Comic Con International Film Festival 02/02/18
Judged by a panel of industry luminaries, the CCI-IFF accepts genre-related films in the following categories: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comics-Oriented, Documentary (Pop Culture–Related), Horror/Suspense, Humor, and Science Fiction/Fantasy. 4 DVD’s- online not permitted.

Appalachian Film Festival 2/09/18
Attention Appalachian Filmmakers. Somerset Community College’s Harriett Simpson Arnow Conference will hold its first Appalachian Film Festival as a part of its 2018 conference. The fest will consider films under 30 minutes in length for inclusion into the Conference fest. The event will take place on Friday, April 6th and 7th, 2018. There is no submission fee. All films from filmmakers who reside in the Appalachian states of Kentucky, Tennessee, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi will be considered. The fest will accept films of any genre including documentaries and animated shorts. While submissions focusing on the Appalachian experience are encouraged, it is not required for entry.1414

Cortex International Film Festival 2.9/18
Cortex Film Festival is the only festival in the greater Lisbon area dedicated exclusively to short film format in its various competitions. Since 2010 we share our vision of the best that is made in this genre nationally and internationally.

Krakow Film Festival (KFF), 2/15/18
*note free submission only for polish films. The Krakow Film Festival aims to review and promote documentary, short animated and fiction films. The films are screened in four competitions as well as innon-competitive sections. Deadline 
for films made after 31 October 2017