Call for entries: Environmental Film Festival – Nov. 1

Submissions for the 26th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) are now open! The 26th Annual DCEFF will take place March 15-25, 2018 at venues throughout the Washington, D.C. area. They welcome films on all topics related to the natural and built environment Submit HERE Regular Deadline: Nov 1 Late Deadline: Jan… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia Film Festival’s Adrenaline Film Project Application Deadline Extended – Oct. 5

The Virginia Film Festival’s ADRENALINE FILM PROJECT Twelve Filmmaking Teams Write – Cast – Shoot – Edit – Premiere …and compete for CASH PRIZES!! All in 72 hours DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Filmmakers have until MIDNIGHT this Thursday, October 5 to apply! Application here: Now in its 14th year, the Adrenaline Film Project (AFP) is the… Read more »

Nationwide – Digital Bolex Grant for Women CInematographers – ongoing – $10,000 grant- Free Application

The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days. Deadline: Ongoing Application Fee: Free… Read more »

Charlottesville – Adrenaline Film Project – Sept. 29 – Fee & Prizes

The Virginia Film Festival’s ADRENALINE FILM PROJECT   Twelve Filmmaking Teams Write – Cast – Shoot – Edit – Premiere All in 72 hours Now in its 14th year, the Adrenaline Film Project (AFP) is the Virginia Film Festival’s 72-hour, highly-caffeinated and highly-popular guerrillafilmmaking competition in which 10-12 teams of filmmakers compete for cash prizes by writing, shooting, editing, and screening their own… Read more »


***Deadline EXTENDED to 10/14/17 (Due to natural disasters) Applications are now being accepted for the fall Roy W. Dean Film Grant.   Winner receives $3,000 cash, $30,000 in film services to shoot and finish their project, including a film score!  Grant seeks films that are unique and contribute to society.  Projects can be documentaries, short films, features,… Read more »

Richmond – VPA’s RVA Filmmakers Showcase Call for Entries – Sept 8

  VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE RICHMOND DISTRICT RVA Filmmakers Showcase Call for Entries Deadline September 8, 2017   The Richmond District of the Virginia Production Alliance is launching the RVA Filmmakers Showcase to provide an opportunity for filmmakers from Central Virginia to experience their work in a theater in front of a live audience.  The monthly… Read more »

Richmond – RVA Filmmakers Showcase Call for Entries

The Richmond District of the Virginia Production Alliance is launching the RVA Filmmakers Showcase for filmmakers from Central Virginia. The monthly showcase (September-January) will feature screenings, filmmaker Q&A sessions, table reads and audience awards. Experience your film or screenplay in a theater in front of a live audience. How to Enter Please submit your short film or 10… Read more »

17th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival Open for Submissions

Tiburon, CA: The 17th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF) will be held April 2018 in Tiburon, California, a showcase for independent feature and short films from around the world. Submissions are open to all genres: Fiction, documentary, short, animation, experimental, student, children, sports, or music video from any nation in the world. Early Bird Submission Deadline: December… Read more »

Lexus Shortfilms Competition – Submissions Due Aug. 24

In 2013, Lexus Short Films launched with the goal of supporting and nurturing a new generation of emerging filmmakers. These aspiring writer/directors receive a unique opportunity supported by Lexus to collaborate with Oscar-winning film studio The Weinstein Company to produce and showcase their work on an international stage. Lexus and The Weinstein Company are looking… Read more »

Maryland Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions – Deadline Dec. 29 – Fee

The 20th annual Maryland Film Festival is looking for all types of film and video work of exceptional quality: feature length and shorts; narratives and documentaries; domestic and foreign; genre work and the unclassifiable; and while it is a general-interest festival, it does frequently program animation, experimental, and underground content. Unique voices and viewpoints are… Read more »

Hampton Roads – 48 Hour Film Project – Aug 4th – 6th

There is still time to register a team for the Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project! Filmmaking weekend is Friday, August 4th thru Sunday, August 6th. Screenings are: Tues., August 15th, 8:00pm – Screening Group A Thurs., August 17th, 8:00pm – Screening Group B Sat., August 19th, 4:30pm – Best Of Screening / Awards Ceremony Sat., August 19th, 7:00pm – Wrap… Read more »

Richmond – James River Short Films Open for Submissions – Deadline Aug 15

James River Short Films – Accepting Submissions! Virginia’s oldest juried film competition, since 1994, is now accepting submissions. Deadline: August 15, 2017 $2,000 in prizes The films will be screened and awards presented October 20, 2017 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA Entry details and more can be found at 


Late Registration Discount! Still pondering entering the 48? Now’s the time to go for it with just 5 days ’til Kickoff. And we’re offering a $15 discount off the Late Registration Fee. To take advantage of this discount, go to and on the payment page, enter discount code: HFPALLLATE15. Kickoff is Friday! This Friday at… Read more »

Virginia Film Festival Call For Entries – Extended Entry Deadline July 24 – Fee

Submit Your Film to the 30th Annual Virginia Film Festival Today! Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental projects. Each year, the VFF brings in a fascinating selection of guests, from internationally acclaimed directors and actors to professors and leading cultural experts who lead discussions that… Read more »


DEADLINE REMINDER 2018 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (RIFF) – LATE ENTRY DEADLINE – AUGUST 15 ·         Features:  $65/ Shorts:  $55 ·         Festival accepts: Films, screenplays, web series, music videos ·         Categories: All category types and genres welcome ·         Enter Today via: Film Freeway HERE or Withoutabox HERE – ABOUT RIFF – 2018 FESTIVAL: April 24th – 29th The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is… Read more »