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Local Flavor submissions now being accepted


March 16

Action, local filmmakers! The El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival is now accepting submissions for Local Flavor, El Paso’s largest annual showcase of locally made and connected films.

There is no cost to submit a film. It’s FREE.

The film series is open to short and feature-length films of various types, including fiction, documentary, animation, experimental, virtual reality and music video. Any type of film may be submitted. No works-in-progress will be accepted.

The showcase will culminate with the fourth annual Local Flavor Awards, which will award $2,500 to filmmakers . That’s up from $1,750 last year. Prizes are:$1,000 for First Prize; $750 Second Prize; $500 Third Prize (new category); and the $250 Audience Favorite.

Entry deadline is 11:59 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2021.

Click here for the rules and submission form.

Remember, it’s FREE.

The Local Flavor series is curated for the fourth year by El Paso film editor Zach Passero, director-producer Lucky McKee, and festival director Doug Pullen, program director for the El Paso Community Foundation.

The Plaza Classic Film Festival returns for its 14th year July 29-August 8, 2021.

Call 915-533-4020 or email us at local@plazaclassic.com for more information.

(Pictured: A still from last year’s Local Flavor Award winner Stillborn, by Brandon Gass of Las Cruces, N.M.)