EFS Events

EFS 72-Hour Horror Film Competition

The Eugene Film Society is proud to present the 7th Annual 72 Hour Horror Film Competition.

Screening and Awards:
Ragozzino Performance Hall on the LCC Campus on Sunday, October 27th at 7:00pm

From Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 13, local and regional filmmakers are invited to compete to produce the best 2 – 3 minute horror film within 72 hours, incorporating a mandated line of dialogue and prop. Films submitted by deadline will be screened by a jury of media professionals, and a public audience at Ragozzino Performance Hall on the LCC Campus on Sunday, October 27th. The film selected “Jury Award” winner will receive a $1134 cash prize, and the film voted “Audience Award” winner at the screening event will receive a $666 cash prize.



About EFS

The Eugene Film Society (EFS) is a community arts organization that supports regional film production and a grassroots film culture by encouraging competition and collaboration among community film organizations, promoting seasonal cinematic events, improving visual literacy among our youth, and fostering innovation and investment in the local visual media arts.

EFS events include the 72 Hour Music Video Competition, the 72 Hour Horror Film Competition & All Hallows Eugene, the Screening & Social, and various screenings in the Eugene area, including summer film series in Kesey Square, co-presented by the City of Eugene, Cultural Services.

The Eugene Film Society is proud to have the following individuals currently serving on the Board of Directors:

  • Edward Schiessl – Co-owner, Broadway Metro Cinema
  • Kate Sullivan – Faculty, Lane Community College
  • Lesli Larson – Creative Director, Archival Clothing
  • Liz Martin – Operations Manager, IRIS Educational Media
  • Andre Sirois – Faculty, University of Oregon Cinema Studies Program

We are also grateful to our former Board Members for their contribution:

  • Brian Hebb – Co-owner, Cowfish
  • Thomas Pettus-Czar – Co-owner, The Barn Light
  • Evangeline Laroque – Co-owner, Brainchildz Productions
  • Joshua Purvis (former EFS Executive Director)