Hairouna Film Festival is a Vincentian and Caribbean film festival based in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is free to the public, and consists of virtual screenings and select outdoor screenings in various communities all over the country.
This festival ONLY accepts CARIBBEAN FILMS.
This festival exclusively screens Caribbean cinematic content i.e. made in or about St. Vincent and the Grenadines and/or the Caribbean, or by a filmmaker of Vincentian or Caribbean heritage; OR made in or about the Caribbean Indigenous communities, or by Indigenous filmmakers.
The project/film must originate from, have been shot in, be about topics relevant to OR been made by nationals of one of the following Caribbean countries:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands
1. Films are accepted only via FilmFreeway
2. All submissions must include:
- film synopsis
- film director's bio (if multiple directors, include one for each)
- film director's headshot OR profile photo (if multiple directors, include one for each)
- at least 2 high-resolution stills from the film
- running time and format
- credits sheet
- a high-resolution film poster or image (at least 800 x 1200px; min. 150dpi)
- film (high-resolution MP4 or MOV file)
- film trailer (if there is one; high-resolution MP4 or MOV file)
3. Films must be in English or have English subtitles if in another language (subtitles can be included as a separate SRT file)