Headwaters Film Fest

HWFF // Headwaters Film Festival

9th edition

Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2020
Bemidji, United States

Open Call 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!

Grand Prize - $300 USD
Runner Up - $125 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 18, 2018

Early bird deadline: Dec 14, 2018
Regular deadline: Jan 18, 2019
Late deadline: Feb 15, 2019

Notification date: Mar 20, 2019

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Awards Total prize money: 425.00 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.

Grand Prize - $300 USD
Runner Up - $125 USD