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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.


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Firstglance Film Festival Philadelphia

Festival
Festival presentation: 

New categories, new awards and named one of the 40 indie friendliest companies in the US and one of the 25 BEST FILM FESTIVAL INVESTMENTS by Moviemaker Magazine.Open to all filmmakers from around the world from student films to professional. Categories range from Features to shorts in Narrative and Documentary, Animated Shorts, Music Videos, WebSeries Pilots, Student Shorts and Studio and Indie 3D films.  All Official Selections receive an award package. Over $60,000 in prizes awarded in 2011, New sliding scale Grand Prize, with 5,000 cash prize for each 1000 entries and 500 cash prize to categories receiving over 200 entries. All Features are eligible for a RED CARPET premiere screening in Las Vegas calued at over $25,000 USD and allows filmmakers the possiblity of theatrical distribution in the states for a revenue sharing distribution deal and keep all your rights.

To find out more about FirstGlance Film Fests

Festival Nickname: 
FirstGlance Philly
Edition: 
14
Theme: 
Adult
Adventure
African Films
American Films
Animation
Arabic Films
Art, Dance, Music
Art-house films
Asian Films
Awards
Black Culture Films
British Films
Children
Comedy
Crime
Digital
Documentary
Education
Environnement/Nature
European Films
Family
Fantasy/Science Fiction
French Films
German Films
Health/Medical
Historical
Homosexuality
Horror films
Human Rights
Independent
International
Italian Films
Japanese Films
Jewish Films
Latin American Films
Music
National
Religious films
Romance
Science
Silent films
Spanish Films
Sport
Student films
Thriller
Underground
War
Western
Women
Youth/Teen
Category/Format: 
Animated Films
Documentaries
Fiction Features
Independant
Music video
Short films
Student film
Video / TV
Festival Info
Price info: 
8.00- 75.00 USD
Opening hours: 
Varies
Last attendance: 
1500
Number of journalists: 
20
Next Festival Dates: 
10/13/2011 - 10/16/2011
Is the Festival open to the public ?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a market?: 
No
Does the Festival have a competition ?: 
Yes
Festival Submission
Film submission fee: 
Payment
Film submission amount: 
Starting at 20.00 for some short categories during early submission period
Submission accepted on Fest21.com: 
No
Film call for entry start day: 
02/14/2011
Film call for entry deadline: 
06/01/2011
Festival Contact
Festival Director Name: 
William Ostroff
Festival Director E-mail: 
E-mail for Webmaster: 
Festival Organization
Name: 
William Ostroff
Address: 
PO Box 571105
City: 
Tarzana
State: 
CA
Zip code: 
91356
Country: 
United States
Telephone: 
818-464-3544

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About Firstglance Film Festival Philadelphia


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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