“Moondance is the Film Festival Without Borders!"

MOONDANCE WINNING AND SELECTED FILMS FOR 2018 WILL BE SCREENED, SEPTEMBER 21 & 22, IN A BEAUTIFUL THEATRICAL VENUE: THE MAIN SANCTUARY OF THE HISTORIC UNITY CHURCH OF OAK PARK, ILLINOIS!

Festival tickets will go on sale August 1, 2018!

Oak Park has the distinction of being the former homes of Ernest Hemingway, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and other well-known creative people, such as Richard Bach, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and John Sturges, filmmaker (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), as well as the notorious Sam Giancana, mafia crime boss.

Oak Park is only 8 minutes by train to the great city of Chicago!

The uniqueness and integrity of The Moondance International Film Festival brand, its global reputation for the highest quality, as well as its important mission and goals, and now celebrating our 19th annual season, is a rare and unmatchable asset. Talented filmmakers, writers and composers from around the world submit their work to the annual Moondance competition; enthusiastic audiences will be watching the film festival’s selected screenings of the winning indie films in two local theatrical venues, in Boulder and in Denver!

Moondancers are part of an amazing worldwide community; a unique collaboration of multi-talented writers, film score composers and filmmakers. The Moondance mission is to entertain, inform, inspire, encourage and educate.We honor those artists who, through their creative work, actively increase awareness, provide multiple viewpoints, address complex social issues, and strengthen ties between international audiences At Moondance, you can come together with other writers, directors and producers to create new opportunities, develop tools for success and forge new alliances within the international film and entertainment industry.

Being visionary, fearless & bold, Moondance is a unique film festival where monotonous conformity is considered mediocrity, and extravagant individualism, innovation, and experimentation is encouraged, awarded and applauded!

QUESTIONS?
E-mail director for any additional questions:
moondancefestival@gmail.com
www.moondancefilmfestival.com

• SPIRIT OF MOONDANCE AWARD
: This award is for writers, filmmakers & composers.

Submission Guidelines: Please go to: http://moondancefilmfestival.com/submissions/submission-guidelines/

Submission Categories: FEATURE, SHORT, DOCUMENTARY, ANIMATION & DRONE FILMS, FEATURE & SHORT SCREENPLAYS, AUDIO PLAYS, FILM SCORES & ORIGINAL MUSIC, SHORT STORIES, STAGE PLAYS, TV PILOTS, AND MORE!

We cordially invite screenwriters and filmmakers, playwrights, short story writers, TV writers, librettists, composers, children’s filmmakers & writers, radio play writers & producers, and young (18 & under), plus seniors (75 & over), music video filmmakers, and multi-media filmmakers to participate in this truly international film festival competition.

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  • Stevie Jackson

    Thank you to the Moondance Festival for providing opportunities for women writers and filmmakers. We were honoured that our short film "Honestly Charlotte" achieved semi-finalist status!

    June 2018
  • Founder/Director Elizabeth English is passionate, tireless and a great communicator!

    January 2018
    Starfish
    Response from festival:

    Thanks, Jan!

  • James Carroll

    Very professional group of people with a great vision for filmmakers.

    October 2016
    Starfish
    Response from festival:

    Thanks, James!

  • Jim Norman

    Fine festival for screenwriters. Good and timely communication make this a recommended festival for screenwriters, both new and experienced.

    September 2016
    Starfish
    Response from festival:

    Thanks, Jim!