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Call for entries- Green Mountain Film Festival

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We are excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions at the Green Mountain Film Festival! We are accepting films in the following categories: Features, Documentary, Animation, Vermont, Student Shorts, and Professional Shorts.
The Green Mountain Film Festival is entering its 18th year. We are located in Montpelier, VT and the festival takes place March 20-29, 2015.
More details about our submission process can be found on our website or at

Contact Details: Rachelle Murphy Focus on Film/ Green Mountain Film Festival 802-262-3423 Website

BUTFF is looking for films!

(Union & Non-Union)

The BUT Film Festival will take place between September 2th and September 6th in Breda. BUT Film Festival differs from other film festivals by screening movies that deviates from main stream cinema on the level of taste, form and content. BUT stands for B-movies, Underground and Trash. B-movies are made with a small budget without the supervision of a large production company.
Underground movies are films that search the boundaries of the admissibility and often contain explicit scenes. Trash movies are over the top for the content as well for the images.

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Boston based indie folk band Air Traffic Controller is looking for actors for their new music video for their single "The House" (
Directed by Michael Parks Randa (
Call for entries for 20-30 high school/college aged male & female actors. The video incorporates stereotypes of 1970s (ie Dazed & Confused) & 1990s (ie Can't Hardly Wait) high school students.
PROTAGONIST: Male. Dorky. Skinny. Must be very outgoing and eccentric. Past experience required.
ANTAGONIST: Male. Jock. Tough guy.

Contact Details: Michael Parks Randa Collie Woods Website
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(Union & Non-Union)

Our final deadline for submissions to the Newport Beach Film Festival is JANUARY 30, 2015. Enter now through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway!
Enter by visiting our website:
The Festival will run from April 23rd to April 30th, 2015.

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Paranormal New England Film Contest

(Union & Non-Union)

Filmmaker Friends! Please take a look at this promising opportunity!
“You can have your short play on YouTube or shown around the World, you choose!”
A collection of the finest Paranormal Short Films from New England.
Produced by FilmmakerMBA & DiBacco Media Group
Seeking Producers to help coordinate.

Contact Details: Website
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Mass Reality Check @ Salem Film Fest 2015 - Call for Entries

(Union & Non-Union)

The Mass Reality Check is a college doc shorts showcase for college and university students and recent graduates working in short documentary and experimental documentary film.

Contact Details: Website
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September 17 Studios is looking for a super talented COMEDY director (no students) with a few hits under their belt, who has REAL/IMDB listed directing credits and have worked with NAME TALENT, can handle a ROCK N' ROLL ROM COM at 2 mil US budget (w/ committed financing), who can also draw NAME TALENT to the table. Provide website with links to your work, as well as your IMDB page profile. ONLY SERIOUS need apply.

Contact Details: Turhan Caylak September 17 Studios Website

2015 QCFF Call for Entries -- A Connecticut High School Student Film Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

The second annual QCFF will take place on June 4th, 2015. Awards in 7 categories and scholarship money is up for grabs. Submissions are due on May 8th, 2015. Films must be shot after October 1st, 2014. Read all the rules and check out last year's festival on

Contact Details: Alan Duda Quiet Corner Film Festival Website


(Union & Non-Union)

Enter your film today to be a part of the 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival! The Newport Beach Film Festival regular deadline is DECEMBER 19th.
During the week of the festival, Newport Beach Festival hosts over fifteen special events and mixers, including our intimate Sunset Series receptions for filmmakers, that offer the opportunity to meet fellow filmmakers and industry professionals.
The Festival will run from April 23rd to April 30th, 2015.
For more information, visit

Contact Details: Newport Beach Film Festival 949.253.2880 Website

Call for film submissions: The Hygienic Screening Room

(Union & Non-Union)

The Hygienic Screening Room 2015 is a premier Free Independent Film Festival featuring works from both emerging and established film-makers. There will be no judge, no entry fee, and no censorship.
This is the venue for ANY independent film-maker to have their work seen. Every year brings new creative visions- ranging from regional shorts and animations, to feature length films.
Premier day may be full of surprises so don't miss it!! Admission to all screenings is free.

Contact Details: Andrew Clyde Bell Hygienic Art 8609616300 Website
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Call For Entries: Screening Program - Boston Indie Mafia Hobnob & Social on 1/17/15

(Union & Non-Union)

Boston Indie Mafia is accepting submissions of any genre up to 20 minutes in length (short & long form excerpts, works in progress) for our 1 hour screening program at our Hobnob & Social on 1/17.
Submission Criteria
• Filmmakers should live within a 50-mile radius of Boston or down The Cape.
• Films must have been completed after December 2011.
• All films selected to screen MUST have a representative present at The Hobnob.
Submission deadline for this event is Sunday, December 7th at 11:59 pm.
Please visit for more information or to submit your film

Contact Details: JP Bouvier Boston Indie Mafia Website
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(Union & Non-Union)

The NBFF Thanksgiving Special is almost over!
The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from over 50 different countries, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films. In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, question and answer sessions with filmmakers, and an industry seminar series whose past participants have included Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast), John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks), and Joe Walker (12 Years a Slave).

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Call For Entries

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The 24th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival is happening Saturday July 25 – Saturday August 1, 2015.
The oldest film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands.
For over two decades the Woods Hole Film Festival has presented the best in emerging independent film selected from submissions presented from around the world.
An annual eight-day independent film festival with daily film screenings, Question and Answer sessions with attending filmmakers, topical panels, workshops, music events, parties and special events.

Contact Details: Judy Laster Woods Hole Film Festival 508-495-3456 Website
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Boston Open Screen Tuesday Night February 10th Coolidge Theatre (Coolidge Corner)

(Union & Non-Union)

Bring any piece that's under 10 minutes and we'll screen it! ANYTHING!!!
Come to the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA (Off the Green Line) for 7pm to sign up and we'll get to watching at around 7:30. You can also check us out on FB: There's a chance it might sell out because it's open to the public therefore get there at 7pm or perhaps even a little bit earlier.
You can check it out here at the Coolidge Corner Website too:
Please spread the word on Facebook by liking us and also linking the event page:

Contact Details: Phil Healy Boston Open Screen Website
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Duality BA Film

(Non-Union Only)

CASTING: Emerson College BA Capstone Film, Duality, is seeking extras & key extra roles for Friday October 24th. Will take place in/around the Boston area throughout the afternoon - exact location/time TBD.

Contact Details: Duality BA Film 978-809-2384
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Distributors are looking for films Now!

(Union & Non-Union)

Distributors are looking for quality films for Digital Distribution Deals Worldwide. Contact Distribution Rep
Kevin DiBacco or visit our site for more Information.
Horror Films Wanted the most, But ALL genre's needed!

Contact Details: Kevin DiBacco Website


(Union Only)

Need age 22 to 40 year-olds looking for love . Message or email Ashwin Jacob with your Name, Age, a recent Photo and a brief description of who you are, what you do, and what you are looking for in your ideal significant other

Contact Details: Ashwin Jacob |

Untitled Corporate YouTube Ad

(Non-Union Only)

Our corporation is looking for two male actors ages 30-55 to represent your everyday sales rep. The purpose of this project is to promote awareness of the corporation's product. The project may consist of a few days shooting time within the upcoming weeks. Scheduling will be during weekday nights or possible weekend afternoons. We are looking for a business casual style. All who want to be considered must submit a resume, headshots, and a demo reel. Those who do not provide demo reels will not be considered.

Contact Details: Alex M. Rinaldi

Spike TV casting for new reality show!

(Union & Non-Union)

NOW CASTING: Nationwide!
Casting male and females ages 18 & up who have some type of rivalry with someone and want to battle it out in the ring coached by top MMA legends!
Friends and family of both competitors will be flown out to cheer you on ringside!!
(Cannot have any MMA fighting experience)

Contact Details: Chrissy (323) 762-2692

Reality Script Writer

(Non-Union Only)

I'm still looking to hire a non-union screenwriter for a reality show similar to Extreme Home Edition. Please email a short sample of work.

Contact Details: Evelyn Brito Keep It Simple Productions


(Union & Non-Union)

The NBFF Early Bird Deadline is fast approaching! Enter your film now to be part of the 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival! Start off your summer early in one of California’s top destinations, the beautiful coastline city of Newport Beach. Located within driving distance of Hollywood, the Festival hosts a large contingent of film industry professionals and creates an environment where filmmakers have the opportunity to interact personally with the best of the business.
EARLY BIRD Deadline is OCTOBER 24th.

Contact Details: Website
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Portsmouth Short Film NIght #8 seeks spooky films

(Union & Non-Union)

The next Portsmouth Short Film Night is happening in Thursday October 30 at Portsmouth Public Media, 280 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH and we want to show your film! We’re looking for shorts of any genre (or un-genre) from independent filmmakers interested in screening their film to an audience. That’s why you made it, right? We are particularly looking for films with a spooky feel for our Hallowe'en Special!

Contact Details: Catherine Stewart Film Unbound LLC 6037608852 Website
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Call for Contestents - BERKSHIRE SHORTS - 30 Day Film Challenge

(Union & Non-Union)

For the second time Berkshire Shorts is holding a contest in which local filmmakers from the Berkshires or the surrounding area conceptualize, produce, shoot, and edit a film within 30 days. Two awards will be given at the show: The Judges Award, and the People’s Choice Award.
Deadline for signup: September 15th
To qualify: Go to and follow the instructions.
The contest will be held from September 15th - October 15th

Contact Details: Patrick Toole BERKSHIRE SHORTS 4132819794 Website

Call for Entries - BERKSHIRE SHORTS

(Union & Non-Union)

Berkshire Shorts is taking submissions of short films from August 20th up until October 10th of all genres: narrative, documentary, experimental, student, music video, etc.
Films must be 20 minutes or less.
LATE DEADLINE: October 10th
To qualify: Go to send submissions via online screener.
**The Berkshire Shorts Pledge: We will watch all works submitted by October 10th and will accept at least 7 films depending on length. There are NO SUBMISSION FEES! The festival is 100% free to submit.

Contact Details: Patrick Toole BERKSHIRE SHORTS 413-281-9794 Website

Call for Entries! Brooklyn Girl FIlm Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

The 4th Annual Brooklyn Girl Film Festival, March 26-28, 2015 is now open for submissions.
Brooklyn Girl Film Festival’s mission is to showcase the work of women filmmakers locally and from around the globe, and bring these artists together for networking in a fun, informative and supportive environment. Films are sought in which a woman plays a key role as a director, writer, or lead animator. Features, documentaries, shorts, music videos, experimental and animated works are all considered. All genres are welcome as well.

Contact Details: April Brooklyn Girl Film Festival Website
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Call for entries: Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival 2015, Horror Shorts

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The Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival, co-presented by EMP Museum and Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), showcases animated and live-action science fiction and fantasy films from around the globe. For our tenth-annual festival, we will also be introducing a brand new program dedicated to horror shorts. From now until September 15, 2014 the Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival will accept short film submissions that meet the following requirements:
- Up to 15 minutes in length
- Produced after 2010
- Animated or live-action

Contact Details: Erin Wheeler EMP Museum Website
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(Union & Non-Union)

Celebrating its 16th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival is now open for submissions!
Named one of the “Top Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine for five years running, the Newport Beach Film Festival will run from April 23rd to April 30th, 2015.
Enter your film now through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway
For more information, visit

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Call for Submissions: 2015 Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

(Union & Non-Union)

Open Call for the 2015 Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship
Fifth Annual Fellowship Provides Extensive Opportunities for Emerging Documentary Film Editors
Deadline: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Application & Eligibility Requirements:

Contact Details: Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship Website
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Sales Rep wanted for independent horror film

(Union & Non-Union)

Sales agent needed to handle VOD (Hulu plus) sites for feature length horror film made in 2012. Please contact Mark Gudsnuk at GudsnukFilms LLC. 203-394-8587.

Contact Details: Mark Gudsnuk GudsnukFilms LLC 203-394-8587