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Film Festival Submission Instructions

  • Submissions are closed for the 2018 Festival.


Penn Student Short Film Submission Guidelines:

  1. Films can be no longer than 8 minutes.
  2. All genres of films will be accepted to the competition. There will not be separate categories for awards.
  3. All entries must be submitted via Vimeo or YouTube link.
  4. Each film must be accompanied by an entry form (see below).
  5. Each individual or team can submit no more than 1 entry.
  6. All entries must have been made in the 2017-18 year.
  7. We will not disqualify films that contain copyrighted material. However, please be aware that you will not be able to submit your film to other festivals or additional outlets if it contains copyrighted materials.
  8. We will not accept films that have already been submitted to past editions of the Penn Student Film Festival.

How to Submit Films

• Send or submit your film no later than Friday, March 23, 2018.

• Entry forms and YouTube/Vimeo links should be sent to: (link sends e-mail)

• Entry forms may also be sent or handed in to:

Penn Student Film Festival, 2018
Cinema and Media Studies Program
209A Fisher-Bennett Hall
3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6273

Questions? Phone: 215.898.8782