The Flatwater Film Festival is an annual event committed to bringing together established and first-time filmmakers from across the state of Nebraska to celebrate their art.

The Flatwater Film Festival was created for the sole purpose of:

To celebrate Nebraska filmmakers by providing a non-competitive platform that showcases their work, to develop a strong community that promotes inspiration and support, and ultimately to foster the next generation of Nebraska filmmakers.


Submissions to the Flatwater Film Festival will be accepted from December 1, 2021 through August 1, 2022.

All submissions will be made through FilmFreeway. Please refer to our listing there for complete details of rules and regulations.


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