About the Festival
"We are excited to see God’s media army emerge in this hour. The NEW-MEDIA FEST (Phoenix Christian Film Festival) is a celebration you won’t want to miss.
Not only will you enjoy the screening of new media, inspired and created by Christian producers, directors, screen writers and talent but you can also attend thought-provoking and empowering workshops taught by industry professionals and credible Christian leaders.
The purpose of the Phoenix Christian Film Festival (PCFF) is to bless, celebrate, and encourage the production and distribution of films and media expressions that feature Godly Kingdom values and shine as reminders that love is real, hope exists, and there is always an
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Films that Elevate
Witty or Whimsical
Nourishing and Life Affirming
Thought Provoking Films
Uplifting and Heartwarming
Well Crafted Stories
Exploring the Human Journey in a Hopeful Manner
Feature Film Dramas (20 to 120 minutes)
Animated Films (up to 120 minutes)
Feature Film Documentaries (20 to 120 minutes)
Short Film Dramas (less than 20 minutes)
Short Film Documentaries (less than 20 minutes)
Music Videos (less than 8 minutes)
Inspirational Video Spots (under 10 minutes)
Inspirational Film (up to 120 minutes)
Film Trailers (less than 5 minutes)
TV Programs or Pilot Projects (30 minute or 60 minute episodes)
Comedy Films (up to 120 minutes)
Children’s Films or videos (up to 120 minutes)
PCFF will not accept, consider or screen films containing any form of nudity, s*xual acts, profanity, or gratuitous violence. Films condoning racism, illicit activity or cruelty will not find a place in this festival. PCFF reserves the full and complete right to make its
determination regarding values-based rejections, including rejections for patently offensive material as measured by Christian community standards, and material that may not rise to a level of obscenity.
Early submission deadline March 22, 2011
Regular Submission deadline April 22, 2011
Late Submission deadline May 20, 2011
Extra Late Submission extended deadline June 17, 2011
2. $2000 Ministers Choice Award – This award will be given to the most inspiring film that supports Christian values.
3. $2000 Best Feature Film – Drama
4. $2000 Best Feature Film – Documentary
5. $2500 Muse Watson Award - ($1250 for Best Male Actor & $1250 for Best Female Actor)
6. $ 250 Best Film for Child Viewership
7. $1500 Festival Favorite - Audience Choice (each festival registrant will receive one ballot)
8. $500 Best Music Video
9. $500 Best Film Trailer
10. $500 Best Animation (long or short)
11. $ 500 Best Youth Producer (18 years or younger)
12. $ 500 Best Short Drama
13. $ 500 Best Short Documentary
14. $ 500 Best Comedy
15. $ 500 Most Inspirational Video Spot (under 10 minutes)
16. $ 500 Best TV Show or Pilot
17. $ 500 Best Video Game Trailer
18. Next Generation Award (by GMT Studios See website for details.
19. TV Interviews to global audience with a guest appearance on the Everlasting Love with Patricia King show.