Red Rock Film Festival 2024

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
12 June 2024
Cedar City/St. George, UTAH
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To encourage the production of media in both the independent and professional market that portray the human race in a positive light, and to applaud original works that redefine media through innovation, creativity and sensitivity that both enlightens and educates audiences from around the world.
The festival considers entries of ALL GENRES from shorts to full-length features, and is held in 'Festival City, USA' right after the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Southern Utah, the other end of the state from Sundance. Within a 20 min. drive is Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Brianhead…
Animation Shorts (5.5-29 min.)
An International and US competition of independent ANIMATION films 5.5-29.9 minutes in length. Entering the film into the Red Rock Film Festival also enters the film into the Red Grid category.
2024 Call for Entries
All genres are considered including animation, documentary, experimental, fiction, music video and student-made films. The festival has several categories of competition, including unique subcategories of featurette and short-short. 

Audience and Grand Jury Awards may include:

Feature Animation
Feature Documentary
Feature Fiction
Featurettes (30 - 59 minutes)
Short Animation (6 - 59 minutes)
Short Documentary (6 - 29 minutes)
Short Experimental (6 - 29 minutes)
Short Fiction (6 - 29 minutes)
Short-Shorts (1 - 5 minutes)
Music Video
ScreenDance/Fashion Film
Virtual Reality Short Content
Utah Filmmaker Film
Collegiate Student Short

2023 Coverage


2019 Festival Coverage

13th Annual Red Rock Film Festival Audience Awards

Fiction Feature: "Links of Life" directed by Marie-Hélène Roux
Documentary Feature: "Blenio, Utah" directed by Patrick Botticchio, Alberto Bernad
Documentary Featurette: "Blenio, Utah" directed by Patrick Botticchio, Alberto Bernad
Fiction Featurette: "Terrolun and Lunlun" directed by Hiroyuki Miyagawa
Animation Short: "The Most Magnificent Thing" directed by Arna Selznick
Documentary Short: "Still Plays with Trains" directed by Ross Kauffman
Fiction Short: "America" directed by George ve Gänæaard, Horia Cucută (2 min. Short-Short qualifies as a Short as well)
Experimental Short: "Sanguine" directed by Cade Langsdon
Music Video:"Urban Jungle" directed by Kévin Payet, Charlotte Poncin
Short-Short: Yarrow: The Virtues of Monochrome directed by Abraham Joffe ACS, Dom West
Collegiate Fiction Short: "Treasure" directed by Lucas Sachs
Young Filmmaker Short: "Margot" directed by Logan Polis
Spirit of the Festival: Nik Sheehan, Albert Nerenberg, and Chris Fassbender of "Who Farted?"


Event Dates

  • From 08 October 2024 to 12 October 2024



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