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HDFEST’s call for entries has concluded.

Interested in submitting?  Have a great project that originated in high-definition?  We would love to see it!  HDFEST® Deffie Awards are given each year to the world’s best high-definition filmmakers.

 The Deffie Awards

Established in 2004, the HDFEST® Deffies recognize achievement in high-definition filmmaking. Talented HD filmmakers from around the world have received Deffies and the list keeps growing.

Learn more about HDFEST®, our past cities and events and more on the HDFEST® Milestones Page.

HDFEST® Key Facts and Stats (2000-2013)

  • The world’s first high-definition festival
  • Founded in 2000
  • Responsible for numerous global firsts (see milestones page)
  • 12 cities around the world
  • Numerous HDFEST®World Tours
  • All screenings exclusively in high-definition
  • All shorts, features and other projects exclusively in high-definition
  • Dozens of festivals around the world
  • 100+ sponsors from the technology and film sectors
  • Thousands of attendees
  • Thousands of screenings
  • Hundreds of panelists, including a range of technology and entertainment industry experts

HDFEST® Cities to Date

Los Angeles
New York
Ft. Lauderdale
Helsinki, Finland
Hameenlina, Finland
Seoul, South Korea
Sydney, Australia
(More on the way)