FILM CALL FOR ENTRIES
BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Each year, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition provides a platform for talented screenwriters to develop their work by giving them a path to professional success.
Every feature and short screenplay entered into the 2015 competition will receive one written analysis as part of their entry fee. All screenplays are eligible for resubmission after receiving notes. Winning screenplays may receive cash prizes, totaling over $40,000.
All scripts submitted by the early deadline of September 1 will receive a written analysis by October 1. Submission fees are $60 for features and $40 for shorts.
The final deadline for the competition is November 15, 2014.
To submit a script or for more information, please visit www.bluecatscreenplay.com.
Newport Beach Film Festival
Celebrating its 16th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival is open for submissions! The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from over 50 different countries, as well as red carpet events, premiere galas, a popular industry seminar series, spotlights, international showcases and Q&A sessions with filmmakers. Named one of the “Top Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine, the Newport Beach Film Festival will run from April 23 through April 30, 2015.
Early Bird Deadline: October 24, 2014
Regular Deadline: December 19, 2014
Final Deadline: January 30, 2015
For more information, please visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com.
21Elementz Film Festival
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2nd annual 21Elementz Film Festival. Started by a group of students from Langston University, the 21 Elementz Film Festival gives student filmmakers from across the state of Oklahoma the opportunity to showcase their creative talents and promote their films. This event has become an established, ﬁrst-rate festival that represents diversity, innovation and creative achievement in ﬁlm & music. Programming includes documentaries, short ﬁlms, cinema classics and the hottest independent ﬁlms from on-the-rise and award-winning directors.
Deadline for submission and dates for the festival will be announced soon.
For more information and to submit entries, please visit 21ElementzProductions.blogspot.com.
Named one of the top 25 “coolest” film festivals by MovieMaker Magazine, film entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Trail Dance Film Festival. The mission of the Trail Dance Film Festival is to encourage originality and creativity as well as promote the film industry in Oklahoma. The Trail Dance Film Festival provides an opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their work to local and visiting audiences.
The Trail Dance Film Festival is an open-genre event inviting filmmakers of all experience levels to enter. Categories include feature, documentary, shorts and high school submissions. Selected films will be shown at The 9th Annual Trail Dance Film Festival to be held in Duncan, Oklahoma, from January 23 through January 24, 2015.
The deadline for entry is Friday, October 17, 2014.
For more information on the festival and the submission process, please visit www.traildancefilmfestival.com.
Living Arts - Call for Animated Shorts
The Living Arts Animation Festival features short film animations that have been submitted from local and international talent. Animations may be stop-motion, Claymation, 2-D animation, 3-D animation, or cut-outs, to name a few. All films must be six minutes or less. Curator Mery McNett will determine the festival selections.
The deadline for entry is Friday, August 29, 2014.
The Living Arts Animation Festival will be held on Friday, September 26, 2014, at the Guthrie Green in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
For more information, please visit: http://livingarts.org/video-evenings
Lone Star Film Festival (LSFF)
The 2014 Lone Star Film Festival (LSFF) is now accepting short and feature film submissions. The event will be held November 6-9, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. The LSFF Feature Film Competition Program focuses on new works from emerging talents made with modest budgets. Feature films and filmmakers accepted into the program will receive one-on-one mentorship from leaders in the fields of distribution and marketing.
Regular Deadline: June 14, 2014
Final Deadline: August 30, 2014
For more information, please visit: www.lonestarfilmfestival.com.
The Indie Fest is now accepting submissions from filmmakers, television producers, videographers and new media creators. The fest is an independent, top-tier international awards competition showcasing cinematic gems and unique voices.
The goal of the Indie Fest is to help independent creators advance their careers and gain publicity, awarding winners a variety of accolades including the Fast Focus Short Film Public Television Award, the Humanitarian Award, Best of Show, and various in-kind production and post-production opportunities valued at $10,000.
For more information, please visit http://www.theindiefest.com.
Special Note: Filmmakers may also be interested in Indie Fest's sister competitions, Best Shorts and Accolade Global Film.
Accolade Global Film Competition: August 29, 2014
Best Shorts Competition: September 5, 2014
MUSIC CALL FOR ENTRIES
Festival of the Arts – Performing Artists
Festival of the Arts is now accepting applications for performing artists for the 2015 festival. This event has four stages of non-stop performing arts entertainment ranging in scope from the youngest elementary school performers to some of the best local musicians. Festival of the Arts will have one of the stages dedicated to our new program, Art Moves, presented by Devon. This stage will feature Art Moves artists and performers throughout Festival.
To be a part of the entertainment during Festival of the Arts 2015, submit this application by 5 p.m., Friday, January 2, 2015.
You will also need to submit current audition materials, such as a CD, a DVD, or an online link, postmarked by January 2, 2015. An online link to video or music is preferable.
Please send to:
Arts Council of Oklahoma City
Festival of Arts Performing Arts Committee
400 W. California Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Please Note: Performers for the festival will be selected through a jury process. If selected, preferred performance time and day is not guaranteed.
For more information, please visit www.artscouncilokc.com.