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Submissions For The 2015 George Lindsey Una Film Festival Are Now Being Accepted

May. 16, 2014

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

By Bryan Rachal, Public Affairs and Media Relations

FLORENCE, Ala. - The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is now excepting submissions for 2015. The 18th annual Lindsey Film Festival is March 5-7 at the University of North Alabama in Florence.

Changes to this year's submission process include free submissions and a new submission platform, FilmFreeway. Filmmakers and screenwriters can submit their work for consideration at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GeorgeLindseyUNAFilmFestival .

The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival accepts professional, student and young filmmaker films in the narrative, documentary and vanguard categories. The film festival was founded in 1998 by UNA alumnus and actor, the late George Lindsey. Lindsey's professional career included many roles such as the character Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show."

Previous guests at the festival include Oscar winners Billy Bob Thornton and Ernest Borgnine, Michael Rooker of "The Walking Dead, "Back to the Future" Writer/Producer Bob Gale as well as cast members James Tolkan and Claudia Wells, "Million Dollar Man" Lee Majors and veteran actor Rance Howard, among others.

For more information on the 2015 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival, Cynthia Burkhead at 256-765-4592 or e-mail lindseyfilmfest@una.edu.