The 8th annual UPTILT Film Fest (North Carolina's ONLY female & gender-expansive film festival) is coming from March 22 - 24, 2024!
WE REFUND SUBMISSION FEES FOR ALL ACCEPTED FILMS AND PAY A SMALL SCREENING FEE FOR ALL ACCEPTED FILMS***
We believe women have incredible stories to tell!
We showcase the works of female and gender-expansive filmmakers all over the world in an effort to encourage and support filmmakers.
We encourage filmmakers who identify as a woman and gender-expansive folks who identify with womanhood to submit their films!
We accept narratives, docs, experimental, animation, and any genre – we want to see it all! Join us as we celebrate the power of female filmmakers!! This three-day festival is all about films made by women (and gender-expansive folks).
Films must be complete, no longer than thirty-nine minutes, and must be directed and/or written by a female or gender-expansive person OR 50% of the following must be female and/or gender expansive: Writer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Proceeds from our event go to grants for female and/or gender-expansive filmmakers. (See website for grant details uptiltfilmfest.com)
***must be able to accept screening fee via US fund check, paypal, venmo or zelle
Best Animated, Dance, Musical
Best Horror, Sci-Fi, Suspense
BEST OF THE FEST
Guidelines for submission:
-Films must be completed (no works in progress).
-Must be under 39 minutes
-Must be directed or written by a woman. or gender-expansive person who identifies with womanhood OR 50% of the following positions must be women/gender-expansive folks: writer, director, editor, cinematographer
-Films and videos of any genre: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental...
-Films must be submitted via an online submission method.
- Films must have been completed in the current or previous year (2022/2023)
- We do not pay screening fees but this year we will REFUND ANY SUBMISSION FEES PAID to all filmmakers whose films are accepted into our festival (must be able to accept US funds or funds will be refunded through FilmFreeway)
- NORTH CAROLINA Filmmakers can SUBMIT FOR FREE with proof of residency! email Tricia at firstname.lastname@example.org with your proof of residency to get a waiver code.