The 2018 Lyons Film Festival is the gateway to Colorado's film makers, musicians and artistic talent. Set in idyllic Lyons Colorado, its now a must stop on your way to the Rocky Mountain National Park just north of Denver and Boulder. The 3rd year of the Lyons Film Festival will showcase many well known films, that of the many local Colorado independent film to films from abroad in categories ranging from, Environmental Documentaries, Music documentaries to the Out Door Recreational Films . If your curious about this creative art and you'd like to get a better understanding of how such a task as creating a film from conception, to story boarding, directing talent, directing a cohesive efficient film crew, costume design on a small to budget, editing or to getting distribution and getting it on the big screen is possible, these subjects will be addressed at our many film makers panels and workshops through out the weekend. This festival schedule like the town will be easy to navigate to one of the multitude of venues, it will show case films through out the entire town from the World renowned blue Grass venue, Planet Blue Grass , Red Fox Outdoor Equipment, Oskar Blues Brewery, Rogers Hall, Western Starz Gallery or S20 Water Designs. While taking a break between films the film maker can head to he film makers lounge for food and drink before heading out one of our many film blocks. Along the way to the many venues Lyons will reveal the many hidden gems. Not only will film be highlighted but many local and talented musicians will play throughout the many film venues To end our third day of film, an awards party will be held to celebrate those filmmaker's hard efforts at the famous Oskar Blues Resteraunt and Brewery.
Awards & Prizes
1 Audience Choice Award
1 Best Feature
1 Bst Short
Rules & Terms
Thanks so much for choosing to submit your film to our Festival. The Lyons Film Festival looks forward to watching your film and giving it an opportunity to screen in one of our many great venues.. If your film is chosen to be a part of our 2018 Lyons Film Festival we will notify you by May7 th.
We highly encourage you to submit ALL submission materials online through FilmFreeway. If online entry is not possible, please submit a Blu Ray or DVD and a file on a thumb drive .Please do not include any promotional materials in your submission. We will collect high-resolution photographs of official selection films once they have been accepted into the Festival.
Film entries may be of any of the categories specified, from any country, and of any length. Submitted films should either be in English or include English subtitles. If the film is selected for the Festival, it is the responsibility of the filmmaker to provide the Lyons Film Festival with a exhibition copy by May 30th.
If you chose to submit your film by mail you are responsible for all shipping charges and for any customs clearances and/or associated fees and taxes. Entry materials will not be returned unless specified. All filmmakers will be on our mailing list.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
1509 Pratt Street
Longmont, Colorado 80501
Call Jake Fink at 646-391-0876
We really appreciate you sending your work to us and giving us the opportunity to program it for our Festival. Obviously, films are the foundation of our festival, and we appreciate the vision, creativity, time, commitment, and money that went into your work. Thank you.