The Pontchartrain Film Festival celebrates its 10th year with the Louisiana Made Music Video Showcase Competition. The top 3 Louisiana Made Music Videos submitted by filmmakers, bands or music lovers will be screened in conjunction with the Ozone Songwriter Festival on the Northshore, November 5-7, 2021 and eligible for cash prizes and the Audience Favorite Award.

Filmmakers, students, bands, videographers and music lovers can submit their best music videos/short films for the music video competition through Oct. 1, 2021. The competition will be presented as part of three days of live music by 100+ singer-songwriters of every genre and an educational symposium.

A jury of filmmakers and members of the Ozone Music Education Foundation will select the first-place prize winner of $300 for the Best Louisiana Made Music Video. Ballots for the Audience Favorite Award will be voted on by the public at the screening beginning at 11:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021.

To be eligible for the Louisiana Made Music Video competition, the person submitting the music video must include or provide credits with rights to show the video of the music from the songwriter and performers. The music videos/short films must be made in Louisiana or by Louisiana residents or with Louisiana musicians or songwriters for competition in the Louisiana Made Music Video Showcase.

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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