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25-May-2015 12:33pm PDT  


Davis Film Festival

12 Annual October 24, 2015 to October 24, 2015

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920 Cranbrook Court #53
Davis CA 95616
Phone: 530.383.1711
Fax: 530.758.5672

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Narrative is a non-documentary film. Both feature and short narratives are accepted.
Documentaries are short or feature-length non-fiction films.
Short and feature length animated films are accepted for this category.
Short and feature length films of an experimental nature are accepted for this category.

The mission of the Davis Film Festival is to celebrate independent cinema from around the world and our own backyard.

The Davis Film Festival was started in April 2003 by Judith Plank,
a long-time film festival volunteer and resident of Davis, California.
She saw that the film festival would fill a niche. People in Davis love
film, but no one had ever started a film festival. The festival is growing,
and 2015 will be our twelfth year.

Judith Plank (Festival Director)

The Twelfth Annual Davis Film Festival takes place August 22-23, 2015. We accept works on DVD or Blu-Ray of any length or genre. Preview screeners are accepted on DVD, vimeo or online screener. Please label all work clearly with your name, contact information, exhibition format and running time.

Final programming decisions will be made by the screening committee in Summer 2015. All entrants will be notified in writing of the status of their submission by August 7th at the latest. If you change your address after submission of work, please inform us.

If selected, an exhibition-quality DVD or Blu-Ray must be made available to the festival by August 15, 2015. Directors should also provide press kits including 300 dpi digital photos and brief description, plus any other supporting materials after acceptance into festival.


DAVIS 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 DAVIS 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.