New York Film Academy (NYFA) has compiled one of the most accurate and current film festival databases available. Many of these are annual events and entry deadlines are usually one or two months prior to festival exhibition dates. Most film festivals have entry fees or other requirements for submissions and, as such filmmakers should inquire about submission guidelines before sending unsolicited work.
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International Short Film Festival
U of T Film Festival
NBC Comedy Short Cuts
DC Shorts Film Festival
San Antonio Cinefestival
ScriptFest – The Great American Pitchfest
United Arab Emirates
Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara
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