Film Festival

  • Film Categories

    Narrative Feature

     

    Entry Requirements:

     

    • Films must be feature-length narratives, 41 minutes or longer.
    • Oklahoma Premieres strongly preferred, though World/North American/US Premieres are ideal
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.

     

    Narrative Short

     

    Entry Requirements:

     

    • Films must be short narratives of 40 minutes or less.
    • Film must at least be Oklahoma Premiere, though we strongly prefer Tulsa Premiere.
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.

     

    Narrative Student Short

     

    Entry Requirements:

     

    • Films must be short narratives of 40 minutes or less.
    • Film must at least be Oklahoma Premiere, though we strongly prefer Tulsa Premiere.
    • The film’s writer or director must have been enrolled in an accredited college, university or High School during production in order to qualify for this category.
    • Entrants must provide proof of enrollment from accredited university or college in the form of an official transcript or signed letter from faculty on official letterhead. Students can send proof of enrollment to.

     

    Animated Short

     

    Entry Requirements:

     

    • Films must be animated short narratives of 40 minutes or less. Please note: Animated films over 40 minutes should be entered in the Narrative Feature category.
    • Open to any form of animation. Animated Shorts must be narrative works only, no experimental pieces.
    • Film must at least be Oklahoma Premiere, though we strongly prefer Tulsa Premiere.
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.

     

    Documentary Feature

     

    Entry Requirements:

     

    • Films should document a solid narrative structure and relay a fully-formed and impactful story.
    • Films must be documentaries, 41 minutes or longer.
    • Oklahoma Premieres strongly preferred, though World/North American/US Premieres are ideal
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.

     

    Documentary Short

     

    Entry Requirements:

     

    • Films must be short documentaries, 40 minutes or less.
    • Film must at least be Oklahoma Premiere, though we strongly prefer Tulsa Premiere.
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.

     

    Dark Matters Feature

     

    Entry Requirements

     

    • Must be stories that are easily identified as belonging to the horror, thriller and embody dark themes, unconventional subject matter, or suspenseful sensibilities.
    • Films must be feature-length narratives, 41 minutes or longer.
    • Films must be at least Oklahoma Premieres, though World/North American/US Premieres are preferred
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.

     

    Comedy Vanguard Feature

     

    Entry Requirements

     

    • Must be original narrative films that encompass all forms of the comedy genre, where the only thing that outweighs the humor is the story.
    • Films must be feature-length narratives, 41 minutes or longer.
    • Films must be at least Oklahoma  Premieres, though World/North American/US Premieres are preferred
    • Open to anyone who wishes to enter.