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
Seoul, South Korea
(More on the way)