Here are some upcoming festivals. Most can be entered online, some using the WithoutABox (WAB) online festival submission service.
Best of luck
3rd International Smartphone Film Festival (Korea) 2/28/13
3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival is a competition film festival for short films. With the spread of Smartphone usage and high quality video camera on Smartphones, the festival aims to maximize the value of Smartphone utilization and lead the trend of the audience becoming filmmakers themselves. Submission through WithoutABox
Whirly-Gig Cinema 3/08/13
Would you like to see your short film with a live soundtrack? We are looking for short films to show at our next Making Tracks event at Rich Mix on 12th April 2013. The Cabinet of Living Cinema will use a wide range of instruments and objects to bring a fresh perspective to a programme of short films, adding a new dimension to the visuals and creating an invigorating live experience. If your film is selected, you will hear the new score for the first time on the night and will receive a copyright-free recording of it after the event. Online form, send link (if left blank, you will be sent the postal address)
Milwaukee Short Film Festival 6/30/13*
Free entry until 6/30 for all WISCONSIN FILMMAKERS & Milwaukee Students only
Created by local and independent filmmakers to provide local talent with a venue for their work to be seen. Named the “Best Local Festival” in Moviemaker Magazine. WAB submissions..
International Women’s Film Festival “KIN” (Armenia) 08/28/13
The 10-th International Film Festival «KIN» (kin means “a woman” in Armenian), will be held in Yerevan on 2-6 December 2013. The festival’s goal is promote women’s creativity, establish a network between women filmmakers from different parts of the world and give hand to a better understanding of different cultures and each other. The purpose of the festival is to address through films issues of violence, inequality, discrimination and other problems related to women’s rights and gender problems. genres: Documentary, Short, Animation. Duration of the films had to be less than 40 min. DVD submission.