"The only festival of its kind in Southwestern Arizona making quality films available at the reach of the masses". The mission of the San Luis Film Festival is to promote the culture and the arts through regional and internationals films from new and renowned filmmakers.
On its 6th edition, we are planning to extend the activities from screening films and directors/actors presentations to adding film making and cinematographic workshop and a short film/short video competition for independent creators in the following four genres (TBD):
1. Fiction TBD...
2. Horror TBD...
3. Comedy TBD...
4. Documentary/Historical TBD...

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-Fiction/Drama TBD...
-Horror TBD...
-Comedy TBD...
-Documentary/Historical. TBD...

The awards are sponsored in part by the following companies/organizations:
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Who can participate?
Open to independent works between 3 minutes to 15 minutes long made by Amateurs or current students, and Professionals creators.

What are the Rules?
- Short films entered in the festival must have been completed between and NOVEMBER 19, 2017 and OCTOBER 6, 2018

- Works entered must be able to attend an Arizona premiere, preferred. In case your project is selected as a winner there will be a premiere during our festival to show the winners.
- Entries must be in English or have English subtitles.
- Entries may originate from any film or video format.
- For pre-screening, on-line screeners (Vimeo) and/or DVD screeners are accepted.
- For festival screenings, finalists must supply a Blu-Ray and/or DVD formats.

If the pre-screening committee judges that it is in the best interest of the filmmaker to change the category of an entry, the committee reserves the right to do so. Awards will be made to the BEST in each category (Opera Prima, Amateur, and Professional).

Judging
All submitted entries are reviewed by media panels and evaluated according to content, form and technical aspects. Panel members and the festival director will determine the finalists for screening at the festival. Entrants will be notified by email as to the status of the entry.
Filmmakers, journalists, artists, educators and critics will select festival award recipients from all entries. Winners works will be screened during the festival. Judges reserve the right not to select a winner in any given category. All decisions by the judges are final.