The Fayetteville Film Fest is a cultural leader in our region, bringing world class film to our state, developing meaningful relationships with filmmakers, and nurturing the art of filmmaking by uniting a community of creators and supporters.
ABOUT THE FEST
The Fayetteville Film Fest, now in its fourteenth year, is an advocate for films and filmmakers as they enter the marketplace. Because we are establishing that groundwork, we are an artistic festival with market potential. We offer a full schedule of panels and other events to compliment the screenings of our films.
The Fayetteville Film Fest is committed to expanding and supporting our filmmaker relationships and sister festivals throughout the state. We strive to establish a unique personality and we want our festival audience to have a memorable experience.
The Fayetteville Film Fest is also an advocate for films and filmmakers as they enter the marketplace. In our fourteenth year, we are an established festival with market potential. There will be workshops, panels and other events to compliment the screenings of our films, as well as numerous networking opportunities.
Fayetteville, Arkansas, a highly artistic community, is home to the University of Arkansas and next to the headquarters of the largest retailer in the world including the largest distributor of DVD’s. We're consistently in the top 100 FilmFreeway Festivals based on filmmaker feedback.
SUBMITTING TO THE FESTIVAL
Fayetteville Film Fest is a Gold Member of Filmfreeway, the industry recognized standard in film submission platforms. The submission season for the Fayetteville Film Fest spans from February 1 through July 31.
Winners will be conferred in the following categories:
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Narrative Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Emerging Filmmaker
Best Arkansas Connection
Audience Choice: Best of Fest
All winners will receive laurels.
Click here to learn more about submitting your film for consideration.