Submit a Film

The Mountain Film Festival is currently accepting entries for the 2018 competition.
The Mountain Film Festival proudly accepts entries exclusively via, the world's best online submissions platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, Vimeo and YouTube integration, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

Entry Fees

Early Bird Deadline Short - $20 Feature - $25
Regular Deadline Short - $25 Feature - $30
Official Deadline Short - $30 Feature - $35
Late Deadline Short - $35 Feature - $40
Extended Deadline Short - $40 Feature - $45
Final Deadline Short - $45 Feature - $50

Entry Deadlines
Early Bird Deadline April 10, 2018
Regular Deadline June 10, 2018
Official Deadline August 10, 2018
Late Deadline October 10, 2018
Extended Deadline December 10, 2018
Final Deadline January 10, 2019
Notification Date February 10, 2019
*Short Films are all films under 50 minutes.

Rules and Regulations for Film Entry

Please carefully read all rules and regulations prior to submitting your work.

All fiction, documentary, and short films of any genre can apply to the Mountain Film Festival.  Films should have been completed no earlier than three years prior to the submission date.

Works in progress are accepted.

We no longer accept DVD screeners.

Announcement Date

You agree to indemnify us and hold us and our employees, owners, affiliates, and partners harmless from all claims and liability associated with your participation or entry to the Mountain Film Festival.

The selection committees' and juries' decisions are final.

The Mountain Film Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling.

Awards will be presented to the best film in each of the main competitive categories including the Screenplay Competition and Special Jury prizes.  Screenplay prizes are awarded for an Overall Grand Prize Winner, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place and 10 Official Finalists. We accept both short and feature length screenplays.

Films submitted to our competition
are reviewed by our programming department and judges, which evaluate each film fairly and thoroughly, looking for the best in new American and International cinema.

For films in a language other than English, we
require English subtitles.

Winning films are encouraged to promote and mention their award as well as the Mountain Film Festival in all promotional materials.

As of the 2011 edition, the Mountain Film Festival is now an awards based online event. Awards are announced on our official website as well as promoted via Internet. Films will not be screened for the public.

By participating in the Mountain Film Festival
you expressly agree to all Rules and Regulations.