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24-May-2015 2:15am PDT  

 

Lookout Wild Film Festival

3 Annual March 19, 2015 to March 22, 2015

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PO Box 17415
Chattanooga TN 37415
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Phone: 4232903817
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http://lookoutfilmfestival.org

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Conservation Film
This category is for films that raise awareness and/or offer solutions to a problem in nature or the environment. Includes conservation issues.
Adventure Sports Film
This category includes films about adventure sports including but not limited to paddling, surfing, gliding, rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, riverboarding, parasailing, kiteboarding, running, cycling, caving, longboarding, skydiving, rafting, BASE jumping, scuba or free diving, windsurfing, wake boarding, mountaineering, ice climbing, slack lining and whatever else people can come up with.
Exploration Film
This category is for films that take us new places and show us new things. Those places can be under the ocean, in the deepest jungle or under an urban highway overpass.
Narrative Film
Narrative films matching the festival genre. Films may be any length.

For this category, we are seeking films set with wild places, conservation or adventure sports as a major element to your story.
Short Film
Short films matching the festival genre. Films should be less than 25 minutes.

Feature-Length Film
Feature-length films matching the festival genre. Films should be longer than 25 minutes.
Southeastern Film
Film productions matching the festival genre that take place in the Southeast, including TN, GA, AL, FL, VA, KY, MS, AR, LO, SC, NC, WV
Documentary Film
Documentary films matching the festival genres. Any length.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Lookout Wild Film Festival seeks to showcase wild places and the people they inspire.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Lookout Wild Film Festival is an outdoor adventure and conservation festival in Chattanooga, Tenn., that aims to celebrate what we call "wild" films. We are looking for projects that celebrate the wild places around the Southeast, North America and the world.

Topics of such films may include — but are not limited to — exploration, conservation, nature, wildlife, survival and outdoor activities such as adventure sports. Some sports/activities we hope to encompass are: rock climbing, cycling, paddling, hiking, hang gliding, skiing, running, mountain biking, fishing, birding, snowshoeing, caving, boarding (snow, wake, skate and others), horseback riding, surfing, multisport, slack lining, base jumping and whatever else people are doing outside.

We are looking for narrative and documentary films, feature-length, shorts and everything in between.

But beyond any specific activity or theme, the LWFF board is looking for films that share our love of the outdoors and storytelling. We want films that take us places we can't go — or haven't gone yet. We want films that help us see things with a new perspective.

Films will be shown over three days at the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo.

Chattanooga is a youthful, growing outdoor mecca drawing in top experts and athletes from around the United States. The city are also garnering attention from media outlets and tourism groups, headlined by Outside Magazine calling the Scenic City its "Best City Ever" in 2011 and the New York Times declaring that Chattanooga has the fastest Internet speeds in the country in 2010.

We believe that the Lookout Wild Film Festival will be key part of Chattanooga's continued growth as a destination for both outdoor enthusiasts and young, techie creatives. We hope to see you here!

ORGANIZERS
Adam Johns (Film Student) ; Andy Johns (Festival Director) ; Andy Johns (Festival Director) ; Andy Johns (Festival Director) ; Andy Johns (Festival Director) ; Andy Johns (Festival Director) ; Andy Johns (Festival Director) ; Christina Holmes (OTHER) ; Luis Carrasco (Asst. Director) ; Luis Carrasco (OTHER) ; Luis Carrasco (OTHER) ; Nathan Gayle (OTHER) ; tracey trumbull (OTHER)

GENERAL RULES
We are looking for projects that celebrate outdoor adventure and conservation around the Southeast, North America and the world.

We are looking for narrative and documentary films, feature-length, shorts and everything in between.

There are no time constraints for when the film was produced.

There are no location constraints for where the film takes place, aside from our Southeastern Film category.

Online screeners preferred. Submission by mail will gladly be accepted, but please consider the environment in choosing your packaging material.

By submitting your film, you agree that you have rights to all content in the submission. You also agree to allow Lookout Wild Film Festival to show your film at our festival and/or winter film series. Films may be shown at multiple screenings. Segments of the films may be used in trailers. Screen grabs or filmmaker submitted images may be used in promotional material and social media.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

We are looking for projects that celebrate outdoor adventure and conservation around the Southeast, North America and the world. We are looking for narrative and documentary films, feature-length, shorts and everything in between. There are no time constraints for when the film was produced. There are no location constraints for where the film takes place, aside from our Southeastern Film category. Online screeners preferred. Submission by mail will gladly be accepted, but please consider the environment in choosing your packaging material. By submitting your film, you agree that you have rights to all content in the submission. You also agree to allow Lookout Wild Film Festival to show your film at our festival and/or winter film series. Films may be shown at multiple screenings. Segments of the films may be used in trailers. Screen grabs or filmmaker submitted images may be used in promotional material and social media.