THE 13TH ANNUAL OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST TOOK PLACE
APRIL 2-6, 2014

Follow the links to the right for information on the NOW COMPLETED festival.

 

2015 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Call for Entries~

Submissions are now being accepted for the 14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest, which takes place April 3, 4, 10, and 11, 2015 at multiple venues in Batesville, Arkansas. This year, the festival is introducing the "From Around Here" Arkansas Film Award. Cash prizes of $500 will be awarded to a narrative and a documentary film fifteen minutes or more in length, shot in Arkansas by an Arkansas filmmaker. Click here for entry information and form.

 

Revisit the 2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest~

  • Screenwriting Award Reception
  • Screenwriter Coop Cooper
  • Screenwriting Competition Winner Frank Thurmond
  • Panelists Sara Terry, Rob Fruchtman, Rola Nashef
  • Filmmakers Rob Fruchtman, Sara Terry, Jean-Michel Dissard
  • Panel Moderator Vivienne Schiffer and Jean-Michel Dissard
  • ) Filmmaker Rola Nashef
  • FilmFest President Bob Pest and Sara Terry
  • Panelists Rob Fruchtman, Rola Nashef, Jean-Michel Dissard
  • Filmmakers Jean-Michel Dissard, Sara Terry, Rob Fruchtman, Rola Nashef
  • Filmmaker Zack Godshall and Screenwriter Frank Thurmond
  • LaDawn Fuhr, Judy Pest, Bob Pest
  • FilmFest Branding Artist Mandy Maxwell and Ben Mooneyham
  • Filmmaker Welcoming Reception
  • Tommy's Famous Pizza, Mountain View
  • ) FilmFest Board Member Jane Parker
  • FilmFest Board Members Chuck and Sarah Jones
  • Filmmaker David Bogard
  • Board Member Morgan Page (denim jacket) with Filmmakers
  • Filmmakers Zack Godshall, Matt Petty, Craig Whitney
     

All photos by KEITH STURCH PHOTOGRAPHY

 

"Breaking Through: Promoting Cultural Understanding through Film" Panel Discussion~

A highlight of the 2014 FilmFest was a program of screenings, audience Q&As, and a filmmaker panel discussion titled "Breaking Through: Promoting Cultural Understanding through Film." The featured filmmakers were Sara Terry (FAMBUL TOK), Rob Fruchtman (SWEET DREAMS), Rola Nashef (DETROIT UNLEADED), and Jean-Michel Dissard (I LEARN AMERICA). The panel discussion is available for viewing in its entirety in the following videos:

2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Filmmaker Panel, Part 1: Introduction

 

2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Filmmaker Panel, Part 2: Rob Fruchtman (SWEET DREAMS)

 

2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Filmmaker Panel, Part 3: Sara Terry (FAMBUL TOK)

 

2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Filmmaker Panel, Part 4: Rola Nashef (DETROIT UNLEADED)

 

2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Filmmaker Panel, Part 5: Jean-Michel Dissard (I LEARN AMERICA)

 

2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest Filmmaker Panel, Part 6: Audience Q&A

 

"Breaking Through: Promoting Cultural Understanding through Film" was supported in part by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Arkansas Humanities Council, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.