Date: November 5 - 8, 2009
Call for Entry Deadline: September 25, 2009
The genres are Drama, Horror / Thriller, Comedy, Animated and Documentary for both Short and Full length film categories.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for consideration, Dark River Film Festival (DRFF) accepts the following formats for screening: NTSC format in standard playable DVD or Blu-Ray, region 0 & 1. The films must be in either English or in their original language with English subtitles. DRFF will not consider any other formats. No films made prior to June 2007 will be accepted.
All submissions are due by September 25th, 2009. Short films are any non-documentary film with a running time of 30 minutes or less. Full length films are any non-documentary film with a running time of more than 30 minutes but not longer than 2 hours. Documentary films are any non-fiction film of the documentary type with a running time of no longer than 2 hours. Once the film is received by DRFF, new versions will not be accepted.
Awards: Awards will be given to each film shown and the “Best of Fest” winners. The winners of each genre in each category will receive $100 in US currency and a framed achievement award. The “Best of Fest” winners (one for Short, Full length, and Documentary) will receive $500 in US currency and a “one of kind” Louisville Slugger bat engraved with your films title and the award won.