INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Weyauwega, Wisconsin - USA
November 14 to 17, 2013
Upcoming Deadline: August 12, 2013
The 3rd Annual Weyauwega International Film Festival (WIFF), a festival run by and for enthusiastic filmmakers, screens a diverse array of cinema from around the world and enjoys widespread press attention. Embracing inventive projects that might not meet more mainstream standards, WIFF awards cash prizes to films in categories including Best Narrative Feature, Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Feature, and Best Documentary Short. The four-day celebration unfolds in Wisconsin's gorgeous Gerold Opera House, an historic cultural center and a landmark in Weyauwega since 1915.
Last year, WIFF screened 38 films from 17 countries, and this year's event proves to be no less diverse and exciting. Late-night screenings, featuring eccentric or scary pictures, populate the WIFF experience, alongside parties, networking events, Q&As, and discussion groups designed to advance promising filmmaking careers and promote the visibility of films in competition. Submit today and discover the majesty of WIFF for yourself!
INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Hollywood, California - USA
February 1 to 12, 2014
Upcoming Deadline: August 16, 2013
The 11th Annual Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival (HRIFF) is known for it's passionate support of filmmakers working outside the mainstream. With an array of high-quality screenings for audiences of industry professionals and film fans alike, HRIFF gives great cinematic stories the opportunity to secure distribution, garner media attention, and get their labors of love up on the big screen for others to enjoy. In short, HRIFF levels the playing field for the newest, best, and most original works developed outside of the studio system. In 2012 alone, four of HRIFF's award-winning films secured distribution deals at the festival's awards ceremony.
Unfolding at Quentin Tarantino's New Beverly Cinema in the heart of the entertainment industry, HRIFF offers staggering access to Hollywood stars and industry players. Celebrity guests have included Hilary Duff, Frances Fisher, Danny Masterson, John Robinson, Joe Polito, John Heard, Laura Prepon, Mackenzie Phillips, and more. Send in your best work today!
ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL
Upcoming Deadline: August 15, 2013
The 7th Annual SHORTSNONSTOP Online Film Festival (SNS) is a year-round, online film festival engineered to provide talented filmmakers with the broadest possible audience. Eagerly welcoming every storytelling genre under the sun, SNS presents its entrants with a chance at winning a cool $1,500 CAD -- the only requirement is that submitted projects must have a run time of ten minutes or less and be completed no earlier than 2009.
All submitted films are archived on the SNS website, offering filmmakers immediate digital representation. The winning film as selected by an international jury of industry professionals is eligible to receive digital distribution through iThentic, a curated collection of the very best in online video.
"It seems a festival like SNS can reach a much broader audience than any classic festival can," recalls past winner Daniel Faigle. "SNS opened the world outside of Europe to me." Submit today!
Boulder, Colorado - USA
October 3-5, 2013
The 10th Annual Adventure Film Festival (AFF) presents an exciting international forum for the best and most inspiring independent films of the year. AFF films encompass every facet of adventure and exploration, taking viewers on a global tour that is assured to open hearts and minds. Featuring powerful art installations, screenings, and keynote speakers from all walks of life, AFF is more than just a film festival -- it's an adventure all its own.
AFF welcomes the best outdoor adventure and environmental activism projects from every corner of the globe, offering unparalleled visibility to unforgettable talents. AFF filmmakers have the opportunity to showcase their work in two major US festivals, ten US tour shows, and three major international exhibitions -- that's more than 20,000 film fans, eager to see extraordinary stories, well told. AFF draws major icons from the worlds of outdoor filmmaking and photography, as well as sports stars, award-winning writers, and extraordinary artists. If you're a talented storyteller eager to expand your professional network and you want have an unforgettable and inspirational experience, AFF is the place for you!