2015 Submissions

Call for Entries

We are now accepting submissions for the 24th Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 22-Nov 1, 2015). All filmmakers will be notified as to whether their submissions were accepted or rejected in September 2015.

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Deadlines & Entry Requirements for Feature Length Films
  • May 22 | Early Bird: $40
  • June 26 | Regular Deadline: $50
  • July 31 | Late Deadline: $60
  • August 14 | WAB Extended Deadline: $75

Runtime
Features/Documentaries/Local: minimum 50 minutes
Shorts: maximum 50 minutes

Completion Date
Projects completed after October 1, 2014

Place of Origin
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

Premiere Status
Projects must be a premiere in Philadelphia

Distribution Status
Projects may have distribution

Additional deadline and entry requirements for feature, documentary, short and local films can be found here.

Submission fees vary based on deadline dates. As a general rule, we are unable to return submissions under any circumstances. Please retain a copy for yourself.

All filmmakers will be notified as to whether their submissions were accepted or rejected in September 2015 at the latest.

For more information or questions, please call 267.239.2941.