The Forwardian Film Festival seeks to promote and encourage the creative endeavors of filmmakers by showcasing their work in an annual festival environment. The Festival includes a film themed art exhibition, short (up to 15 minutes in duration) and feature length (90 to 120 minutes in duration) films. 

The 2020 Forwardian Film Festival

What: The 2019 Forwardian Film Festival will present original films that varies in length to film lovers who wish to see them. There will also be an art exhibition titled, “The Art That Dreams Are Made of III”

Admission: Free to the Public.

When and Where: To be determined.

The Submission Fee is $10.00.

Films may be of any length, style, or topic. Films that are considered Pornographic or promoting hate will not be considered. Submissions of films will be accepted until June 1st, 2019 and notification to finalist will be given on July 20th, 2019. 

A Panel of Judges will select films during the festival's screening who will receive awards in the Best Short Film, Best Feature Length Film, and The Best of the Fest (Best of show) Categories. Audience Choice awards will be given in each category as well.

Certificates will given to filmmakers who are chosen by the audience and a panel of Judges for Best Short Film, Best Feature Length Film, and the film determined to be the Best of the Fest (Best of Show).

Cash Awards for films selected by our Panel of Judges:

Best Short Film - $200
Best Feature Length Film - $250
Best of the Fest - $500

All Award winners will be featured in subsequent showings throughout the year during our 2019 Forwardian Film Bestival Tour.

The 2018 Forwardian Film Festival

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The 2011 Forwardian Film Festival

The 2017 Forwardian Film Festival

The 2015 Forwardian Film Festival

The 2016 Forwardian Film Festival