Welcome to the Shreveport Urban Film Festival where in ONE day showcase the developing talent of the next generation of African-American filmmakers! Our mission is to create a destination that showcases the very best of films that would otherwise get overlooked because of lack of star power or lack of finances.

Each film submitted to SUFF is screened by our staff and watched all the way through. We love film and we know how hard it is to get your film from page to screen.

If you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to reach out to us at ShreveportUFF@gmail.com

We’d love to hear from you. Thank you for your interest in the Shreveport Urban Film Festival!

1st Place Short Film $1,000
2nd Place Short Film $500
3rd Place Short Film $250

Best Writing $100
Best Music $100
Best Cinematography $100

Films must have been directed or written by a African-American.

Short films must be between 5-20 minutes.

Entries must be in English or Subtitled, dubbed in English.

Films cannot be publicly available online nor have distribution.

Films can be drama, comedy, horror, adventure, animation, romance, science fiction, experimental, documentaries, musicals, music videos.

Submission fee is nonrefundable.

There can only be one entry for each filmmaker.

Work must have been produced after January 1st 2017.

All entries should be sent as ONLINE SCREENERS. Please don’t send discs (CDs, DVDs, BluRays) or any downloadable files to us directly, such as high resolution posters or other digital media. DVDs will be required if your film is selected for the festival.

If selected Filmmaker’s will be required to mail a DVD copy of their film, email a copy Film Poster, Logline, and Director’s Photo & Bio.