16TH LDS FILM FESTIVAL 2017
MARCH 1-4, 2017 | SCERA CENTER, OREM


A FESTIVAL OF AWARDS

A panel of judges will evaluate each finalist film, and the winning films will be determined by the judges and the audience. The winners will receive awards totaling around $2,500.00.

Since its inception, the LDS Film Festival has awarded and paid out over $45,000 in cash awards to young LDS filmmakers.

Category Best Short Film

1st place..............................$1,000.00
2nd place ............................$300.00
3rd place .............................$100.00

Certificates for Honorable Mention and Audience Choice will also be awarded.

Category Best Homemade Family Video

1st place..............................$400.00
2nd place ............................$150.00
3rd place .............................$50.00

Certificates for Honorable Mention and Audience Choice will also be awarded.

Category Best 24-Hour Marathon Film

Half of each group's entry fee will go towards the award money. Over the last 14 years, the festival has paid out over $10,000.00 in cash awards, with the top award winning up to $600.00. Average awards over the last fourteen years:

1st place..............................$450.00
2nd place.............................$200.00
3rd place..............................$100.00

Certificates for Honorable Mention and Audience Choice will also be awarded.