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The Bulletin Board : the place to promote festivals call for entries and reach an international audience of filmmakers.

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Submit to the Zoe Awards (April 27, 2023)

December 31, 2022 Earlybird Deadline

February 1, 2023 Regular Deadline

March 1, 2023 Late Deadline

March 21, 2023 Extended Deadline

April 10, 2023 Notification Date

The Zoie Films Festival is now the ZOE AWARDS FESTIVAL that celebrates independent works of film shorts, animations, documentaries, web series, smartphone films. And, we are excited to announce our expansion to include podcasts, Alexa Skills and NFTs.

Awards & Prizes

ZOE Award for the Best Film Short

ZOE Award for the Best Short Documentary

ZOE Award for the Best Animation Short

+ ZOE Award for the Best Director

ZOE Award for the Best Alexa Skill: submit a short video summary of your skill along with Amazon summary page.

ZOE Award for the Best Podcast: submit weblink to the your podcast, summary, media.

ZOE Award for the Best NFT: submit a summary, and if video summary of the NFT creation. No original works.

+ To view additional awards, visit:
+ Awards for Finalists in all categories.

Rules & Terms

When you submit your work to the ZOE AWARDS Festival, you agree to having your work screened on the ZOE AWARDS digital platform and/ or online. ZOE AWARDS does not pay screening fees during the festival showcase.

ZOE AWARDS Festival is a US and International competition of film shorts, animations, short documentaries, podcasts, Alexa Skills, and NFTs. ZOE AWARDS Festival accepts works completed within the past three years and reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any project submitted.

ZOE AWARDS Festival only accepts online-Screeners (FilmFreeway) or via DropBox.

Submissions with languages other than English must have English subtitles.

The ZOE AWARDS Festival is a competitive event and accepted submissions are eligible for competition. All films are nominated and voted upon by an impartial jury of filmmakers, industry professionals, Zoe Awards judges.

Once a submission has been selected, ZOE AWARDS will require an Electronic Press Kit to include short summary of submitted work, director/producer bios, high-resolution images, list full cast and crew credits.

ZOE AWARDS Festival Team handles all submissions of films, NFTs, Alexa Skills, digital content, podcasts with the utmost care while in our possession, we are not responsible for any loss or damage. Please do not submit original or master prints, tapes, files, etc.

ZOE AWARDS Festival will only showcase winning works in their entirety unless otherwise discussed. ZOE AWARDS may feature an excerpt of winning works in its festival promotional trailer.

ZOE AWARDS Festival will notify all submitters two weeks before the scheduled showcase date of April 27th 2023.



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Bulletin Board Service description

This service was created in 1997 and quite rapidly became a reputed stop for filmmakers in search of festivals best suited to their film and for festival directors to receive an increased number of film submissions from around the world.

Hundreds of festivals have used it, over hundred thousand filmmakers have used it.
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