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Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Summer Event

Sunday, April 6, 2014
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Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Summer Event

Hey everyone, Wild West is back this summer with our New Mystery, Suspense, Thriller Event! The Wild West Film Festival is a 48 hour film competition in which teams of film makers are challenged to create a short Mystery Film, 5 minutes or less, with a given set of criteria. Teams sign up June... »

Mystery Online Sign Up

Sunday, April 6, 2014
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Mystery Online Sign Up

You can now sing up for this Summers Mystery Festival here using this handy-dandy pay pal button. June 20 between 7pm-8pm teams will be emailed this years info and secret criteria. Good Luck! If you don’t receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of singing up, email us at wildwestfilmfestival@gmail.com Team Captain Email Address »

Da 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... »

Saturdays Line Up

Thursday, June 27, 2013
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Here is the screening order for Saturday 1st Half Baby Robin Hood Satan’s Toads Burden of Choice $20 OBO Super Tom: and The Six Dimensional Cat At A Minute Till Two Today Freight One Man: Two Hours PizZeria Whistle Blower Vampire Cop Doctor The Owl The Farmer and Adele Ameriman 2nd Half Descent 3:... »

Summer Film Fest Update

Monday, June 24, 2013
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Summer Film Fest Update

Looks like everyone had a great weekend! We were really excited and happy about all the films we got and can’t wait to share them all with the rest of you guys on Saturday. Some quick updates: Re-edited Promo for the screening here: New flyer for the poster here: And a list of all... »

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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