Southern Screen Now Accepting Film Submissions

Southern Screen is now accepting submissions from Southern filmmakers for the upcoming film festival that is scheduled for November 15 – 18 in Lafayette. Film submissions from Southern filmmakers 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 submission form, along with the film and $20-$25 entry fee, can be mailed or dropped off to the attention of Southern Screen Film Festival at the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, located at 211 East Devalcourt Street. The deadline for film submissions is August 25. Tickets for the festival will be available September 1 at or at the festival.

Southern Screen is a four-day film festival that focuses on the art and education of filmmaking by bringing artists from around the nation to showcase their films as well as host educational panels and workshops for Acadiana filmmakers. Southern Screen’s goal is to encourage community enrichment and investment in the art of international independent film and filmmakers in Acadiana by sharing creative works, valuable knowledge and our way of life with artists and their audiences.

For more information about the film festival or details about film submissions visit or e-mail

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