The Las Cruces International Film Festival and Visit Las Cruces announce a public call
for entries for the “Visit Las Cruces Stories” video contest. We encourage the public to participate to show off what Las Cruces has to offer as a tourism hotspot!

Submission Criteria:

-Must showcase community with an emphasis on tourism featuring our city and/or the people that live in the city.
-Drone footage is encouraged but not required. (Follows FAA rules and regulations.)
-Must include a b-roll of scenic Las Cruces: i.e. landscape, cityscape, local flair.
-Important to somehow specify is in Las Cruces, New Mexico for viewers outside the area
-Focus on one topic or theme, not montage: i.e. outdoor recreation, single business owner, food, culture, history, event, prominent community figure, etc.
-Single topic or theme encouraged, rather than montage, but not required.
-Length 3-5 minutes. Must include a 30-second teaser.
-The emphasis is that video MAY be used for commercial purposes outside of the contest and LCIFF.

1st Place : $1,000 + (2) VIP Las Cruces International Film Festival Tickets
2nd Place: $500 + (2) VIP Las Cruces International Film Festival Tickets
3rd Place : $250 + (2) VIP Las Cruces International Film Festival Tickets

Submission Requirements :
- 1920 x 1080
- H.264
- Audio must be royalty free or original (please submit your music licensing and or permission to the following form)
- Please make sure to have anyone highlighted in your video or a member of the public that is primarily seen In the video fill out a waiver and email it to