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Range of Fees
Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Festival
Final Deadline
Aug 31, 2021
Winners Notified:
Sep 15, 2021
The Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Festival's mission is to celebrate the independent motion picture and literary arts by providing a platform for filmmakers and writers to have their work awarded and recognized. The Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Festival offer more than just a handful of award possibilities. We pride ourselves in providing a wide variety of award opportunities between our various screenwriting and film categories.
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8thFirenze filmCorti Festival
Final Deadline
Sep 1, 2021
Winners Notified:
Oct 30, 2021
The 8th Firenze Filmcorti Festival will take place in the following venues in Florence: Murate Art District (MAD), Piazza de Le Murate, Limonaia di Villa Strozzi and Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze – all in Florence.
The Festival is scheduled, for all the categories, from the 27th to the 30th of October 2021.
For the award Youth Giovani (Student category award): 18th and 19th of November 2021.
Call for entries is now open.
Deadline for entries: 31st of August 2021.
Deadline for entries for Spazio Giovani (Student category) only: 10th of October 2021.
The authors of the shortlisted films – as part of the ‘Official selection’ days – will be notified before the 10th of September 2021.
All the shortlisted authors will be notified via email, or with a post on our blog, on our official social media channels, on our website
Travel and accommodation expenses, and living costs, are not covered and will not be refunded.
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New Media Film Festival
Sep 3, 2021
Nov 3, 2021
Jan 3, 2022
Final Deadline
Apr 3, 2022
Winners Notified:
Apr 9, 2022
13th Annual
Honoring Stories Worth Telling
June 1-2 2022 at The Landmark
10850 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90064

Content creators who submit, whether officially selected or not, have opportunities outside of the normal festival process. Everything from distribution, connections to other festivals, conferences, press opportunities and more.

Thinking about submitting? Here is what you should know!

• Emmys ® Consultant for one entry (we can broadcast)
• 25 Categories
• In competition for Grand Prize - $45,000 in Awards
• In competition for Best of Category & Audience Awards
• Judges from HBO, Marvel, Grammys, ATAS (Emmys) and more.
• Have opportunities outside of festival
• Top 3 Scripts get $1000.00 in Writing Industry Perks
• We are a UFFO code of practices Member
• Submit- Online, Public, Novice & Expert Content
• No cut-off date to when your project was completed.
• We accept projects whether or not you have distribution.
• We also have no festival exclusivity clauses - and you have FULL CREATIVE RIGHTS for your content.
• Your project is not only limited to one category. Make sure to check out all our categories and submit to the ones that fit your content. You must pay a new submission fee per each category.
• We accept content that has already been published online or made public
• We accept all formats.

In a world where technology is ever-evolving, it is a story that will satiate the soul of humans.
Not just any story, but stories worth telling.

The New Media Film Festival team works hard to produce a cutting-edge, fair, upscale festival devoted to upcoming and seasoned content creators that highlights and honors stories worth telling globally.

If accepted into festival:
• Receive All Access Pass to festival
• Be part of the Q & A in your screening session (scripts included).
• Walk the Red Carpet for Press Interviews
• Be part of the VIP Soiree, honoring the nominees.
• Press in our monthly newsletter to 80,000.
• Be in competition for $45,000 in Awards – judges from Marvel, HBO, Emmys & more.

Join us:
• 1st Major Festival celebrating innovation, story, mediums & platforms
• Screenings with Q & A’s
• VIP Soiree-Red Carpet Press Junket
• Networking Lounge w/ actor headshot drop off
• Producer Panel & Pitching
• New Media Marketing Table (place one-take one)
• VR, International Art Exhibit, Musical Opener


Put your innovative work forward and join the unique community of content creators at New Media Film Festival® - submit today!

What attendees are saying:
“A very unique curation of films, new media and scripts. And a very entertaining event. The hosts and show staff went out of their way to make sure this was a memorable and special event.” – Jim Wilmer
“New Media Film Festival is one of the best and best run in LA. With so many different platforms falling under "new media" it's refreshing to see a festival that understands that Content is King! And the Opening night VIP reception was a terrific networking opportunity that we took full advantage of.” - Steven Wishnoff

“Worth The Entry Fee”
- Movie Maker Magazine

“Makes The Cutting Edge Accessible”
– Huffington Post

“I thank NewMediaFF for what they’ve done for young filmmakers”
-Roger Corman

”The role of this fest is bringing the Best in New Media to the World”
-Festival World

“Stories that exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform” - Hero Complex

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Cosmic Film Festival
Quarter 3 Deadline
Sep 30, 2021
Final Deadline
Dec 31, 2021
Quarter 4 Deadline
Dec 31, 2021
Winners Notified:
Jul 15, 2021
Celebrating Filmmakers from Around the World.

In 2021, we will be doing things a little differently. CFF will be hosting an online quarterly film festival with virtual streaming of winning selections. We are excited to be able to continue this festival while keeping participants and viewers safe! Submissions open on April 15th. Films created after 2018 will be accepted into the festival.

Winning films will be streamed on-demand via for two weeks and be automatically entered into our annual Cosmic Film Festival event that will take place starting tentatively in Spring 2022, either virtually or live depending on the safety for our guests. This annual event will showcase the quarterly winning films in addition to selecting an overall winner from those films.

Cosmic Film Festival was founded by Ranelle Golden in 2016. Her vision was to bring passionate filmmakers of all backgrounds together with audiences eager to experience film beyond mainstream movies.
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Zed Fest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition 2021
Final Deadline
Oct 15, 2021
Final Deadline
Oct 15, 2021
Extended Final Deadline
Oct 24, 2021
Winners Notified:
Nov 23, 2021
Zed Fest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition was founded to encourage and support independent low and big budget, filmmakers, who work in the horror, suspense, science fiction, drama,action, adventure, and art house genres.

This Award is to Highlight Women in The Film Arts. We call it "The Zed Fest Mary Pickford Award" In honor the Great Mary Pickford Silent Film Pioneer.


Zed Fest Film Festival 2021 Prizes:
Over $5000 in Cash & Prizes will be Divided among winners

Science Fiction
Music Videos
Super 8
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Changing Face International Film Festival
Final Deadline
Oct 22, 2021
Winners Notified:
Nov 28, 2021
We are excited to invite you to take part in our 5th season! We are looking for thought-provoking, challenging, and engaging films, web series, and screenplays that are part of the changing face of film.

Short film, music video, trailer, and screenplay rounds run monthly from January - October.
Feature film rounds are bi-annual. Deadlines are in May and October.
Winners of these rounds make up the nominations for our Annual Festival in November 2021.
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Digital Griffix Film Festival
Final Deadline
Dec 1, 2021
Winners Notified:
Dec 25, 2021
Digital Griffix film festival is an international online and onsite event, a showcase of short films under 30 minutes and full length films. The films are selected each month to be screened from our website for a week or more, starting on February 1st 2021. There will be a new deadline set every month.

At the end of the year, on December 25th 2021 the winners in each category will be announced. All genres welcomed, films must be submitted in english or subtitled in english. Films in french or subtitled in french can also be submitted.

All films will be screened in a secure way with no download option available.

The categories to submit in are :

-Fiction film
Ravenheart International Film Festival
Opens for submissions:
Sep 11, 2021
EarlyRaven Deadline
Dec 1, 2021
Regular Deadline
Feb 2, 2022
Winners Notified:
Aug 28, 2021
Ravenheart International Film Festival will be held at the renowned Cinemateket at Filmens Hus in Oslo, Norway. Here at RIFF, we aim to connect all filmmakers, domestic and foreign through the universal language of film. Celebrating all styles of cinema but particularly spotlighting genre films. RIFF is an event where all filmmakers, fans of the art of film, and all creatives can come together to share their experiences and love for cinema.

At Ravenheart, submissions are open to all types of genre films. We are looking to showcase the best in horror, sci-fi/fantasy, thrillers/suspense, etc. Guest speakers, Q&As, booths, and great networking opportunities will all be held at the event. We also invite local aspiring filmmakers/students to inspire one another into becoming better filmmakers.

So, if you love high-quality genre films and to be submerged into a cinematic experience then you can't miss this festival!

Thank you for your interest in our 3rd ANNUAL live event taking place on August 26th-29th in Oslo, Norway, 2021.
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The Independent Cinema Showcase
Final Deadline
Dec 15, 2021
Winners Notified:
Feb 1, 2022
The Independent Cinema Showcase (Founder Kalliste Zoe Productions 2017) is a fundraising event at Regal LA Live to support and promote independent filmmakers from around the world who have the perseverance and courage to create, collaborate and invest in their own dreams. The screening features an array of short independent content including TV pilots, parodies, dark comedies, suspense thrillers, animation and more. There will be three winners at each showcase; includes a personalized trophy. 
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Final Deadline
Mar 6, 2022
Winners Notified:
Apr 10, 2022
ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is Europe's premier event for independent film.
Since 2006, ÉCU has been forging the path for the most daring, creative and pioneering independent filmmakers.
The 17th annual edition of ÉCU will take place April 8th to 10th 2022 in Paris, France. ÉCU accepts Indie films, documentaries, shorts, music videos, futures.
In addition, we are supported by wonderfull sponsors : camera or sound-equipements, acting shools, books and much more!
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