THIS FESTIVAL IS ONLY OPEN TO FILMMAKERS IN AND AROUND BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA.
PLEASE READ ALL RULES AND TERMS BEFORE SUBMITTING.
Held at the Indiana University Cinema, the Iris Film Festival showcases innovative, inspired and engaging films and videos in the short format, many of which originate from members of the Bloomington and Indiana University communities. The festival provides a venue for students to showcase their talent, as well as celebrate the great film and video work created by independent filmmakers in the Bloomington community.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!
Award for best narrative film - Headphones (Director: Rob Sherrell)
Award for best documentary film - Body Love (Director: Katherine Crump)
Award for best experimental film - On Surgery (Directors: Russell Sheaffer & Aaron Smith)
The Brian Friedman Award - Body Love (Director: Katherine Crump)
Audience Award - Headphones (Director: Rob Sherrell)
The date of the Iris Film Festival is January 28, 2017.
Secure Vimeo links or FilmFreeway screeners are required.
Films MUST be less than eight (8) minutes in length.
Films MUST have been produced in or around Bloomington, Indiana. Please let us know whether you are an Indiana University student, affiliate, or community member. If you submit a film that was not produced in or around Bloomington, Indiana, your submission will be disqualified and entry fee will NOT be returned.
We end up with a very tight turn around time between the close of submissions and the screening date. Filmmakers must be able to send a downloadable link to their film within two days of being notified of their acceptance.
Filmmakers must be present at the 2017 Iris Film Festival screening unless previous arrangements have been made with the film festival programmers. Travel and associated costs are the responsibility of the filmmaker.