Film Opportunities: January and February 2020


Every few months, Submittable likes to highlight organizations using our software for exceptional film, video, animation, screenwriting, and script opportunities. If you represent an organization that uses Submittable and wasn’t included in this list, please let us know.

If you’re a submitter, be sure to check out the organization’s guidelines before submitting. Click the banner at the top of the organization’s Submittable form to visit their website. Happy submitting!

1/7: International Association of Culinary Professionals | Digital Media Awards

1/8: Mass MoCA | Artist Residencies

1/10: Outdoor Writers Association of America | TV/Webcast Contest

1/10: Sun Valley Film Festival | Future Filmmakers Forum and 1 Potato Short Script Competition

1/11: Perceptions Magazine | Film

1/13: Signatures Literary and Arts Print Magazine | Moving Image

1/15: National Poison Prevention Week | Youth Video Contest

1/15: Obsidian | Video and Media Arts

1/16: Poetry Northwest | Videography

1/16: SFSU Cinema Department | Open Academic Film Positions

1/18: Dallas Public Library | Dallas Teen Film Festival

1/24: AT&T Film Awards | Youth Film Concept

1/31: The Scriblerus | Short Films and Music Videos

1/31: Yorkton Film Festival | Canadian Film Festival 

2/3: National Geographic | Wild to Inspire Short Film Contest

2/3: Sun Valley Film Festival | High Scribe Screenplay Residency

2/28: Golden Lion Awards High School Film Festival | Midwest Film Festival

2/29: BAU Institute | Video Residency

3/1: The Millay Colony for the Arts | Screenwriting Residency


NBC Talent Infusion Programs: Casting Offices; NBCU Casting Assistant Program

HBO Community Impact PA Program: Upcoming NYC Opportunities

Short of the Week: Online Short Film Festival

NoBudge: Features, Shorts, and More

Iris Digital Arts: Artist Call

The Laurel Review: Scripts

Field Projects: Curatorial Proposal

San Miguel Writer’s Conference: Screenplay Writing Workshop Instructors

COG: Literary & Arts-Drenched Original Videos

Reality Beach: Videos

Stone Soup: Multimedia

ODYSSEYS Costa Rica: Artist-in-Residence Application

The Wax Paper: Plays/Screenplays

The Florida Review: Digital Stories

The Woven Tale Press: Video/Sound

The Baltic Writing Residency: Screenwriters Residency

cahoodaloodaling: Visual and Audio Art

TriQuarterly: Video Essay and Cinepoetry

Moko: Visual Media


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Abby Lessels

Abby Lessels moved to Missoula, Montana, by way of a small town in Western Massachusetts. She enjoys writing and photographing for publications like Edible, drinking Constant Comment tea, and compulsively quoting The Office.