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The Derby City Film Festival


A different kind of festival...

From the beginning the DCFF has distinguished itself from other festivals, by selecting the only the very best in true independent films. Focusing on independent films and filmmakers rather than celebrities and hype, the DCFF sets out to prove that quality films do not have multi-million dollar budgets. Credit card advances, family loans, selling plasma, doing whatever it takes to get your dream and vision to the big screen are the types of films and filmmakers we showcase. Those are true independent films.

Since the inaugural year in 2008 the DCFF has been proud to host the World & U.S. Premieres of over 30 films including several from right here in the Bluegrass State.

As we prepare for the 2012 edition of the festival it is becoming more apparent that Louisville has taken major steps in not only becoming a "go to" location to screen newly produced independent films, but a place where independent film production flourishing as well.

So whether you are a filmmaker or just a lover of film, we encourage you to come and be apart of the Derby City Film Festival. We bet by the time you leave you wonder why every festival doesn't do it this way.

See what you've been missing.

The 2012 DCFF will be held February 17th - 19th, 2012 and submissions open July 1st, 2011.


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The 2012 Derby City Film Festival now open for submissions

The Derby City Film Festival is now accepting submissions for it’s fourth annual edition. More than 1000 attendees watched 60+ independent films from five countries over three days during the third DCFF which was held in February of this year.

Films can be submitted by either downloading the submission form from the DCFF website or through withoutabox.com (WAB).

This is the first year the festival is using withoutabox.com for submissions. WAB streamlines the submission process for filmmakers and also offers the opportunity to submit a film through a secure online screener. Also, if a film is submitted through WAB, not only will it receive an imdb.com title page (if it already does not have one), but the filmmaker can also save $5.00 off the submission entry fee  Visit www.withoutabox.com to submit through WAB or www.derbycityfilmfest.com to download the submission form.

This year submission fees are $15 for short films and $20 for feature films and this year there are seven categories:

 

Student Short

International Short

Documentary Short

US Short

Documentary Feature

International Feature

US Feature

 

Category descriptions, submission rules and additional details can be found on the DCFF website or the WAB listing.

 

Submissions close December 1st, 2011 and selected films will be notified around January 1st, 2012. The festival is held February 17th - 19th, 2012 at The Clifton Center. More information about the festival can be found at the festival website: www.derbycityfilmfest.com or by calling the DCFF office at 502-454-7801

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About The Derby City Film Festival


A different kind of festival... We focus on true independent films and filmmakers rather then celebrities and multi-million dollar Indie-wood films. See what you`ve been missing.

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