Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest
Tickets now on sale for the second annual Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest! $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
Live Screening Event and Reception May 7th at 3:00 pm; Lafayette Library Community Hall
Lamorinda ShortDocs is a short documentary film competition open to filmmakers of all ages within the Lamorinda Community (comprised of the towns of Orinda, Lafayette, and Moraga, CA). Eligible filmmakers include anyone who lives or works in Lamorinda, attends school in a Lamorinda school or school district, or is a family member of a Lamorinda Arts Council Volunteer. Proof of local affiliation may be required from Finalists. (At its discretion, the Festival Committee may consider accepting applicants from outside the Lamorinda area.)
Films must be 6 minutes or less and will be judged in 4 categories by age: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and Adult. Finalists in each category will be selected and those films will be screened publicly at the festival on May 7th at 3:00 pm. One winner in each age group will be selected and announced at the festival, where an audience student film favorite will also be awarded. Finalists will be expected to attend the live screening event the Lafayette Library Community Hall. (All content must be G rated.)
Registration for the festival has officially passed. If you would like to be on our Filmmaker mailing list for next year, you may still fill out the registration for now.
Submissions via Film Freeway are now closed. Finalist Filmmakers will be notified by April 30th.
Educational Opportunities: On-line resources are available below to assist the novice to experienced filmmaker.
Check out these great resources to get started:
- Register as a Filmmaker for Lamorinda ShortDocs 2017
- Rules and Terms
- Download Waiver (PDF)
- Workshop Training Presentation
- Training Videos: Documentary Basics
- Training Videos: Shooting Techniques
- Training Videos: Editing
- Online Resources and Links
- Submit Completed Film
- Recap of the 2016 Event and Winning Films!
Questions? Just contact us!