The Southern Screen Film Festival is a four-day event that aims to engage filmmakers and film enthusiasts in the art and education of filmmaking. Southern Screen will provide residents of the Acadiana area an opportunity to view award winning independent films from around the world in the form of short film, documentary and feature film. Southern Screen will also provide open discussion panels, workshops and demonstrations for filmmakers hosted by artists and professionals in the entertainment industry ranging from directors and writers to radio producers and 3D experts.
Fostering the art and education of filmmaking in Acadiana.
Encourage community enrichment and investment in the art of international independent film and filmmakers in Acadiana by sharing creative works, valuable knowledge and our way of life with artists and their audiences.
Lafayette, LA is a mid-sized market recognized for blending its unique Cajun and Creole heritage with modern-day amenities to create an environment that is conducive to a contemporary lifestyle. Listed as one of the top ten Coolest Cities in the South by Southern Business and Development, Lafayette also boasts other creative indicators that speak to its unique feel – such as the Tastiest Towns in the South (Southern Living Magazine), Best Small Town in America (USA Today), 2nd Most Optimistic City in the Nation (GALLUP) and home of the Best Music Festivalin the Nation (About.com). With the intimacy of a small town and the sophistication of a big city, you’ll get the feeling that you’ve never been anywhere quite like Lafayette, Louisiana.More information about visiting Lafayette, LA can be accessed through the Lafayette Convention and Visitors Center.
Board of Directors
Kate Durio, Marketing and Communications Manager Downtown Lafayette
Public Relations Coordinator
Erin Ryan, Communications Director, Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE)
Allison Bohl, Director/DP Makemade
Bradley Black, Attorney Law Office of Bradley E. Black; Owner, Catahoula Music Exchange
Julie Bordelon, Assistant to the City-Parish President/Film-Media, Lafayette Entertainment Initiative