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Call for entries- Green Mountain Film Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

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

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

Newport Beach Film Festival’s Autumn Deadline Approaching!

(Union & Non-Union)

The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from around the world, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.
In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, question and answer sessions with filmmakers, and an industry seminar series with topics that range from screenwriting and directing to editing and film music.

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

(Union & Non-Union)

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

Web Series seeks submissions

(Union & Non-Union)

New web series "You Can't Make This Sh!t Up" venture seeks submissions.
We are putting together a comedy web series where people tell us funny, off the wall stories in an interview style and it is acted out and lip synced by local actors cast by us. If you have a funny or off the wall story that is just perfect in the following categories;
General Stupidity
Please send us your stories in detail either in a written email or video and we will choose the best ones to call back and bring in to make a finalized video.

Contact Details: Mark Patrylak American Horror Films Productions LLC.
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Call For Submissions: Screening Program - Boston Indie Mafia Hobnob & Social on 9/6

(Union & Non-Union)

Boston Indie Mafia is currently accepting submissions of any genre & length (short & long form, works in progress) for our screening program during our Hobnob & Social on 9/6.
Submission Criteria
• Filmmakers should live within a 50-mile radius of Boston or down The Cape.
• Films must have been completed after August 2011.
• All films selected to screen must have a representative present at The Hobnob.
Submission deadline for this event is Sunday, August 17th at 11:59 pm.
Please submit directly at:

Contact Details: Joseph Bouvier Boston Indie Mafia Website
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Call for Entries - 2014 Boston Bike Film Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

Organizers of the 9th Annual Boston Bike Film Festival have asked filmmakers with a cycling habit to submit their work to be shown October 24, 2014, at the historic Regent Theatre in Arlington. Film submissions are due September 1, 2014. The event is a fundraiser for state-wide and national cycling advocacy groups, including MassBike and Bikes Not Bombs. Film concepts from last year's festival ranged from a young man who lives on his bike, to a documentary about a disabled woman in Africa who became a bike mechanic, and so much more.

Contact Details: cat bryant Boston Bike Film Festival 6176669885 Website
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Call For Entries: Lake Champlain international Film Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

PLATTSBURGH, NY – Lake Champlain International Film Festival, presented by the Plattsburgh Renewal Project and The Strand Center for the Arts, is officially announcing a Call for Entries in all categories including short, feature length and student films. Professional and amateur filmmakers working in all disciplines and genres are welcomed and encouraged to submit.

Contact Details: Lake Champlain International Film Festival Website
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Looking For Independent Films to Air on Public Access TV

(Union & Non-Union)

We are a non-profit access station in Southern Vermon that is curating independent films to air on our channels, for more information email

Contact Details: Miriah Miner GNAT-TV

Art City August: Film & Video Festival!

(Union & Non-Union)

ART CITY AUGUST: Weekends & Pop Ups! is a city-wide family friendly festival that celebrates art collaborations through weekend and pop up events around Cambridge, MA which spotlights emerging artists in the Greater Cambridge community. We invite regional filmmakers to submit shorts and feature­-length works to our inaugural film festival. Art City August: Film & Video Festival! will take place Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at University Hall at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Contact Details: Website
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