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BAM! POW! Fan Films Battle for Prizes!

Metropolis, Illinois The Metropolis Chamber of Commerce is looking for the best fan-made superhero films for its 8th Annual Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival and Competition. The festival is open to family-friendly fan films of 18 minutes or less that are about superheroes or supervillains from any comics, film, television, or literary franchise. Films about original characters are also welcome.  Professional and amateur filmmakers from around the world are invited to participate. Th...

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

Imphal International Short Film Festival

This marks the 3rd year for the Imphal International Short Film Festival. IISFF has continued to grow every year. Submissions end November 30,2014, submit through online or through the festivals website, We are open to all genres and do not judge on content, only quality. IISFF  is entry free and supports every filmmakers around the world. With 23 award categories, IISFF is the giggest short film festival in Northeast India.  
We are screening more than 100 International Films and another 50 Indian films in our Third edition of the festival.

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"Zero Plus" International Children's and Youth Film Festival



«Zero Plus» International Film Festival follows the criteria of the inner quality and the message of values brought up in the films that are shown to children, adolescents, families, teachers, and all people on the whole. These are the films one can truly trust, in terms of psychological and informational safety, benefits for personal development of children and young people as well as bright entertainment that is so pleasing to everyone.


The festival is hosted in Tyumen city traditionally called “The Gates of Siberia”.

The event will take place in November 27 – December 3, 2016.

Cine//B_7 Deadline for submission coming soon

    Cine//B_7 is calling for submissions! Shorts Films and Features Film for the International Competition. Any genre, any running time. Submission 100% online & free. Share us your film through vimeo, youtube, wetransfer, google drive, dropbox, or other media file share. Entry form: + info: ...

Indian Cine Film Festival-14

Indian Cine Film Festival-14   Call for Entries:   Feature Films | Shorts Films | Animation | Documentary | Music Videos   Regular Submission deadline: 02 Sept 2014   Late Submission deadline: 10 Sept 2014   Visit:   Submit your entry through:, or   The ICFF objective is to create a platform for the meeting, sharing & development of grea...

Cine//B_7: Calling for submissions

      Cine//B is calling for submission. This will be the 7th edition of the Festival, taking place during November at santiago de Chile. National and Internacional Competition. Feature Films, Short Films and Music Videos. Submission 100% online. No entry fee. Send your film using wetransfer, dropbox, vimeo, youtube, ftp or any othe platform. Easier, Faster, Cheaper. Entry Form: Deadline: 30.09.14 More info: ...

Promo Video

We created a fun and intentionally cheesy promo video for this year's film festival. We hope you enjoy it! ...

Torremolinos International Fantastic Film Festival

Torremolinos International Fantastic Film Festival has become in a few years in one the most important events at Costa del Sol (Spain). Place in the Torremolinos' exhibition and conference centre: theaters with 480 and 920 people capacity. Organized by the Cultural Association "Cinefans", the festival it's now a reference of innovate and transgresive ideas. It starts at Halloween (with its own Halloween night) and it lasts 10 days: galas, shows, cosplay, horror movies marathons, lecture, concerts, charitable sessions, guests and honored films for their anniversary.


Trenton Film Festival

Trenton Film Festival screens new, cutting-edge film of various genres from around the world, offering filmmakers the opportunity to interact with audiences and connect with other filmmakers at various stages in their career. Located half-way between New York City and Philadelphia, Trenton is a small city with easy access to one of the largest film markets in the world, yet intimate enough to give new film exposure that might be hard to achieve in a larger place or festival.

Trenton Film Society returns in 2014 after a 5 year hiatus, during which time the Trenton Film Society developed several other events including the Trenton International Festival--coming up 4/4-4/6/14. We are particularly excited to return to our roots to produce what was our signature event, the Trenton Film Festival.


The 2014 THESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL will take place in mid-October 2014  Call for Entries has already been announced, with a deadline of July 15, 2014  Shorts of up to 30' duration, fiction, documentary, animation, music videos, experimental .  * Entry Forms can be obtained from  and from our Facebook page * Entries can be also submitted on-line at:

Call for Entries to AIM Mumbai International Short Films' Carnival 2014

AIM MISFC 2014 Submission Date Extended to 30th Apr 2014 Hello, Greetings from AIM MISFC 2014, Mumbai, India. AIM, Avenues International Media, is organizing  AIM Mumbai International Short Film Carnival in May 2014... Till date Films recd from : Taiwan, Russia, Bulgaria, Italy, Russia,  Germany , France, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, India, United Kingdom, Spain, United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Phillipines so go ahead & send your films... Duration : &n...

AIM Mumbai International Short Film Carnival 2014

AIM, Avenues International Media, is organizing AIM Mumbai International Short Film Carnival in May 2014... Till date Films recd from : Taiwan, Russia, Bulgaria, Italy, Russia, Germany , France, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, India, United Kingdom, Spain, United States Online Submissions from all across the world are accepted till 15th Apr.2014(regular deadline) & up to 30th Apr. 2014 (late deadline) at ,Film freeway, Festhome Duration : Category 1: from 30 sec to 3mins Category 2: Above 3 min. to 30 mins We are enrolling the shorts made after 1st Jan.2014 AIM’s viewpoint behind this is to connect with the youth globally & honor the promising film makers of tomorrow, to catch their vibrant ... volatile thought process… bring them together to form a global youth community of film makers. Our Honorable Jury panel RAJDUTT, A veteran director, 9 times State honored & twice national award winner as BEST DIRECTOR, NIKHIL WAGLE, a very emphatic opinion maker of the CNN-IBN-LOKMAT NEWS channel & ROHINI HATTANGADI, an actress in her own right, who shared screen space with SIR BEN KINGLEY in the multiple OSCAR AWARD WINNING epic saga of SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH on MHATMA GANDHI …have agreed to be on a jury panel for finalists…their acceptance to be on AIM’s Jury panel is a great honor for AIM & the participant film makers from all across the globe… here you can have a look at our Juries ROHINI HATTANGADI NIKHIL WAGLE RAJDUTT

Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montréal) - Call for entries 2014

The Festival du nouveau cinéma is looking for films, interactive works and performances for its 43rd edition which will run from October 8 to 19, 2014 in Montréal ! Send us your works before June 15 to maybe be part of the Festival this year!  Early bird rate before April 30, 2014 !   TO SUBMIT A FILM (FEATURE AND SHORT FILM) Two easy ways to submit a short or feature film : via Zone Festival or via Withoutabox For ...

2014 HollyShorts Call For Entries

2014 HSFF Call For Entries - Early Bird Deadline February 7th January 19, 2014 at 3:26pm The 10th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival and Film Conference/Film Market, scheduled for August 14-23, 2014 at the world famous TCL Chinese Theatre and Roosevelt Hotel, is now accepting submissions. (   2013 HSFF, twice named to MovieMaker Magazine “Top 25 Fests Worth the Entry Fee” lists,  featured over 330 projects showcasing s...

Cellar Door Film Festival

Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) aims to be Ottawa’s first showcase of speculative cinema while celebrating the creativity of the Ottawa film scene and spotlighting the city as a setting for the sinister and supernatural. 

Cellar Door Film Festival

Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) is Ottawa’s first showcase of speculative cinema, which celebrates the creativity of the Ottawa film scene and spotlights the city as a setting for the sinister and supernatural. CDFF encourages film culture, education, and production in Ottawa by promoting the creation, screening, and distribution of local, national and international films in the Nation’s capital.

2nd annual Bad Film Fest - SEEKING SHORT FILMS

    With a focus on short films, the Bad Film Fest seeks creative and exciting pieces of Live-Action, Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Viral, Horror, LGBT and Found Footage. It doesn't have to be perfect. Submit your worst!   The deadline for submission is Saturday, March 15, 2014. Submission fee is just $5. Short films may be submitted through - Interested filmmakers should include a short bio, link to...

About the Bad Film Fest

* Need motivation to create something? A deadline? Bad Film Fest is it. * Feel stuck and need to step back from a current project? Bad Film Fest is the cure. * Always wanted to express your creative side but felt too embarrassed? Be not afraid. Bad Film Fest says, "Go for it!".  Any film you’ve ever seen, song heard, performance attended – artists put a lot of work into it. In spite of that, somebody out there hated on it. Nothing is universal. Every piece ...



Join us September 23 to October 2, 2016 when over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities gather in Cinemas, Museums and Universities for one view and vote on the Finalist's Films in the 19th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites. If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT offers the ultimate platform -- one that sees its films screened in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Kathmandu, Vienna, Cape Town to cinemas in all fifty states of the United States and beyond -- Venues for 2016 Click Here for a list of cinemas taking part in 2016

Regular Deadline July 31, 2016

Tally Shorts Film Festival

Embracing the medium of short film, Tally Shorts Film Festival is excited to bring a truly unique and independent cinema experience to North Florida with the goal of increasing community awareness and support for film as a cultural and economic asset.  In addition to showcasing cinema from around the world, Tally Shorts is dedicated to preserving, nurturing and cultivating local filmmakers by providing an avenue to network, showcase and discuss all aspects of film.

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Short Film Funding - Really?!?!

Short film funding is hard to find. Why would you fund a short? Well for a very small entry fee a filmmaker can receive $ 25,000 (US) to shoot a short. The winning script will receive $10,000 and get their film made by the winning filmmaker. Its like a dating website for writers and filmmakers. You receive lots of coverage (feedback) on your work and entries are limited! We have been recognized by the Irish film board! And will be airing on fox tv soon! We launch in January! Check us out! Writer...

OFFline Film Festival

OFFline Film Festival offers the audience a range of film activities such as workshops, screenings, filmmaking and opportunities to meet with film directors in talk-back sessions. 

Films from around the world are screened during the five day festival at numerous venues throughout the town of Birr. Workshops catering for many elements of film such as special effects make-up will take place. 

The winners of the festival's 72-Hour Filmmaking Challenge are guaranteed a slot at Galway Film Fleadh and a prize fund to the value of €4,000 including film rental equipment and cash.


Cellar Door Film Festival is Now Accepting Submissions!

Every filmmaker starts with their first camera; every festival starts with its first film. Ottawa’s newest film festival, Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF), is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2014 inaugural edition of the festival.   CDFF invites filmmakers to submit speculative films of both short and feature lengths. This includes films made within the genres of: horror, thriller, science-fiction, fantasy, avant-garde, experimental, the supernatural, alternative history,...

Call for Entries

30th Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival Come and submit your short films (fiction, experimental or documentary; max length 30 min) to our competitions, with their international, experimental or German sections, and from 3 June to 9 June 2014 let’s celebrate the short film here in Hamburg: cinema’s least compromising, most daring and most experimental art form.   And for the youngest cinema fans: The 16th Mo&Friese Children’s Short Film Festival, 1 June to 9 J...


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