It was almost too late, you know — the original deadline for the 23rd Annual Big Muddy Film Festival was slated for a very unforgiving [ January 15th, 2001 ] . And, as we all know, that day has come and gone…but wait! The NEW, improved Big Muddy film deadline is now [ January 25th, 2001 ] , which means that you still have a few days to ship off your features and shorts.
Big Muddy is a huge festival tradition in Illinois, and they were born way back in 1978. They’re looking for films that run the gamut, so think well-crafted and content-driven animation, experimental, documentary and narrative pieces when you submit. For all necessary entry materials, you can call [ (618) 453-1482 ] or visit the official Festival site , where you’ll also find Big Muddy history and a schedule of events.