Jaxon Film Fest Announces Its 2013 Call for Entries

Although it has only been three short months since the 2012 Jaxon Film Fest (south-central Michigan’s newest premiere film and music festival), the folks behind the festival are gearing up for a big 2013 season.

Online PR News – 08-January-2013 – Jackson – Jackson, MI, January 07, 2013 -- The 2012 Jaxon Film Fest was a festival of firsts. It was the first for the historic Michigan Theatre, Jackson, Michigan; it was a first for the 100 year old Carnegie Branch Library (where the festival hosted several world-class documentaries); it was a first for the people of Jackson, Michigan; and it was a first in that it premiered a number of quality films. This included: No Horizon Anymore (Keith Reimink), Weekend Warriors II (Lisa Bridenstine), The Brotherhood: Chicago (Wing Ko), Shinobi Blues (Mike Liu), Things My Father Never Taught Me (Burleigh Smith), Chhalava-Deception (Yogesh Sharma), Living Deadhead (James Korloch), War of Art (Todd Babcock), and Wolf Call (Bob Underhill). In total there were 30 short films and two feature films, and four documentaries screened at the first Jaxon Film Fest.

Now the Jaxon Film Fest has announced its call for 2013 season. It is looking for documentaries, animated shorts, narrated shorts, features, and historical films, as well. It is looking for films in the following genres: Action, Adventure, Branded Film, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Epic, Essay, Experimental, Exploitation, Fantasy, Film Noir, Music Video, Musical, Myth, Parody, Poem, Romance, Satire, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western. They would like films in any of these styles: 3D Animation, Animation, Anime, Claymation, Collage Animation, Flash Animation, Found Footage, Interactive, Live-Action, Machinima, Motion Comic, Motion Graphics, Multi-Media, Performance, Photography, Pixilation, Puppetry, Special FX, or Stop-Motion.


Interested filmmakers wishing to submit films to the Jaxon Film Fest for consideration

Submissions Open – January 1, 2013

Early-bird Deadline: (if submission is received before March 31, 2013) – fee waived

Official Entry Deadline – August 1, 2013 – For films received between April 1 and August 1 $20 US

Filmmakers will be notified of Selection Committee’s decision by early August.

For submission regulations and more information, please email: jaxonfilmfest@gmail.com

Submissions should be sent to David W. King, Festival Director c/o: Jaxon Film Fest, P. O. Box 6283, Jackson, MI 49204

The Jaxon Film Fest Mission Statement
The Jaxon Film Fest supports and celebrates the art and entertainment of film in all its forms. Through screenings and associated events, the festival aims to present a wide spectrum of filmmaking – feature films, documentaries, animation, short films, experimental, student work, big budget, micro-budget, trailers.

The Jaxon Film Fest offers filmmakers the opportunity to learn, grow and exhibit their films and bring audiences and filmmakers together to better enjoy the art and fun of filmmaking. The festival will offer attendees quality films expanding their knowledge of cinema and enhancing their appreciation of the filmmaking process. Film professionals and the interested public will have the opportunity to gain industry knowledge through interaction within a festival environment.

David W. King
Jaxon Film Fest
P. O. Box 6283
Jackson, MI 49204