Comic-Con Film Festival’s submissions are open!
Have you ever dreamed of being a part of a film festival at the heart of the comic book world? The Comic-Con International Film Festival is unique as it’s a part of the world’s largest entertainment conventions.
Comic-Con is one of San Diego’s most legendary institutions. Since 1970 Comic-Con International has entertained comic-book fans at its 4-day convention once a year. The Comic-Con Museum recently opened to provide year-round entertainment. This nonprofit multi-genre entertainment event has grown into a worldwide phenomenon celebrating the biggest fandoms around!
Since 2005, the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival has been a thrilling part of the yearly convention. The 4-day festival is spread across the convention’s four days, with winners decided by a panel of the industry’s top professionals. The genre-related shorts and feature films are separated into categories such as action/adventure, animation, comics, documentaries, horror, humor, and science fiction. Then, an overall “Judges’ Choice Award” is presented to one film considered the best in the festival.
If you would like to submit your film to the 2023 film festival, the entry deadline is February 1, 2023. next year’s festival will take place on July 20-23. The 2023 film festival will celebrate its sixteenth year of the festival. Some of the festival’s rules have changed from previous
years, so make sure to take a close look at the rules. However, here are some of the general entry rules: The films should be in one of the following categories mentioned above. All movies have to be appropriate for an all-ages audience. The films cannot be longer than 95 minutes in length. For the rest of the requirements and the submission form, click here.
This exciting film festival is an amazing way to get your work straight into the heart of genre and comic-book entrainment. Who knows, maybe in a few years, your film could have a panel in Hall H!
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