2019 JACKSONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL: ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL AND FILM SUBMISSION DATES

2019 JACKSONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL: ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL AND FILM SUBMISSION DATES

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2019 JACKSONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL: ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL AND FILM SUBMISSION DATES


Jacksonville, Florida - May 1, 2019

Jacksonville Film Festival is pleased to announce the dates for the 2019 Film Festival November 15 - November 17 at the San Marco Theatre.

2019 Jacksonville Film Festival is going back to the city’s roots this year with its festival theme ‘First Hollywood’. For more than 100 years, Jacksonville has played an important role in the USA’s film history. Jacksonville was once known as the “Winter Film Capital of the World” and was home to 30 film studios. The festival celebrates Jacksonville’s glorious movie making past by serving as a destination for the independent film community and encouraging a new generation of filmmakers to utilize the city as their canvas.

Film Festival is now officially accepting film submissions through the Festival’s page on https://jacksonvillefilmfestival.com/2019/film-submissions as of May 1, 2019. Filmmakers can submit feature films, shorts, animations, documentaries, student films and more. Awards will be given to the Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short Narrative, Best Short Documentary and Best of Festival.

Film Submission Deadlines

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - Film Submissions Opening Date

  • Monday, July 1, 2019 - Earlybird Deadline

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019 - Regular Deadline

  • Friday, August 30, 2019 - Late Deadline

Submission rules, terms and conditions can be found by going to https://jacksonvillefilmfestival.com/2019/film-submissions. Any questions regarding submissions can be sent to https://jacksonvillefilmfestival.com/contact-us.

More information regarding the 2019 Jacksonville Film Festival schedule will be announced in the coming months. You can also stay up to date about the Jacksonville Film Festival by following their social media.

Jacksonville Film Festival is an annual international film festival that showcases in-competition and out-of-competition American and International independent films. The festival celebrates Jacksonville’s glorious moviemaking past by serving as a destination for the independent film community and encouraging a new generation of filmmakers to utilize the city as their canvas. It is a not-for-profit organization.


WHAT: 2019 Jacksonville Film Festival: First Hollywood

WHEN: Friday, November 15

    Saturday, November 16

Sunday, November 17

WHERE: San Marco Theatre

1996 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

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Monica Whitsel

Public Relations, Jacksonville Film Festival

monica@jacksonvillefilmfestival.com


Tim Driscoll

Film Program Director, Jacksonville Film Festival

timd@jacksonvillefilmfestival.com


Niki Logoreci

Director, Jacksonville Film Festival

niki@jacksonvillefilmfestival.com