by Robert Bell
Batesville's Ozark Foothills FilmFestis accepting film and screenplay submissions for its 2012 festival, scheduled for March 28-April 1.
The festival's organizers are accepting submissions for two film categories: Official Selection - narrative and documentary films that are 40 minutes or longer, and Indie Film Showcase - narrative, documentary, animated or experimental films that are less than 40 minutes.
Submissions must be on DVD, accompanied with a non-refundable $10 entry fee and must be received by Dec. 16.
Screenplays are being accepted in two categories: Feature Screenplay - 90-130 pages, and Short Screenplay - 30 pages or less.
Also coming up is the T Tauri Film Festival and Movie Camp, the youth division of the festival. The camp takes place from July 19-30 at the Landers Theater in downtown Batesville and on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. It includes a variety of workshops and courses for film students ages 8-18 and culminates with public screenings July 28-30 at UACCB.