London Feminist Film Festival – Submissions Open

After a successful first year, we are excited to confirm that the London Feminist Film Festival will return for its second year! From now until the end of August, they are looking for submissions of feminist films from women filmmakers around the world. The deadline is 31st August 2013.


• Women directors from any country may enter. In the case of multiple directors, all should be women.
• Films should deal with feminist issues and/or be feminist in their representation of women.
• Films can be of any length or genre, and from any year.
• Non-English language films should be presented in English-subtitled versions.

Full details can found here

Greenhorn 2013 Submissions Open

Submissions are now open for Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2013.

After a very successful year in 2012 they are back and looking for submissions for this years festival.Greenhorn Short Film Festival was founded to celebrate new and emerging film making talent with an unusual slant. The festival provides a platform for the best upcoming film makers to screen and discuss their work, while offering the audience a unique insight into the creative process through post screening Q&A sessions.

The selected films will be screened as part of the Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2013 on the 6th – 7th October, which the Directors are invited to attend. They accept films from all genres, including (but not limited to): Documentary, Artist Moving Image, Drama/Fiction, Animation, Music Video, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller and anything else you can think of! Films must be under 15 minutes in length.

To submit a film please visit their website:

Raindance Submissions – Now Open

The Raindance Film Festival is now accepting submissions for their 21st annual festival taking place from 25th September – 6th October 2013 in London. They accept narrative and documentary features and shorts, as well as music videos and they’re very proud of their history as a launchpad for new and independent filmmakers. You can submit through their Withoutabox page where you’ll also find their eligibility criteria. Any questions, please get in touch with their team through


– Early Deadline – 17th April

– Regular Deadline – 17th May

– Late Deadline – 1st June

This year will be giving awards for:

Best International Feature

Best British Feature

Best Debut Feature

Best Documentary

Best International Short

Best British Short

Short Film of the Festival

Feature Film of the Festival

The winner of Short Film of the Festival becomes eligible for the Oscar longlist. Last year’s winner, Buzkashi Boys, has just made the shortlist for the 2013 Oscars. Incidentally, they also screened Asad, which has also made the shortlist.