The BWE Media Festival® ​2021 (BMF21​) has officially launched the start of its season with the opening of submissions for its film and music festival. The festival is now accepting Feature Film, Short Film, Episodic and Music Video submissions through January 16, 2021 in all categories. Official selections will be eligible for category awards and individual achievement awards.

All content must be owned by the applicant. Copyright material shall not be submitted unless written permission is submitted and secured with approval for broadcast.

Content produced or funded by a broadcast or cable network is ineligible to compete, however it may be submitted in consideration for a specialty screening.

All foreign-language content must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English.

Additional press kit materials may be included, including trailers, stills, etc… but is not mandatory.