Submissions

365 days, 64 chances to find an audience.

Submit your film now for a chance to win.

We focus on narratives highlighting:

  • Disability
  • Mental health
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans
  • Race
  • Class
  • Religion
  • and more

All filmmakers & screenwriters are welcome, whether black, white, brown, pink, gay, straight, non-binary, abled, differently abled, female, identifying as female, male, extraterrestrial or anything else.

Think outside the box? We want to hear from you!

Guidelines

We are open to all filmmakers & screenwriters; whether you’re a seasoned director, a first-timer with a great idea, or even a YouTuber, we want to see your work.

All genres are welcome, from narrative drama & comedy to documentary, experimental film, genre, action, musical horror or thriller*. We also want to read your TV pilot, short film or feature screenplay.

Length

Short Film
Short films must not exceed 30 minutes in duration. All genres welcome.

Feature Film
Feature films must be at least 70 minutes long and must not exceed 140 minutes in duration. All genres welcome.

Screenplay
See the guidelines for screenplays individually per prize.

Format

Filmmakers must provide a YouTube or Vimeo link to enter.

Screenwriters must provide a PDF or other text file.

Fees

Each submission fee we receive contributes to providing a platform for innovative voices everywhere. Our submission fee was created so there is a minimum barrier to entry for any filmmaker; as such we do not offer fee waivers.

*Keep an eye out for our genre-specific prizes!