SLO Film Fest made “the list”!

shutterstock_laurelsMovieMaker Magazine’s 2016 list of the “Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” is out…and we’re on it! We’re in very good company too – listed alongside many fantastic festivals all over the world that aspire to giving filmmakers a memorable and worthwhile experience.

 

According to MovieMaker Magazine (addressing filmmakers): “These are the festivals that will, most likely, form the backbone of your journey on the circuit this year. Careers have been forged in their fires. Your film will find an intelligent, engaged audience who really gets it. Your social media accounts

Filmmaker John Hampian gets a squeeze from Ann-Margret as he collects the Best Narrative Short Film Award for "Winter Light"

Filmmaker John Hampian gets a squeeze from Ann-Margret as he collects the Best Narrative Short Film Award for “Winter Light”

will blow up with future collaborators. You’ll party with crowds you never thought you’d meet, in locales you never thought you’d visit, with drinks you never thought you’d be sipping. And you may well find distribution along the way.” Read more and see SLO Film Fest on the list.

We are thrilled to have this honor once again this year, especially knowing that there are thousands of film festivals worldwide! Thank you MovieMaker Magazine, as well as all the filmmakers, attendees and sponsors who helped make the 2016 SLO Film Fest a big success!

Enjoy the spring flowers and sunshine (it’s coming soon Easterners….don’t despair!) and stay tuned for SLO Film Fest 2017 dates and film submission news.

Movies Matter!

Wendy Eidson
SLO Film Fest Director