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Statewide – Bethesda Film Festival accepting Submissions – Deadline Jan 6 – $1000 Honorarium

The Bethesda Film Fest is accepting submissions for the

8th annual festival in March 2020


Short (5-30 minute), documentary films by filmmakers from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be considered. Films must have been completed within the last two years. All topics are eligible. A film by a young filmmaker, under age 18, may also be chosen.


Selected Films: Selected filmmakers will receive a $1,000 honorarium. Young filmmakers will receive a $250 honorarium. Selected films will be shown at all three festival screenings.


Festival Dates: Friday, March 27 & Saturday, March 28, 2020

Screenings take place at Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda, MD. Filmmakers are required to attend the screening and speak about their work.


Submission Deadline: Monday, January 6, 2020


Submissions & More Info: https://filmfreeway.com/BethesdaFilmFest

Filmmakers may also submit their films by sending a DVD and the attached application