Film Festivals

Horror, Tribeca, Toronto, Cannes, Sundance

There are thousands of film festivals worldwide catering to every niche such as Horror Film Festivals, short film festivals, documentary film festivals and of course, independent film festivals. These festivals are a great way to get your finished film out to the public.

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Sundance Film Festival
January
Submissions open August

Tribeca Film Festival
April/ May
Submissions open September

Cannes Film Festival
May
Registration opens October

Toronto International Film Festival
September

Chicago Horror Film Festival
September

Venice Film Festival
September

New York City Horror Film Festival

Ft.Lauderdale International Film Festival Short Contest
October/ November

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Snowtown Film Festival 
The second annual Snowtown Film Festival will be held January 29-30, 2016 in Watertown, New York. Help us "Celebrate Winter Through Film" once more by …

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival 
Carmarthen Bay Film Festival is all about encouraging and supporting independent film and cinema here in Wales the UK and Internationally. The 2016 Carmarthen …

Seattle International Film Festival  
The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is one of the largest and most highly attended film festivals in the United States, with 250 feature/documentary …

Trinity International Film Festival Not rated yet
The Trinity International Film Festival is in their tenth year, celebrating thought provoking indie films. From shorts, full features, music videos, docs …

American Youth Film Festival Not rated yet
The American Youth Film Festival™ is an opportunity for the youth to showcase their movie making skills. Many young people regularly produce films that …

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival Not rated yet
Science Fiction invades our world in all forms and sizes—horror, drama, comedy, shorts, fan films, and feature-length films. Other World Austin brings …

Mental Health Channel Online Film Festival (MHC OFF) Not rated yet
The MHC Online Film Festival celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness and understanding of …

Out Of Africa International Film Festival Not rated yet
Out of Africa International Film Festival (OOAIFF) is committed to discovering and developing African filmmakers to reach their greatest potential in film …

World Arts Film Festival Not rated yet
World Arts Film Festival - Over 100 Short Films, Panels, Workshops, Awards+Parties in Jacksonville, FL. The World Arts Film Festival, presented by non-profit …

Cinema at the Edge Film Festival Not rated yet
Cinema at the Edge – Independent Film Festival 4 days of screenings, parties & artist programs that celebrate independent film making. Cinema at the …

Glendale International Film Festival Not rated yet
The Glendale International Film Festival is an exciting national and international film festival in the beautiful City of Glendale, California, all film …

Thailand International Film Destination Festival Not rated yet
We are proudly inviting Filmmakers to a remarkable event called "The Amazing Thailand Film Challenge 2014". It's the event gathering film makers from around …

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Not rated yet
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is once again open for entries, screening the best in International contemporary short cinema at venues across Edinburgh …

Austin Film Festival  Not rated yet
Austin Film Festival; October 13 - 20, 2016. Known as “The Writer’s Festival” since its inception, the Austin Film Festival celebrates films built on …

New York City Independent Film Festival Not rated yet
NYC Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the true independent filmmaker, documentaries, short and feature-length films, music videos, and animation. …

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival Not rated yet
The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is the only independent international film festival for, by and about the Brooklyn indie film scene. The AoBFF screens …

GloryReelz Christian Film Festival Not rated yet
GloryReelz Film & Literary Festival in Detroit, MI, is growing to become one of the largest conferences in the MidWest for film and other media in the …

Lancaster PA Area Film Festival  Not rated yet
The Lancaster Area Film Festival is a filmmaker’s film festival hosted by 81st Street Productions and Stunod Pictures Entertainment. Organized by 81st …

Virtual Monaco Charity FIlm Festival Not rated yet
This year in partnership with independentfilms.com and in an attempt to extend its reach and support for non-traditional filmmakers and distribution, The …

2012 Spirit Quest Film Festival Not rated yet
The Spirit Quest Film Festival has opened their call for entries for their 2012 season and is currently seeking inspirational, thought provoking and intriguing …

Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival  Not rated yet
The Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the city of Los Angeles, the Amazigh Cultural Association in …

Massachusetts Independent Film Festival Not rated yet
The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival is a truly independent festival. We are dedicated to showcasing a wide variety of films from all genres. Everything …

TrindieFest Independent Film Festival Not rated yet
A Truly Independent Film Festival...that’s what TrindieFest is all about. Most of the bigger festivals have become selling venues for bigger films. Our …

Indigenous Bolivian and Native American Film Festival Not rated yet
Augsburg Native American Film Series in collaboration with Phillips Indian Educators and the Parkway Theater present: Where Condor Meets Eagle: Indigenous …

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Awareness Film Festival Not rated yet
The Awareness Film Festival started in 2010 and was created by a nonprofit organization Heal One World. The Mission of the Awareness Film & Arts Festival …

The Chico Independent Film Festival Not rated yet
The independent film artists within our community in Chico are a dedicated array of people, belonging to a number of local/global groups and organizations. …

Irvine International Film Festival Not rated yet
January 12-16, 2012, Irvine CA. The Irvine International Film Festival (IIFF) celebrates the power of individual expression and diverse points of views. …

San Francisco International Film Festival Not rated yet
Call For Entries for 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival The San Francisco Film Society is now accepting submissions for the 59th San Francisco …

Great Lakes International Film Festival Not rated yet
Showcasing the best films of the 2011 season, the Great Lakes International Film Festival will be held LIVE in the great city of Erie Pennsylvania on September …

Directors Circle Film Festival Of Shorts Cash Prizes Not rated yet
November 10, 2011 to November 19, 2011. The Directors Circle Festival Of Shorts has officially opened our call for entries and will accept submissions …

Urban Mediamakers Film Festival Not rated yet
Founded in 2001, the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) takes place annually in October in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. With over $20,000 in prizes and …

SILPIX CHILDRENS FILM FESTIVAL | March in Chicago Not rated yet
SILPIX, taking place on March 26th & 27th 2011, in Chicago, is embarking on an adventure to bring together the cultures of India and America through films. …

CanToo Film Festival Not rated yet
Announcing its inception, the CanToo Film Festival is now accepting film entries! The festival screens films on September 16th and 17th, 2011. Admission …

International Film Festival of Kerala  Not rated yet
Kerala, a tropical paradise, is recommended by the National Geographic Magazine as one of the 50 ‘must-see’ destinations of the world. Marketed as God’s …

Tulsa International Film Festival Not rated yet
The Tulsa International Film Festival is now accepting entries! The Tulsa IFF will spotlight films across multiple genres from around the world and, in …

International Documentary Challenge Not rated yet
The International Documentary Challenge returns to Hot Docs in 2011! Now in it’s 6th year, The International Documentary Challenge returns to the Hot Docs …

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival Not rated yet
The 35th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF)will take place April 7-23, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. 2015 Submission Dates: …

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN CINEMA Film Festival NYC Not rated yet
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN CINEMA 13TH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL. This landmark three-day event continues to highlight the work of aspiring and prominent women …

Corfu Animation Film Festival Not rated yet
Be there! Corfu Animation Festival takes place in Corfu, Greece (April 7-10, 2011). It has two international competitive programs (short films and graduation …

Flicks-Saskatchewan International Youth Film Festival Not rated yet
Celebrating it's 16th year from May 12 - 14, 2011, the Flicks Film Festival announces it's call for entries: November 30, 2010. www.flicksfilmfest.org …

New York International Children's Film Festival Not rated yet
New York International Children's Film Festival, February 26 - March 20, 2016, the #1 Film Fest for children and teens, is now accepting submissions! …

Kansas City FilmFest (KC Jubilee) Not rated yet
Kansas City FilmFest (formerly Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee) is an annual juried celebration of independent filmmaking with screenings, seminars, panels, …

New York Film Festival Not rated yet
The 48th Annual New York Film Festival take place September 24 - October 10, 2010 in New York City. David Fincher’s The Social Network has been selected …

Once a Week Online Film Festival Not rated yet
http://onceaweekfilmfest.weebly.com/index.html MISSION & OBJECTIVE - The festival aims to give filmmakers a greater amount of exposure by showcasing one …

3rd INTERNATIONAL SHORT COMIC FILM FESTIVAL “STATE AKORTI” Not rated yet
August 2010 - Viagrande, Catania, Sicily, Italy. Presenting the third edition of the International Short Comic Film Festival "State aKorti”. This unique …

THE OAXACA INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL Not rated yet
November 8-11, 2010. Oaxaca, a main epicentre of culture in the Americas for centuries, is proud to announce the OAXACA INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM …

Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival Not rated yet
October 1-3, 2010. Atlanta, GA. The Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival (thereinafter Kingdomwood) is a 501c3 corporation. Kingdomwood is a (3) three …

Ophiuchus Short Film Contest Not rated yet
Ophiuchus: Last Days of 2012 Short Film Contest hosted in Philadelphia. A great story currently available online and in stores is currently hosting a short …

BBC International News ‘My World’ Short Documentary Competition Not rated yet
No-one sees the world the way you do. Make and enter a short film about life from your perspective and you could be broadcast around the world by the BBC …

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BIGSTAR Online Film Festival $50,000 Cash Prize Not rated yet
Enter BIGSTAR's Online Film Festival. We are seeking great films that are 5 minutes or less. $50,000 Grand Prize. Festival deadline is December 31, 2010. …

3rd International Children Film Festival Bangladesh, 2010 Not rated yet
January 23 to 29. 2010. 3rd International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh To open a new world of cinema to the children of Bangladesh and to give …

4th Athens International Short Film Festival Psarokokalo Not rated yet
4th Athens International Short Film Fesitval Psarokokalo 1-7 February 2010. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION/ SPECIAL SCREENINGS/ EXHIBITION/ MASTERCLASSES/ …

International Student Film Festival Not rated yet
NOVEMBER 5 - 7, 2010, Hollywood, CA. Call For Entries 2010. The International Student Film Festival Hollywood offers student filmmakers from all over the …

Gasparilla International Film Festival Not rated yet
March 18-21, 2010. Tampa, Florida. The Gasparilla International Film Festival (“GIFF”) is one of Florida's largest and fastest growing film festivals. …

Gasparilla International Film Festival Not rated yet
March 18-21, 2010. Tampa, Florida. The Gasparilla International Film Festival (“GIFF”) is one of Florida's largest and fastest growing film festivals. …

Vineyard Film Festival Nicosia, Cyprus Not rated yet
March 25-28, 2010. We are now open for submissions through Withoutabox: https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=8613 …

Patriotic Film Festival Dhaka, Bangladesh Not rated yet
March 24-31, 2010. Organized By: Vinnochock Cine Circle, Children Television Foundation Bangladesh (CTFB), Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association Supported …

Paso Digital Film Festival Not rated yet
The PASO DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL is scheduled for June 24-27 and November 19-21, home based in Paso Robles, Central California...cowboy wine country just …

Going Green Film Festival - Two thousand dollar prize Not rated yet
CHIPOTLE SPONSORS GOING GREEN FILM FESTIVAL - $2,000 Prize to be Awarded to the Film Matching Eco-Friendly Philosophy. Next Deadline: November 30th, 2009 …

New York International Independent Film Video Festival Not rated yet
SACRED GAME Screening. Sacred game follows four friends in a weekend get away... at a moment between life and death. The men's path collides with a traumatized …

KINOFILM EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Not rated yet
Calling all Filmmakers! Kinofilm is still inviting CALL FOR ENTRIES to its new European Short Film Festival from February 23-28, 2010. There is still time …

Dubai International Film Festival 2009 Not rated yet
December 9-16, 2009. DIFF aims at establishing itself as a major international festival, while continuing to act as a platform for showcasing excellence …

Newport Beach Film Festival Not rated yet
Set in beautiful Newport Beach, a few blocks away from spectacular coastline and less than an hour from Hollywood, the Festival will host several premieres, …

American Film Market Not rated yet
November 4 - 11, 2009 Santa Monica, California The American Film Market is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance. The AFM transforms …

Cancun Riviera Maya International Film Festival Not rated yet
Greetings from Cancun Riviera Maya International Film Festival 2009 Join us Nov 9 to 15, 2009 in Cancun, México Open call for entries http://www.cancunfilmfest.com.mx …

International ContraVision Film Festival Germany Not rated yet
International ContraVision Film Festival Contra Medienwerkstatt e.V. Lernhaus Pohlstrasse 60-62 10785 Berlin / Germany Web: http://www.contravision.de …

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