HDFEST Event’s Call for Entries, Event to be held December 2011

The HDFEST event is now seeking entries of films for its Festival Event to be held December 2011. HDFEST 2011 marks the organization’s 12th year of celebrating High-Definition filmmaking. All 2011 events will be held in the United States.

The festival screens exclusively movies shot with Hi-Def or HDV cameras. All festival content is also projected using HD technology. HDFEST is open to submissions of feature films, HD short films, HD music videos, HD animation, HD experimental films and HD documentaries created using HD or HDV technology.  All high-definition movies must have been completed after January 2009.

*HDFEST’S DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS COMING UP JULY 18, 2011! Enter the festival via withoutabox at http://www.withoutabox.com/login/5780 to fill out the entry form online. HDFEST also gives out the annual HDFEST Deffie Awards recognizing achievement in HD independent filmmaking. The Deffie Awards offer prizes of filmmaking equipment and software in over 20 categories offered exclusively to High-Definition and HDV filmmakers. HDFEST also has a unique festival category recognizing achievement in High-Definition animated filmmaking.


HDFEST 2009 High-Definition Film Festival Schedule Announced- Tickets on Sale

HDFEST New York is coming next month to New York City. Here are the details:

Venue: Theatre at Sony Wonder Technology Lab

Location: located at 56th Street and Madison Avenue in the Sony Plaza Public Arcade

Date: October 20th and 21st, Screenings 5pm-11pm

$12 per screening  (Tickets available on HDFEST website or at the door)

Festival contact email: admin@hdfest.com

Website: http://www.hdfest.com/festival.html

HDFEST New York Details: http://www.hdfest.com/hdfestnyc.html

The second event of the year is our West Coast event coming in December. More details about the December HDFEST event will be announced shortly.

HDFEST NYC-Most Shows Sold Out or Near Capacity

HDFEST NYC recently came to a close with all shows either sold out or near capacity.   All projects orginated in high-defintion and were screened in high-defintion at The Sony Wonder Technology Lab.  Many filmmakers were in attendance and were kind enough to discuss their works with our inquisitive audiences.  Check the HDFEST website for updates about other upcoming HDFEST events as well as a HDFEST NYC wrap-up.  Click here for hdfest.com

HDFEST Music in Film networking in NYC- “Music in Film- Its Evolving”

The K2 Lounge at the RMA Museum

6pm-10pm, Friday October 17th

“Music in Film- It’s Evolving!”

Filmmaker- Musician Networking Party/ HDFEST Festival Kick-Off Party

This networking party will introduce musicians and composers to filmmakers looking for music for their movies.  Or even if you aren’t looking to collaborate on movie soundtracks, come have a drink and enjoy HDFEST’s 2008 kick-off party.

Location: K2 Lounge, RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART

150 West 17th Street

Manhattan, NYC


(this means you must buy a ticket to one of HDFEST’s screenings that weekend to attend or you must be a member of HDFEST Music)

Register here to attend

Buy Tickets to one of HDFEST’s Film Festival Screenings that weekend (only $10)

Happy Hour featuring 2-for-1 cocktail specials (6:00 – 7:00 p.m)

Free admission to the galleries , DJ spinning global sounds

HDFEST’s inaugural Musician and Filmmaker Networking Event

All filmmakers and producers will receive a guidebook with HDFEST Music’s composers, bands and musicians who are interested in getting their music into film and tv

Cocktails, wine and beer as well as light Asian fare will be available from the bar.

HDFEST New York Event Dates Announced- October 17th-19th, Tickets Now available

HDFEST has announced the details for its upcoming NYC event October 17th-19th!

HDFEST will be presenting feature HD films, HD documentaries, HD animation, HD music videos and experimental films. Filmmakers will also be on hand to discuss digital cinema trends and HD and HDV filmmaking

Tickets are only $10! You can buy them at this page

We will be telling you more about the upcoming HDFEST 2008 events in the coming weeks.

Here is the rundown on dates and locations;


Venue for Screenings: Theatre at Sony Wonder Technology Lab

Location: located at 56th Street and Madison Avenue in the Sony Plaza Public Arcade

October 17th: 6pm-10pm party, Friday at K2 Lounge, RMA Museum

October 18th, 19th: Screenings 5pm-10:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at Sony

$10 per screening

Festival contact email: admin@hdfest.com

Website: http://www.hdfest.com