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2019 Timelapse Film Festival

the premiere event for the timelapse community - worldwide


The Timelapse Film Festival
showcases the best Timelapse films in the world!

Tell Me a Story!

We are looking for more than stunning visuals,
we are looking for you, as a filmmaker, to tell a visual story.

You have the viewers attention,
now is your chance to not only entertain,
but to inform. 

The world is watching! 

2019 Submissions are open!
February 1, 2019
Submit via Film Freeway

share your timelapse film with the world

Sponsored by 

World-Class Panel of Judges 

The Timelapse Film Festival Judges are renowned for their passion, creativity and leadership in the Timelapse art-form. Our 2019 Judges are:

Tom Lowe
Award-Winning Cinematographer
and Director of "Timescapes"

Gunther Wegner
Inventor of LRTimelapse,
the software which created a revolution in Timelapse Filmmaking.

Bobby Furst
Nationally known Assemblage artist and photographer/videographer.
Bobby is a driving force in the hi-desert art scene with his multi-media performance space "Furst Wurld".

Eva Soltes
Filmmaker/Performing Arts Producer has, over the course of her decades-long career, produced, directed and/or written nearly one thousand music, dance, theater and media works for national and international audiences. As a filmmaker her projects include: Producer/Director of LOU HARRISON: A World of Music a biography of the acclaimed American composer Lou Harrison (1917 –2003); American Producer of WEST COAST STORY: Frontiers of New Music a three-part BBC TV production featuring the history of California composers, among others.

Peter Bill
Professor of New Media and Interdisciplinary Arts
at Western New Mexico University
Timelapse Experimenter and mentor to many emerging filmmakers.


2019 Film Festival Theme & Categories

In just a few short years, Timelapse has become a powerful medium for conveying ideas. Our 2019 Theme is: 

Tell Me a Story!

We will be looking for films which inform our viewers with a message. 
Our 2019 categories are:

the beauty of nature (NEW!)

humans and NATURE 

 living in the city

documentary / social commentary



2018 Prizes 

Pluto Triggers for the winner in each category

(Our 2016 Prizes included)

Best-In-Show - Kessler TLS System 3-Axis

2nd Place Overall - Kessler TLS System 1-Axis

3rd Place Overall - SmartSystem Motion Control

4th Place Overall - Rhino Camera Gear Gift Certificate 

Top 3 Winners in each Category - Trigger Trap


The Premiere Event for the Timelapse Community - Worldwide