Independent international film festival held in five venues across historic downtown Norman, OK.

Awards & Prizes

Films will be voted on and awarded by both our audience, and our jury of local film educators and critics.

Available categories include:

Best Narrative Feature - Top rated feature film by our panel of judges.

Best Documentary Feature - Top rated feature documentary by our panel of judges.

Best Oklahoma Feature - Top rated Oklahoma feature film by our panel of judges. To qualify as an "Oklahoma film", at least 50% of the film must be shot on a set or location within Oklahoma.

Best Narrative Short - Top rated short film by our panel of judges.

Best Documentary Short - Top rated short documentary by our panel of judges.

Best Oklahoma Short - Top rated Oklahoma short film by our panel of judges. To qualify as an "Oklahoma film", at least 50% of the film must be shot on a set or location within Oklahoma.

Best Animated Short - Top rated animated short by our panel of judges. To qualify as an "Animated film", at least 50% of the film must be animated through either digital or traditional means.

Best Music Video - Top rated music video by our panel of judges.

Rules & Terms

All films must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2016 to be eligible.

All films must be presented in English or with English subtitles.

To qualify as a short film, the total run-time with credits must be less than 40 minutes. Any film over 40 minutes of length with credits must submit in the feature film category.

For our first year, it is not necessary for films to premiere at this festival. We are also accepting films that are already available on DVD, Blu-Ray or streaming. This is the only year that we will be accepting pre-released films.

By submitting your film, you agree to allow the Norman Film Festival to use all or part of your film to advertise or promote the festival.

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    Kyle Bergersen

    Excellent experience. Quality programming. Will submit again.

    October 2017
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    javad daraei

    I am very happy and welcome every year to participate in your festival and thank you for this fine festival.

    October 2017