Oregon’s 2011 BendFilm Festival Opens Doors For Contest Entries

BendFilm celebrates the brave voice of independent cinema through films, lectures and education.

The call for the 8th Annual BendFilm Festival is now open! Entries will be accepted until August, 2011. Narrative and documentary features, short, student and animated films and conversations are all being accepted for the competition program of the festival.

The 8th Annual BendFilm Festival will be held from 6-9 October 2011. BendFilm brings the world to you – one film at a time.

Objective

BendFilm accepts films in the following categories:

  • Narrative Feature
    All narrative features are invited to submit. The programming revolves around a broad thematic range, reflecting the independent spirit. (Films with major distribution may not qualify for juried competition, but are eligible for audience awards.)
  • Documentary Feature
    All documentary features are invited to submit in this category. The programming revolves around a broad thematic range, reflecting the independent spirit. (Films with major distribution may not qualify for juried competition, but would still be eligible for audience awards.)
  • Short Film
    All non-student short films are invited to submit in this category – including short docs. and animated shorts.
  • Conservation
    Films that adeptly articulate a significant message of conservation are invited to submit in this category.
  • Student Film
    All student films are invited to submit in this category – including shorts, docs and animated films.
  • Animated Film
    All animated films are invited to submit in this category. Films in this category may be of any animation type, including but not limited to: hand animated or computer generated, clay animation, stop motion or other animated medium. Films may be of any length, and may be narrative feature, music video, documentary or conservation films.

For more information, visit the website http://www.bendfilm.org/

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