Festivals: call for entries

Reception of applications for Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is still in progress


On February 1, submission for the XX Kazan International Muslim Film Festival started. The submission will last till June 1, 2024. The Selection Committee will finish its work by the beginning of July. After this, the official selection will be announced.


ALTERNATIVA FILM PROJECT call for entries: Development Lab


Deadline: 28.04.2024

Bukhara, Almaty and online, June-October 2024


Kyrgyz Serial: The contest of scripts (2024_kg)
Thursday, 20 January 2011 16:38


BIG BEAR LAKE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL & SCREENWRITING COMPETITION (BBLIFF) - September 15 -18, 2011 - MovieMaker Magazine's 2010 List of "25 Festival's Worth the Entry Fee." Early Film deadline: 2/4/11; Regular: 4/29/11; Late deadline 5/27/11.

Screenplay Competition late deadline 3/11/11.  Located in Big Bear Lake, California just two hours outside of Los Angeles in the mountains. Festival showcases independent feature films, short films, student films, documentaries, animation, 3-D Films along with Film & Screenwriting panels, seminars, workshops and roundtables.  Honorary awards are presented to industry professionals. Jury and Audience Awards presented to filmmakers. http://www.bigbearlakefilmfestival.com or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  Phone: 909/866-3433.


The 14th FIRSTGLANCE FILM FEST PHILADELPHIA is calling for entries from filmmakers from across the globe for its October 2011 festival. Shorts, features, docs, animation, student, music videos, Webisode pilots, local Philly produced and the 2nd KidFest, for kid and family-friendly indie films and animation, to be showcased the entire month of October at The Franklin Institute during museum hours. FirstGlance has successfully entered the online film fest market offering both a real world event and an online event. With over $50,000 in prizes annually and a new sliding scale cash prize of $5000.00 cash for every 1000 entries, and online distribution offered to all short content and selected features to be represented at Cannes or AFM. FirstGlance is the premiere truly indie film festival in North America. Named one of the Best Film Festival investments by MovieMaker Magazine. http://www.firstglancefilms.com. Deadline For Entries: May 14, 2011.

The final submission deadline for Columbia, SC's INDIE GRITS FILM FESTIVAL is Feb. 1, 2011. Indie Grits brings together the best low-budget filmmakers from across the Southeast for five days of films, music and more. From experimental works to narrative features, we love films and filmmakers that take advantage of the creative freedoms that come with being outside of the big dollar film industry. Over $4,000 in cash prizes! Submit your work now at http://www.indiegrits.com.


KANSAS CITY FILMFEST wants your short or feature drama, comedy, documentary, animation, experimental work or work inspired by Jazz. FilmFest, in its 15th year, is presented by the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee. Festival judges are senior programmers from Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW and Toronto International Film Festival. SAVE on your entry fee: Upload your screener and save $5. Become an affiliate and earn $5 for each filmmaker you get to submit a film. Prizes will be awarded for winning films in each genre. Visit http://www.kcjubilee.org for guidelines and online entry form. Questions, call 913/649-0244 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The 6th MYRTLE BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is now receiving submissions. This year's festival will take place from April 19-23, 2011. The MBIFF has quickly become one of the most significant independent film festivals for the independent artist. Politics and favorites do not play here, only great film! We offer one of the most diverse judging panels in the film festival circuit, from liberal to conservative, blue collar to white collar. Your film will never be subjected to bias, only to the quality of the content. The MBIFF is a production of Dalton Pictures providing indie moviemakers with solutions to production and distribution. 


Enter your film now into the international 5th annual RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL. Held beneath the majestic red mountains of Zion Canyon, this festival retreat celebrates the art of film every November with a film market, filmmaker hiking excursions, premieres, screenings, workshops and panel discussions with approachable professional people. The action sports docs and democratic competition enhance the festival's staple of intriguing documentaries and foreign film. The festival is just a 90 minute drive north of Las Vegas, and offers a breathtaking location to see film in the warm part of the state of Utah. INFO: http://www.redrockfilmfestival.com.

13th annual SCRIPTAPALOOZA INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION - Early Deadline: Jan 5, 2011. Why should you submit your script to Scriptapalooza? *Grand Prize: $10,000 *All the reading is done by 90 production companies. *Scriptapalooza promotes the winners, runners-up, finalists and semifinalists for a full year. *Scriptapalooza is considered one of the best screenplay competitions by agents, managers and producers. Questions? Comments? Call 323/654-5809 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Info: http://www.scriptapalooza.com.

The 16th annual STONY BROOK FILM FESTIVAL will be held from July 21 to 30, bringing 15,000 filmgoers to Stony Brook University to see new, independent films over ten days. Having a film at Stony Brook is a career highlight for many filmmakers because of the 1,000-seat packed theatre, large screen, quality of the screening, comfortable accommodations and receptions. Thanks to sponsors there is no entry fee to submit films to be considered for the Festival. Formats accepted for projection at the Festival are 35mm and beta formats. DVDs are accepted for entry purposes only and should be sent to Stony Brook with the official entry form available online at http://www.stonybrookfilmfestival.com.  Entry deadline: May 1, 2011. Stony Brook invites features, documentaries, shorts and animation.
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