Headwaters Film Fest

HWFF // Headwaters Film Festival

7th edition

Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2018
Bemidji, United States

Open Call Sep 25, 2017 - Feb 15, 2018  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length

Mission / description The Headwaters Film Fest is a university student run festival with a university/college student competition. All entries must be made while the filmmaker is a college or university student. All films MUST be 20 minutes or less in length and have been completed in the last 2 years. We welcome any type of film!

First Prize - $200 USD
Second Prize - $100 USD
Third Prize - $50 USD

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Festival website http://www.headwatersfilmfest.org/

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Class Founded: 2012
Festival category: D (local player)
Dates Open call: Sep 25, 2017

Early bird deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Regular deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Late deadline: Feb 15, 2018

Notification date: Mar 09, 2018

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Fees Fees range from 0.00 to 15.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 375.00 USD
General rules Film Length:
Keep it short; all submission must be under 20 minutes. Shorter films (3-5 minutes) have a much better chance of being screened.

All Genres:
Documentary, animation, PSA, experimental, narrative, music videos - be creative!

English, English subtitled or silent.

All submissions must be from students and must have been completed in the last two years. If selected, you will need to provide proof that you are a student.

Filmmakers MUST use original music or have the license for all music used in their films. Films without original or licensed music will be disqualified from the competition.

Selected entries will also be broadcast on our campus TV station - KBSU-TV.

First Prize - $200 USD
Second Prize - $100 USD
Third Prize - $50 USD