Geocaching International Film Festival (GC5K6WQ)

With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes more and more apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this year's Geocaching Block Party, we’re going to showcase that creativity with the third-annual Geocaching International Film Festival.

The 2015 GIFF will be held the evening before the Geocaching Block Party from 8pm–10pm on August 14, 2015 in Gas Works Park, Seattle.

  • Finalists will be selected and shown on a giant 40’ screen    

  • Following the screening, the audience will vote for “Best of the Fest”

  • The selected finalists will be available to screen at events worldwide


Read the rules below and then enter your film!

 

GIFF Rules/Regs Info:

General Rules

  • Films can be in any family-friendly genre: narrative, documentary, music video, animation, experimental, etc...

  • If you are “spoiling” a geocache in any way in your film, you must have geocache owner permission.

  • Geocaches featured in your film should follow basic guidelines for hiding a geocache.

  • Film length must not exceed 4 minutes (including credits).

  • Only 2 submissions per person will be accepted. A separate submission form is required for each entry.

  • Non-English language films are encouraged, but must be subtitled in English.

  • No submission fee.

  • The Audience Award  will be announced directly following the screening. You do not need to be present to win.. Submission deadline: July 1, 2015

 

Judging

Finalists and will be selected by a reviewing committee at Geocaching HQ. They will screen at the third annual Geocaching International Film Festival from 8pm–10pm on August 14, 2015.

Judging will be based on:

  • Production value

  • Content

  • Creativity

  • Contribution to global geocaching community

Awards

  • Following the screening, geocachers in attendance will vote for which film deserves “The Audience Award”. The winner will then be announced and recognized with a unique and highly coveted trophy.