Welcome to the 2018...
the premiere event for the timelapse community - worldwide
The theme of our 2018 Timelapse Film Festival
is to showcase films which use timelapse techniques to
Tell Me a Story!
We are looking for more than stunning visuals,
we are looking for you, as a filmmaker, to tell a visual story.
You have the viewers attention,
now is your chance to not only entertain
but to inform.
The world is watching!
share your timelapse film with the world
2018 submissions - opens january 15, 2018
SUBMIT VIA FILM FREEWAY
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World-Class Panel of Judges
The Timelapse Film Festival Judges are renowned for their passion, creativity and leadership in the Timelapse art-form. Our 2016 Judges included:
Director of the Qatsi Trilogy
Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, and Naqoyqatsi.
and Director of "Timescapes"
Inventor of LRTimelapse,
the software which created a revolution in Timelapse Filmmaking.
Noted Timelapse Filmmaker/Photographer and
Driving force to incorporate meaningful narratives within the Timelapse art-form.
Professor of New Media and Interdisciplinary Arts at Western New Mexico University
Timelapse Experimenter and mentor to many emerging filmmakers.
2018 Film Festival Theme & Categories
In just a few short years, Timelapse has become a powerful medium for conveying ideas. Our 2018 Theme is:
Tell Me a Story!
We will be looking for films which inform our viewers with a message. Our 2018 categories are:
humans and NATURE
living in the city
documentary / social commentary
student assignment "a day in the life"
We are still rounding up our 2018 prizes!
(Our 2016 Prizes included)
Best-In-Show - Kessler TLS System 3-Axis
2nd Place Overall - Kessler TLS System 1-Axis
3rd Place Overall - SmartSystem Motion Control
4th Place Overall - Rhino Camera Gear Gift Certificate
Top 3 Winners in each Category - Trigger Trap
2018 Schedule & Awards Ceremony
Open for Submissions
January 15, 2018
EARLY SUBMISSION DEADLINE - $35 per film
March 21, 2018
REGULAR Submission Deadline - $50 per film
June 5 2018
EXTENDED Submission Deadline - $70 per film
June 17, 2018
FIlm Festival / Awards Ceremony
The top 3 winners in each of the categories will be shown and
awards will be presented by the judges, including the Best-in-Show Award.
The Awards Ceremony will be followed by a Panel Discussion with the Judges.
The Premiere Event for the Timelapse Community - Worldwide