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Omaha Film Festival

Omaha Film Festival

Contact

2626 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Web: www.omahafilmfestival.org
Email: Click here

Contact: Marc Longbrake, Program Director

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
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Objective

The Omaha Film Festival celebrates the artistic, educational, and historical importance of motion pictures. It gives independent film artists a platform for sharing their work and creating a dialogue with the community. It introduces audiences to innovative new films and past masterworks of cinema. It promotes the discussion and study of filmmaking. It seeks to foster and present stories that stand out, that are told in the most creative ways; stories that are daring, courageous, risk-taking, and filled with discovery and wonder.

Deadline/Entry Fees

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Rules

  • Each entry must be a separate submission which includes form and payment for each submission.
  • Contact info must be included on title page.
  • Screenplay submissions must not have been produced or optioned. Screenplays that are currently optioned or have negotiations and/or are sold before the Omaha Film Festival ends are not eligible for competition.
  • Short screenplay length is fewer than 30 pages.
  • Feature screenplay length is between 31 and 130 pages.
  • Entry Fees must be payable to “Omaha Film Festival” by check or money order.
  • Fees from outside of the US must be payable in US funds. No cash is allowed.
  • Only entries with completed entry forms and entry fee will be accepted.
  • If you have listed a valid e-mail address, we will verify that we have received your entry.
  • The Omaha Film Festival does not assume any liability for damage to scripts or publicity materials.
  • Screenwriters will be notified of festival acceptance by approximately February 5, 2014.

Awards

Last year the Omaha Film Festival gave out over $28,000 in prizes to winning films and screenplays. Top prize in the screenplay category includes a scholarship to Lew Hunter's Indian Summer Screenwriting Colony.

All of the screenplay finalists have the opportunity to have their script included in the Writer's Theatre which is a part of the Filmmakers Conference during the festival. Live readings of each of the scripts are performed by local actors to bring a "live" experience to the printed page. All of the short scripts finalists are performed in their entirety. The first ten pages of the feature script finalists are performed.

Omaha Film Festival

Contact

2626 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Web: www.omahafilmfestival.org
Email: Click here

Contact: Marc Longbrake, Program Director

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
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Omaha Film Festival

Contact

2626 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Web: www.omahafilmfestival.org
Email: Click here

Contact: Marc Longbrake, Program Director

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Omaha Film Festival Announces Contest Winners

The Omaha Film Festival has announced their 2008 Screenplay Competition Award winners.

Updated: 08/13/2008

Omaha Film Festival

Contact

2626 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Web: www.omahafilmfestival.org
Email: Click here

Contact: Marc Longbrake, Program Director

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Nino Del Pesco

An interview with screenwriter Nino Del Pesco regarding the Omaha Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/13/2008
Contest Winner? Let's talk. If you've finished first, second, or third in the Omaha Film Festival, MovieBytes would like to interview you.