The Film Lounge
Apply to have your film included in an episode of the television series, "The Film Lounge". Judges select the short, independent films by Iowa artists based on:
- Artistic Originality
- Technical Quality
- Level of Engagement
"The Film Lounge" is a series produced by Iowa Public Television in partnership with the Iowa Arts Council and Produce Iowa that celebrates the work of Iowa filmmakers, acquaints viewers with the state’s vibrant film communities and explores film as an art form. The program features short-form documentaries, experimental, narrative and animated films. Filmmakers discuss their work as an introduction to each film and a Spotlight Feature in each episode highlights an active filmmaking project or educational program in Iowa.
As a bonus, “The Film Lounge: Halloween Style” is produced each year based on the number of qualifying submissions. The Halloween special offers a seasonal opportunity to highlight horror-themed short films that frighten and intrigue while having fun with the incredible work being done by Iowa filmmakers.
How to Apply
Submission deadline for the next season of "The Film Lounge" is June 1, 2018.
How to Watch
- Explore episode content, broadcast schedules and more.
Congratulations to Iowa filmmakers featured in past episodes.
|"The Film Lounge" Season 2|
|"The Film Lounge: Halloween Style"|
|"The Film Lounge" Season 1|