The 307 Film Festival is accepting submissions from independent filmmakers for the August 2019 event at Studio City in Laramie, Wyoming. The festival will take place August 24-25 at the Studio City Theater in the UW Plaza.

This will be the second year for the film festival. It is a way to honor filmmakers from all over the world. Filmmakers of any age are encouraged to participate. The event has been extended from one to two days to accommodate more films. This year, PBS is partnering with the film festival. Entrants will have a chance to have their film broadcast on Wyoming Public Television.

There are 13 different awards that can be presented to films and filmmakers. In addition, there are cash prizes totaling more than $2,000. There will be seven categories in which a jury will select the winner. Recipients will be awarded a plaque and $250-$500 in cash. Audience members will get a chance to participate as well. Six Audience awards will be given out to the films enjoyed most by the viewers.

Films can be any genre. Some popular genres include. family, horror, comedy, and romance. Run time for films must be 30 minutes or less. Wyoming Narrative films may be up to 100 minutes. Films must be shot no earlier than January 1, 2016.

This is not just a Wyoming film festival. Submissions can come from across the United States and even from international filmmakers as long as they meet the entry criteria.

More than two dozen films from around the world were shown at last year’s single day event. This year there will be many more due to adding a second day to the festival.

Tickets are required to attend the film festival. Concessions will be available from the theater during viewing. A local Wyoming brewery will also be providing alcoholic beverages for purchase.

For complete rules for submissions and terms for entry, please visit   https://filmfreeway.com/307FilmFestival.