Have your film screened in beautiful WESTERN NEW YORK!
CINEMAFEST is NOT your ordinary film festival! YOU want to succeed as an Indies filmmaker and THIS festival will give you the KNOWLEDGE and POWER to get your work out there. CINEMAFEST is not just a film festival where your project is screened but a mega workshop/seminar with INSIDERS INFORMATION AND SECRETS NEVER BEFORE MADE PUBLIC UNTIL NOW!

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 2021 will be held July 11 and 12.

WORKSHOP/SEMINAR during event! "What Every Filmmaker Needs to Know" and " SECRETS OF FILM DISTRIBUTION AND SELF-DISTRIBUTION! Also, SECRETS OF FILM FESTIVALS! YOU do not want to miss the CINEMAFEST!

We expect our filmmakers to attend and support Cinemafest.

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

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. Features no larger then a 5 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

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  • Glad to have won the gold award and to have my film get the chance for distribution!

    February 2020
  • mike mccarthy

    Delightful festival and would recommend highly, as a winner I am really looking forward to a possible distribution deal in 2020!

    December 2019
  • Charles Petrilla

    I’m very honored to have my script “SQUADRE” selected for OFFICIAL SELECTION by the CINEMAFEST team! A special thanks for the invitation to attend the private viewing and I apologize for not being able to attend this season. I plan to submit again in 2020! Thanks again for appreciating my work.

    December 2019
  • Sean Chandler

    I'm Happy To Have Been A Selection In The Festival!!!

    November 2019
  • Rodrigues David

    Cinemafest is a wonderful festival.
    Do not hesitate to submit.
    Thank you so much !

    November 2019