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The 2019 Student Academy Awards, Film Submissions June 1

The 2019 Student Academy Awards competition will launch on March 25th.  The deadline for submitting a film is June 1, 2019. STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS MISSION The Student Academy Awards (SAA) recognizes and honors student filmmakers who demonstrate excellence in the creation of motion pictures. By

Socially Relevant Film Fest 2020 Submissions Now Open

The seventh edition of SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY will take place in March 2020. Submissions are now open on The first 15 submitters will receive a further 25% off the already low Early Bird submission fee with the discount code: SR2020EARLY.    Please visit our website for

The Bronx Documentary Center is now accepting 2019-2020 Fellowship Applications

The BDC Films Fellowship Program invites traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers to participate in a free year-long documentary filmmaking fellowship at the BDC. Participants are provided with: Workshops with established documentary filmmakers Professional development courses Professional filmmaking equipment Production and post-production space Co-working space Mentorship from

Austin Film Festival, Final Deadline May 15

Our FINAL Deadline for screenplay, teleplay, and stage play submissions is this Wednesday, May 15! And now, we’re offering a discount code for YOU! Professors and instructors can use the code 19SCHOOL to take $10 off of a script submission. Students can save $10 off screenplay entries by submitting directly through and using the promo code 19STUDENT.

ASFF Call for Entries

Last Chance to Submit Student Films BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2019 Until 31 May, submissions are open for the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) As one of the UK’s largest site-specific events, ASFF is a hotbed for creative talent and must attend event for

Enter the Tremorland Music Filmmaker Challenge

At Tremorland Music, we curate music albums for the specific use in film, TV and other visual productions. On average, we release about six albums of music for industry use yearly and, at the moment, we are running a Filmmaker Challenge with a great opportunity of

Short Film Fund, Final Deadline May 2

2019’s SHORT FILM FUND IS OPEN The Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers an opportunity for emerging screenwriters and filmmakers to have their short film financed and produced. The Fund welcomes submissions from screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. We accept short scripts, animations,

Call for Submissions – Austin Film Festival

Known as the “Writers Festival” since its inception in 1993, Austin Film Festival recognizes the importance of narrative at the core of filmmaking. Without a good story, movies might just be sound and fury. By celebrating the work of storytellers; those committed to crafting intricate

Enter the CinemaStreet Screenplay Contest, Deadline June 30

GET YOUR SHORT SCREENPLAY OPTIONED FOR $1000 DEADLINE June 30, 2019 Discount for NYWIFT Members The CinemaStreet Women’s Short Screenplay Competition invites women screenwriters to submit short dramatic script of any genre (20 minutes and under) to CinemaStreet Pictures, LLC for production consideration. The

DGA Announces 25th Annual DGA Student Film Awards

    The Directors Guild of America’s application period for the 25th Annual DGA Student Film Awards for African American, Asian American, Latino and Women Directors is now open. Apply online by visiting the DGA website or clicking HERE. For more than two decades, the Student

Call for Film Submissions: Margaret Mead Film Festival, Deadline May 1

MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL Submissions Deadline is May 1 The 43rd Annual Margaret Mead Film Festival, the preeminent international showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen an outstanding lineup of international documentaries this fall, running October 17–20, 2019. Each year, the festival presents remarkable films and

ARCHITEXX Call for Student Films

CALL FOR STUDENT FILMS We seek 1 to 2-minute student films about women. This project will continue the efforts to write women into architectural history, this time via video. SPONSORED BY ARCHITEXX THE SUBJECT OF YOUR FILMS: We seek to have the subjects of these

Austin Film Festival Student Discounts – 1st Deadline March 29!

Austin Film Festival Competitions are now open for entries! Students can save $10 off film and screenplay entries by submitting directly through or FilmFreeway (film submissions only) and using the promo code: 19STUDENT. For more information about these discounts, please click here. The first deadline is MARCH 29! Did you know that Austin

Submit Short Films for the AT&T Film Awards

Submittable connects artists with opportunities and organizations with artists. Submittable has partnered with the AT&T Film Awards this spring, accepting short film submissions through May 5. Now in its 6th edition, the AT&T Film Awards shines light on emerging creators from across the US, offering awards for short films

Call for NFFTY 2019

NFFTY Early Deadline is April 12 2019 Dates and Entry Fees February 15 | Submission Open April 12 | Early Deadline | $30 May 17 | Mid Deadline | $35 June 14 | Regular Deadline | $45 July 12 | Final Deadline | $55 September 3 | Notification Date

Fine Cuts: Call for Submissions

Fine Cuts is a screening series of short films and video works produced by alumni, graduate, undergraduate, and certificate students in the School of Media Studies over the past year as part of their coursework. The maximum length of the films should be 15 minutes.  Application deadline: Friday, March

NYCDH Graduate Student Project Award: Call for Proposals

NYCDH is pleased to announce their sixth annual cross-institutional NYCDH Digital Humanities Graduate Student Project Award. They invite all graduate students attending an institution in New York City and the metropolitan area to apply by Monday, May 20, 2019. The award recognizes  excellent digital humanities

Wild to Inspire Short Film Contest Now Accepting Submissions

Submittable helps artists find opportunities and organizations find artists. They are currently working with National Geographic WILD and the Wild to Inspire Short Film Contest, which is accepting film submissions through March 1. Wild to Inspire is open to short films that celebrate the concept of the everyday

Short Video Contest – Deadline 3/15

The Basics with Dr. Mo takes it to the streets to talk about sex and relationships. They have over 70 short videos on topics ranging from consent to love to condoms—and back again. Starting a conversation. They’ve started hosting video contests to hear from people who