Submit to Winter Film Awards International Film Festival, Deadline 4/27
WINTER FILM AWARDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL would love to see your latest work! The Festival showcases the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world – we seek emerging filmmakers in all genres from around the world with a special emphasis on highlighting the work of under-represented artists.
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Regular Deadline April 27 – Late Deadline May 28
All Genres – All Lengths – All Countries
Animation – Horror – Music Video – Documentary
Drama – Comedy – Shorts – Features – Web Series – Experimental
Over $75,000 in Cash, Prizes and Distribution Opportunities
Our 10th Annual Festival includes awesome film screenings, cool discussion panels, useful professional development workshops and super-fun parties coming to an exciting conclusion with the hottest Awards Ceremony in the industry. Works of all lengths and genres are considered for Festival screening. WINTER FILM AWARDS is an IMDB-qualifying Festival, and all selected films are screened at NYC’s top indie cinema in the heart of Greenwich Village.
WFA2021 14-DAY FILM CHALLENGE | MAY 18 – JUN 1
Winter Film Awards challenges the film community to create a 4-7 minute short film in just two weeks! Teams of the most creative people in the industry will be randomly assigned a film genre and prop and then have 14-days to decide what you are going to do, write a screenplay, assemble props, costumes and actors, rehearse, shoot, score and edit your film. Students, amateurs, and seasoned industry veterans alike learn the importance of caffeine, team work and time management in successful filmmaking. Awesome cash & equipment prizes!
WFA2021 FILMMAKERS EDUCATION WEEK | JUN 21-25
In continuation of our popular Education series from our annual Festival, Winter Film Awards will host a week of Education sessions geared towards emerging filmmakers, covering topics such as “Ask a Festival Director”, “Producing 101” and more! 90-minute virtual sessions will run each night and will be free and open to all. Details coming soon!
- Two films by SMS Dean Vladan Nikolic will screen at the first Festival of American Independent Cinema in Serbia, Lake Dance - October 20, 2021
- Center for Communication Presents Investigative Documentaries: Uncovering the Truth - October 15, 2021
- The Tramp’s New World: Film Screening and Conversation - October 15, 2021