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KASHISH 2020 : Submit your LGBTQIA+ film to South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival invites you to submit your LGBTQIA+ themed films to the 11th Anniversary edition of the festival which will be held from May 20-24, 2020 in Mumbai, INDIA. The festival is organized by KASHISH Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit trust working towards mainstreaming queer issues through cinema and arts. SUBMISSION LINK: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film...

Submissions closing soon

There are just 2 weeks left to submit your film to Mirror Mountain for our 2019 festival! Our team is excited to see your unique, creative and original films. All genres and lengths are welcome. Submit your work before the final deadline on June 7th, and visit our Submissions page for more info. ...

Call for Submissions

Balinale is Launching it's 2018 Call for Submissions As of February 19, Balinale is accepting submissions through FilmFreeway, Withoutabox and Festhome. FIlm Submissions from all genres of fiction and documentary, feature length and short, from Indonesia and around the world are considered. Balinale 2018 has a juried competition with three categories, Best Feature Film, Best Documentary and Best Short Subject, this in addition to the Festival's annual audience choice awards. Balin...

LAST DAY of regular submission at Mirror Mountain Film Festival

LAST DAY today to submit your film to Mirror Mountain at our regular submissions rate. After today our fees go up, so don't miss out! Share your creative vision with us and get a complimentary festival pass! ...

Open for submissions 2017

Mirror Mountain Film Festival is open for submissions and we want to see your work! All genres and lengths accepted. Check out our submissions page for more info: ...

18th Leeds Young Film Festival Calling for Submissions

Leeds Young Film Festival takes place every Easter and welcomes young people and their families to the largest film event of its kind in the north of England. Now in its 18th year, the festival features a programme of the best new and unseen cinema for young people from around the world, made both for and by young people, as well as classic screenings, moving-image related workshops and masterclasses. It takes place in three of the city’s most loved venues and is the highlight for film lo...

Call For Film Submissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 3rd Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Announces Call for Entries Submissions period begins January 4, 2016, 9AM PST. Deadline is March 8, 2016, 11:59PM PST. $10,000 in cash prizes.   Submit your film: Contact: *EDIT: We are now accepting FEATURE length Narrative and Documentary films along with short film submissions. We are also awarding $10,000 in cash prizes. The 2016 Women&#...

Special 25% discount off submissions for users!

We are offerening an exclusicve 25% submission fee doscount to all members of Simply submit your film via FilmFreeway Use the discount code FILMFEST25 and receive your 25 % discount. Submissions are open until the 20th of March. Good Luck and Happy Submitting!   ...

Sunderland Shorts Film Festival to open for submissions

We are pleased to announce that the Sunderland Shorts Film Festival will open for submissions on Monday 2nd February 2015.  Full details and submissions guidelines to follow.  ...

Cellar Door Film Festival Offers More Options for Filmmakers

Ottawa's Cellar Door Film Festival is listening to filmmakers. We've heard your advice and considered your ideas, so now we've opened more methods for submission to accommodate the needs of diverse filmmakers. In addition to accepting submissions the old-fashioned way by mail (we accept both DVDs and Blu-rays), we've expanded our range of options for online submission.   CDFF now boasts partnerships with the online platforms Festhome, Film Freeway, Withoutabox, Click for...

NYC Indie Film Festival Regular Submissions Deadline Fast Approaching

New York City Independent Film Festival urges filmmakers not to wait until the last minute as the 2014 deadline is on May 31st.   New York, NY – The 5th NYC Indie Film Fest just confirmed that the regular deadline for submissions is on May 31st. “With the deadline approaching, we are receiving more submissions than we expected. That’s why we recommend that filmmakers not to wait until the last minute”, said Dennis Cieri, Executive Director of the festival. Cieri r...

Accepting Submissions For Outflix 2014

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2014 Please review the Entry Guidelines and fill out the entry form. If submitting a physical copy of a screener (DVD) for consideration, please download our Entry Form PDF, fill it out, and include with your submission. Mail physical copies to: Outflix Film Festival c/o MGLCC 892 South Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104 If submitting an online screener for consideration, please fill out our online entry form below, and include the screener ...

British Urban Film Festival (BUFF)

Buff Enterprises organises the annual British Urban Film Festival in London. It also makes reality shows and produces documentaries profiling independent film in the UK. It also publishes a monthly blog which features insider news and opinion on the UK film industry.


Buff Enterprises launched in July 2005 with the aim to provide a healthy alternative to the showcasing of urban independent cinema in the UK. Since then, there has been a concerted effort by the UK film industry to address this imbalance in the cinema landscape both on and off screen. As a publisher-broadcaster, Buff has played its' part in developing and attracting audiences who have shown both passive and active interests in this genre. The annual British Urban Film Festival is the only festival of its' kind in the UK and has become a trusted source for film fans keen to tap into one of the fastest growing creative industries in the UK.

Call for Submissions - ÉCU 2014

  SUBMISSIONS FOR ÉCU 2014 ARE NOW OPEN! **2014 Festival Dates – 4th, 5th, 6th April** Stories are created every day, imagined or real, and the world is in need of a good story. Character-driven, plot-driven, or just plain driven, ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival continually searches for the most talented storytellers and cinematic visionaries that make their stories a reality. Through this dedicated quest and passion for independ...

Submissions close soon for the 7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival 2013

The 7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival ( submission deadline in the Narrative, Shorts and Documentary categories is April 1st, 2013. We accept national and international submissions via LRFF showcases the best international films and the best in narrative, documentary, and short films from around the World. Recent LRFF prize winners/alums have included Beasts of the Southern Wild, Winters Bone, Another Earth, Tiny Furniture, Breaking Upwards, ...

Little Rock Film Festival 2013

  Little Rock, AR –The Little Rock Film Festival is pleased to announce the7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival (LRFF) to be held on May 14th – May 19th, 2013.  Founded by Award winning Filmmakers Brent and Craig Renaud, the Little Rock Film Festival is an annual film and cultural event held each year in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas, based in the thriving historic River Market District.  Back for its seventh year the LRFF is one o...

Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF): Call for Project Submissions (from now until 15 October 2012)

    Organised by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) and running concurrently with the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART), the Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) is Asia's premier project market designed to connect Asian filmmakers with upcoming film projects with internationally prominent film financiers, producers, bankers, distributors, buyers, and funders for co-production ventures. The HAF is the ideal venue for d...

9th Annual ReelHeART International Film Festival - Open Call for Entries

9th Annual ReelHeART International Film Festival - Open Call for Film, Docs and Short and Feature Screenplay Entries ReelHeART 2013  Open Call for Entries 14 EXCITING CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION TO CHOOSE FROM **12 Film Competitions ** 2 Screenplay Competitions ** EACH of the Top 3 Winning Short or Feature Screenplays  get a ReHearsed Cast-To-Type Live Read! Please Note: All films MUST be a Premiere. We do not recycle films screened at other fests in Toronto. ...

Call for submissions

We are currently accepting submissions for the 7th Annual Ellensburg Film Festival. Selected films will be screened October 7-9, 2011. Discounted fees for early entries and for Withoutabox members. Cash prizes for Best of Fest, Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short and Best of Central Washington. Click the link below to enter your film:       ...

Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Florida!

We are not Sundance or Cannes or Toronto . . . We ARE Love Your Shorts. We aren’t like the big film festivals, which is good. And unlike some, we will be fun!  We aim to treat our filmmakers more lavishly (and with more respect) than your more well-known fests.  Our smaller and more intimate feel will make it easier to connect with your audience and fellow filmmakers.  You’ll get more face time with the festival staff and meet our judging panel.  And your odds at winning an awar...