Down East Flick Fest

Set in an area rich in stories and the artists who tell them, Down East Flick Fest (DEFF) is a platform for independent voices and new stories within and beyond our geographic community as we promote and grow an independent film community and foster creative collaboration. There will be opportunities to promote your craft, network with working filmmakers, and talk with industry professionals who will attend be attending the festival events held in Greenville, NC, a thriving art community, which is the home of East Carolina University. The festival will be a juried event, open for both emerging and experienced filmmakers. Our goal is to support emerging and established filmmakers by creating partnership opportunities above and beyond the event itself. Additional categories will be added before we begin taking entries, so stay tuned.

Awards & Prizes
This year the overall winner will win a total of $500 in cash and prizes. All the filmmakers will be awarded and highlighted for their outstanding entries, but there will be no losers. All participants will be invited to the reception and screening of the winning films. There will be special VIP offerings for the winning filmmakers. All filmmakers will receive notification of the status of their films. In the coming weeks and months, visit our website for more details at

Rules & Terms
By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants and represents that the Entrant owns all rights to the entry he/she is entering into the Down East Flick Fest (DEFF) without limitation including the video or digital recording and the performance contained in each entry. Each entrant further warrants and represents that the entrant has obtained permission from each person who appears in the entry, give the promotional rights to the Project Parties (DEFF) as described in these Official Rules on the website at (, and will submit copies of permissions to the DEFF Parties upon request. By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to the Official Rules, and further agrees to indemnify and hold the Down East Flick Fest, it’s organizers, their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other


Films from the Washington Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair