Deadline Feb. 1 to enter Bison Bison Film Festival

Ponca City Now - January 27, 2016 9:10 am

Feb. 1 is the deadline for student filmmakers to submit their films for Ponca City’s Bison Bison Film Festival, which will be held April 9.

The fee is $25 and films are uploaded on the BBFF website: .

Eligibility is open to a six-state area: Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Arkansas and Texas.

Students entering the film festival must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or technical school. Film must have been made with the past two years and while the filmmaker was a student. Filmmakers who graduated the spring before the Festival are eligible, as long as the film was made in the past two years and while filmmaker was a student.

Festival organizers say that 17 films have been submitted so far, from Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and Missouri.

Workshops are at the Fourth Street Clubhouse and start at 11 a.m., break for lunch, and resume at 1 p.m. April 9. Films will start at The Poncan Theatre at 7 p.m.

The top three filmmakers will each be awarded $1,000.


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