BendFilm festival 2012 is calling for independent films
03 February 2012|
Open until 15 July 2012. Approximately 165 days remaining to attend. Read on to find out more details about how you can enter.
Winners Announcement Expected: October 2012
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Now in its 9th year, BendFilm Festival celebrates independent cinema's brave voices by bringing thought-provoking, inspiring, and engaging films from all over the world to Central Oregon's scenic mountainous town of Bend. The Festival is now accepting entries for its 2012 edition.
Unmistakably filmmaker-friendly, BendFilm has been deemed one of "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by MovieMaker Magazine, and declared "an important creation for filmmakers" by Gus Van Sant.
BendFilm Festival offers cash prizes in several award categories.
BendFilm Festival 2012 is Calling for Independent Films
BendFilm celebrates the brave voice of independent cinema through films, lectures and education.
The Festival new independent films in the following categories:
Narrative Feature All narrative features are invited to submit.
Documentary Feature All documentary features are invited to submit in this category.
Short Film All non-student short films are invited to submit in this category - including short docs. and animated shorts.
Conservation Films that adeptly articulate a significant message of conservation are invited to submit in this category.
Student Film All student films are invited to submit in this category - including shorts, docs and animated films.
Animated Film All animated films are invited to submit in this category. Films in this category may be of any animation type, including but not limited to: hand animated or computer generated, clay animation, stop motion or other animated medium. Films may be of any length, and may be narrative feature, music video, documentary or conservation films.
Films previously submitted to BendFilm will not be considered unless they are substantially altered.
Earlybird Deadline - 15 March 2012
Regular Deadline - 15 May 2012
Late Deadline - 12 June 2012
Withoutabox Extended Deadline - 15 July 2012
Entry fees start from $20 per entry and vary depending on the type of the entry.