• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

Statewide – Virginia Film Festival Call for entries – Deadline June 10 – Fee/Free

Calling all filmmakers… our 2019 Call for Entries is now open! Accepted films will be eligible for category-specific awards, including the Programmer’s Awards, the Audience Awards for which moviegoers vote via ballots, and the Commonwealth Awards for Best Virginia Feature Film and Best Virginia Short Film. The deadline for film submissions is June 10. To… Read more »

Statewide – Catapult Documentary Fellowship accepting applications – Deadline March 20 – Fee

SFFILM and the Catapult Film Fund support filmmakers in the early stages of development on compelling, story-driven, feature-length documentary films. The fellowship is geared towards emerging filmmakers who have directed short films previously and for whom this is their first feature, or filmmakers who have directed one or two features already. Submission Deadline: March 20,… Read more »

Winchester – Virginia Emerging Filmmakers Festival: Call for submissions – Early deadline march 1 – Fee

Virginia Emerging Filmmakers Festival announced by The Film Studio at Shenandoah University and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, VA A STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL Submit Films Via FilmFreeway Fees: Earlybird by March 1st: $3.00  Standard by March 31st:  $5.00 A new film festival for current high school and college students will take place April 12 –… Read more »

RICHMOND – Poe Film Festival – Feb 3 – $35 FEE

Focusing on originality and strength of story, the Poe Film Festival is seeking film submissions for features, shorts and documentaries in advance of its 2019 festival in Richmond next fall.   Earlybird deadline on Withoutabox and FilmFreeway is Sunday, February 3. Regular deadline is Friday, June 14.  For more information, check out www.PoeFilmFestival.com, or contact them… Read more »

National – Short Film Competition – Jan 15-Feb 12 – Paid

Entries are now being accepted for an exciting short film competition. The Oliver White Hill Social Justice Short Film Competition: “Face the dawn, not the setting sun: equality, social and/or economic justice, and conflict resolution in 2019 and forward.” It is open to elementary school students, amateur, and professional filmmakers. The winning films will receive… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia Screenwriting Competition Deadline – Tuesday May 29 at 11:59 PM

The deadline for the Virginia Film Office’s VIRGINIA SCREENWRITING COMPETITION is Tuesday, May 29 at 11:59 PM.   Please read the rules and application instructions carefully, and submit by 11:59 PM.  Entries submitted after the deadline will not be considered for this year’s competition.   The Virginia Screenwriting Competition was established in 1988 as an… Read more »

D.C. – Global Impact Film Festival Call for Submissions – May 15 Deadline – Fee

Submission Deadline Approaching! The 4th annual Global Impact Film Festival will be held August 24-26 2018 at the Renaissance Marriott in downtown Washington, DC. Submissions for narrative and documentary shorts 30 minutes or less are currently being accepted at https://filmfreeway.com/GlobalImpactDC and https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=15022 For more information, go to http://globalimpactfilmfest.org or email info@giffdc.org NOTE: If you submit through https://filmfreeway.com/, you can apply the promo code for 20% OFF at… Read more »