Troy's second annual Troy International Film Festival, hosted by the Troy University Cinematography Society, will feature short films from students and independent filmmakers from around the world!

Awards & Prizes

• Best of Festival - $75
• Best Smartphone Film - $50
• Best Student Film - $50
• Crowd Favorite - $25

Rules & Terms

1. ENTRANT REQUIREMENTS:
Films must be submitted under the director’s name. The director will receive the award.

2. FILM REQUIREMENTS:
Submissions must have been completed on or after January 1st, 2016. Submissions may not exceed 30 minutes in length. Please refrain from excessive nudity or profanity. Acceptances are at the discretion of the judges and officers of the Troy University Cinematography Society. Films must be primarily in English or be fully subtitled in English otherwise.

3. SUBMISSION DEADLINES:
Earlybird Deadline for film submissions is NOVEMBER 1st, 2017, regular Deadline is JANUARY 1st, 2018, and Late Deadline is FEBRUARY 1st, 2018. Films must be submitted through FilmFreeway.com. Promotional materials (posters, trailers, still frames, behind the scenes photos/videos, etc.) are encouraged, but not required. Mail-in submissions must be on flash drives and sent to the following address:

Cinematography Society
PO Box 820391
Troy, AL 36082

Official selections that will screen at the festival will be announced on MARCH 1st, 2018. Entrants may submit multiple films to the festival.

4. CATEGORIES:
Submissions may be entered into the following categories:
• Student
• Smartphone
• Independent

Student category entrants must be enrolled in a school, college, or university. Smartphone category submissions must be shot entirely with a smartphone. Student submissions may be entered into both the college category and smartphone category (if applicable). Independent shorts include any submissions under 30 minutes that are not made by students.

5. SUBMISSION FEES:
Submission fee amounts can be found on the FilmFreeway page. Fees are non-refundable.

6. AWARDS:
The following awards will be given during the award ceremony:
• Best of Fest
• Best Smartphone Film
• Best Student Film
• Crowd Favorite

7. ENTRY TO THE FESTIVAL:
Entry to the event is free.

8. PAST SUBMISSIONS:
If your film has not previously been screened at the festival, it may be submitted again. If it has been screened, it will be disqualified. This is to ensure new content for festival-goers every year.