The College Filmmakers Film Festival mission is to help promote student and independent films! The festival’s goal is to create a platform for independent filmmakers to showcase their work and talent.

*Best Minute Short Film
*Best Narrative Film
*Best Documentary Film
*Best Music Video
*Best Student Film

*Best Original Screenplay
*Best Director
*Best Actor
*Best Cinematography
*Best Film Editing

If chosen your film will be featured on our website/social media platforms
Winners will be awarded the CFM Film Festival Laurel!

Films must be the original work of the individual submitting
Ticket purchases are non-refundable
Films must be completed at the time of submission
All foreign language films must be submitted with English subtitles
You agree that we can use parts or the film in its entirety (including trailer/teaser/posters/stills) for promotional purposes
Creators can submit as many videos of any category as long as a ticket is bought for each entry
A ticket is only good for one submission
If your film is a winner, filmmakers must provide film for upload within one week of notification
You must own the rights to all content submitted

By submitting you agree that you are the exclusive copyright owner of your content. You agree that by entering the festival, if selected your film may be featured on CFM website/Social media platforms in its entirety or parts as part of your participation. You also acknowledge and agree that there is no monetary gain from participation in the festival. We do not pay a screener fee, prizes are at the discretion of the festival. You also acknowledge that the festival may in turn, promote your product via social media, and you consent to allow your likeness to be used for promotional purposes. It is the filmmakers responsibility to have all releases for any and all subject content. The opinions expressed in the film are those of the filmmakers, not the festival or its associates.

Overall Rating
  • Marlon Rubio Smith

    Thanks for allowing college filmmakers to start networking while letting them know their work is being appreciated.

    November 2021
  • College Filmmakers Film Festival has always been so supportive of my career and I am beyond grateful. It's not easy to find people that support your artistic vision and they do. Thank you so much for all that you have done and have done for artist everywhere

    August 2021