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$300 JURY PRIZE
$150 AUDIENCE FAVORITE
Jury Prize winners are automatically accepted into Austin Arthouse Film Festival, Year 4.

1. The Jury Award ($300) is decided by the Austin Arthouse Film Festival directors and is based on artistic merit as well as adherence to the guidelines. The winner of the Jury Award is automatically an official selection of Austin Arthouse Film Festival, Year 4 and will be featured in an upcoming issue of Arthouse Quarterly.
2. The Audience Favorite award ($150) goes to the film with the most likes on the Austin Arthouse Film Festival Vimeo page and will be featured in an upcoming issue of Arthouse Quarterly. *Please note, anyone that wishes to like or comment on your video must have a vimeo account.
3. Select films may have the opportunity to screen at a theater in the future and/or as an official selection of Austin Arthouse Film Festival, Year 4.

Submissions must be accompanied by the applicable submission fee and a completed online entry form. Films must be submitted as an online streaming video via a participating submission platform (FilmFreeway) or a password-protected streaming URL. If you change the password or link after submitting, you must email the Festival at austinarthouseff@gmail.com immediately with that change so we may update accordingly. If the Festival is not notified of the change and the link is found to be inactive or the password to be incorrect, the submission may be deemed ineligible.
AustinArthouseFF screens films as digital files only during the Festival. Films must be available for screening during the Austin Arthouse Film Festival in January 2021. Films selected must be in some way categorized as arthouse or experimental in some way. If accepted, filmmaker agrees to allow AustinArthouseFF the liberty to edit beginning and/or ending credits down for the purpose of time as well as use film footage and audio for promotional purposes. The submitter must be entitled to submit the film and the legal rights to screen it. Submission does not guarantee acceptance, AustinArthouseFF will select the films for the festival and the submitter will be notified if the film has been accepted. By submitting a film the filmmakers, copyright owners and distribution rights owners agree to have the film screened if selected for the program.
We reserve the right to use stills and images for our promotional material, website, program and press release. Films must be original work. Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary rights and permissions for third-party materials included in their films, including but not limited to music, trademarks, logos, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. Austin Arthouse Film Festival expressly disclaims all liability or responsibility for any violations of the foregoing.
BY SUBMITTING THE MATERIAL, I/WE HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND THE FESTIVAL, ITS EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AFFILIATES FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBMISSION AND FROM ANY FEES AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, THAT ANY OF THEM MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

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  • Was a pleasure to be part of such a creative festival, especially during Covid time. Thank you so much for all

    March 2021
  • Mimi Garrard

    Thank you! We were very happy to be a part of this fine festival.

    Mimi Garrard

    February 2021
  • Jambe LLC

    We have been very pleased by the professionalism of the The Arthouse Filmfestival. If you are looking for safe place for your movie - the cinéphiles working there not only communicate well and are engaged, they take care of your baby and will give your movie a loving home to a great audience.

    December 2020
  • Tamer Hanna

    Very honored to have this opportunity to participate in this event, very communicative and supportive group and pleased that it is fruited with the audience award

    August 2020
  • MIGUEL GIL DE SOUZA PEREIRA

    The people who manage this festival are awesome. Acessible, hard working and extremelly welcoming! Austin Arthoue sure is a a house to the independent filmmaker.

    August 2020