Kathy Jones 5 years ago Sponsored by the DeSoto Arts Commission, DeSoto Indiefest is the first event of its kind ever offered in southwest Dallas County. The DeSoto Arts Commission is calling on all independent filmmakers to submit their works to be screened during the festival scheduled for September 22 through 24, 2011 at DeSoto Town Center. Cash prizes will be awarded for winning films in three categories: • Shorts (15 minutes or less), • Full Length (not more than 120 minutes in length) • Viewer’s Choice Please go to desotoartscommission.com for more information and application forms or call 972.230.9648. Submissions must be received by August 22, 2011. Mark your calendars for the public event to view these films which will take place on September 22, 23, and 24 2011. DeSoto’s Indiefest will open with a reception on September 22nd in the plaza at DeSoto Town Center. Screenings of submitted films will continue throughout the weekend at various venues in DeSoto Town Center. The event will close on Saturday, the 24th with a gala reception at the DeSoto Corner Theatre allowing filmgoers to meet the film makers as well as honoring Indiefest winners. Tickets and event passes will be available online at desotoartscommission.com after the film submission deadline of August 22, 2011. Tickets will also be available at all Indiefest venues. For more information on the DeSoto Arts Commission’s Indiefest go to desotoartscommission.com/?p=356.