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Firstglance Film Festival Philadelphia

Our 18th annual FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia is set for October 2015

Call for Entries Opens Spring 2015 For filmmakers from across the globe. Categories include Features, Feature Documentary, Shorts, Shorts Too, Animation, Music Video, Student Shorts, International Shorts, and for the first time ever 3D features and shorts.

FirstGlance is Philadelphia's Independent Film Festival since 1996!

We showcase national and international award winning shorts, features, documentaries, music videos and many more from around the world and aroud the corner.

We are a supporter of the Philadelphia filmmaking community and support and exhibit locally produced films amongst our award winning lineup of films at our events.

We award over $100,000 in prizes annually and offer filmmakers perks like no other festival in the world. All FirstGlance titles are eligible for theatrical and online distribution through our new services that include download to DVD and streaming rentals. All distribution through FirstGlance is no-cost, non exclusive revenue sharing with the filmmakers.

We offer an amazing array of perks to assist filmmakers in promoting, marketing and developing an audience for there screenings at FirstGlance.

FirstGlance Film Fests, by indie filmmakers, for indie filmmakers.


FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

Feature Screenplay Competition Deadline July 12th 2009 Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche! Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers. Categories: Drama Com...


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New categories, new awards and named one of the 40 indie friendliest companies in the US. All Official Selections receive an award package.Over $60,000 in cash and prizes in 2009, New sliding scale Grand Prize, with 5,000 cash prize for each 1000 entries.

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