The Made in Arkansas Film Festival has opened its submissions for the third edition of the festival.
Arkansas filmmakers, including those who make films out-of-state, are invited to submit films to the festival. In addition, Made in Arkansas accepts films from regional filmmakers in nearby states.
A wide range of genres of films are accepted for the festival, including animation, documentaries, comedies, drama, experimental films, music videos and more.
Feature films and short films will be allowed in the festival. Feature length films must be more than 45 minutes in length while short films are 1 to 44 minutes in length.
For the third annual festival, micro-shorts will also be accepted. These films are one to five minutes in length.
Participants will be competing for multiple awards and prizes. These awards include Best Arkansas Made Short Film, Best Arkansas Made Student Film, Best Arkansas Made Feature Film, Audience Favorite – Short Film, Audience Favorite – Feature Film, Best Regional Film (Non-Arkansas), Best Micro-Short, and Best of Fest. A film cannot win more than one category.
The early bird deadline is Dec. 1, 2020 and the regular deadline is Feb. 1, 2021. The final deadline will be April 1, and notifications will be released April 15. The festival is scheduled for May 13-15, 2021.
To submit a film, click here.