In 2019, Film Grove will accept short and feature film submissions for its streaming channel through the Film Grove Online Film Festival. All submissions are made through FilmFreeway.
Spring 2019 submission dates are March 15 to May 15. Fall 2019 submission dates are September 15 to November 15.
All entries will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Characters and Characterization
Diversity of Characters
All entries must have been produced in 2014 to 2019.
No entry will be accepted that does not include the required fees.
No entry will be accepted after the final deadline of May 15 for Spring 2019, and November 15, for Fall 2019.
More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be submitted separately.
Films produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles or be dubbed in English.
Entrants are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, and permits necessary to present their work.
If your work is selected, you must fulfill the following requirements by the date(s) designated by Film Grove:
You must execute a release agreement wherein you:
(i) accept responsibility for obtaining any and all clearances and releases necessary to exhibit your film on the Film Grove channel
(ii) warrant that you have the rights necessary to exhibit your film to the public; and
(iii) indemnify and hold harmless Film Grove, its parent company, its affiliates, and subsidiaries and any of their respective directors, officers, employees, and representatives against any claim arising out of exhibition of your film on the Film Grove channel.
You must deliver in a manner designated by Film Grove an exhibition copy of the invited work.
You must provide a properly completed and signed official Film Grove “Acceptance Agreement Form” and all publication assets as specified in the “Materials Checklist.”
Early Submission: March 15 to March 31
1:00 - 15:00 minutes -- $25
15:01 - 40:00 minutes -- $35
40:01 - 75:00 minutes -- $45
75:01 - 105:00 minutes -- $55
Regular Submission: April 1 to April 30
1:00 - 15:00 minutes -- $35
15:01 - 40:00 minutes -- $45
40:01 - 75:00 minutes -- $55
75:01 - 105:00 minutes -- $65
Late Submission: May 1 to May 15
1:00 - 15:00 minutes -- $45
15:01 - 40:00 minutes -- $55
40:01 - 75:00 minutes -- $65
75:01 - 105:00 minutes -- $75
Running times include titles and credits when determining the length of a film.
Entries must be received by 11:59 pm PST on the deadline date.
Submission fees are non-refundable.
All entries for the Film Grove Online Film Festival must be submitted through FilmFreeway.