FILMS MUST BE MADE IN LOUISIANA OR BY LOUISIANA RESIDENTS
The 6th Annual Pontchartrain Film Festival will be held Nov. 3 and 4, 2017 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St. two blocks from Lake Pontchartrain in Mandeville, Louisiana.
The PontchartrainFF includes the annual STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE competition for Louisiana college and high school students. Short films, 15 minutes and under, can be submitted through Oct. 1 for the annual competition.
Other festival highlights include the LOUISIANA MADE SHORT FILMS segment. Films can be submitted for this curated screening through the FilmFreeway.
The PontchartrainFF is also the first screening of the Top 5 winners of the LOUISIANA FILM PRIZE, after the winners are announced in Shreveport.
The PontchartrainFF brings high-quality films, filmmakers, artists, exhibitions and workshops to the public and has become a unique cultural arts event that draws filmmakers and audiences from throughout the region.
The PontchartrainFF is is a project of the nonprofit Olde Towne Arts Center and hosted by the City of Mandeville.
For information, visit www.PontchartrainFilmFestival.com or email info@PontchartrainFilmFestival.com.
Awards & Prizes
The PontchartrainFF STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE will present awards for Best College Film and Best High School Film with a cash prize of $100 in each category. The public is invited to the screening to vote for their favorite film for the annual Audience Awards competition in each category.
Rules & Terms
FILMS MUST BE MADE IN LOUISIANA OR BY LOUISIANA RESIDENTS. Entries to the STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE must be 15 minutes or less in length.