AT THIS TIME, ONLY FILMS THAT ARE:
1) ENGLISH SPEAKING
2) SHORT FILMS ONLY (10 MINUTES OR LESS)
2) YOU AGREE 100% WITH THE RULES OF THE FILM FESTIVAL
WHO WE ARE
Layne McDonald, a filmmaker of 25 years (credits include working on Passion of the Christ, City of Ember, I Am David, Polar Express). He and his wife suffered the lost of their new born I'm 2017. Since then, he has dedicated his life to created films and fostering filmmakers that want to change people's hearts with the art. Funds from this online film festival and on-demand app go directly back to families that have lost children.
This is a film festival with a big heart and a bigger mission.
This festival is looking for filmmakers willing to share their films through distribution and films that:
1) share great stories
2) encourage viewers
3) ignite change
4) raise support and awareness for causes near and dear to Filmmakers' hearts.
If you want to be distributed, help raise funds for a nonprofit out the goodness of your heart and want to be apart of something much bigger than filmmaking, this is the festival for you.
Become a part of the mission and Tribe at www.cultureoflifetv.com. Click on Forum to start a discussion in the film festival tab with Layne himself! We are a family.
Your film might not be allowed into the distribution award (judges decide this). However, Layne will consult and help you with any questions you might have and help all filmmakers apart of this mission to be the best they can be.
The best short films on the online film festival will get a non-exclusive distribution deal showcasing their story in a feature film showcase with the other top films that season. All films will be distributed onto Amazon and other major distribution outlets and funds from those showcase films (and the funds from the film festival and tv network) ALL go to families in need.
Distribution is free marketing and advertising for your art.
The films go on to raise funds for families in great need.
You MUST AGREE TO:
- No nudity, foul language, cigarettes, drinking
- No foriegn language films (at least without subtitles for now)
You MUST GIVE NON-EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS:
We will showcase your film on our membership only film festival website, distribute your film on the film festival digitally through our apps, and the best films get on stand alone films that will be distributed by major brands. You must agree to letting us use your film for public display, distribution, raising funds to support families in need, and possibly distribution through major brands like Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, iTunes and more. You automatically do this if you submit your film to this film festival.