Chick Flicks Film Festival
In October, Women In Film Dallas hosts our Annual Chick Flicks Film Festival at Studio Movie Grill Movie Grill in Dallas on Royal Lane. Proceeds from submission entry fees and ticket sales benefit the WIF.D scholarship fund. Scholarship winners will be announced the evening of the festival. Check out our website at www.wifdallas.org for more details as the festival approaches.
1. Film submissions must be by a female filmmaker with Texas roots – either producer, director, or crew member with a key role in the production. (Crew members must submit an explanation describing their key role(s) in the production.)
2. Submit a DVD of your film, labeled with the film title, year of production, total running time (30 minutes or less) and filmmaker’s name.
3. Filmmaker’s brief bio, contact address, email, and phone.
4. A brief synopsis of the film (50 words or less).
5. One (1) production still (digital file on CD or printed image high resolution)
6. A mailer if you would like your DVD/CD returned to you.
7. Entry fee: $15 for WIF.D members and $30 for non-members.
For more information about submissions or festival sponsorship, please contact Chick Flicks Chair, Elise Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYC Horror Film Festival
America’s largest and most recognized genre film festival focusing solely on Horror and Science Fiction. Each year the NYCHFF celebrates both the horror classics we grew up with and the new horror films & filmmakers who created them. the NYCHFF fills the city with special screenings, parties, celebrity guests and free giveaways. The New York City Horror Film Festival is the Halloween time event not to be missed.
Birds Eye View
Birds Eye View celebrates & supports international women filmmakers. Founded as a short film event in 2002, we registered as a charity in 2004, launched the UK’s first major women’s film festival in 2005, and are now developing year-round activity with our First Weekenders Club, BEV Labs, touring programme and online community. Birds Eye View is a dynamic, fast growing organisation determined to make a difference. We showcase the best features, documentaries and short films made by women around the world, alongside a Retrospective celebrating the pioneering women of cinema and an Innovation programme exploring the creative possibilities opened up by new technology.
CineMart: International Film Festival Rotterdam
International Film Festival Rotterdam celebrates independent, innovative and experimental cinema and visual arts. CineMart gets a select number of directors/producers to present their film projects to co-producers, bankers, funds, sales agents, distributors, TV stations and other potential financiers.
True/False Film Fest
True/False Film Fest accepts submissions that cross the boundary between fact and fiction. The festival highlights innovative work with a cinematic scope, creative takes on contemporary currents, and most of all work that provokes dialogue about its subject and the documentary form itself. $15-20 to enter.
A.K.A Shriekfest, The Los Angeles Horror/Science Fiction Film Festival
AKA Shriek Fest is dedicated to discovering new and overlooked artists in the horror and science fiction genre. $25-55 to enter.
Anchorage International Film Festival
Anchorage International Film Festival establishes a diverse, provocative, compelling, and entertaining showcase of excellent international feature length, documentary, short, supershort, and animation films that will engage our imaginations and enhance our lives culturally and artistically through the art of independent film. $15-40 to enter.
Dance on Camera Film Festival
DOCFF celebrates the immediacy, energy, and mystery of dance as combined with the intimacy of film. This Dance Films Association’s festival is the oldest dance film festival in the world that sparked a global explosion of activity. $50 to enter.
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival has grown to become the largest film event in Montana, and are again pleased to present Missoula with the best in documentary film under the big sky. The 10-day event is centered in downtown Missoula’s historic Wilma Theatre, the 1100-seat venue that houses Montana’s largest screen, and plays host to the visual immersion into a world where reality plays itself. With packed audiences of avid moviegoers, most films are accompanied by Q&A with their respective filmmakers. Special Events include nightly parties with great music, panel discussions, informal gatherings and the Big Sky in Schools Educational Outreach Program.
Sheffield Doc / Fest’s MeetMarket
MeetMarket at Sheffield Doc/Fest is a unique pitching initiative which uses online systems to match-make documentary makers’ most innovative project ideas with UK and international buyers for one-to-one meetings in a fully supportive environment. Submit your project online, along with one-page treatments and a one-minute teaser clip, in advance of Doc/Fest, allowing buyers to view your submissions of innovative documentary ideas. The application process is fully online.
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
The Center for Asian America Media presents the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) every March. The SFIAAFF is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films, annually presenting approximately 120 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose. Since 1982, the SFIAAFF has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a vital source for new Asian cinema.$20-35 to enter.
Cinequest Screenwriting Competition
Cinequest Screenwriting Competition is a prestigious screenwriting competition that offers cash prizes to the top winners.
A.K.A Shriekfest, The Los Angeles Horror/Science Fiction Screenplay Competition
Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Thrillers narrative shorts and features scripts! $25-55 to submit.
browse by genre:
- African American
- Commercials/1 Minute Shorts
- Free to enter!!!
- Music Video/Musicals
- Public Service Announcement
- Screenwriting/Teleplay Writing/Playwriting
- Timed Film Competition
- Web Series/Websites