Types of Films

MUSIC VIDEO
Videos must be under 10 minutes.

DRAMA

A Drama is a feature length film, over 30 minutes, that tells a story, usually of human conflict by means of dialogue and action.

COMEDY

A Comedy is a feature length film, over 30 minutes with a humorous treatment of characters and/or situation.

DOCUMENTARY

A Documentary is a short or feature length film that dramatically shows or analyzes news events, social conditions, etc. with little or no fictionalization.

SHORT DRAMA

A Short Drama is a film, 30 minutes or shorter in length, that tells a story, usually of human conflict by means of dialogue and action.

SHORT COMEDY

A Short Comedy is a film 30 minutes or shorter in length, with a humorous treatment of characters and/or situation.

FILMS OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT

Films of the Human Spirit are uplifting and socially redeeming in nature. The Spiritual Track highlights films of particular spiritual content and interest and give the audience a chance to interact about the film and to discuss it with the filmmakers.

ADVENTURE/OUTDOORS

The Adventure Reel is inspired by the festival’s creative and active Colorado audience. Films may be action-focused or philosophical, but accepted films will have a well-conceived and implemented story line, have an inspirational or storytelling element and/or should educate audiences on outdoor activities or outdoor themes.

ANIMATION

A short or feature length film that narrates a comedic, dramatic or non-fiction storyline using animation.

HIGH SCHOOL FILMS

Films must be submitted by a student enrolled in a valid high school program. Films may fall into any genre. Please notify of the genre in the film summary – upon submission. Qualified submissions must include name of student’s High School, teacher’s name, email and phone number.