Hi there!

This Saturday, the first Southwest Indiana Film Festival will be held at the Huntingburg Old Town Hall, 309 North Geiger Street.

Filmmakers were invited to create local films featuring the iconic landmarks and locations of Dubois County as part of the backdrop of their creations.

During the festival, filmmakers, special effects artists, script writers and cinematographers will be open to discuss their craft. Seminars and Q&A sessions are scheduled throughout the day.

The event opens at 10 a.m. and culminates in the evening at about 6 p.m. for the showing of all the films created for the event.

Attendees to the screening will be asked to vote for the People’s Choice Award for the festival. The screening will  be followed by the awards ceremony announcing the all the winners.

The schedule of seminars for the day is as follows.

10 a.m. Creating and perfecting your sound for film.
11 a.m. Special effects make-up and props.
12 p.m. Acting
1 p.m. Break
2 p.m. Scriptwriting
3:30 p.m. Directing and Cinematography
5 p.m. Documentary filmmaking
6 p.m. Film screenings open followed by the awards ceremony
For 1st place you will receive a GoPro Hero3 Black; and 2nd place is a GoPro Hero3 White, and $100 in 3rd place.

This event was made possible by our sponsors, Dubois County Tourism, Friends of the Arts, City of Huntingburg, Smithville Communications, Farbest, Dubois County Community Foundation, Uebelhor and Sons, Uebelhor Oil, Mike Braun, Wilson Flowers, Southern Indiana Investment/Jeff T. Schneider, Jasper Lions, Jade Eden Entertainment, Robert McCarty, Kunkel, Tom Schmidt, Wagner Family Dental, Jasper Seating Foundation, Wood Forest National Bank.

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