Eugene, OR – USA – June 27, 2014 – Filmmaking artistry is at the forefront when your film becomes an Official Selection of the Eugene International Film Festival. Attending the Eugene International Film Festival provides you with truly unique opportunities for you to network with and learn from key players in the business. Filmmakers are provided with unparalleled opportunities to mix, schmooze, and build lasting relationships with people who do make a difference. Beginning with the complimentary filmmaker opening buffet mixer this is a festival about connecting filmmakers, mentors and audiences. Over a dozen films have been acquired for distribution at the Eugene International Film Festival. The EIFF Screenwriters/Filmmakers Retreat is highly regarded for its leadership, mentoring and career building values. Films are typically submitted from over 35 countries. Scroll down to experience some of the films submitted to the festival over the years.
Visit the Eugene International Film Festival website and submit your film today. Click on the “Click to submit, Withoutabox” button. "Tales of Amalthea" an internationally renowned online concept art course, joins Copic Markers as a title sponsor of the Eugene International Film Festival. Filmmakers submitting to the festival will receive scholarship codes allowing them, or their designated Concept Art Designer, to register for "Core Pack Part 1: Foundations" of the "Tales of Amalthea" online art course. The course is headlined by Terryl Whitlatch who has created creatures for Lucasfilm Ltd. and Industrial Light and Magic (Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Brother Bear, Jumanji 1&2, Men in Black and The Polar Express). She also teaches animation and illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Films completed after January 1, 2012 are accepted.
Regular Deadline, July 4, 2014
Late Deadline, July 25, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline, August 8, 2014
Official Selection Notification Date, Approximately September 30, 2014
Categories: Narrative; Documentary; Animation; NGO-Nonprofit; Comedy; Art/Experimental; Science Fiction; Pilots; Young Audience (entertainment); Best Youth Theme (rights of passage to becoming healthy and productive adults).
Informed imagination is the science of innovation, and great fun. Supporting the needs of education, human understanding, cultural communication and benefiting selected community groups are core elements of the Eugene International Film Festival. Citizenship is empowered by enriching communities with imaginative and engaging presentations of excellence in the motion picture arts through documentaries, narratives of fact and/or fiction, young audience films, science fiction and animation.
Over 20 world famous films have deep roots in the community. Films such as “Animal House,” “Stand By Me,” “Abe Lincoln in Illinois,” “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” and “Sometimes a Great Notion” are included in the cultural heritage of our community. Submit now and plan to attend the Eugene International Film Festival.
Representative films from the Eugene International Film Festival:
Once Upon a Mountain
Antarctica: A Year on Ice
Walter & Tandoori
Dog Poo: The Truth at Last
In Godfather's Movie
The Stagecoach Bar: An American Crossroads
A Simple Question: the Story of STRAW
Three Days (of Hamlet)
Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen