Deadlines and Fees

Early-bird Deadline: Friday August 21, 2020
Feature Film Submission Fee: $45
Short Film Submission Fee: $35

Regular Deadline: Friday October 16, 2020
Feature Film Submission Fee: $55
Short Film Submission Fee: $45

Late Deadline and Santa Barbara Filmmaker Deadline: Friday December 11, 2020
Feature Film Submission Fee: $75
Short Film Submission Fee: $55

Final Deadline: Friday February 5, 2021
Feature Film Submission Fee: $100
Short Film Submission Fee: $75

Submission deadlines are based on shipping postmarks. If your entry is processed on Film Freeway during one deadline period but is postmarked during a later deadline period, you will be required to pay the difference between the two deadline fees prior to acceptance.

Submission fees are non-refundable.

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