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Narrative works of fiction that are 40 minutes or longer. Feature films must be Louisiana premieres. For the past six years, the jury prize has been a... More
Narrative works of fiction that are 40 minutes or longer. Feature films must be Louisiana premieres. For the past six years, the jury prize has been a $10,000 camera rental package from Panavision. Less

Fiction films that are under 40 minutes. In 2016, 38 narrative short films were selected to screen at NOFF.
Fiction films that are under 40 minutes. In 2016, 38 narrative short films were selected to screen at NOFF. Less

Projects under 40 minutes, animated by any means. In 2016, about 15 animated shorts were selected to screen at NOFF.
Projects under 40 minutes, animated by any means. In 2016, about 15 animated shorts were selected to screen at NOFF. Less

Projects that are 30 minutes or less and explore new and creative uses of film and video, whether in technique, form, or both. In 2016, 10 experimenta... More
Projects that are 30 minutes or less and explore new and creative uses of film and video, whether in technique, form, or both. In 2016, 10 experimental shorts were selected to screen at NOFF. Less

Non-fiction films 40 minutes or longer. Feature films must be Louisiana premieres. In 2016, 22 documentary features were selected from submissions to ... More
Non-fiction films 40 minutes or longer. Feature films must be Louisiana premieres. In 2016, 22 documentary features were selected from submissions to screen at NOFF. Of these, 9 were chosen to compete for a jury award. Less

Non-fiction films that are under 40 minutes. In 2016, 30 documentary shorts were selected to screen at NOFF. The recipient of the festival's Docu... More
Non-fiction films that are under 40 minutes. In 2016, 30 documentary shorts were selected to screen at NOFF. The recipient of the festival's Documentary Short Jury Award will be eligible for consideration in the Documentary Short Subject category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules. Less

Feature films made by filmmakers currently living and working in Louisiana. To be classified as a Louisiana Feature, the film must meet two of the fol... More
Feature films made by filmmakers currently living and working in Louisiana. To be classified as a Louisiana Feature, the film must meet two of the following three qualifications: The director, writer, or producer must be a Louisiana resident and have lived in the state for at least a year at the time of submission. 75% of the film was shot and produced in Louisiana. 75% of the film's cast and crew is from Louisiana. If you submit as a Louisiana film, your work will automatically be considered for the Documentary Features or Narrative Features category, where appropriate. Less

Short films made by filmmakers currently living and working in Louisiana.To be classified as a Louisiana Short, the film must meet two of the followin... More
Short films made by filmmakers currently living and working in Louisiana.To be classified as a Louisiana Short, the film must meet two of the following three qualifications: The director, writer, or producer must be a Louisiana resident and have lived in the state for at least a year at the time of submission. 75% of the film was shot and produced in Louisiana. 75% of the film's cast and crew is from Louisiana. If you submit as a Louisiana film, your work will automatically be considered any other appropriate shorts categories as well. Less

Music videos under 15 minutes. In 2016, about 12 music videos were selected to screen at NOFF.
Music videos under 15 minutes. In 2016, about 12 music videos were selected to screen at NOFF. Less

NOFF is looking to bring new media installations and interactive media artworks to the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival with an emphasis on virtual real... More
NOFF is looking to bring new media installations and interactive media artworks to the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival with an emphasis on virtual reality, 360 video, light / projection mapping, interactivity, and outdoor media installations to draw in festival goers. For consideration, please provide: a written proposal describing your project (no more than 500 words); a list of equipment you are able to provide and any/all specific equipment needs; ideal space requirements, including prospective lighting needs; any video, photos, stills, or sketches of your project. Less



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