EFS Events

EFS 72-Hour Horror Film Competition

6th Annual EFS 72 Hour Horror Film Competition

From Thursday, October 18 through Sunday, October 21, regional filmmakers are invited to compete and 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 28th.

Registration Deadline:
11:59pm on Wednesday, October 17th

Kick-off Event:
The Barn Light Cafe & Bar downtown on Thursday, October 18th from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Competition Dates:
Thursday, October 18th — Sunday, October 21st

Screening and Awards:
Ragozzino Performance Hall on the LCC Campus on Sunday, October 28th at 7pm



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)