Frequently Asked Questions

When are the 2018 awards announced?
November 1, 2018.

When are the entry deadlines?
Early Bird Deadline: January 01, 2018 
Regular Deadline: March 01, 2018
Official Deadline: May 01, 2018
Late Deadline: July 01, 2018
Extended Deadline: September 01, 2018
Final Deadline: October 01, 2018

What is the Film & Screenplay Competition submission fee?
Early Bird: $25 
Regular Deadline: $30
Official Deadline: $35
Late Deadline: $40 
Extended Deadline: $45 
Final Deadline: $55

What are the categories of films accepted?
We accepts films of all categories including, but not limited to: feature, documentary, short, animated, experimental, student, Oregon, television pilots, screenplays, musicals, and music videos of any genre, length or form.

Is there a student fee?
Students may subtract $10 from their entry fee. Please include a photocopy of your student ID.

Do you accept rough cuts/work-in-progress?
Yes, we will review and consider rough cuts and works-in-progress.

How am I eligible for the Best of Oregon Award?
A film is eligible for the Best of Oregon Award if any of the key filmmakers (director, writer, producer, lead actor) currently lives in Oregon, was born in the state, or if the film was primarily shot in the state. Your film will also be considered for all of the festival’s awards, however.