The Jaxon Film Fest's Final Film Submission Deadline For Season Quickly
The final deadline for Jaxon Film Fest's film submission is quickly
approaching. Act now to take advantage of savings for the season.
Jackson, MI, July 06, 2012 -- The Jaxon Film Fest’s formal deadline for
film submissions is quickly approaching. July 31, 2012 is the final day
to submit a film for consideration to this year’s festival. After that
the submission is possible only through Withoutabox as an extended
deadline. But a savings can still be realized if registered with
Withoutabox.com as a filmmaker.
The Jaxon Film Fest supports and celebrates the art and entertainment of
film in all its forms. Through screenings and associated events, the
festival aims to present a wide spectrum of filmmaking – feature films,
documentaries, animation, short films, experimental, student work, big
budget, micro-budget, trailers, whether of a Michigan, non-Michigan, or
international focus. It’s primary focus will be on Michigan filmmaking.
The Jaxon Film Fest offers filmmakers the opportunity to learn, grow and
exhibit their films and bring audiences and filmmakers together to better
enjoy the art and fun of filmmaking.
The festival will offer attendees quality films expanding their knowledge
of cinema and enhancing their appreciation of the filmmaking process.
Film professionals and the interested public will have the opportunity to
gain industry knowledge through interaction within a festival
What Kind of Films are being sought?
While the Jaxon Film Fest is looking for entries in the following
categories with a Michigan focus: feature films, shorts, documentaries.
A FEATURE FILM as defined by the Jaxon Film Fest are films of Narrative
form, in any genre, from 45 to 141 minutes in length and must either:
have a Michigan focus; be filmed in Michigan; be produced by a Michigan
producer; or involve a Michigan cast.
A SHORT is a film of any genre from 8 to 45 minutes in length. This will
include Ad spots, animation, experimental, industrial, multimedia,
narrative fiction. These may be of any genre including: Action,
Adventure, Alternative, Anime, Art, Avant-garde, B-movie, Biography,
Comedy, Coming of Age, Crime, Dance, Enviromental, Fantasy, Flash,
Horror, Mocumentary, News, etc. This would include music videos but the
focus must be on a Michigan band of any genre. For this category they
must also have a Michigan focus; be filmed in Michigan; be produced by a
Michigan producer; or involve a Michigan cast.
DOCUMENTARIES are from 45 to 141 minutes in length and must have a
topical Michigan interest. Documentary films constitute a broad category
of non-fictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of
reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a
historical record. For this category the focus must be on Michigan.
They are also accepting films in the above categories without a Michigan
focus. This includes international film of any genre.
Submit now to share with Michigan’s newest film festival. Submit by going
David W. King
Jaxon Film Fest
Jackson, MI 49204