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Horror Screenplay Contest

The grand prize is $2,000 + personal introductions to top producers, managers and agents.  The 2015 jury includes Hollywood’s top representatives and producers of the horror genre:    Ryan Turek, VP of Development at Blumhouse Productions (company credits include PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, INSIDIOUS, SINISTER, OCULUS, THE PURGE, Academy-award nominee WHIPLASH and the upcoming UNFRIENDED). Turek is also the founder of popular horror website ShockTillYouD...


HALLOWEEN HORROR FEST  October 1 -31, 2015 Submission Deadline: Early Bird Submission April 30th; General Submission June 15th. Our mission is to celebrate great horror films and filmmakers from around the world and to provide greater opportunities for these films and their audiences to connect through the internet. 13 category prizes are determined by online popular vote. All Entrants are eligible for the “Grand Prize”. The top three films by audience vote will be sub...

Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival calling

Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival October 19 -25, 2015 Final deadline: May 15th, 2015   Planet in Focus, in its 16th year, is Canada’s largest environmental film festival. We showcase and promote outstanding environmental films and videos in all genres (documentaries, dramas, experimental, short films, animation, youth & educational) by Canadian and international filmmakers. We use a broad definition of environment which includes the social, natural, ...

Portland Film Festival calling

Portland Film Festival   September 1–7, 2015  Regular Deadline – April 14, 2015 The Storytellers' Festival & Conference Festival: September 1–7, 2015   Film & Screenplay Competitions The 7-day event (September 1–7, 2015) will include film screenings, Q&As, filmmaker workshops, classes, panels and parties in locations throughout Portland, Oregon, as well as online. The festival was named as one of the “...

Depth Of Field International Film Festival calling

Depth Of Field International Film Festival Fall 2015 April 30, 2015  Earlybird Deadline Feedback: The one element most festivals ignore.       Instead of paying submission fees and getting nothing in return, EVERYONE who submits to DOFIFF.COM will receive one of two benefits: Either 1): your film is already competition calibre, and gets accepted/nominated to compete, OR 2): you will receive a letter outlining exactly what is keeping it from being accepted. &...

Gwinnett Center International Film Festival calling

Open Call for Entry into Gwinnett Center International Film Festival, JUL. 31 – AUG. 2! Submission Deadline: June 26  Gwinnett Center International Film Festival celebrates the accomplishments of locally produced and funded independent films, while expanding the awareness of films from all over the globe. This year’s categories range from feature films to music videos to animation shorts and more! The 2015 GCI Film Festival is now accepting submissions thru ...

UNAFF International Documentary Film Festival Calling for Entries,

UNAFF 2015  October 15-25, 2015 Early Deadline – May 5, 2015 UNAFF celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with human rights, the environment, protection of refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease control, women's issues, children, universal education, war and peace. The 18th UNAFF will be held in Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo Alto and San Francisco. This year's theme RUNNING OUT OF TIME continues the ongoing ...

DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenwriting Competitions calling

  Festival: September 10–20, 2015  I Screenplay Competition Friday, September 18, 2015  SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2015 The 11-day event (September 10–20, 2015) will include film screenings, Q&As, filmmaker workshops and parties in locations throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area, as well as online, through the DC Shorts Online Film Festival   The festival has been named as the “Coolest Short Film...

Burbank International Film Festival Calling

Late Deadline April 30 The Burbank International Film Festival is now accepting Submissions for the 2015 Festival taking place September 9th-13th in Beautiful Downtown Burbank CA. The Media Capitol of the World. AN IMDB QUALIFYING FESTIVAL The seventh annual Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) presents five-days of film screenings from around the world in 20 categories and kicks-off with a special Opening Night Screening and Gala Reception. The Festival continues with Film S...

Second Tackling Torture Video Contest Calling

Tackling Torture Video Contest Winners Announced JUNE 26, 2015 Deadline for entries EXTENDED TO JUNE 1, 2015 Torture does not save lives.  And it is illegal.  Too many people think otherwise. Tackling Torture at the Top, through this contest, hopes to produce entertaining and informative videos that contradict this harmful and inhumane view, educate the public, raise questions about the direction of our foreign policy and our use of the military, and by so doing, give the public ...

Submissions for Urbanworld Film Festival 2015 are now open

September 23 – 27, 2015 June 5, 2015 Late Deadline Submissions for Urbanworld Film Festival  2015 are now open on FilmFreeway Urbanworld Film Festival has opened submissions for the 19th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival, to be held on September 23rd through 27th in NYC. The five-day festival includes narrative features, documentaries, short films, spotlight screenings and conversations, live staged screenp...

The 2015 Adelaide Film Festival (October 15-25) is now accepting submissions.

Adelaide Film Festival - AFF (October 15-25, 2015) accepts feature films and shorts (drama, documentary, hybrid, experimental and animation) made in Australia and internationally. These can be any length or genre.   Films can be submitted via which can be accessed via the AFF website ( or directly.  Deadline for entries is Friday 2 June 2015.   All films submitted will be eligible for AFF Foxtel Movies A...

The 6th annual NYC Indie Film Festival is calling

The Festival is looking for the best independent films from all around the world. We seek untold stories and unspoken voices. SUBMIT your feature-length, documentary, short, super-short, music video or animation. Deadlines are quickly approaching! We proudly announce more prizes to the “2015 Best of Festival” in the following categories:  - Director, Cinematography and Short Screenplay win a 7,500 USD camera rental package provided by PANAVISION + a SONY VEGAS...

Submit your Best Trailers to the 16th Golden Trailer Awards by March 20th

Submit your Best Trailers to the 16th Golden Trailer Awards Rules for Entry for 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards Your trailers need recognition... Movie trailers play an increasingly important role in entertaining us and helping us determine where to spend our leisure time. The best trailers are works of art in their own right, expertly blending elements of cinema and advertising. Each year through an open competition judged by film industry notables, the Golden Traile...

Submit to Manchester International Film Festival

Manchester International Film Festival (July 10 -12, 2015) is pleased to announce that entries for the inagural festival are now open via filmfreeway and withoutabox. The links are below. Check the Website: The Manchester International Film Festival has been founded to become an annual event to showcase strong and inventive film-making. Running alongside the established and world renowned Manchester International Festival, which brings over 200,000 people to...

The Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA closes submissions February 10th

The Africa Film Academy (AFA) aims to promote the training, lobbying, and the overall development of young professions in the Film industry, striving to maximise their full potential in an industry where there are limitless possibilities and always capacity for more. In this regard, the Africa Cinema Business Roundtable was established. She is concentrating on the development of training aspect of the Africa film Academy Film in a Box project, AFA is always willing to get suppor...

Oaxaca FilmFest 6 calls for entries

Oaxaca FilmFest  October 9-17, 2015  We are passionately committed to providing audiences around The Globe with an excellent entertainment experience simply by introducing them to Great Film. SUBMIT NOW Oaxaca Film Fest's blog  I Website ...

The Montreal World Film Festival opens Call For Entrie

The Montreal World Film Festival  August 27, September 7 The regulations and entry forms to submit a film to the 2015 edition of the MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL are available for download. Please follow the links to get a copy.  - 2015 REGULATIONS - ENTRY FORM FOR THE 2015 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL - ENTRY FORM FOR THE 2015 CANADIAN STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL Click to submit your film The Montreal World Film Festival's blog I Website ht...

HollyShorts 2015 calls for Film and Screenplay entries

The 11th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival and Film Conference/Film Market, scheduled for August 13-22, 2015 at the world famous TCL Chinese Theatre and Roosevelt Hotel, is now accepting submissions. (   2014 HSFF, 3 times named to MovieMaker Magazine “Top 25 Fests Worth the Entry Fee” lists, featured over 400 projects showcasing stars and filmmakers including Sofia Loren, Bill Plympton, Anthony and Joe Russo, and Felicia Da...

Submit animation to ANIMAZE - April 16 – 19, 2015

Earlybird Deadline December 19, 2014 Regular Deadline January 16, 2015 Late Deadline February 6, 2015 Extended Deadline February 13, 2015 Notification Date March 13, 2015   ANIMAZE (April 16 – 19, 2015) is a Montreal-based international animation film festival providing a showcase for animators and animation producers to showcase and market their works.  ANIMAZE is registered non-profit organization with feature animation film...

The 48th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival is now open for entries!

THE WORLDFEST REMI AWARDS The 48th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival (April 10th-19th, 2015) is now open for entries! All Winners are 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! One WorldFest Entry Form per entry please. Complete the form below, then double-check it before submitting to WorldFest. After submitting your entry, yo...

Submit to the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

  We are now accepting submissions for the 2015 Julien Dubuque Film Festival! You can submit your film via Withoutabox, or contact us for more information. OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Submit in one of the Following Categories    Grand Jury $10,000 Cash Prize Will be chosen from winner of the Best Feature and Best Documentary categories All genres will be considered ...

Register for the 2014 IFFS Summit in Austin using the partner / prefered rate

  Dear Friends and Colleagues,   We are happy to share with you information about the upcoming IFFS, a conference that we think will definitely interest you. Bruno Chatelin sits as Advisory Board Member at IFFS, However, please note that is not involved in the organizing of this event, though we are participating as chair person and speaker, and Affiliate Partner thus providing a registration discount. USE IFFSBRUNO13 when registering and get the bes...

Submit to Fantasporto 2015

Fantasporto 2015 27th Feb till March 7th Submissions close December 5th  Greetings from Oporto International Film Festival. This year's edition will pay tribute to Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers and Orson Welles celebrating his 100th anniversary and screening new restored prints of Citizen Kane and Top Hat which opened 75 years ago. Both are in the Fantas Classics area. The selection for shorts is only for fantasy ones, like always. Submissions are open and we ...

Submit to 2015 Silver Springs International Film Festival

  Submission Guidelines and Entry Form If you are a filmmaker interested in submitting to the 2015 Silver Springs International Film Festival, April 8-12, 2015, please download our Submission Guidelines and Entry Form or visit our page on Withoutabox. Categories include: Feature (more than 60 minutes), Short (not more than 20 minutes), Documentary Feature (more than 40 minutes), Documentary Short (not more than 30 minutes), Student Short (not more than 20 minutes) and An...

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