Filmmakers wanted for Highway 61 Film Fest

Untitled• Submission deadline July 31, 2013

The third annual Highway 61 Film Festival, held Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 in Pine City is now taking submissions.

The festival is open to both short (less than 40 minutes) and feature films. Categories include: Drama, Comedy, Action/Horror, Documentary and Animation. Now in its second year, there is also a category for Student Short films by students in grades K-12. Submission fees are $5 for short films and $10 per feature film, though all Student Short films are free to submit.

Submissions close Wednesday, July 31.

Submissions will be reviewed by judges, and cash prizes will be awarded to the top film in each category: $100 for features, $50 for short films.

Filmmakers can get entry forms online at, and submit their films by mailing or dropping them off at the Pine Center for the Arts at 265 Fifth Street SE,  Pine City, MN 55063.

For more information, visit, the Highway 61 Film Festival page on Facebook, or follow on Twitter. Questions? E-mail

The Highway 61 Film Festival is being sponsored by the Pine Center for the Arts, 265 5th St. SE, downtown Pine City,