MONTHLY DISTRIBUTION AWARDS! Is your feature film ready for distribution? Have you been having trouble getting your film distributed? CINEMAFEST now has a monthly distribution award service available that includes a video conference with filmmaker, review of film and offer of immediate distribution for all films that qualify. We are a licensing agent for film distribution with all platforms that are available for films to receive distribution. One on one personal attention for the filmmaker. SUBMIT NOW!

CINEMAFEST is a WORKSHOP/SEMINAR, DISTRIBUTION festival for FILMMAKERS ready to distribute their film. We are NOT about Hollywood hype and illusion, but the reality that YOU as an independent filmmaker needs to succeed. THIS is the workshop festival you need if your film is under a $100,000 budget.

Supported by filmmakers who attend, this is a festival about YOU and YOUR work! With realistic means to not only get your money back from producing your film but making a profit as well.

CINEMAFEST will give YOU the edge to be successful. SUBMIT YOUR FILM NOW TO BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY TO BEING A SUCCESSFUL FILMMAKER NOT JUST A WANT-TO-BE!

FIRST PLACE WINNERS receive WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION of their film. We are seeking films of all genre, drama, comedy, horror, thrillers, etc., shorts, music videos, documentaries and features. You may enter as many films and as often as you wish . CINEMAFEST 2023 will be held September 10 and 11.
SILVER AND MERIT AWARDS will also receive a distribution offer. Diana Lenska, Festival Director becomes award winners agent for distribution.

WORKSHOP/SEMINAR event!

WE EXPECT OUR FILMMAKERS TO ATTEND AND SUPPORT THE CINEMAFEST.. This is a retreat, workshop, screening, awards and distribution event FOR filmmakers, cast, crew and family. It is an intimate one on one setting with personal attention given to each filmmaker and their project with DISTRIBUTION CONTRACTS ready to be awarded at the event.

DISTRIBUTION AWARDS for First place winners!! Screening of your film at the Carriage House Cinema and award trophy.

Second and Third place winners certificates and winners laurels. Potential distribution contracts offered to some 2nd and 3rd place winners.

1. Shorts and Features of any genre. No porn.

2. Films made from 2010 to the present.

3. Filmmakers must own or have obtained any and all rights to music and screenplay.

4. WE NOW ACCEPT DIGITAL DOWNLOADS OF ALL ALL FEATURES AND SHORTS. 1920 x 1080 format. Features no larger then a 3 GB MP4 file. Shorts under 1 GB MP4 files.

5. A poster must be provided. (POSTER SIZE 22 X 28 or 24 x 36)

Posters are to be mailed to:
CINEMAFEST
P.O. Box 373
Ellington, NY 14732

Overall Rating
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  • Janthony Roman

    Great festival ran by great people.

    July 2022
  • Jim Norman

    A very worthwhile festival for screenwriters. The festival has a definite focus, and that is a strength of the festival.

    July 2022
  • Robert Craig

    This a great festival. We were happy to be a part of this with our screenplay submission. We were especially happy to win an award for our screenplay. Go Go Film Festival! Thanks for a great experience.

    July 2022
  • Ellany Kincross

    I'm very grateful that my short film, Wistful Pieces was selected as an official selection and received a Merit award. This festival offers a Filmmaker's Q&A at the screening as well.

    July 2022
  • This was an interesting festival! Glad to have participated. Thank you La Santera

    January 2022