Second Annual Lake Charles Film Festival planned

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The second annual Lake Charles Film Festival will take place Oct. 4 and 5 at Historic Central School.

Organizers are currently seeking film entries for the festival.

The film must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2011, and should be under 151 minutes.

The festival has several submission categories to choose from. The list includes: Feature Film, Documentary, Short  Film, Foreign Film, Home Grown, Student, Music Video and Animation.

The first place winner in each category will be entered into the "Best of Show-Feature" and "Best of Show-Short" categories.

The festival will also include actor and filmmaker Jason Bostwick. He will lead an independent film production and acting workshop.

For more information or a link to submission forms, log onto

The deadline for submitting an entry is Sept. 1. Films from SOWELA and McNeese State students may be submitted for free.

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