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ConGregate 9

July 14-16, 2023 | Downtown Marriott & Embassy Suites | Winston-Salem, NC

ConGregate Short Film Festival

We will be launching our first ever, short film festival in 2023!


Submissions

We are accepting submissions through Film Freeway.  

Film Freeway submission button


Awards & Prizes

  • Best Feature
  • Best Short
  • Best Horror Short
  • Best Sci-Fi Short
  • Best Fantasy Short
  • Best Comedy
  • Best FX
  • Best Score

Rules & Terms
The ConGregate Film Festival is seeking new narrative features and short films that have NOT yet been released (or are scheduled for release) on any PAY streaming service or DVD/BluRay prior to July 14th, 2023. If your films are ONLY available for purchase on your own website, but NOT on any other service, such as Amazon, it is eligible.

Short films available free on Youtube, Vimeo or other media services are eligible.

Submitted content must follow standard decency laws.


Dates & Deadlines

  • August 1, 2022 - Opening Date
  • October 31, 2022 -  Earlybird Deadline
  • January 31, 2023 - Regular Deadline
  • March 18, 2023 - Late Deadline
  • April 15, 2023 - Extended Deadline
    •  Feature
    •  Horror Short
    •  Horror-Comedy Short
    •  Sci-Fi short
    •  Sci-Fi Comedy Short
    •  Fantasy Short
  • May 31, 2023 - Notification Date
  • July 14 – 16, 2023 - Event Date