The First Annual Hollywood South Film Festival is a juried showcase for commercial Independent films.
Founded by Indie horror film pioneer James Bond III, the festival made its 2018 debut with an eye toward showcasing diverse commercial independent films of both a domestic and international nature.
The festival event will take place in the downtown Main Street area of Springfield Kentucky. Springfield is making a bid to become a film destination contender with the new establishment of Springfield Bonded Film Complex. Springfield’s downtown Main Street area known to attract large crowds for community festivals has become the location for it’s first artistic festival event.
From entries submitted annually, the Hollywood South Film Festival shall endeavor to select a diverse program of original short and feature length film productions from both experienced and emerging filmmakers. A panel ranging from industry professionals to city prominent leaders judges the entries. Prizes and/or awards are granted in each possible or participating category including Horror/Sci-fi/Fantasy, drama, comedy, experimental, animation, and documentary. Special panel discussions and workshops when available will be added as special events for future festivals.
The Hollywood South Film Festival is geared towards celebrating excellence and represents a rare sky of limitless independent film possibilities.
These awards are contingent upon 3 or more entries accepted in each category. Categories may or may not be separated into Foreign and Domestic depending on the number of accepted entries.
Best Horror Feature
Best Thriller/Suspense Feature
Best Fantasy/SCIFI/ Dystopia Feature
Best Christian/Inspirational Feature
Best Drama/ Dramedy Feature
Best Comedy Feature
Best Romance/ Rom-Com Feature
Best Fantasy/SCI-FI/Dystopia Short
Best Horror Short
Best Thriller/ Suspense Short
Best Christian/ Inspirational Short
Best New Media
Best Comedy Short
Best Drama/ Dramedy Short
Best Romance/ Rom-Com Short
James Bond III Innovation Award
Angel’s Choice Award
Best Lead Actor in a Feature
Best Lead Actress in a Feature
Best Actor/Actress in a Villainous Role in a Feature
Best Supporting Actor in a Feature
Best Supporting Actress in a Feature
Best Actor in a Short
Best Actress in a Short
Films must be in English and/or have English subtitles or dubbed.
NTSC format required
Standard Def and High Def accepted
Acceptable formats for the live screening:
H.264 (MPEG 4)
BLU-RAY (region 1)