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2015 Film Festival Schedule

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Independent film festivals give up-and-coming filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their work.  It’s time to put your work out there!  Here’s a list of interesting and approaching film festivals from all around the country that are ready for your submissions.


 

ARIZONA

  • ARIZONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALArizona-International-Film-Festival

Rolling submissions!

Festival scheduled for April 9-27, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.filmfestivalarizona.com/


 

 

  • ARIZONA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVALArizona Underground

Early bird deadline: March 27, 2015

Submission deadline: May 30, 2015

Late deadline: July 15, 2015

Festival scheduled for September 18-26, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://azuff.org/


 CALIFORNIA

  • ARTEMIS WOMEN IN ACTION FILM FESTIVALArtemis Women in Action

Rolling submissions!

Festival scheduled for March 20-29, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.artemismotionpictures.com/filmfestival/


 

 

  • BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVALBeverly Hills Film Festival

Rolling submissions!

Festival scheduled for April 29-May 3, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.beverlyhillsfilmfestival.com/


 

COLORADO

  • BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALboulder-international-film-festival

Starting June 27th, 2015 will be accepting submissions for 2016 festival

To find out more, visit: http://www.biff1.com/

 


CONNECTICUT

  • CONNECTICUT FILM FESTIVALCTFilm

Now accepting submissions for 2015-2016 festival

To find out more, visit: http://www.ctfilmfest.com/bethel/

 


GEORGIA

  • MACON FILM FESTIVALMFF_LOGO_BW-FINAL

Extended deadline: March 9, 2015

Festival scheduled for July 16-19, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.maconfilmfestival.com/


 

ILLINOIS

  • CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALChicagofilmfestival

Submission deadline: June 19, 2015

Festival scheduled for October 15-29, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/


INDIANA

  • INDY FILM FESTIndy Film Fest

Late deadline: April 15, 2015

Festival scheduled for July 16-25, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://indyfilmfest.org/


 

 LOUISIANA

  • NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVALNew Oreleans Film Festival

Rolling submissions!

To find out more, visit: http://www.neworleansfilmfestival.org/


 

MAINE

  • MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALMaine

Submission deadline: April 7, 2015

Festival scheduled for July 10-19, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.miff.org/


MASSACHUSETTS

  • WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVALWoodsHoleFF

Rolling submissions!
Festival scheduled for July 25-August 1st, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.woodsholefilmfestival.org/


 

 MICHIGAN

  • TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVALTraverse CityFF

Submission deadline: May 15, 2015

Festival scheduled for July 28-August 2, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.traversecityfilmfest.org/


 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVALnewhampshireff

Early bird deadline: May 15, 2015

Submission deadline: June 15

Festival scheduled for October 15-18, 2015

To find out more, visit: https://nhfilmfestival.com/


 

NEW JERSEY

  • GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAGSFF-logo

Starting June 1st, 2015 will be accepting submissions for the 2016 festival.

To find out more, visit: http://www.gsff.org/

 

  • HOBOKEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALHoboken-International-Film-Festival-300x286

Rolling submissions!
Festival scheduled for May 29-June 4, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.hobokeninternationalfilmfestival.com/


 

 NEW YORK

  • THE ART OF BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVALThe-Art-of-Brooklyn

Extended deadline: March 15, 2015

Festival scheduled for May 13-17, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.theartofbrooklyn.org/

 

  • BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVALBrooklynFilmFestival

Extended deadline: March 7, 2015
Festival scheduled for May 29-June 7, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.brooklynfilmfestival.org/


 

 

  • HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALHamptonsIFF-Logo-Red-650

Submissions open mid-February

Festival scheduled for October 8-12, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://hamptonsfilmfest.org/


 

 

  • LOWER EAST SIDE FILM FESTIVALles film festival

Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2015

Last Minute Deadline: March 13, 2015

Festival scheduled for June 11-21, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.lesfilmfestival.com/


 

OHIO

  • CHAGRIN FILM FESTIVALchagrinfestlogo

Rolling submissions!

Festival scheduled for October 7-11, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://chagrinfilmfest.org/


 

OKLAHOMA

  • BARE BONES FILM FESTIVALBareBonesFF

Rolling submissions!
Festival scheduled for April 10-19, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.barebonesfilmmusicfestival.org/


 

 OREGON

  • OREGON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVALOregonIndi

Submission deadline: March 14, 2015

Festival scheduled for September 14-30, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.oregonindependentfilmfest.com/


 

 TENNESSEE

  • nashville film festival logoNASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL

Starting June 1st, will be accepting submissions for 2016 festival

To find out more, visit: https://nashvillefilmfestival.org/


 TEXAS

  • AUSTIN FILM FESTIVALAustinFF

Early bird submission deadline: April 20, 2015

Submission deadline: May 20, 2015
Festival scheduled for October 29-November 5, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/


 

VIRGINIA

  • VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVALvirginia-film-festival

Call for entries open in March

To find out more, visit: http://virginiafilmfestival.org/

 


WASHINGTON

  • SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALSIFF-Fest_RGB

Rolling submissions!

Festival scheduled for May 14-June 7, 2015

To find out more, visit: http://www.siff.net/

About the author

Sophia O'Brien Udry

Sophia O'Brien-Udry is an intern at Creative Arts Advocate. She is a first-year student at Bard College and is studying the Written Arts. Sophia is originally from New Haven, Connecticut, and has been an avid admirer of the visual arts throughout her life.

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