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Call for Entries 9FilmFest 2018

Celebrating 9Fest’s 6th year, 9FilmFest partners with Indy Shorts International Film Festival (Indy Shorts) presented by Heartland Film, an exclusive showcase of short films (under 40 minutes in length) from July 26-29, 2018, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, USA.

This Thai and American collaboration, gives filmmakers the chance to screen their films in Thailand and America.

HOW IT WORKS:   Submit your film to 9FilmFest. Your film will be considered for Competition in Narrative, Animation and Documentary categories at 9Fest. Awards will be presented in each of these categories.

In collaboration with Indy Shorts; The 9Fest Finalist Committee will choose select films from competition and create a 9Fest Program for screening at Indy Shorts!

This privileged 9Fest Program will be reviewed by the Indy Shorts Finalist jury for their Competition section! You have a good chance of being selected as a Competition Film At Indy Shorts and have the chance to win USD $5,000!

This exclusive 9Fest Program will screen at Indy Shorts July 26-29, 2018.

Indy Shorts selects and honors films in several categories, with all winners to play encore screenings at the Heartland Film Festival in October:

  • Narrative Short ($5,000 Cash Prize)*

Academy Award®-qualified category. Five finalists with four non-winning finalists awarded $500 each.

  • Documentary Short ($5,000 Cash Prize)

Five finalists with four non-winning finalists awarded $500 each

  • Animated Short ($5,000 Cash Prize)

Five finalists with four non-winning finalists awarded $500 each

*Heartland Film Festival has earned the special designation of being a qualifying festival for the Annual Academy Awards® within the Short Films category. This means that the winner of the Grand Prize for Best Narrative Short Film will qualify for consideration in the Short Films category of the Annual Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

9Fest has Narrative, animation, and documentary categories. Short films must be under 40 minutes in length. The film must have been completed on or after January 1, 2017.

Awards for Best Film, Cinematography, Sound, Actress and Actor will be presented on 31 May 2018.

The creative world is at your fingertips. 9FilmFest’s goal is to support filmmakers, applaud their hard work, spark creativity and provide opportunities for discovery. We want filmmakers dreams to come true.

9Fest looks forward to see your amazing stories.

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