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 »

Washington, DC – New “Meet the Press” Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions – Fee

NBC News’ MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD will hit the big screen for the first time this fall, joining forces with The American Film Institute for an innovative documentary film festival premiere featuring must-watch untold stories of American politics. The first-ever Meet the Press Film Festival in Collaboration With AFI will be held in… 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 www.jamesriverfilm.org 

ROY W. DEAN FILM GRANT-DEADLINE 9/30-WINNER RECEIVES $3,000!

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, or web series.  Deadline for submission is… Read more »

RICHMOND-VPA PRESENTS THE RVA FILMMAKER SHOWCASE-SEPT THROUGH JANUARY-NO FEE

The Virginia Production Alliance is launching a monthly screening of short films and table reads by Richmond-area filmmakers.   The RVA Filmmaker Showcase will have a five-month run beginning in September 2017, and will include filmmaker Q&A and a monthly audience award. Each recognized film will be featured on the VPA’s online film room, and… Read more »

STATEWIDE – Roy W. Dean Film Grant – Application Deadline 09/30/17

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, or web series.  Deadline for submission is… Read more »

RICHMOND, VA-LAST CHANCE FOR 48H-$15 DISCOUNT OFF OF THE LATE REGISTRATION FEE

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 https://48hourfilm.com/richmond/registernow/discount 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 »

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – LATE ENTRY DEADLINE AUGUST 15 – FEE

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 »

D.C.-D.C. BLACK FILM FESTIVAL IS SEARCHING FOR VOLUNTEERS-8/17-8/19

The DC Black Film Festival kicks off August 17-19 at the Miracle Theater in Southeast Washington, D.C. We’re super excited to launch our first year, but we can’t be successful without your help! I hope that you will consider volunteering for this important event. We have a 1:1 work/watch program: for every volunteer shift you complete, you will receive… Read more »

Nationwide – The Independent Television Festival Script Competition Submissions Due July 15 – Fee

ITVFest (the Independent Television Festival) is a worldwide community of television creators, executives, agents, and fans responsible for discovering the best new television programs created on independent budgets. ITVFest is a week-long festival in Manchester, Vermont in October, with an accompanying script competition that accepts submissions worldwide. This script competition is for television scripts only –… Read more »

Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival Submissions Due

The Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival (GCFVF), a non-profit organization and established in 1999, is created to promote and showcase the discovery of new and emerging motion picture artists through inspirational, educational and thought-provoking stories and dialogue, set to a visual medium, that raise the awareness of consciousness in the audience, not only to… Read more »

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – REGULAR ENTRY DEADLINE JUNE 30 – FEE

DEADLINE REMINDER 2018 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (RIFF) – REGULAR ENTRY DEADLINE:  JUNE 30th Features: $55 / Shorts:  $45 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… Read more »

Nationwide – Women and Hollywood Short Film Contest For First-Time Female Filmmakers Open For Submissions – Free

Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry. The site was founded in 2007 by Melissa Silverstein and in  celebration and recognition of their 10th anniversary, the Women and Hollywood will conduct a short film contest for first-time female filmmakers. The objective of the contest is to give female filmmakers… Read more »

Southern US – If/Then Short Documentary Program Open For Submissions – Free

Tribeca Film Institute® and New Orleans Film Society to Host Pitch Competition During the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival Calling all filmmakers living or working in the American South: a new short-film pitch competition IF/Then Short Documentary Program is now open for submissions! In partnership with New Orleans Film Society, they are currently seeking short documentary projects… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Talent Roundtable: Monologue Slam – June 22 – Free/Fee

The Women in Film and Video Talent Roundtable is pleased to present the MID-ATLANTIC MONOLOGUE SLAM Moonlit Mixer, a collaboration between WIFV and Moonlit Wings Productions. It’s FUN…It’s FAST…It’s FABULOUS!!! This will be an opportunity, in a low pressure environment, to showcase, network, and get feedback from a panel of three of the DC areas… Read more »

RICHMOND, VA- JAMES RIVER SHORT FILMS- SUBMISSION DEADLINE 8/15-FEE

Hello Filmmakers ! The James River Film Society is excited to announce the 2017 James River Short Films competition! Jointly sponsored by the Virginia Film Office and the James River Film Society, this juried contest will be awarding $2000 in prizes to the first, second and third place winners. The entry fee is $20 through FilmFreeway. So if you… Read more »

Arlington – Locavore Film Series Sponsored by WIFV and Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse – September 2017

  Women In Film and Video (WIFV) is partnering with the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse to start a Locavore Film Series on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays starting in September 2017.  We care about our food shed, shouldn’t we care about our media shed?  If you want to know who grows your food, shouldn’t you… Read more »

Statewide – Richmond International Film Festival Early Bird Entry Deadline – May 17th – FEE

Remember, the Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) has opened the call for entries for the 2018 festival and May 17th, 2017 is the deadline to receive the Early Bird Entry prices! ·         Features:  $45 / Shorts:  $35 ·         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… Read more »