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Beneath the Earth Film Festival

New York's Beneath the Earth Film Festival is a year-long search for independent films that serves as a catalyst for outstanding projects to reach a global audience. Four seasonal competitions are held throughout the year during which work of high production quality, clever writing and strong performances are offered the chance to be reviewed by authorities in the film world. The winners of each season then go on to compete for the culminating grand prize. All winners will receive recognition and exposure as well as a monetary prize.

TODAY is the Regular Deadline for Submissions to the 8th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival!

Today is the regular deadline for submissions! Submit your film today for your chance to win awesome prizes like Sony Catalyst Production Suite, iActing Studios yearly subscriptions, and $1,000 Cash! Submit through our official website or on the following sites: FilmFreeway, Withoutabox, Film Festival Life, Festhome, and Click For Festivals!   SUBMIT HERE: ...

Waterfront Festival of International Films Lavasa

Waterfront Festival of International Films is a an upcoming project of Films and Film Festivals , an initiative of JSWM Productions  Films and Film Festivals is a platform for the benefit of independent filmmakers, directors, media, distributors, producers, artists, entertainment professionals, models and event Managers to interact, create and benefit from various opportunities. JSWM Productions was established in 2010, as a Content Creation, Aggregation and Production Comp...

Call for Entries NOW OPEN!

We are now accepting submissions to the ICE Film Fest. You can submit your film through the submissions page on our website. . We accept submissions through our website, through FIlmFreeway, and Withoutabox. Entry fees are: $25 feature June 15 - October 31, 2015, $30 feature November 1 - December 15, 2015; $15 short June 15 - October 31, 2015, $20 short November 1 - December 15, 2015.  ...

Real Film Festival

The Real Film Festival is a three-day community, arts and Industry event showcasing documentaries, independent short and feature films based on true stories. The Program comprises of film screenings, Industry workshops, panel discussions, networking events and film competitions for filmmakers of all ages and experience. Festival Program The Festival will be held in Newcastle, NSW from November 7-9, 2014 across a number of venues within the CBD, including Tower Cinemas, Newcastle Museum, The Lock-Up, Newcastle Film & Media School, The Production Hub, Limelight Studios & Civic Park. The Festival Program includes a variety of entertainment including the Opening Night Gala held at Tower Cinemas with a party to follow at one of Newcastle's unique venues, The Lock-Up. The Festival will also deliver an Open Air Cinema in Civic Park, film screenings at Tower Cinema and short film screenings at Newcastle Museum and a variety of other locations as well as a number of networking events. The festival will also screen a series of short films throughout the weekend as part of the City Evolutions projections program. The educational component of the Real Film Festival will see innovative Film Industry development workshops and talks held at the Lock-Up and other locations across the weekend. On Friday 7 November we will be holding 8 Industry Development workshops aimed at emerging film makers followed up on the Saturday with 2 further industry workshops, talks and industry panel discussion. Through networking events the Festival will continue to connect inbound and local filmmakers with the established arts community and businesses based in the region. Website

Final Deadline March 1st.

  FINAL Deadline: March 1st We are only accepting 1000 submissions - just a few slots remain! YouPix - Where Scripts get a Shot! We PRODUCE a winning Screenplay every competition. Our Short Film contest finalists DIRECT winning feature scripts.  In Hollywood a script has a One in a Million chance at being produced. That sucks! At you have a very good chance at becoming a REAL Film-MAKER. That does NOT suck! Our team of Script Angels has been ...

The 5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival is taking submissions on a new website:

Filmmakers all over the world have now a new way to submit their films to the New York City Independent Film Festival: website. The festival is still accepting submissions through and as well. The dead line for filmmakers to send their films is May 31, 2014. From October 15th to 19th, this year's festival will include films in the following categories:     • Feature-length     • Documentaries  &...

Submissions Now Open for Little Rock Film Festival 2014

                                                The Little Rock Film Festival is now accepting entries to it’s 8th annual event. The LRFF2014 will be held May 13, 2014 to May 18, 2014. Little Rock Film Festival is one of the most competitive film festivals in the country. Rated twice by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the top 25 film festiva...

SOHO International Film Festival NYC

SOHOFILMFEST celebrates cutting-edge digital technology while honoring traditional forms of storytelling, encourages new and seasoned filmmakers from here in New York City and around the world to create and send in their fresh and innovative cinematic pieces. By enticing filmmakers, journalists and cineastes from America and across the globe, we expect to draw audiences to NYC, known for its artistic community and cultural sophistication. It is our way of helping boost the profile, the sense of pride, and the economy of the local community and the city itself.

We invite you to get involved in the fifth year of the SOHO International Film Festival NYC in April 2014.

Accepting full-length features, short films and documentaries from professionals and amateurs alike, SOHOFILMFEST will hold screenings, panels and host social events and other networking opportunities for everyone involved. Leading figures from all disciplines of the film industry including distributors and media will be in attendance.

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Louisiana International Film Festival

The Louisiana International Film Festival aims to act as a conduit for education and outreach where the residents of Louisiana may obtain skills and relationships that enable them to play a central role in the industry. Created to promote the film industry's indigenous growth along with its international reputation as an artistic and financial force in the global film market, the inaugural juried film festival will be held April 18, 19, 20 and 21st, 2013.

We believe the Louisiana film industry and talent pool will continue to grow. It is our desire to act as a conduit for organic networking, mentoring and training programs to grow out of this artistic professional gathering. Having a festival is a natural progression in contributing to the burgeoning growth.

Cinetarium Film Festival International



The Cinetarium Film Festival International (CFF) aims to connect filmmakers and talented people.  Our core focus is on traditional filmmaking, remembering Hollywood’s golden era. With emphasis on Story and Character driven material and inspired by the growing global demand for good entertainment in the 21st Century.

Festival Features and Highlights
Cinetarium Photographic display – A retrospect to the invention of the first 360-Degree motion picture process introduced to the Motion Picture Industry of the world in Chicago, 1959.

Focus on Wisconsin Film – Wisconsin Movie History, Events and accomplishments.

The Cinetarium Talent Showcase – A spotlight on before the camera talent. A new festival category providing a venue for actors to be featured through submissions and showings of promo reels and video portfolios.

Midnight Nostalgia – A selection of screenings of the classics and memorable films of a bygone era.

Gala Award Night and Screening of the winning entries


ÉCU’s Partners Four River Film Festival and Youth Film Festival – The Yellow carpet

ÉCU’s Partners Four River Film Festival and Youth Film Festival – The Yellow carpet     From 12th to 15th September 2012, the 17th Youth Film Festival and the 5th Four River Festival will become the most important place for Croatian as well as international high school film. Thanks to the organization of the Croatian Film Association and the Cinema Club Karlovac, the city of Karlovac will again “become yellow” and about 160 high school kids from all over the ...

Sweet Auburn Film Festival - Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Odd Fellows Building: The former home of the Royal Theatre

The Sweet Auburn Film Festival Organization is an affiliate of MCBC Community Development, a nonprofit, whose efforts include empowering and improving the educational and social conditions of at-risk youth through film.  The Sweet Auburn Film Festival seeks to provide opportunities for independent film makers while simultaneously raising funds to develop short films, produced by local students, to be used during local and national mentoring and HIV prevention campaigns.  As such, the S...

We are opening at the Museum of the Moving Image

Now that we are just a little over a three months away from opening night everything is heating up. Our contract is signed for the opening night, March 1, 2012 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria Queens. This state of the art facility is going to make all of the films look BEAUTIFUL. I am so happy for the filmmakers who will get the chance to see their films there. We are happy to be able to do do this. It will be an incredible evening. ...

REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL Update: First entry in the bag for 2012

PERSONAL VISION: Phillipps set to screen his film at the 2012 RFF. The 2012 iteration of the Reggae Film Festival is already boasting its first entry. Home, Sweet Harlesden, a documentary recording the oral histories of some the earliest Caribbean immigrants to Britain was produced by Anton Phillipps, a Kingston-born actor (he later attended Manchester High) before his family moved him to Washington DC, where he graduated high school. He then moved to England in the 1960s and attend...

HITFlics Competition


HORROR QUEST INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL is seeking entries for our first annual event. If you would like to enter your Horror or genre film, please go to for rules on how to submit. HororQuest has no submission fee! ...

CALL FOR ENTRIES - Regular Submission Deadline October 31st

The inaugural Love Your Shorts Film Festival will be held Feb. 11-13, 2011, in Sanford, Florida, and will feature short films of varied style and subject. Program blocks will include Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Florida Flavor, Sci-Fi/Horror, and Student. In addition to film screenings, the festival will host film-discussion groups, an awards presentation, cash prizes and awards created by a local artist. Check out our website at or submit via W...

ECU 2011 is Now Open for Submissions!

Submissions for ÉCU 2011 ARE NOW OPEN! Submitting your films to The European Independent Film Festival is easy. We have two submission methods: the first with our partner Withoutabox, and the second direct to the Festival with payment via PayPal or cheque. Film Submission Deadlines ...

Early Bird Submission Open for Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

We are looking for the best films made that have a woman in the position of at least one of the following positions: Writer, Director, Producer, or Cinematographer. We are also looking for the best Male/Female Collaboration Team! Go to for more information and to submit your film today! Please contact us if you have any questions! Cheers!Patricia ...

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Kluckin Films Blood Fest Tour 2009 - AJ'S Sports Bar & Grill

Kluckin Films Blood Fest Tour 2009 - Next stop will be at AJ's Sports Bar & Grill located at 1004 Chester St in Myrtle Beach, SC.  Horror Movies, Live Music and Loads of fun! May 20, 2009

The Annual Program Without Frontiers

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