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2019 Heartland Int’l Film Festival Call for Entries Will Open November 19

MovieMaker Magazine Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry FeeSelections will be made by August, 2019.

Feature films (41 minutes or longer): submit to Heartland International Film Festival (event Oct. 10-20, 2019)

Short films (40 minutes or less): submit to Indy Shorts International Film Festival (event July 25-28, 2019)


Categories, Pricing & Deadlines for Heartland Int’l Film Festival

Submission Deadlines – Narrative & Documentary Features

  • Early Bird Deadline, January 13, 2019 – $50 / $30 student
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $65 / $40 student
  • Late Deadline, June 9 – $85 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, July 7 – $105 / $75 student

Submission Deadlines – Indiana Spotlight Features

  • Early Bird Deadline, January 13, 2019 – FREE
  • Regular Deadline, May 12 – $32.50 / $20 student
  • Late Deadline, June 9 – $42.50/ $27.50 student
  • Extended Deadline, July 7 – $52.50/ $37.50 student

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Categories, Pricing & Deadlines for Indy Shorts

Submission Deadlines: Narrative, Documentary & Animated Shorts

  • Early Bird Deadline, January 6 – $30 / $20 student
  • Regular Deadline, March 17 – $45 / $35 student
  • Late Deadline, April 7 – $65 / $55 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 5 – $85 / $75 student

Submission Deadlines: Indiana Spotlight Competition

  • Early Bird Deadline, January 6 – FREE
  • Regular Deadline, March 17 – $22.50/ $10 student
  • Late Deadline, April 7 – $32.50 / $17.50 student
  • Extended Deadline, May 5 – $42.50/ $37.50 student

Submission Deadlines: High School Film Competition

  • Early Bird Deadline, January 6 – FREE
  • Regular Deadline, March 17 – $10
  • Late Deadline, April 7 – $15
  • Extended Deadline, May 5 – $30