The human MIND: consciousness, perception, thinking, memory, and that which is yet to be discovered, pushes the boundaries of our own comprehension with a thread of stories that connect us in this world and beyond.

The Mindscape Film Festival by Conscious Good is a celebration of this marvel, with a mission to support conscious media and compelling short films that honor the significance and mystery of the MIND.

Eligible films may explore the following themes:

Mind-body-spirit connection
Mental Illness
Power of the Mind
Neuroscience/ Neuroplasticity
The Global Brain/Collective Consciousness
Psychology of Self
ESP/Psychic Abilities
Mind Enhancing Drugs (LSD/Ayahuasca, etc.)

Eligible formats include narrative, documentary or animation, 3 to 20 minutes in length.

The film submission period begins on June 1st and ends on July 8th. From all films submitted, the Conscious Good Screening Committee will select approximately 12 films to compete for the juried awards.

The Festival jury will select three winning films and a fourth, Audience Choice, will be chosen by audience voting. All four winning entries will receive cash and prizes as well as licensing opportunities with Conscious Good.


Open entry begins June 1st, 2017
Submission deadline, June 29th, 2017
Audience voting begins July 1st, 2017
Audience voting ends July 21st, 2017
Winners announced August 8th, 2017

WHERE TO WATCH: Our online voting portion of the festival will be held at starting on July 1st. The channel will feature finalists films streaming on-demand with information about each filmmaker. On August 8th the films will tour across the US through the end of September. We will host a launch party in Boulder, CO and hold an awards ceremony in October in LA.

WINNERS SELECTION: A panel of judges (established filmmakers, film critics, celebrities, doctors, scientists, researchers, and Sponsor representatives) will select 3 award-winners.

AUDIENCE VOTING: Audiences voting begins on July 1st - 21st and for online voting. Audiences will also be able to vote for their favorite films during the film tour. Participating filmmakers are encouraged to motivate their fans and social networks to vote for their film and also host a screening of the films in their hometown!

First Place - $1000
Second Place - $500
Third Place - Special Mention
Audience Award - $500
Gathr Audience Award - $500
Cinebody S6 Units (6)

All Entrants, by submitting a short film or films, agrees to the following rules:
Void where prohibited by law.
Adults 18 and over are eligible to enter
Entrant agrees to Conscious Good Terms of use (
CG HFF is not a game of chance. All material is watched and reviewed by industry professionals.
All finalists and winners are subjectively determined by our judges.
Entrant's short film must not have received compensation totaling over $25,000 USD for options, television, motion picture or digital streaming.
There is no limit to the number of short films an Entrant can enter. The same short film cannot be submitted multiple times under different names. If so, you will be disqualified.
Entrant must not be an immediate family member or friend of any of the judges or their respective companies.
Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted.
Finalists’ entries will be streamed on Conscious Good beginning October 1st 2017 for one year.

Winning film will receive $1000 cash and an option for $500 first-look development deal with Conscious Good for next short film; winning Entrant grants a content license for the winning film on valid for 6 months.
Cash prizes can not redeemed for goods; All prizes are non transferable and non returnable

Short Film Rules
Short film total running time must be a minimum of 3 minutes and no longer than 20 minutes. Any submissions shorter or longer than the minimum or maximum length will be disqualified.
The short film must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2013.
All short films must be in digital format. No DVDs, VHS tapes or any physical format will be accepted.
Short films can be in any language, but if not in English, they must contain English subtitles.
Accepted films must be narrative, documentary or animation
Short film must be the original work of the Entrant and may not be based whole or in part on any fictional or non-fictional material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced for which the Entrant does not have rights. Entrant must submit proof of such rights with film.
The rights to the Entrant’s short film cannot have been previously optioned or sold.
After a short film is entered, no new submissions or corrected videos can be made by the Entrant. No exceptions.