Film Opportunities: September & October 2018


Every few months, Submittable highlights outstanding organizations using our software for film, video, animation, screenwriting, and script opportunities. Be on the lookout for new listings and if your deadline was not included in this list, please be do let us know. Happy submitting to all!


9/14: Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival | Animated and live-action science fiction and fantasy films for Seattle festival

09/14: Intima | Audio or visual recordings that explore themes in narrative medicine

9/14: New Plains Review | One-act plays and screenplays 

9/15: Ponder Review | Short film, animation, and new media 

9/15: Wild Beast Collective | Experimental shorts for F3 (FÅGELBO FILM FESTIVAL) in Fort Lauderdale

9/18: ArtCenter South Florida | Cinematic Arts Residency for Miami Filmmakers

9/19: Firelight Media | Fall film internship

9/22: Durham Arts Council | Emerging Artist Program Application 2018 (Film and Video)

9/23: A.I.R. Gallery | 13th Biennial from both national and international artists

9/24: DCTV | Docu Work-In-Progress Lab in NYC

9/27: Monolith Medium | Call for Submissions of Critical Essays Centered on Film

9/28: Sun Valley Film Festival | Screenplay contest, student-made short films, narrative and documentary features, web series, ski & snowboarding films, and more

9/28: Miami Light Project | ScreenDance Miami 2019

9/30: Black Public Media | Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund for nonfiction short form or feature film, podcast, web series, or 360 VR project

9/30: Engage Art Engage | Art Contest for Video with a Biblical theme by artists in North or South Carolina

9/30: Karen Schmeer Fellowship | 2019-20 Schmeer Fellowship for Video Editing

9/30: Nashville Review | Film for publication in an online literary magazine

9/30: Slippery Elm | Multimedia Narrative Contest

9/30: Letter [r] Press | Small Po[r]tions Issue 9

10/1: Fort Worth Community Arts Center | TAC Small Works Show 2018

10/1: SkeenaWild Conservation Trust | Shorts, Features, and Youth Films for SkeenaWild Film & Photo Festival

10/15: The Southampton Review | Play and Screenplay Submissions

10/16: NYFA | “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV, and Theatre Fund

10/17: The Camargo Foundation | Fellowship for Film, Video, and Digital Artists

10/20: CONDER/dance | Breaking Ground 2019: Contemporary Dance and Film Festival

10/25: Queens Council on the Arts | 2019 Queens Arts Fund Grants


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