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Zolberg Film Competition

WELCOMING IMMIGRANTS TO AMERICA: A VIDEO COMPETITION ABOUT AMERICAN IMMIGRATION Are you a New School student concerned about the portrayal of refugees and immigrants? The Zolberg Institute, in coordination with the Exodus Institute, is holding a short film contest in which students are invited to

23rd Annual Webby Awards: Student Category

This year marks the 23rd Annual Webby Awards: the preeminent international honor for Internet excellence. This year as part of our Awards we have launched a category to honor work created by students and we encourage you participate. Over the last several years we’ve noticed

Screenwriting Contest from Manhattan Film Institute

Manhattan Film Institute’s first annual screenwriting competition has been launched, and just in time for the holidays, we have already extended the deadline date for you to submit a short film. This competition is meant to encourage talented new writers to take that idea they’ve

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 21st year, is accepting submissions for its 2019 competition! Founded in 1998 by award-winning writer Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat has remained committed to discovering the world’s unknown screenwriters, and continues to showcase their work to a global audience year after

“What’s Your Story?” Video Contest

2018 Trend Micro “What’s Your Story?” Video Contest Trend Micro’s annual short film contest about media literacy is here and the deadline to enter is fast approaching. Submit your film for a chance to win $10,000! What’s it all about? Trend Micro “What’s Your Story?” is a

First Call for Java Film Awards

Dear Filmmakers, Java Film Awards (JAFIFA) is looking for the hidden artistic talents from the adventurers, art and culture lovers, and history lovers. JAFIFA is the sister of the World Film Awards. Its goal is to entertain and serve the global world with unique and excellent

Video Competition: What does Intercultural Dialogue Look Like?

Video Competition: What does Intercultural Dialogue Look Like?   The Center for Intercultural Dialogue has organized its first ever video competition, open to students enrolled in any college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year. To enter, participants must submit a video no longer than 2 minutes that

New Zealand’s Aotearoa Short Film Lab – Deadline Dec. 14

Applications for New Zealand’s Aotearoa Short Film Lab are open! Aotearoa Short Film Lab is New Zealand’s most prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters to workshop new short film ideas. Submissions close on Thursday 14 December 2017.  The Lab will offer six local

Global Social Venture Competition – Dec 4 Deadline

Calling all social entrepreneurs! Applications for the 2018 Global Social Venture Competition are now open. If you have a young startup aiming to make a difference in the world, apply to compete in the 2018 competition. All entries are reviewed by leading experts in the

GroupM – Student Advertising Competition + Paid Internship

GroupM, the world’s largest advertising media company, is offering an exciting contest for students, with a winning prize of $2000 cash and a paid internship working under David Lang, Chief Content Officer and President of Mindshare. The contest brief is asking individual students, or teams of 2, to

Connect4Climate #Uniting4Climate Video Competition Submissions Open

Dear Students, Connect4Climate is now accepting submissions for their VR/360-video pitch competition. Participants are encouraged to share  solutions to overcoming climate challenges such as vulnerable and coastal communities, rising and warming oceans, managing fresh water resources, preventing pollution and waste, building smarter and more resilient cities

Coca-Cola & Regal Films 2018 Program – Filmmaking Contest

The Coca-Cola & Regal Films Program has officially launched its 2018 challenge. Student filmmakers are encouraged apply, to create branded content for Coca-Cola/Regal Cinema. Grand Prize winners will be judged by industry professionals, the 30-second branded content will be shown in all Regal Cinemas and

Disney Imaginations Project Challenge

PROJECT CHALLENGE Choose an actual abandoned or “ghost town” from anywhere in the world and re-vitalize it! It might be as a working town, a historical landmark, a living museum, a themed experience, or whatever else you can dream up. Consider historical value and respect

Ryuichi Sakamoto Wants to Score Your Short Film and Give You $5K

Ryuichi Sakamoto Wants to Score Your Short Film and Give You $5K The composer behind ‘The Revenant’ has teamed up with Apichatpong Weerasethakul to give out awards totaling $5,000 cash. This past spring, Ryuichi Sakamoto released his album async, which he described as a “soundtrack for an imaginary Andrei

Austin Film Festival Student Discounts

The FINAL Deadline for screenplay, teleplay, and scripted digital series submissions is this Monday, May 15! Students can save $10 off screenplay entries by submitting directly through and using the promo code STUDENT17. After submitting, students must email screenplay@austinfilmfestival.comand provide proof of current school enrollment. Click here to download the full list of student

Win Passes to New York Indian Film Festival (April 30-May 7)

Flickside, a recent media publisher startup, has paired up with the New York Indian Film Festival 2017 and the two are giving away two (2) invites to the-week long festival! This is an exciting opportunity for media students to interact directly with the industry. The invite is a full access

Submission Opportunities from the NYTVF

The 13th Annual New York Television Festival is currently accepting submissions for the Independent Pilot Competition and NYTVF Scripts. Looking to submit your produced TV pilot or series? Submit to the IPC, the NYTVF’s flagship, annual initiative, accepting independently-produced, original television pilots and series, short


DIGITAL HEALTH AUGMENTED REALITY STARTUP BOOTCAMP OPEN CALL APPLY TODAY TO JOIN PUBLICIS HEALTH AND NYC MEDIA LAB FOR A 6-WEEK, ZERO-EQUITY, “LEAN LAUNCHPAD” ACCELERATOR! Coming summer 2017, The Publicis Health “Digital Health Augmented Reality Startup Bootcamp”, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, will support

Fine Cuts Call for Submissions

FINE CUTS: 38TH ANNUAL INVITATIONAL FILM SHOW 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. A panel of distinguished filmmakers, producers and