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168 Festival Schedule At-A-Glance

Full Schedule for the 12th Annual 168 Film Festival, September 12-13, 2014
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Special Programming for the 168 Film Festival

Included in the 2014 Film Screenings are two very special events for Saturday, September 13th:

168KIDS!: this program is for 5-15 year-olds and includes a special screening of films (fun for kids and the kid in you), a "Kids Red Carpet" where kids get star treatment and meet Nathan Kress from "iCarly" and a discussion for moms & dads, "Your Child and Hollywood."  Register for 168 Kids!

168 Media Forum: a panel of industry professionals and church media pros discuss current opportunities for faith media: "Capitalizing on 'The Year of the Christian Film.'" FREE registration for pastors.

The Festival screenings are followed by a Red Carpet entry and Gala Awards Presentation.

Get your tickets now for the 168 Film Festival 2014!

International Short Film Competitions

168 Film Project

Our signature speed filmmaking competition. Teams have 168 hours (7x24) to shoot and edit a short film based on a theme and a Bible verse (pre-production lasts 10 days). Tens of thousands of filmmakers have competed since 2003.


Write of Passage

In this contest, writers have 168 hours to create a 12-page screenplay based on a scripture. WP uses “Development Executives,” who mentor writers and ultimately send the best work to the finals, to be judged by Hollywood professionals. FIlmmakers may produce these stories for the 168 Film Festival.

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168 Film - More Than an International Film Competition

168 Film is a global community of artists focused on asking life's most important questions via film and TV.

168 provides a proving ground for filmmakers, writers, actors and artists to engage culture in the context of faith, values and truth. More than an international short film competition,168 Film challenges artists and audiences to explore scripture's relevance for today.

Whether subtle, or bold in message, "168" stories change lives and are helping to redefine the faith genre in terms of quality and inspirational message. Building your network and acquiring valuable skills through our programs will help your quest in all media. Artistic awards and life changing challenges await!

168 is funded by donors and sponsors. Please join us and give generously.

Acclaimed Events & Resources

168 Film Festival

Our Crown Jewel, where the filmmaker is the star. The electricity of these world premieres is palpable as you meet ecstatic artists from around the world. Stroll the exhibition and meet this talented bunch on the red carpet. A gala awards show with stars of film, TV and music rewards filmmakers in over 20 categories.

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168 Media Access

See the latest 168 films online in the 168 Screening Room. You'll be amazed at the role of scripture in shaping and inspiring these artistic adventures in the Word of God. View online with a 168 Media Access Pass or order Best of 168 DVDs.

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168 Learning Hub

Coming soon will be new curriculum for directors, as well as our Storylab series and other professional skill development opportunities - live and recorded.