Call For Entries

The CALL FOR ENTRIES for the Twelfth Annual Omaha Film Festival is now closed with a record number of entries! Thanks to all of the filmmakers and screenwriter that have submitted!

One of Movie Maker Magazine’s “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” the 12th Annual Omaha Film Festival will be March 7-12, 2017 in Omaha, NE.

Over $32,000 in prizes were awarded to filmmakers and screenwriters at the 2016 Omaha Film Festival. We look forward to seeing your feature films, documentaries, short films, and reading your feature and short length screenplays!

All films chosen for OFF’17 will be screened and attending filmmakers will have a chance to participate in a Q&A session after their screening.

All screenplays chosen for OFF’17 will have an opportunity to participate in our Annual Writer’s Theatre where selections of the screenplays will be read by professional actors in a theatrical setting.

Film categories:
Narrative Feature, Documentary, Short Film, Animated Short, and Nebraska Short.

Screenplay categories:
Feature Screenplay & Short Screenplay (under 30 pages)

Dates & Fees for our Call for Entries:

Narrative Feature & Documentary Films:
$30 – 07.11.16 – Early Deadline
$40 – 09.12.16 – Regular Deadline
$50 – 11.14.16 – Late Deadline

Short Films (under 25 minutes):
$25 – 07.11.16 – Early Deadline
$35 – 09.12.16 – Regular Deadline
$45 – 11.14.16 – Late Deadline

Feature Length Screenplays:
$25 – 07.11.16 – Early Deadline
$30 – 09.12.16 – Regular Deadline
$40 – 11.14.16 – Late Deadline

Short Screenplays (under 30 pages):
$15 – 07.11.16 – Early Deadline
$20 – 09.12.16 – Regular Deadline
$30 – 11.14.16 – Late Deadline

Entry Forms:

Film
Screenplay

 

Methods to submit online

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