Premiere October 13, 2018, 7:00-9:30 pm
Rules of Entry
The Big Picture Film Festival is for filmmakers in Central Illinois (within 50 miles of Peoria)
Films can run 1-8 minutes long, including credits. (Encouraged to be shorter rather than longer, but stay true to content)
Top films and winners will be selected by a panel of 3 jurors-TBD
Unfortunately, not all entries will show at Big Picture Film Festival- only top films will be shown that are selected by the judges.
Rating of PG-13 or less. No trailers. Films must have been completed in 2016 or later.
Final Videos can be dropped off at the Peoria Riverfront Museum on a flash drive. (flash drive won't be returned until the event date)
Entry Fee is $10 and can be paid at the Riverfront Museum during drop-off. $10 can be paid in cash, credit, or check.
Submissions open: July 22nd
Submissions closed: August 25th
Announcements of Film Festival Participants: September 22nd
Film Festival Event and Announcement of Winners: October 13th
The Big Picture Film Festival is being held in conjunction with the Big Picture Street Festival on October 13th . Participants are encouraged to attend the mural festival during the day of the film festival.