The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is accepting entries for its Fall 2009 showcase. Films in any genre, including feature films, documentaries, short films, Hawai‘i-themed films, music videos, and student films are being accepted. Films must have been completed after January 1, 2008. Work that has had commercial, theatrical, or television play in the U.S., and feature films that have had any public or festival screenings in Hawaii, are ineligible.
The festival will run from Thursday, Oct. 15 to Sunday Oct. 25, 2009. Entry deadline is JULY 6, 2009 (final). Entry fees range from $20-$70. Films one to 40 minutes in length are considered Short Films. Films 41 minutes or more are considered Feature Films. The short film categories include Narrative Short, Documentary Short, Pacific Panorama Short, Made in Hawaii, Student under 18, and Music Videos. Information on how to apply can be found by visiting http://www.hiff.org/entries.php.
The 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival will be held October 15-25. For more information please visit our website at www.hiff.org.