(Eugene, Oregon) The eighth annual OpenLens Festival 2012, celebrating Oregon’s independent filmmaking spirit, has announced this year’s juried selection of films that will be screened at 7:30 pm on Saturday, January 28th at the UO Baker Center Auditorium at 325 E. 10th Street in Eugene. Admission: $8.00. The festival is hosted by DIVA (The Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts)
The screening is followed by a public reception and awards ceremony in which the Jury Best Of Show ($500), Jury Honorable Mention ($250), and Audience and Choice Award ($100) are made. In addition, this year a new scriptwriting competition was added, sponsored by Eugene based Rubicon Film Productions Ltd, and a special juried $250 best screenplay prize for a short narrative film script will be awarded. Visit: http://openlens.proscenia.net/ for festival schedule and Juried film listing.