Entries Sought For 2nd Southwest Indiana Film Festival

SWIFF logoJASPER (Local Sources) – ATTENTION FILMMAKERS! Announcing the 2nd annual Southwest Indiana Film Festival (SWIFF), presented by the Dubois County Film Commission, October 2nd and 3rd in Jasper.

First time filmmakers, seasoned professionals, YouTube cat video enthusiasts – all are welcome to enter! Just head to www.filmduboiscounty.com to fill out the entry form!

This year we are expanding!

First, the return of the 5 Minute Film Contest. Register to compete by September 1st. We will assign contestants a genre and line of dialogue; then, all you have to do is film it in Dubois County. Creativity is encouraged. The sky is the limit. Visit our website: www.filmduboiscounty.com for location suggestions and guidelines. 5 Minute Films must be complete by September 25th.

Additionally, we are inviting filmmakers to submit Feature and Short films to be exhibited. To the artists and the storytellers, we want to help share your vision. Limited selection, 2 days of screenings. Let’s celebrate film! Early Bird deadline is June 1st and the standard deadline is September 1st.

All of this will culminate on Friday, October 2nd with an opening night party for all filmmakers and special guests, and all-day screenings. On Saturday, October 3rd, there will be screenings of the official film selections, as well as seminars, workshops, lectures, Q&A’s, demonstrations, and more, presented by special guests (TBA) on various filmmaking topics and trends. That evening there will be an awards ceremony with prizes, and an after party/mixer. In short: two days of awesome.

So get creative and film something great! We look forward to viewing your films and seeing you at SWIFF!

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