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24-Apr-2014 2:28pm PDT  


Interrobang Film Festival

8 Annual June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014

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700 Locust Street
Suite 100
Des Moines IA 50309
Phone: 515.664.2210

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS ONLY • Final deadlines have passed. If you have a deadline waiver or special instructions from the event, select a Category of Entry to continue.

Features must be at least 60 minutes in length and not exceed 140 minutes in length.
Mids must be between 15 and 60 minutes in length.
Shorts must not exceed 15 min in length.
There is no time limit on documentary submissions.
Free Form
There is no time limit on free form submissions. Examples of free form include: experimental films, music videos, etc.

The Interrobang Film Festival combines a traditional film production festival with a public screening. Accepted films will be screened at various times throughout the three days of the Des Moines Arts Festival on June 27-29th, 2014 in downtown Des Moines.

Film submissions for the Interrobang Film Festival are now being accepted, early submissions will be accepted as early as December 1st, with final date for receipt of entries March 3rd, 2014. Entry fees will rise with every last friday of the month, so submit early to take advantage of early submission pricing. Public screenings of films to be screened will take place at the Des Moines Arts Festival on June 27-29th, 2014, in downtown Des Moines' Western Gateway Park.

Categories for entry in the competition include Feature, Mids, Shorts, Short Shorts, Documentary and Free Form. Entrants will have the option of applying in either the Professional or Student Competition. Feature films must be from 60-140 minutes in length, mids are films between 15-60 minutes long, shorts must not exceed 15 minutes in length, and short shorts can not exceed one minute in length.

Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of local jurors, and awards will be determined based on a Best of category system. Cash prizes will be awarded in various categories. Jurors will also award an Iowa Filmmaker Award to a production company or department that is a resident of the state of Iowa. Guests will have the opportunity to view submitted films at various times throughout the three days of the Des Moines Arts Festival.

Learn more about the Interrobang Film Festival at For more information on the Des Moines Arts Festival, visit

Aaron Ward (Festival Producer) ; Kristian Day (Filmmaker) ; Kristian Day (Filmmaker)

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Interrobang Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Interrobang Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.