Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head announce 2014 Off-Centered Film Fest

21st January 2014 by
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2014 Off-Centered Film Fest arrives Thursday, April 24th. @Photo provided by Fons PR.

2014 Off-Centered Film Fest arrives Thursday, April 24th. @Photo provided by Fons PR.

The Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery have announced an open call for short film entries for the seventh annual Off-Centered Film Fest.

To enter, filmmakers must submit an original 5-minute or less short film incorporating this theme. This year, it’s “Off-Centered, Stuntin’,'” a celebration of classic awe-inspiring feats in the spirit of iconic daredevils like Evel Knievel. Submissions open January 31st and close March 1st. Online voting to select the finalists starts as soon as a film is uploaded and will end March 5th.

The short film competition is at the heart of each year’s OCFF, an epic multi-day celebration of craft beer, delicious food and cinema that takes place at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX. This year’s fest will take place Thursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26, 2014.

The top 12 shorts, as voted by the public and a panel of judges, will be chosen and announced on March 6. The grand prize OCFF winner will be chosen at the festival, and 12 of the top-rated shorts will screen at the Alamo during the fest.

The grand prize includes $2,500 cash, “The Delaware Dogfish Experience” (a one-of-a-kind trip to Dogfish’s HQ that includes 2 nights at the Dogfish Inn, a brewery tour, a kayak outing and more), and a Fantastic Fest Fan Badge for the 2014 fest in Austin, Texas.

First, second and third place finalists will also be chosen, with prizes that include airfare to Austin, accommodations for the fest, admission to all the OCFF events, and a bag full of Alamo and Dogfish Head goodies.

Visit Off-Centered Film Fest for more about this year’s and for submission guidelines.