The goal of the Franklin Flicks is to promote and celebrate filmmakers and actors of all backgrounds who bring forth short films of all themes. It is a short film festival. Representing a wide range of genres and forms, including documentary, drama, comedy, action, animation,, the festival aims to promote filmmakers in the film industry across the world—, including the United States, North America, and overseas. By showcasing these works of art, we hope to inspire all those who love filmmaking and to encourage aspiring actors and filmmakers. We will inform for which festival it has been selected.
Additionally, FCIFF has a special category for the following:
Women Filmmakers & Film's by anyone that fall in the Latino, Hispanic, African, Asian, and American Indian category, present films that bring forth themes from those cultures. This is a special category, where we encourage 80% of films that fall in this category.
The Film Festival also celebrates nature and unique photography of all kinds.
Best Post Production
Best Film of the year
Best Photography -1st Prize
Best Photography - 2nd Prize
Best Photography - 3rd Prize
Top 10 photos will be displayed for a week at the Venue in March 2018
Certificates will be awarded to winners
FILM SCREENING CONDITIONS:
"if your film is on youtube, netflix, Amazon, or any other site for sale, we will not screen your movie at our festival. Your film should have completed in 2014 or later. This film festival is an opportunity for filmmakers who do not have any other avenue to showcase their films besides film festivals, additionally, your film must not screen within 100 miles of our location as soon as your film is a chosen film until the festival is over. If we notice any of the above, we will not screen your film and take it off our Agenda for the festival screening"
• We DOES NOT pay screening fee or travel for the filmmakers
• We accept films of all genres
Once you send us your film this method..you agree that you have
1. Clearance of Rights
2.. Synopsis of Summary in English
• The producers or authorized person names agrees that excerpts of the film can be broadcast on the festival website or any
other publication for promotion purpose only, and the authorized person or producer gives permission to Founders/Directors
of FCIFF to screen this movie at the film festival. You are still the owner of it; we have only the rights to screen in North Carolina.