Macon Film Festival (MaGa)

Macon Film Festival (MaGa)

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Macon, Georgia
Start Month: July


Description

Surrounded by a rich musical and southern culture, the Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education, and economic development.

After another record-breaking year in 2016, the Macon Film Festival is heading into its 12th year with a four-day festival planned for July 20th – 23rd. The Macon Film Festival screens independent films from around the world in multiple historic theaters in the city’s downtown district. The festival features film screenings, celebrity guests, special screenings, and workshops throughout the festival weekend.


Submission Requirements:

Submission Formats: Password protected online screeners must be embedded in each film’s FilmFreeway submission profile. DVD submissions, download links, or stand-alone links will not be accepted.
— An online screener embedded in a FilmFreeway submission. Passwords are encouraged.
— Completed submission online form (Macon Film Festival is not responsible for incorrect wording in publications or on awards if the entry form is incorrect or illegible.)
— Submission fee (made payable to Macon Film Festival)
— Digital Press kit (2 Hi-Resolution JPEG stills from the film.)
— Brief film synopsis
— Just to repeat, DVD submissions will not be accepted.

Submission Deadline: January



Fees:

The Melvyn Douglass ‘Best in Show’ Award: $1500.00
Best of ‘Music’ Category: $1200.00
Best of ‘Southern’ Category: $1200.00
Best of ‘Narrative Feature’ Category : $1000.00
Best of ‘Documentary’ Category: $1000.00
Best of ‘Narrative Shorts’ Category: $800.00
Best of ‘LGBT’ Category: $800.00
Best of ‘Student Shorts’ Category: $500.00
The Karen Black Audience Choice – Narrative Feature: $500.00
Audience Choice – Narrative Short: $500.00
Audience Choice – Documentary: $500.00

Awards / Prizes:

The Melvyn Douglass ‘Best in Show’ Award: $1500.00
Best of ‘Music’ Category: $1200.00
Best of ‘Southern’ Category: $1200.00
Best of ‘Narrative Feature’ Category : $1000.00
Best of ‘Documentary’ Category: $1000.00
Best of ‘Narrative Shorts’ Category: $800.00
Best of ‘LGBT’ Category: $800.00
Best of ‘Student Shorts’ Category: $500.00
The Karen Black Audience Choice – Narrative Feature: $500.00
Audience Choice – Narrative Short: $500.00
Audience Choice – Documentary: $500.00

Contact: Tabitha Lynne Walker (tabitha.maconfilmfestival@gmail.com)

Website: http://maconfilmfestival.com/

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