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Mirror Mountain Film Festival (MMFF) brings the very best in independent, underground, and alternative cinema to Canada’s capital. MMFF is an inclusive festival that welcomes all types of films and brings together all types of people to share in the collective cinema experience. In addition to film screenings, our annual festival event offers networking events, Q&A sessions, a panel discussion and other activities that provide professional development opportunities for filmmakers.
Join us for the first ICE Film Fest held in conjunction with the Independent Creator's Expo on February 20, 2016 at the Ramada Plaza in Dayton, Ohio.
Founded in 2013, the Independent Creator's Expo celebrates independent expression in all forms, including music, film, comics, animation and small press. Deciding to expand, the Independent Creator's Expo partnered with Frankly Zoe Productions to present the ICE Film Fest. We will be screening 6 features and 18 shorts in two large screening rooms at the hotel.
Our panel of judges, all with extensive backgrounds in independent filmmaking, will select the films from all entries. There will be prizes awarded for Best Feature, Best Short, Audience Choice, and Best of Fest.
We are excited to announce the 9th Annual Universal Film Festival to be held in Kansas City this September. Go to Film Freeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/UniversalFilmFestival and submit your film today!
We are seeking all genres including documentaries of any length; feature films that are at least 60 minutes in length; and short films that are a minimum of 15 minutes in length. All entries are $50.00 by PayPal or credit card. For questions email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Universal Film Festival is to create and provide a credible and accessible venue for aspiring and talented filmmakers. The Universal Film Festival offers a medium in which Independent Filmmakers may showcase their works nationally and internationally.
EyeCatcher International Film Festival will premiere in Novemember of 2015.
It will highlight artists in the all generes and categories.
Entries can be made via Film Freway and Withouta Box
Please visit our website: www.eyecatcherfilmfest.com
for all terms and conditions and awards
Top Honor of the 2015 Creative Eye will be awarded with a $500 prize
The 15th annual NCFF kicks off September 10-13, 2015. Since 2001, NCFF has brought top independent film, music and comedy, along with attracting thousands of attendees, international filmmakers, and industry guests to the historic Gold Rush era town of Nevada City, California.
NCFF is often referred to as the “Sundance of the Sierra” for its emphasis on fiercely independent cinema that showcases innovative, progressive and exciting new voices in film. Independent films offer a necessary alternative to mainstream movies. Independent film focus on creative and inspiring storytelling rather than box office sales
and are driven by people with a pure artistic vision versus a film studio.
Independent film festivals can be a lot of fun, but they are also a living forum for new voices to be heard and new visions to be shared. NCFF brings together a likeminded community of film lovers and filmmakers where their voices and visions connect and resonate with welcoming and adventurous audiences.
NCFF is known for recognizing and supporting new talent including up and coming filmmakers such as Jonathan Krisel (Portlandia), Patrick Brice (CREEP, The Overnight), Academy Award-Winning director Lucy Walker (Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, The Crash Reel), Academy Award-nominee director and animator Daisy Jacobs (The Bigger Picture), director Kat Candler (Hellion), director Rick Alverson (Entertainment), animator and performance artist Miwa Matryek,
director David Zellner (Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter), animator Galen Pehrson, and directors Mark and Jay Duplass, among others.
In previous years NCFF has hosted filmmakers such as Mike Mills, Miranda July, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (Cartoon Networks Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!), and comedians including Nick Kroll (FX’s The League, and Comedy Central’s Nick Kroll Show), Natasha Leggero (Chelsea Lately), and Marc Maron (WTF Podcast). Past NCFF judges have included award-winning producers and directors, plus writers from The Huffington Post, New York Times, McSweeneys, San Francisco Chronicle, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Pop-Up Magazine.
Professional, student, and amateur filmmakers are invited to submit short and feature length films including documentaries, animation, narrative, and comedy. Last year, NCFF featured over 70 shorts and 10 feature lengths from across the globe.
CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival is an annual multi-day
spectacular event designed to create new interest and excitement about the
Cayman Islands as a world-class filming destination. Included in the festival will be daily film screenings, question and answer sessions with filmmakers,
panel discussions, workshops, an exclusive premiere screening and a celebrity
gala event. It is our vision to open up the Cayman Islands to the film industry
around the world whilst opening up the world to Cayman’s young and
The 2015 COMMFFEST (Community Film Festival) celebrates its 10th anniversary from September 23 to 30, screening in movie theatres and exhibition spaces, presented yearly by a group of dedicated volunteers. COMMFFEST a non-profit charitable corporation makes its home in one of Toronto’s most fast growing, economically diverse neighbourhood, Old Town Toronto, where many languages are spoken and where memorable films like Robcob; Cinderella Man, Chicago, X-Men, The Hurricane, and Against the Ropes were created.
WEB SERIES FESTIVAL GLOBAL
Celebrating Great Content
From Hollywood-The Home Of Entertainment
An Online Web Series Festival
For A Global Community Of Content Creators
All Genres & Formats Accepted. Web Series, Web Series Pilots, Web Series Scripts.
GRAND PRIZE AWARD
Management Contract, Distribution Offer, Studio Use & Category Winner Customized Certificates, IActing Studios Package
Best Actor - Iacting Studio PKG
Best Actress Acting/Modeling Management Offer
Best Cooking Show
Best Science Fiction
Best Sound Design
Best Talk Show
Above Receive Customized Certificates
All are offered distribution.
Regular Deadline Feb. 5th 2015 $40.00
Late Deadline July 5th 2015 $50.00
AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS - AUGUST 5TH 2015
BRYAN MARTIN SR. - Director/Producer
In Pre Production for the feature film The Treasure Hunt.
FRANK CHINDAMO - CEO FLM/Creator LaughMD and multiple award winning Producer
KERRY WALLUM - Producer/Actor CEO of Lucky Films A full studio in Oregon
BEVERLY POMEGRANTZ - Casting Director
PetDance is a one-day short film festival in Salt Lake City, Utah, dedicated to all things animal.
Early bird ($25/submission): Nov. 30
Regular ($35/submission): Dec. 31.
Accepting online submissions at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/PetDanceFilmFestival.
With categories ranging from educational to dramatic, these animal-centric films will touch on the different ways our lives intersect with animals and the joys they bring to our lives. All species invited!
Coinciding with the Sundance Film Festival in neighboring Park City, the first annual PetDance will take place January 24, 2015. Prizes will be awarded to the top three films in each category: Educational, Dramatic, Funny, and Youth-Produced.
Proceeds for the festival go to the world-renown Best Friends Animal Society to help companion animals find forever homes.
Indie Boots features independent film and theatre with different perspectives on whose stories are worth telling, what's funny, and how the world works. We hope Indie Boots events prompt both laughter and dialogue, entertaining audiences and inspiring discussion.
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?
Guaranteed distributor review by World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (WWMPC.COM) among others, for our select few ‘Best Of’ winners based on sufficient qualified entries
The chance to thereby be included in one of that distributor’s buyers’ packets on the world film market
A festival that is run as a virtual competition: We invest in getting distributor recognition for quality films to give them a life beyond a one-time festival showing, instead of wasting money and time on renting a theatre and having a party
-All Official Selections/Winners have their trailers shown on WRPN.TV entertainment news next to Hollywood celebrity interviews -All Official Selections/Winners have their trailers shown on DOFIFF.COM -Any film that is rejected will receive a personal letter explaining what elements caused the rejection (unlike other fests who never give any explanation at all) -FREE Earlybird entry of any rejected film, into DOFIFF’s next competition, upon completion of the suggested corrections outlined in your rejection letter -$20 flat fee for ALL STUDENT FILM ENTRIES regardless of deadline status -Unique Category distinctions: ---“Dust Collector” category for pre-2009 films ---”Epic” category for films running longer than 116 minutes ---“Tight Shorts” and “Loose Shorts” distinction between running times of less than 14 minutes and those between 15-59 minutes ---“Horror” and “Sci-Fi” have been separated into two distinct categories -In addition to awards being given to films themselves, awards are also given in dozens of sub-categories, such as lead actor/actress, cinematography, creativity/originality, direction, special effects, research, makeup, etc. See DOFIFF.COM 'submit sub cat' page, for more information.
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?
-Guaranteed distributor review by World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (WWMPC.COM) among others, for our select few ‘Best Of’ winners based on sufficient qualified entries
-The chance to thereby be included in one of that distributor’s buyers’ packets on the world film market
-A festival that is run as a virtual competition: We invest in getting distributor recognition for quality films to give them a life beyond a one-time festival showing, instead of wasting money and time on renting a theatre and having a party
-All Official Selections/Winners have their trailers shown on WRPN.TV entertainment news next to Hollywood celebrity interviews
-All Official Selections/Winners have their trailers shown on DOFIFF.COM
-Any film that is rejected will receive a personal letter explaining what elements caused the rejection (unlike other fests who never give any explanation at all)
-FREE Earlybird entry of any rejected film, into DOFIFF’s next competition, upon completion of the suggested corrections outlined in your rejection letter
-$20 flat fee for ALL STUDENT FILM ENTRIES regardless of deadline status
Unique Category distinctions
“Dust Collector” category for pre-2009 films
”Epic” category for films running longer than 116 minutes
“Tight Shorts” and “Loose Shorts” distinction between running times of less than 14 minutes and those between 15-59 minutes
“Horror” and “Sci-Fi” have been separated into two distinct categories
Clean Shorts Film Festival is an excellent opportunity for independent filmmakers to screen their films to a welcoming audience in a hospitable environment on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, nestled in the wooded rural area of Choctaw, Oklahoma.
Clean Shorts is established for filmmakers who are open to producing films that are appropriate for a wide array of audiences, and rewards those whose creativity excels in various categories.
Clean Shorts thrives to create a climate that nurtures filmmaker networking and camaraderie with the added excitement of competition. Our goal is to stimulate the passion of veteran and aspiring filmmakers bringing them together to expand the growth of the independent film industry.
The inaugural Clean Shorts Film Festival will take place April 3-4, 2015, in the beautiful Seminar Center of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw, Oklahoma.
Of course short films are our specialty, but on Opening Night, we will screen one very special feature film (TBA soon!), including a filmmaker panel featuring cast & crew!
The Closing Night Festivities will conclude with an Awards Presentation, in which top films will receive accolades in several categories, including Student Films and Music Videos.
Don’t miss what is sure to be one of the coolest, filmmaker-oriented festivals on the circuit!
Early Bird Deadline: October 31, 2014
Entry Fee: $10
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This marks the 3rd year for the Imphal International Short Film Festival. IISFF has continued to grow every year. Submissions end November 30,2014, submit through online or through the festivals website, imphalfest.blogspot.in. We are open to all genres and do not judge on content, only quality. IISFF is entry free and supports every filmmakers around the world. With 23 award categories, IISFF is the giggest short film festival in Northeast India.
We are screening more than 100 International Films and another 50 Indian films in our Third edition of the festival.
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For films that are 30-minutes in length or less. Narratives, Documentaries, Animation, Music Videos. Award Certificates are issued in 14 categories. We are located in Florida, USA. Films must be submitted on DVD/NTSC. The festival does not view online entries.
Post your script online. Get feedback. Win awards.
Screenwriters post their scripts online for a limited time low entry fee of only $19.95. Members review and critique the scripts. Highest script from the member votes and judges votes win awards valued over $5000. Sponsored awards include: Great American Pitchfest -- pitching to 0ver 100 execs! Robert McKee's Story Seminar, Inktip, Script Pipeline, Virtual Pitchfest, Movie Outline, software and consultations and more!
Free to register on our community and check it out! Free to post loglines, synopses, short scripts, trailers and more into our free monthly contests to win awards!
Final deadline for this contest is August 18th. We have further contests throughout the year but the enty fee will be higher.
Post your logline / movie idea online. Get feedback and reviews. Win awards. Completely FREE to submit!
ScreenplayFest.com welcomes filmmakers, screenwriters, executives, and anyone with a movie idea! Free to register and submit on our website. Submit free loglines, synopses, movie trailers, short scripts -- start your own blog, submit movie reviews, befriend members from your area, discuss topics, and more!
Win monthly awards from our sponsors: top script consultant Wendy Kram fro LA4HIRE, Inktip, Great American Pitchfest, Script Pipeline, Virtual Pitchfest, Robert McKee, Movie Outline, and more!
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the Independent Days filmfest acts as a platform for independent filmmakers, that produce art-house and independent movies.
Low-budget and no-budget short and long-playing films can be submitted. We have no specific guidelines regarding running time, genre or format.
The Low-Budget Award, sponsored by the Cultural Donation of the Sparkasse Karlsruhe, is donated with 1000 Euro, the winner in the No-Budget Contest wins "The Golden ID".
Movies over 30 minutes of screening time may be placed in our festival program but not in the competition.
We are already excited to see your movies!
Your festival team
The 20th annual Cucalorus Film Festival takes place November 12-16, 2014 in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The non-competitive festival showcases more than 200 films from all over the world and attracts an accumulated audience of 14,800 cultural travelers who come to celebrate the art-form and connect with peers. The festival's spirited celebration has been recognized as a breeding ground for young artists, new ideas and lifelong friendships. Festival programs focus on dance, music videos, emerging artists, social justice, works-in-progress, and international cinema. Cucalorus creates an opportunity for intimate engagement between audience and artist through the festival’s retreat-like atmosphere, resulting in friendships that extend far beyond the festival’s 5-day celebration.
The Taos Shortz Film Fest (TSFF) is a forum that unites short films and filmmakers with the community, with the belief that films have the ability to change people’s lives. TSFF strives in its leadership of presenting world class independent cinema, to keep the cinematic arts thriving in New Mexico and to keep Taos on the map as a cinematic destination.
The Taos Shortz Film Fest continues to be a quality cinematic gateway for screening global indie short films. Being the only juried film fest in Taos, and the only Short Film Festival in a state where filming and filmmaking has an astonishing economic impact to the Industry. The Taos Shortz Film Fest continues to bring innovative program ideas that inspire and educate. Our films comprise cutting edge provocative themes that create responses and awareness to our community that can change social views and consciousness.
Metamora Films Festival (Online) showcases independent film from all over the world. We are specifically looking for documentaries and short narrative films that are meaningful, can tell a inspirational story, and has the power to make a difference in the world.
To submit your film:
1. Submit using Film Freeway 2. Mail us your submission with payment to: Metamora Films Festival 270 S. 3000 W. Syracuse, Utah 84075
If mailing, please include the following information: Original Title, English Title, Genre, Running Time, Language, Year of Production, Country, Cast [if any], Director, Your Email, Website [if any], Your Address, and student ID (if applicable)
*PLEASE NOTE: Official Selections will need to provide one of the following for the online festival: A Flash Video File (sent through We Transfer) YouTube, Vimeo or Google Video Online Link. Awards & Prizes Best Documentary Best Short Film Best Student Film Most Inspirational
Film Rules & Terms
1. The Metamora Films Festival does NOT accept films that contain nudity or extreme violence. 2. The Metamora Films Festival proudly accepts documentaries and short films of all lengths. Films must have been produced within the last 5 years. 3. There will be four winning categories: Best documentary, best short film, best student film, and most inspirational film. 4. The Student category is open to students only. The submitted film must have been created while the film's director or directors were enrolled at a school, college, or university. Proof of enrollment, such a copy of a student I.D., must be included with the submission. 5. Selected films will be notified on or very close to October 10, 2014 6. The festival organizers reserve the right to include selected films in any category deemed appropriate. Organizers also reserve the right to program selected films as many times during the festival as they see fit. 7. All submission fees paid by check, cash or money order must be in U.S. funds. Films submitted without the correct payment will be disqualified.
A 5000 capacity music and arts festival set in rural Herefordshire, West Midlands UK. Nine-stages of music and performance art with dedicated 3-day cinema. Cinema currently curated by MASH Cinema. Previous programmes provided by: Encounters Festival in Bristol, London-based innovators onedotzero, Manchester-based northern Exposures, quality stalwarts BBC Film Network and by Nozstock The Hidden Valley. And live performances from: The Light Surgeons, Max Hattler, Scanone and Modulate.
This is a non-competitive, free to submit festival.
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Finalists are invited to attend a table reading of the script for a live audience during LA Shorts Fest. The readings are performed by professional actors and actresses in front of an audience, who will vote on their favorites. These votes, along with the scores of the readers, determine the winner.
Visit lanneff.com for details about the ONLY film festival for neo noir films, scripts, and poems, created BY independent neo noir producers. Carey Westbrook, former consultant for George Tillman Jr. (SOUL FOOD, BARBERSHOP) and Derek Cianfrance (BLUE VALENTINE, A PLACE BEYOND THE PINES) is the creator and director of this festival, which features a staged reading of award winning neo noir screenplays, a screening of many neo noir films, an awards show with cash prizes and trophies, and a reception featuring the best food, drink, celebrities, and industry producers interested in producing neo noir creators like yourself. THE L.A. NEO NOIR FILM FEST II, at INDIE DESK, 816 S. BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90014, AUGUST 16TH, HIGH NOON. GET IN.