What is the Hockomock Film Festival (HFF)?
The HFF is an annual filmmaking competition open students ages 14 – 18 residing in towns of the Hockomock Sports League. There are four categories: Documentary (10 minutes max length), Drama (10), Music Video / Animation (5) and PSA (1).
What are the submission requirements?
Failure to follow stated requirements can result in disqualification: Competition is open only to residents of the Hockomock league towns: Attleboro, Canton, Easton, Foxboro, Franklin, Mansfield, Milford, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Plainville, Sharon, Stoughton, Taunton, Wrentham.
- Students ages 14-18 living in these towns
- Must be school appropriate content re: explicit language, etc.
- All original content and/or proper permission MANDATORY
- Max. length: Music video / animation 5 minutes; Drama 10 minutes; Documentary 10 minutes; PSA 1 minute.
What about the legal issues?
Entrants are required to secure rights to any music that requires permission and they need to get permission from actors when posting their productions on the net. We encourage the use of Creative Commons licensed music in productions.
When is the deadline?
The deadline this year is April 27th, 2018. Entries must be uploaded at the HFF web site.
How the judging is handled?
The films will be judged by a group of independent media professionals.
When is the Awards Day?
Our Awards Day is held Thursday, May 11th at Easton Community Access Television At 6:00 is a reception followed by an awards screening at 7:00.