Southern Screen now accepting film submissions

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 3:01pm

Southern Screen is now accepting submissions from southern filmmakers for the upcoming film festival that is scheduled for November 14-17 this year. Please submit if you are a southern filmmaker or if you have a film about the south. Film submissions will be accepted for all types of films including student film, short film, documentaries, features, animation and music videos.

Interested filmmakers can download a submission form by visiting the submissions page of The submission form along with the film and $20-$25 entry fee can also be mailed or dropped off to:

Lafayette Economic Development Authority

211 East Devalcourt Street

Lafayette, LA, USA 70506.

**Attention: Southern Screen Film Festival

The regular deadline for film submissions is May 28, late deadline is July 8.

Not a southerner or have a film about the south?

We are also looking to curate portions of South Screen to include films that focus on the following subjects and target audiences:

  • Art and Dance
  • Assisted Living
  • Children
  • Culinary
  • Deaf Related
  • Fashion
  • Fishing/Hunting
  • French Connection
  • Health and Wellness
  • Latin American
  • Mental Health
  • Pets/Animal Aid
  • Unemployment
  • Urban Planning

If you are currently working with a film that fits into one of these categories, we would like to learn more! Please email more information introducing your film to

For more information about the film festival or details about film submissions visit

Southern Screen

The Southern Screen Film Festival is a four-day event that aims to engage filmmakers and film enthusiasts in the art and education of filmmaking. Southern Screen will provide residents of the Acadiana area an opportunity to view award winning independent films from around the world in the form of short film, documentary and feature film. Southern Screen will also provide open discussion panels, workshops and demonstrations for filmmakers hosted by artists and professionals in the entertainment industry ranging from directors and writers to radio producers and 3D experts.


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