The Jerome Indie Film & Music Festival is a heartfelt, defiantly raw & 100% independent cinematic adventure.
- To inspire attendees, attract a global audience and celebrate independent film as a cultural force capable of impacting individuals and society as a whole.
- To strengthen filmmaking education through events, workshops, panels, Q&As, film challenges and youth film camps where like-minded creative individuals from around the world interact, share ideas, build relationships and collaborate.
- To provide exposure for artists, local musicians and winemakers to showcase their talents before a diverse audience.
- To boost economic growth in Verde Valley by showcasing local businesses, promoting tourism and increasing hotel occupancy.
- To culturally enrich the lives of the residents of Verde Valley and strengthen the community through the art of cinema.
- To educate festival attendees about the history of the region and further their appreciation through events that share such information by local historians.
- To provide Verde Valley high school and college students with an opportunity to enrich their lives with filmmaking knowledge and culture.