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1,152 Hour Film Festival

Sunday, November 30, 2014
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1,152 Hour Film Festival

The Wild West Film Fest is back this spring with our all new event The 1152 Hour Film Festival is a 48 day long film competition that challenges teams of filmmakers to create a short film15 minutes or less, with a given set of criteria. Teams sign up before February 6th online. After registering... »

1,152 Hour Film Festival Sign Up

Saturday, November 29, 2014
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1,152 Hour Film Festival Sign Up

How to Enter Entry fee is $100 per film submission. A team can create multiple films in the time limit, but will be charged an additional $100 per film to be entered for screening and judging. Early Bird sign-up til December 25th 2014 $75. Standard sign-up Dec 26th to February 6th $100. Late sign-up after February 6th $125. After... »

The 2013 Trailer Winners!

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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Wild West was huge this year! We just want to say thank you to everyone who came out to support us. We screened 27 films and nearly sold out the Lawrence Arts Center’s main Theater! We also ran out of DVD’s and made quite a substantial gain for our charity, Douglas County CASA! Check... »

C.A.S.A.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
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This summers beneficiary is C.A.S.A. Every year in Douglas County, Kansas, dozens of children are removed from their homes and placed under court protection for their own safety. Some of these children are victims of violence, psychological torment, or sexual abuse. Others have been neglected or even abandoned. They are confused and frightened of... »

Summer ’13 Promo!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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Check out this summers promo! We want YOU to make the trailer for the movie YOU have always wanted to see-the movies you’ve dreamed of-The movies SO EPIC it can never be made! Tell us your story-but you only have 48 hours to create the trailer. Are you as excited for the trailer theme... »

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WWFF Kudos

Dee Wallace Stone“What a great opportunity for young filmmakers to show their craft for good causes. Everybody wins!”
- Dee Wallace
Actress - ET, 10, The Stepford Wives

Kevin Willmott“The Wild West Film Fest has been bringing it to the Lawrence film scene. It is one of the best examples of what filmmakers are looking for in a festival.”
- Kevin Willmott
Director, CSA, Ninth Street

Michael McMillian, the star of Hills Have Eyes 2 and True Blood“The Wild West Film Fest puts filmmaking back into the hands of the people. It’s indy film in it’s purest, grittiest form. A great opportunity for local filmmakers to get their work seen by audiences.”
-Michael McMillian
Actor, Hills Have Eyes 2, Scrubs, True Blood