The White Sands International Film Festival has extended the submission deadline for promotional shorts to March 15, 2013. The winning entry will be shown at a special spring fundraising event!


The best promotional shorts will run during the on-screen advertisements before the movies in all Allen Theaters to promote the 2013 WSIFF! The winner will be announced at a festival fund raiser in April and be used to promote the 2013 festival around New Mexico and online.

Winners will receive two VIP all-access passes (regularly $175) to the festival, which give full-access to all films, workshops, parties, and meet and greet opportunities.

Entries are encouraged from university, private, and public school students in film or production programs, or students who are interested in independent film production. Middle and high school students are encouraged to enter.

To enter, write and produce a 30 or 60- second promotional video for the White Sands International Film Festival. The video must include the following:

-Official Event Logo

-Event Dates: Sept. 4-8, 2013

-Location: Las Cruces, NM.


Submissions will be accepted on Blu-Ray disc no later than 5 pm March 15, 2013.


Click here for entry form and contest details