries

New Entry Category Will Showcase Work by College Filmmakers

Ozark Foothills FilmFest is currently accepting submissions for the 9th annual festival, set for March 24-28, 2010 in Batesville, Arkansas.  The festival is non-competitive.  Entries are accepted in three categories:

OFFICIAL SELECTION.  Narrative or documentary films forty minutes or longer in length.  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 genre or subject.  A minimum of four showcases are scheduled during the festival.

COLLEGE STUDENT FILM SHOWCASE. This new category recognizes the quality and diversity of work being created by students in college film programs.

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 Youth Film Festival, www.ttauri.org.

Submissions must be on DVD and 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 January 1, 2010.  Mail entries to Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550.  Filmmakers will be notified of selection by January 1, 2010. For additional information call 870-251-1189, or email ozarkfilm@wildblue.net.