2023 Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival

Nevada Art & Photography Contests

Call for ART CONTEST Entries:

THEME – “HOME MEANS NEVADA”  ( with an emphasis on color)

DEADLINE –5:00 pm FEBRUARY 24th, 2023.

SUBMISSIONS – Artists may work in any medium of their choice (photography will be judged separately)

Entries must be delivered / sent to: Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center – 636 Aultman Street Ely, Nevada, 89301 before 5 PM on February 24th, 2023.

  • ONE SUBMISSION PER ARTIST
  • Your art must be ORIGINAL – made between March 21, 2022, and February 24th, 2023.
  • Your art must be Art Gallery Ready: on a hangable backing, framed, or capable of being displayed without art gallery staff intervention.
  • Include your Name, AGE CATEGORY & Contact information on the back of your submission.
  • Artists will be divided into Youth and Adult groupings: Under 18 & 18 or older.

Call for PHOTO CONTEST Entries:

THEME – “HOME MEANS NEVADA”  ( with an emphasis on light)

DEADLINE –5:00 pm FEBRUARY 24th, 2023.

SUBMISSIONS – Photographers may work with film or digital photography

Entries must be delivered / sent to: Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center – 636 Aultman Street Ely, Nevada, 89301 before 5 PM on February 24th, 2023.

  • ONE SUBMISSION PER Photographer
  • Your photography must be ORIGINAL – taken between March 21, 2022, and February 24th, 2023.
  • Your art must be Art Gallery Ready: on a hangable backing, framed, or capable of being displayed without art gallery staff intervention.
  • Include your Name, AGE CATEGORY & Contact information on the back of your submission.
  • Photographers will be divided into Youth and Adult groupings: Under 18 & 18 or older.

VIEWINGS – Art and Photography entries will be displayed at the Ely Art Bank, 399 Aultman Street, Ely Nevada, 89301, during the Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival Main Event Weekend March 10-11-12, 2023.

All art and photography submitted must be appropriate for all viewing audiences and may be disqualified from judging or display at the discretion of judges, art gallery staff, and festival organizers. All art and photography must be free of any copyright infringements or trademark violations and is the responsibility of the artist or photographer to ensure originality of any contributed entry. Art and photography may be shared digitally over social media and festival organizers, art gallery staff, judges and affiliates reserve the right to distribute or share copies of images of artwork submitted for these contests in effort to promote or publicize this event presently or in the future.

NEVADA ART CONTEST AWARDS –Winning artists and photographers will be presented a JUDGE’S SELECTION AWARD, MAYOR’S CHOICE, and PEOPLE’S CHOICE ART AWARD during the VIP Art Gallery Opening at 6:00 pm in the main room of the Ely Art Bank, 399 Aultman Street, Ely Nevada, 89301, Saturday March 11th, 2023.

*As part of submitting entries, all competing ARTISTS and photographers are invited to attend the VIP Art Gallery Opening Saturday March 11th at 6:00pm- 7:30pm.  Children under 18 must be accompanied by one adult.  Additional event passes may be purchased in advance or at the door. 

Voting for the People’s Choice Art Award takes place at the Ely Art Bank during the Festival on Friday and Saturday from 11:00am-4:00pm.


Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival 2023 POSTER CONTEST

Be the talent behind the main poster art used for the next FAM Festival March 10-16, 2023.  Our last poster, shown below depicts Ely’s historic Central Theater.

If you have the spark of inspiration to create an attention grabbing, fun, and engaging piece of ART that follows the example, you could WIN a Cash prize of $200 and see your creation used all over the world in promotion of this event.

*Entries must be submitted in digital art with a vertical “movie poster” formatting of at least 2550×3300 pixels which is 300 DPI and up to 5100×6600 pixels which is 600 DPI to ensure high resolution and best quality.  Artists retain creative rights. The Winning submission becomes property of the Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival upon distribution of contest award. Winning Artists must relinquish copyright of selected artworks entered into the Ely FAM Festival poster art contest for the use of public distribution, marketing, and advertising.

Entries should represent the spirit of Ely’s historic Film, Art, and Music heritages, provide adequate space for sponsorship logos, utilize the Ely Film, Art, & Music brandname, and entice the viewer to attend the big event.

Questions? Email us at Hello@ElyFilmFestival.com

Contact Us

Phone

(775) 289-8877
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Address

636 Aultman Street
Ely, NV 89301

Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival

About Us

The Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival celebrates Ely's rich film history. This annual event showcases the cinematic creations filmed here over the years and gives platforms to highlight independent, student, and novice filmmakers, artists, and musicians. 

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Movies Filmed in Ely and White Pine County

  • Roadside Prophets
  • GunCrazy
  • Horror in the High Desert
  • Wizard of Mars
  • Rat Race
  • My Blueberry Nights
  • The Great Darkened Days
  • Ponderoso Victoria
  • Play Dead
  • Operation Haylift
  • The Covered Wagon
  • ReapTown
  • The Great Basin
  • LIE
  • Lust for Freedom
  • Once Upon a Texas Train
  • Infernum
  • Windows of Heaven
  • Wild Beauty: Mustang Spirit of the West
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