LOUISIANA MADE SHORT FILMS: Short films up to 30 minutes (under 15 preferred) made in Louisiana or by Louisiana residents may be submitted through Oct. 1, 2018. The curated selection of Louisiana Made Short Films will screen at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the 7th Annual Pontchartrain Film Festival. The annual festival is held the first weekend in November at the Mandeville Trailhead Depot, 675 Lafitte St. in Mandeville, Louisiana.

The Pontchartrain Film Festival brings high-quality films, filmmakers, artists, exhibitions and workshops to the public and has become a unique cultural arts event that draws filmmakers and audiences from throughout the region. The Pontchartrain Film Festival is is a project of the nonprofit Olde Towne Arts Center and hosted by the City of Mandeville.

For information, visit www.PontchartrainFilmFestival.com or email info@PontchartrainFilmFestival.com.

SHORT FILMS MUST BE MADE IN LOUISIANA OR BY LOUISIANA RESIDENTS.

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  • John Darbonne

    Great festival. Excellent setting and communication. Great for Louisiana filmmakers.

    November 2018
  • Love this festival! It's an intimate gathering and is very hospitable.

    August 2018
  • Brandon Ellis

    Amazing fest very supportive for student filmmakers. Great experience!

    June 2018
  • Mary McDade Casteel

    Fantastic festival that supports local and student filmmakers!

    November 2017
  • Stella Maris

    This is a very intimate, fun venue. The projection and sound were remarkably crisp and the festival coordinators were extremely hospitable. I enjoyed the size of the fest and felt like I had a chance to talk with everyone in the audience afterward. Getting immediate feedback about my film was really nice!

    April 2017