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LSU School of Theatre Presents the TAKE X Film Festival
Call for Entries

The LSU School of Theatre will be hosting the Take X Film Festival at the Shaver Theatre in the LSU’s Music and Dramatic Arts Building (MDA) at 7:00 pm on Saturday, May 4, 2024. 

To enter a film into the festival, please fill out and submit this form: https://lsu.formstack.com/forms/take_film_festival_entry_form 

This spring, produced with a course focused on film festival organization (Theater 3740), the LSU School of Theatre presents the Take Film Festival. Take is dedicated to promoting and celebrating the films of all LSU students (undergraduates and graduates) and alumni from LSU, as well as students from universities all over Louisiana. 

Eligibility requirements for submission:
1. You must be a current or former student from any Louisiana university. 
2. Films must have been completed between May 2023 to April 2024.
3. Film must be at least 30 seconds and no more than 20 minutes in length.  

Following the screenings, awards will be presented for the following 10 categories:

Best Director
Best Cinematography
Best Actor 
Best Actress
Best Editor
Best Production Design
Best Writing
Best Costumes
Best Picture
Best Alumni Film
Audience Award

The Audience award winner and Best Alumni Film will be chosen live during the festival screenings.  

To enter, please complete the online application above and be sure include a link to a Vimeo where your project can be viewed and downloaded.  Remember to include the password if the site is password protected. Upon completion of your submission form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Festival submissions open on March 4, 2024, and the deadline is Friday April 12, 2024.  Submissions will be accepted through April 17, 2024 but those received after April 12, 2024 are not guaranteed to be reviewed. All submissions should be made by completing the Online Submission Form. 

If you are selected for the Festival, you will be notified by April 26, 2024. You will then be required provide a festival ready copy of your film and a digital poster for promotional purposes. These will be due no later than April  30, 2024.

The full guidelines are available HERE.

For questions contact Chris Stelly (cstelly1@lsu.edu) or Vastine Stabler (stabler1@lsu.edu)