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Submissions are now open for the 2019 Hot Docs Festival, April 25–May 5! This is your chance to premiere your film to industry leaders and the world's best audiences.

Hot Docs accepts Canadian and international documentaries of all lengths and subject matter. All Hot Docs screening programs are curated and all submissions will be considered by Hot Docs’ programming team.

Early Deadline: November 14th. 2018

Regular Deadline: December 5th, 2018


KQED's Emmy Award-winning series Truly CA is entering its 14th season and wants you to be a part of it! They're seeking independent documentaries covering all aspects of California life and we are especially interested in stories from underrepresented communities. 

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The Wasatch Mountain Film Festival was conceived from the idea that the Wasatch Mountains are home to one of the most incredible mountain communities in the world. Each year millions of visitors travel from around the globe to experience this special place with unparalleled ease of access to the mountains. 

Learn more and submit your film here!

The LA SKINS FEST, presented by COMCAST NBCUniversal, announced today that they are now officially accepting film entries for their 12th Annual film festival taking place November 13th-18th, 2018 at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Entry is now open for the premier documentary film festival in the American West. Now accepting entries of non-fiction films of all forms, genres, subject matter and lengths for consideration in another world-class lineup at the 16th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF).

MovieMaker Magazine just announced their list of the 50 film festivals worth the entry fee in 2018. Check it out by following the link below. 

50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee

Vision Maker Media (VMM) can offer reimbursement of up to $500 towards film festival entry fees (as VMM’s budget allows) for your VMM funded film. Upon request, VMM can send you a list of suggested film festivals, including Native American specific festivals, for your consideration.

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