Date: June 10 - 15, 2009
Call for Entry Deadline: May 1, 2009
This festival accepts submissions to the following sections:
Jackpot Premieres: A collection of highly anticipated U.S. and world premieres seeking distribution.
Diamond Discoveries: Highlights of the best new American and International films seeking distribution.
Sure Bets: Advance screenings of high profile films with U.S. distribution.
Area 52: A bizarre underground collection of cult, avant-garde and midnight movies for the most hardcore fans.
Shorts Programs: These short films, combined to make feature-length programs, embody the truly creative nature of independent filmmaking.
Nevada Filmmaking: Showcasing the best and newest work being madein Nevada and/or by Nevada filmmakers.
La Proxima Ola: With the recent success of established Mexican filmmakers on the international stage, there is a groundswell of a cinematic movement happening in the country. As the auteurs continue to flourish, they pave the way for the "next wave" of filmmakers to follow in their footsteps while expressing their own voices. This section showcases first and second time filmmakers who resound with talent and represent the future of Mexican film.
Fee (USD): 25 - 40
$10,000 - Grand Jury Award for Feature.
$1,000 - Grand Jury Award for Best Short.
$500 - Best Nevada Filmmaking Short.