This is our fourth year for the Julian Film Festival – Held in the month of May – Showcases films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, and indigenous cultures, social issues.

Julian, a historic gold rush mountain town an hour from San Diego, is the perfect setting for this amazing festival.
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Best of Festival, Peoples Choice, Spirit of Festival, Best Short Short, Student Filmmaker Award

Entries must be submitted on DVD (any region or format), Blu-Ray (Region 1) or via FilmFreeway's online screener option. Foreign language work must be dubbed or subtitled in English. Please do not send press kits or any other print materials until they are requested by the festival staff. We have no film premiere requirements or date of completion requirements.

Cost of shipping is the responsibility of the entrant. Discs must be sent to the festival prepaid. C.O.D.'S will be refused. Discs must be labeled with the title of the entry, run time and the name of the director. The festival cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss of materials while in transit.

Julian Film Festival
Attn: Submissions
PO Box 516
Julian CA

Please note: Do not use registered or certified mail. Use First class, Priority, Airmail or Media Mail. Fedex, UPS and DHL also accepted.

All entries will be viewed by the selection committee. The Festival will make no cuts or changes. Festival selections will be announced on or around March 12th. All entrants will be notified by email. The festival does not pay rental fees for submitted work.

A festival jury will present awards to films and videos selected as best in category.
Submission DVD's or Blu-Ray's will not be returned.