POV accepts documentaries / non-fiction films in the following categories:

* STANDARD: For completed films & fine cuts.
* SHORT: For films 35 minutes or less.
* ROUGH CUT: For invited feature rough cuts ONLY.

We accept submissions on a rolling basis.

* To be considered for the 2025 broadcast season, entries must be submitted by Sunday, July 31, 2024.
* Submissions received after July 31, 2024, will be considered for the following year's submission cycle unless an extension is granted by POV.

Please be sure to review detailed guidelines and SUBMISSION TERMS below.

Note: Please ignore the "Event Date" listed on this page.
Copy and Paste URL for detailed guidelines and SUBMISSION TERMS: https://terms.pov.org/

REQUIRED FIELDS FOR FilmFreeway SUBMISSIONS.
If any of these fields isn’t completed, your film will not be moved into consideration:
* Project Type must be “Film/Video”
* Title
* Brief Synopsis
* Submitter Email
* Production Credits (Director(s) and Producer(s))
* Runtime

For questions, email cfe@pov.org.