Duncan, Oklahoma – USA
January 25 to 26, 2013
The 7th Annual TRAIL DANCE FILM FESTIVAL (TDFF). is held annually in Duncan, Oklahoma – the birthplace of legendary filmmaker Ron Howard – the festival introduces up-and-coming filmmakers from around the globe to Oklahoma’s emergent film industry, and provides a welcoming forum and film showcase amidst a beautiful Western landscape.
The festival has garnered respect on the circuit and earned accolades. TDFF was honored with the “Outstanding New Event” RedBud Award at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism and MovieMaker Magazine has named Trail Dance in their “Top 25” lists three times – once as “Worth the Entry Fee,” and twice as one of the “Coolest” film festivals.
TDFF offers visiting filmmakers lodging discounts and local transportation from the airport, hotel, and area businesses to the event venue. The festival partners with the Oklahoma Film and Music Commission to provide visiting filmmakers with information on locations, crew members, actors, and financial incentives in Oklahoma. All TDFF festivities are open to the public and include live entertainment, professional seminars, networking opportunities, Wild West gunfights, music, and much more. The Festival concludes with a grand awards gala where the Golden Drover Awards are presented to worthy filmmakers, and where one lucky student is awarded a scholarship to pursue a career in filmmaking.
August 15, 2012 – Regular Deadline
MISSION AND OBJECTIVE
It is the goal and mission of the Trail Dance Film Festival to encourage originality and creativity, as well as to promote the growing film industry of Oklahoma.
MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
TDFF has quickly emerged as a premier film event in the Southwestern United States. The festival is the flagship event of the Trail Dance Film Festival Association, a non-profit organization that creates scholarship funds for students studying film and media arts in addition to promoting cinema appreciation in Oklahoma. Trail Dance boasts three state-of-the-art venues and a 750-seat auditorium with top-notch sound and projection systems – all within short walking distance of TDFF headquarters.
The Trail Dance Film Festival annually delivers a one-of-a-kind program and great festival experience for filmmakers and fans alike. Submit today!