Golden Gnome Film Festival

The Golden Gnome Awards is Abilene’s popular local film festival. This year's festival will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 6 pm.


The Plain Great Players invite submissions of a short film with the following requirements: 

Theme: I've Regretted It Ever Since . . . . 

Anyone can submit. All submissions must be PG.
Length – 3-7 minutes 
Format – Digital, deliverable via computer.

Each submissions must include: 
Items: (pick 5) Rube Goldberg machine, cat toy, photo album, broken glasses, zebra print duct tape, sombrero, rake, apron, picnic blanket and basket, loofa, Eisenhower.
Actions: (pick 3) rap battle, flashback, watering plants, proclamation, secret handshake, sneeze.
Phrases: (pick 2) “That's never happened before.” “Why doesn't anyone trust me?” “If you want something done right, you just have to do it yourself.” “I hope insurance covers this.”

Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 12, 2018 at 5 PM. Films will be viewed and judged by a panel as well as by the audience Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 6 pm at Great Plains Theatre. Cash prizes made possible by a generous donation from Eagle Communications. First prize is $200 Second prize is $100 and Third prize is $50. Audience favorite will receive a major award, to be announced.

For more information, please contact Margaret Clair, 785-263-4574.

Great Plains Theatre

215 N Campbell St

Abilene, KS  67410


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