FILM FESTIVAL Denver, Colorado - USA
November 2 to 13, 2016
|39th Annual Denver Film Festival (DFF), an intense and concentrated exposition showcasing more than 200 new films from around the world, with over 175 international filmmakers, directors, actors and other film artists participating in the twelve-day event. |
The gorgeous Rocky Mountain backdrop is an awe-inspiring environment for filmmakers during this twelve-day event. Named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World", DFF promotes cross-generational dialogue among the big-screen talents of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
The festival sparks an exciting current of media attention. For participating filmmakers, this unbeatable buzz means countless opportunities to network, collaborate, and share stories with media outlets and fellow artists alike.
Director Rob Christopher ('Pause of the Clock') shares his experience, "Obliging and exceedingly professional staff, enthusiastic volunteers, top-notch screening facilities, and moviegoers who love film; it all added up to the best possible festival launch for my film. And what's more, I met some cool fellow filmmakers, took in some great work, and had a ton of fun. For both filmmakers and film-goers, DFF is exactly what a festival should be."
Accepted filmmakers and screenwriters will be provided with transportation and lodging, and will have full access to multiple red carpet events, after-parties, and networking events throughout the run of the festival. Thanks to multiple lounges, receptions, parties, and Henderson's Lounge at the Sie FilmCenter, the party almost never ends at DFF.
July 1, 2016 - Regular Deadline
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MISSION AND OBJECTIVE
The award-winning film festival is one of Denver's most popular and publicized events. The annual festival is a high-profile, glamour-filled event that is the focus of an enormous amount of media attention beginning in September and continuing through November.
MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Denver Film Festival is proud to hand out numerous high-profile awards and cash prizes, including the John Cassavetes Award, presented to an American director or actor for outstanding achievement in independent film-making; Stan Brakhage Vision Award American Independent Filmmaker Award, presented to first or second time American directors with a $2,500 USD cash prize; the Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary, $2,500 cash prize; the Spike Lee Student Filmmaker Award, an award presented to the best student short film; and the Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award, $10,000 cash prize.
Films, Screenplays, Music Videos, and Student Projects are welcome for submission - qualify your project today!