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NYC Independent Film Festival 2018

May 7 - 13, 2018

November 30, 2017 Regular Deadline I  December 31, 2017  Late Deadline I January 31, 2018 Extended Deadline I

NYC Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the true independent filmmaker, documentaries, short and feature-length films, music videos, and animation. Whether a submission is comedic, dramatic, or something in between, The NYC Indie film Fest is eager to embrace fresh ideas and storytelling.

The festival aims to discover the Artist Filmmaker, showcasing them to the entertainment industry and the NYC public. All NYC Indie screenings take place in the historic center of NYC, Time Square which is the perfect home for an event geared toward creating incredible opportunities for independent voices.

NYC Indie Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay.

Profile on filmfestivals.com I Website I Facebook I Twitter I  SUBMIT I Contact Dennis Cieri

   

Sonoma International FilmFestival 

March 21 – 25, 2018

December 15, 2017 Regular Deadline I January 2, 2018 Late Deadline I January 29, 2018 Extended Deadline I

Submissions for 2018 Sonoma International FilmFestival (March 21-25, 2018) open on August 1, 2017.

Acceptances will be sent out by email in early February, 2018.  Please do not contact office before that date.

Thank you to all of our filmmakers for submitting your creative work to us. We had an unprecedented number of great films in 2017 and look forward to seeing all the submissions for the upcoming 21st SIFF.

Sonoma International Film Festival endeavors to celebrate the best in independent and international features, documentaries, and short films.  In Sonoma, it is all about the filmmakers.

Sonoma International Film Festival's blog I Website www.sonomafilmfest.org I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT I Past Winners I Contact Kevin W. McNeely I 707-933-2600 I 103 E. Napa St. Suite A Sonoma, California 95476 United States

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WORLDFEST-HOUSTON
April 20 - 29, 2018 

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The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th 

 

Entries Open August 15th. The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th and the Main Entry Deadline is December 15th. These are "Postmark By Deadlines". If you enter Online by the January 15th Late/Final Deadline and we receive the physical entry by January 31st, your entry will still be reviewed by our judges. Due to popular demand, we have extended the Final Brick Wall Deadline to January 31st, online!

The 2018 Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival is now open for entries! Info on All Winners info is submitted to Seoul, Korea ~ Concorto, Italy & the USAFilmFestival, Dallas at no extra cost!

WorldFest does not get down with Without-A-Box. We remain fiercely independent! We do support, recommend and use FilmFreeway.com & FestHome.com, however.

One WorldFest Entry Form per entry please. Complete the form below, then double-check it before submitting to WorldFest. After submitting your entry, you'll be given further instructions, and the option to submit another entry, or submit your payment. Once you've submitted all your entries, you can choose to pay once via Credit Card or PayPal, or send us a check / money order. If you're in the neighborhood, you can also come on into the office and pay with cash. We might give you some fine WorldFest Swag if you do!

If you'd like to fill out the traditional paper entry form instead, you can download it here, and mail it in with your entry, or Email or Fax it if your entry is Online via Vimeo.

WorldFest Houston's blog Website: http://www.worldfest.org I Submit I Facebook I Twitter I Contact Hunter Todd

 

The 2018 Television & Film Awards gala will take place at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas next April 2018

The New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards honors the World’s Best TV and Films at its annual gala at NAB Show in Las Vegas next April. Founded in 1957, NYF TV & Film Awards offers a powerhouse of categories including: 30 categories for documentaries and dozens of categories for news, drama and performers. New York Festivals welcomes network, studio, independent, and student productions of all lengths across all platforms. Late entries accepted until January 5th, 2018. For more information visit: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/tvfilm/

New Categories for 2018:  Magazine Feature, International Affairs Documentary, Use of Technology in Promos, Digital Documentary, Digital Reality TV Drama, and Tourism

Website I Submit I Facebook I Twitter I Contact Rose Anderson

 

 

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Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
April 26 – 29, 2018

December 18, 2017  Regular Deadline 

Voted one of the top 50 Film Festivals worth the Submission Fee in 2016 AND 2017 by MovieMaker Magazine, the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival acknowledges emerging filmmakers from around the world, with a strong emphasis on discovering and encouraging new talent. In recognition of the time and talent of the independent filmmaker, awarding over $40,000 in cash and benefits, including a $10,000 Best of the Fest award.

Awards & Prizes

 

**Over $40,000 in cash and benefits to be awarded**

$10,000 Best of the Fest (Includes Shorts, Features and Documentaries) 
$ 3,000 Best Domestic Narrative Feature 
$ 3,000 Best Narrative Feature 
$ 2,000 Best Short (3 - 20 min length) 
$ 2,000 Best Short (21 - 49 min length)

WE ALSO PAY FOR THE TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE TOP 3 NOMINEES OF EACH CATEGORY. *Some restrictions apply.

January 8, 2018 Late Deadline I January 18, 2018 Extended Deadline

Email I  467 Bluff Street Dubuque, IA 52001 United States I Website I Profile on filmfestivals.com I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT

Fantasporto 2017 February 24 - March 4, 2017

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EARLY ENTRY DEADLINE: OCTOBER 30TH, 2017!  

Fantasporto’2018 | Oporto International Film Festival announces our Call for Film Entries for the 38th annual festival, running February 20th till March 4th.

This Call is for Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi features and shorts in the Fantasy competition. The Director’s Week is for features only, in all genres except fantasy.

Deadlines for Entries for 2018 edition are October 30th (Early Call) and December 5th (Final Call).

Films can be submitted now using the film submission website www.fantasporto.com

Fantasporto enjoys incredible loyalty and support from the large film-appreciating community all over the World. In the last edition, Fantasporto was attended by over 20,000 enthusiastic genre film fans and over 200 members of the film press and industry.

Considered in 2015 as the first of the independent film festivals in the world by TRIPPER, Fantasporto is among the top film festivals  for the discovery of new talent, having revealed countless of now famous directors, producers and actors.

The World Heritage City by UNESCO of Porto, twice considered Europe’s Best Touristic Destination,  is another factor adding interest . Founded in 1981, the 37th edition has the support of the Portuguese State.

Check the  Regulations on the site www.fantasporto.com.

Fantasporto'sblog I Website  I Submit I  Facebook I Twitter I Contact Mario Dorminsky I Entry Form

 

 

 

 

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ARTEMIS Women in Action Film Festival

March 23 – 25, 2018

November 25, 2017 final deadline

Use FilmFestCom15 code to save 15 on submissions

Artemis Motion Pictures brings you the first ever film festival dedicated to honoring female action and empowerment.

We celebrate powerful women taking action on the silver screen. From female action heroes to female activists, we will shine a spotlight on females in narrative and documentary films who are fearless, fierce, and revolutionary.

Whether suffragettes or stuntwomen, female superheroes or female leaders, if your film features of woman as a lead or co-lead who is in action or takes action, we want to see it!

We are interested in all narrative, animated, and documentary films as well as screenplays that showcase powerful women. All submissions must feature women either starring or co-starring as a physical action character or agent of social change.

Short Films – up to 40 minutes. Films – 40 minutes or longer.

Narrative films, any genre. Examples: Terminator 2: Sci-Fi/Action; Aliens: Horror/Action; The Heat: Comedy/Action; Suffragettes: Drama.

Animated films, any film. Examples: Frozen, Brave, Tangled,and The Croods.

Documentary films are open to any stories about women in the armed forces, public service (police force, fire fighters, paramedics, etc.), pro and non-pro sports, political and social activism, basically any story that celebrates women in action or depicts heroic acts.

Screenplays (100-140 pages) is open to any genre. For example Terminator 2: Sci-Fi/Action; Aliens: Horror/Action; The Heat: Comedy/Action; Suffragettes: Drama.

Profile on filmfestivals.comEmail  I 2633 Lincoln Blvd. #254 Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Instagram I SUBMIT

 New Media Film Festival

June 12 -14, 2018

January 3, 2018 Late Deadline

The Landmark 10850 West Pico Blvd. LA, CA

2017 Award Winners • Photos • Videos

The Best In New Media • Honoring Stories Worth Telling

November 3, 2017 Regular Deadline
January 3, 2018Late Deadline
April 25, 2018 Final Deadline
May 8, 2018 Notification Date

"I thank the New Media film festival for what they've done for young filmmakers." – Legendary Director Roger Corman

"Top 25 Festivals Worth The Entry Fee" - Movie Maker Magazine

"Makes the cutting edge accessible" - Huffington Post 

New Media Film Festival intersects the interactivity of new technologies & formats for Media & Cinema which exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform. A festival where we Honor Stories Worth Telling that are created by people of All Ages-All Cultures-All Media. 

  • Each entry is considered for Screening in a state of the art theatre, The Landmark, owned by Mark Cuban and/or Competition and/or Distribution
  • $45,000.00 in Awards will be given out. Each programmed content is in consideration for a Best of Category, Audience & Grand Prize Award.

Email I + 1 310-288-1100 I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Past Winners I  SUBMIT

Culver City Film Festival
December 5 – 11, 2017

The Culver City Film Festival will be December 5th-11th and will be held at Cinemark 18 and XD Howard Hughes Center. Additional venues to be announced soon. All submissions are only $25.00. Submissions are Open for shorts and features!!! Have your film screened in the heart of screen-land Culver City, CA and home of Sony Pictures and many film company's and distributors.

Submitting your film does not guarantee festival acceptance or screening. Acceptance into the festival does not guarantee award or prize. Submission fee's are nonrefundable. Culver City Film Festival reserves the right to change our programming and event party's without notice.

Profile on filmfestivals.com I Email I 4640 Admiralty Way Suite 500 Marina del Rey, CA 90292 United States I Website  Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT

Eco Doc Festivals in Focus 

 

ANIMATION DAY IN CANNES CATALOG

La Journée de l'Animation à Cannes

ATTENDING CANNES? List in the catalog your animation titles in Cannes: shorts, features, work in progress, scripts.  
We will build with your entry in our online bumper issue of animation in Cannes and offer strong promotion and visibility in front of the gathered industry key players (buyers, media and fellow producers...).

RESERVED TO FILMMAKERS ATTENDING CANNES WITH THEIR PROJECT OR REPRESENTED BY A SALES AGENT

Your entry will get you inside the ONLY CATALOG OF ANIMATION IN CANNES and WHO'S WHO.

We will publish these on our websites and blast invites to media and buyers in Cannes to browse them. 
We will also publish a Who's Where PDF offering your details (those you are happy to share) to potential partners of yours. So make sure to edit your details once you know them (cannes cell number) 
SCREENING of winning selection takes place May 18th at Palais des Festivals

Info I Submit Now I Website I Facebook Twitter I Contact Bruno Chatelin

 

Winter Film Awards in NY

February 22 - March 3

 Late Deadline-Nov 15.

Celebrate Diversity in Film with New York City's WINTER FILM AWARDS, a TOP 10 BEST REVIEWED FEST on FilmFreeway!

Over $100,000 in Cash, Prizes & Distribution Opportunities!

We seek creative fresh voices from emerging filmmakers worldwide in all genres and lengths – feature length and shorts, narrative fiction, documentary, animation, horror, web series and music videos.

WINTER FILM AWARDS IS NEW YORK CITY. Like the city itself, we showcase the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world. Join us for our 7th Annual Indie Film Festival to be held Feb 22 – Mar 3 2018 for live screenings, cool discussion panels and awesome fun parties. Visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com for details. SUBMIT

Submit your work via https://filmfreeway.com/festival/WFA and use discount code WFA18FILMFESTCOM25 to take 25% off your submission fee!

 

 

 16th GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL  
March 22 -25 , 2018 

2018 Call for Entries final deadline December 1, 2017! 

 
The Garden State Film Festival is scheduled for March 22-25, 2018 in Asbury Park, NJ. Film, Screenplay and Movie Music competitions open July 1, 2017.   Make sure all of the INFORMATION you are submitting into the submission system  is CORRECT because  THAT information GOES RIGHT INTO OUR SYSTEM. 

 

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DOC FESTS CALLING

DOK.fest Munchen opening film announced 

 

 

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Animation Day in Cannes 2018

Animaze Daze in Cannes Screenings May 18, 2018

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Submit your best short animated films for a screening May18th at Cannes Film Festival.

Enjoy industry visibility in front of the animation professionals attending Cannes during Animation Day in Cannes (second edition). take advantage of free promotion to buyers and media on our Animation Day in Cannes Newsletters, animation Day in Cannes websitefilmfestivals.com pages dedicated to Animation Day in Cannes and our Youtube channel, which will be offered for buyers and Media.

 

Info I Submit Now I Website I Facebook Twitter I Contact Laurie Gordon

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

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