Sioux City International Film Festival

Sioux City International Film Festival

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Sioux City, Iowa
Start Month: February


Description

The Siouxland Institute of Film, Inc. and its creators have been working for 13 years to promote independent film in the tri-state area including parts of Iowa, South Dakota, and Nebraska. With over 160,000 people living in the immediate area and marketing to thousands more that live nearby, we work to bring in films throughout the year and host the Sioux City International Film Festival (formerly the Siouxland Film Festival). For the 13th year in a row, we will be bringing the community together, this year EXPANDING yet even further to FIVE days. Showings are all in downtown Sioux City. Sunday the 19th of February will be a Silent Film showing at the Orpheum Theater. Wednesday the 22nd of February will be documentaries at the Festival headquarters, the Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center, in Downtown Sioux City. Thursday the 23rd of February will be a showing of “Short Shorts”, films all 5 minutes or less, on the 24th a Horror/SciFI night both at Stoney Creek Inn. There will also be some afternoon encore showings during those days. Then on Saturday the 25th there will be two shows at the historic Orpheum Theater, a 2400 seat renovated performance hall. The afternoon showing will be for the Best of the Midwest, and in the evening a Festival Showcase. Submissions come from around the world, including of course the United States. It is an entirely “shorts” program, with a 30 minute limit (5 minutes for the Short Shorts). Prizes will awarded for the first place winner in each of the five showings.


Submission Requirements:

All films must be no longer than thirty (30) minutes except for the Short Short films which must be 5 minutes or less.

All subject matter is acceptable for the Short Shorts, Best of the MIdwest, and Festival Showcase; only documentaries are acceptable for Documentary show and only Horror/Sci films for the Horror/Scifi showing.

Submission Deadline: December



Fees:

A $1000 prize and trophy will be given to the first place winners of the Wednesday documentary films, the Thursday Short Shorts, the Friday Horror/scifi films, the Saturday afternoon Best of the Midwest, and the Saturday evening Festival Showcase.

Awards / Prizes:

A $1000 prize and trophy will be given to the first place winners of the Wednesday documentary films, the Thursday Short Shorts, the Friday Horror/scifi films, the Saturday afternoon Best of the Midwest, and the Saturday evening Festival Showcase.

Contact: daniel.dykstra@heidmanlaw.com

Website: https://www.siouxlandfilmfestival.org/

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