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Categories, Pricing & Deadlines

Narrative Features

FilmFreeway Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, March 31 – $50 / $30 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $65 / $40 student
  • Late Deadline, May 22 – $85 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, June 2- $105 / $75 student

 

Withoutabox Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, April 1 – $50 / $30 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 13 – $65 / $40 student
  • Late Deadline, May 20 – $85 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 27- $105 / $75 student
Documentary Features

FilmFreeway Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, March 31 – $50 / $30 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $65 / $40 student
  • Late Deadline, May 22 – $85 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, June 2 – $105 / $75 student

 

Withoutabox Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, April 1 – $50 / $30 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 13 – $65 / $40 student
  • Late Deadline, May 20 – $85 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 27 – $105 / $75 student
Narrative Shorts

FilmFreeway Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, March 31 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, May 22 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, June 2 – $85 / $75 student

 

Withoutabox Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, April 1 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 13 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, May 20 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 27 – $85 / $75 student
Documentary Shorts

FilmFreeway Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, March 31 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, May 22 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, June 2 – $85 / $75 student

 

Withoutabox Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, April 1 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 13 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, May 20 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 27 – $85 / $75 student
Animated Shorts

FilmFreeway Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, March 31 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, May 22 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, June 2 – $85 / $75 student

 

Withoutabox Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, April 1 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 13 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, May 20 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 27 – $85 / $75 student
High School Film Competition

FilmFreeway Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, March 31 – FREE
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $10
  • Late Deadline, May 22 – $15
  • Extended Deadline, June 2 – $30

 

Withoutabox Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline, April 1 – FREE
  • Regular Deadline, May 13 – $10
  • Late Deadline, May 20 – $15
  • Extended Deadline, May 27 – $30

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