Supercharge Your Submissions

How it Works

Listing your event with FilmFreeway is simple and fast, and there are no commitments or contracts.

List Your Event

List your festival free on one simple page. Begin receiving entries in minutes.

Receive Entries

Receive high quality submissions from our global community of two million+ amazing storytellers and artists.

Manage Simply

View projects, track submissions, manage judging, communicate with entrants, all in one simple place.

Trusted by the World's Leading Festivals

Over 12,000 of the world's best film festivals and contests, including 210 Academy Award / BAFTA Award accredited festivals, use FilmFreeway to reach over two million filmmakers worldwide.

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"We're getting more entries via FilmFreeway than any other platforms. Why? Because they just do it right!"

Rob Leddy, Festival Director, Coney Island Film Festival
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Your One-Stop Shop

Custom Profile Page

A beautiful, custom web presence for your event where submitters can discover and submit their work directly to you.

Track Real-Time Progress

Track submissions, monitor financials and stay organized with real-time dashboard analytics and reports.

Custom Judging Form

Easily create custom judging forms allowing your judges to view and rate submissions across multiple criteria.

Custom Submission Forms

Customize exactly what information you collect from submitters and how that information is exported.

Notification Tools

Automate entrant notifications and create custom selection and rejection messages. Easily communicate with entrants from anywhere.

Discount Codes and Waivers

Easily create custom discount codes and deadline waivers.

"Can't say how happy we are to be partnered with FilmFreeway this year! It's made a huge difference for us!"

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

Digital Press Kits and Media

Full quality source files, digital press kits, trailers, headshots, bios, photos, director's statements, news, reviews and more.

Archived Submission Data

Submissions from current and past seasons are instantly accessible and stored indefinitely. Unlimited storage for archived submission data.

Sub-User Accounts

Create sub-user accounts for your staff and judges with customized permissions to control exactly what access they should have.

Free Marketing

Free feature in our newsletter sent to our entire database when your festival's call for entries opens and prior to each of your entry deadlines.

Accept Online Payments

Accept major credit cards, debit cards and PayPal in 40 international currencies. We handle your payment processing fees.

Get the Word Out

Let submitters spread the word about your event with built-in sharing tools on your event profile page.

Crystal Clear Online Screeners

Videos you receive through FilmFreeway play seamlessly in beautiful HD. We also integrate with Vimeo and YouTube.

HD, YouTube, Vimeo
Simple, Honest Pricing
Free Events*
FilmFreeway is free for events that don't charge entry fees.
Festivals that charge entry fees pay a simple commission of just 9%.

Prompt, Monthly Payouts

Your submission money is paid out to you promptly each month via Direct Deposit or PayPal.

* Due to fees FilmFreeway must pay to third-party payment processing companies, a payment processing fee of 3% + $0.30 per transaction applies. In order to reduce fraud and ensure that only quality festivals are published, we charge a one-time activation fee of $100 USD and $50 for subsequent calls for entries.

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