BendFilm 2012 OPENS SUBMISSIONS! IP: 126.96.36.199 Posted on January 26, 2012 at 05:44:16 PM by bendfilminc
Hi everyone, hope youll submit for 2012. Please spread the word!! Thank you
We had a record breaking 2011 and are super-psyched for this coming year!!
Now in its 9th year, BENDFILM FESTIVAL celebrates independent cinema's brave voices by bringing thought-provoking, inspiring, and engaging films from all over the world to Central Oregon's scenic mountainous town of Bend. Unmistakably filmmaker-friendly, BendFilm has been deemed one of "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by MovieMaker Magazine, and declared "an important creation for filmmakers" by Gus Van Sant. BendFilm has garnered acclaim from industry, media, audiences, and filmmakers alike. We offers CASH prizes in several award categories
Our 2011 jurors:
Sharon Badal, Tribecca Film Festival
Audrey Chang, San Francisco International Film Festival
Christian Gaines, Withoutabox at iMDb.com
Dana Harris, editor in chief & general manager of IndieWIRE
Bill Plympton, twice-Oscar-nominated animator
Ondi Timoner, DIG! , We Live in Public
We strives to assure every exhibiting filmmaker has a world-class festival experience. For those filmmakers screening & attending the festival we try and arrange host housing & transportation while in town. As well as a pass to all films and parties, including Opening and Closing Night, an invitation to the private filmmaker reception and much more.
BendFilm puts its focus on filmmakers, catering to their every need. Pioneering filmmakers with an independent spirit: submit your film to the BendFilm Festival today!
till March 15, 2012 Earlybird Deadline
till May 15, 2012 Regular Deadline
till June 12, 2012 Late Deadline
till July 15, 2012 WAB Extended Deadline