Competition Index



Short Film Competition 2018 Nacogdoches Film Festival

Short film entries should be a narrative, animation or documentary film that has a maximum running time of twenty minutes. Non-English films featuring dialogue must include subtitles. The Nacogdoches Film Festival has a policy of not waiving entry fees.

This is the seventh year for the Short Film Competition.

Fee Schedule for Short Films

  • Early-bird — $20 USD
  • Regular — $25 USD


Dates & Deadlines

  • Opening Date — August 7, 2017
  • Early-bird Deadline — October 31, 2017
  • Regular Deadline — January 1, 2018
  • Notification Date — February 1, 2018
  • Festival Dates — February 22-24, 2018


Rules & Terms

If your film is ACCEPTED, send a DVD of your film to:

     Nacogdoches Film Festival
     P.O. Box 635132, Nacogdoches, Texas 75963

NOTE: Please include your DVD, name of the person submitting the short film, current mailing address and a phone number.

Awards & Prizes

The winner of the SHORT FILM competition will receive a cash prize of $300. 

How to Submit an Entry
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Short Film Competition