Check back frequently for submission dates to regional film festivals and other award opportunities.
FILM FESTIVALS – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Northampton International Film Festival
Location: Northampton, MA
Accepting: Documentary, Features, Shorts, World Cinema
Deadline: August 15
Central and Eastern Massachusetts
Boston International Kids Film Festival
Location: Boston, MA
Accepting: Feature, documentary and short films for, by and about kids
Deadline: October 13
Happening: November 1 – 3
Location: Cambridge, MA
Accepting: Feature, Short, Medium Length
Regular Deadline: September 30
Late Deadline: November 4
Extended Deadline: December 30
Happening: March 27 – 31, 2014
Upstate New York
Location: Chatham, NY
Accepting: Feature, Documentaries, Children’s Animation, Film Shorts
Deadline: August 5
Happening: October 23 – 27
Woodstock International Film Festival
Location: Woodstock, NY
Accepting: Animation, Documentary, Feature, Music Video, Short, Short Doc, Student, Youth Teen,
Regular Deadline: June 7
Extended (WAB Only): June 21 (Shorts); June 28 (Features); August 9 (Teen Films)
The rare film festival that unfolds entirely online and takes full advantage of our increasingly interconnected world.
Accepting: Live-action narratives, animation, documentaries, and music videos
Upcoming Deadline: July 15 (but happens year-round)
Happening: August 1 – 31 (but happens year-round)
FILMMAKER GRANTS, AWARDS, LABS, ETC.
FilmColumbia Screenwriting Lab Residency
The lab will provide a six day long intensive in an idyllic setting in Chatham, NY to refine and perfect your screenplay. Room and board will be provided for writers not living in the area.
Happening: September 16 – 22, 2013
Project Imaginat10n: The Film Contest
Now it’s your turn to sit in the director’s chair. Choose one winning photo from each of the 10 storytelling themes to begin your filmic journey. Hosted by Ron and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Winner Receives: $5,000 and film to be screened at the Canon Project Imaginat10n Film Festival
Deadline: July 23, 2013
Long live imagination.
- MA Film Office – Learn about all of the film festivals in the Greater Boston area
- New England Film & Video – Learn about film + media job opportunities being offered in New England
- WITHOUTABOX – Film/Video artists can check Withoutabox for a more comprehensive list of general-interest film festivals
- Film Collaborative