How do I submit?

You must submit through the button that says "Click to Submit on FilmFreeway" or by going directly to FilmFreeway and locating our festival. We do not accept submissions outside of FilmFreeway. 

Why should I submit to Cosmic Film Festival?

Cosmic Film Festival’s vision is to bring passionate filmmakers of all backgrounds together with audiences eager to experience film beyond the mainstream movies. All of our Judges are industry professionals with successful track records.

Due to the pandemic, I created a film via Zoom, cellphone, etc. Is that okay?
We will consider cell phone, webcam, and films recorded through other various devices into Cosmic Film Festival as long as they meet the requirements specified for the Award Categories and Rules & Terms. We understand that filmmakers in 2020-present may not have had access to regular film resources. We'd love to see what you came up with despite the setbacks of the pandemic!

What are the award categories?






*This category is for Filmmakers to be considered in the additional areas of Editing, Directing, Music. Must have the same film already submitted in a main category.

What are the award prizes?

Winners of Best Feature Screenplay, Best Short Screenplay, and Best Feature Film will receive a 4-month InkTip Pro MembershipAs an InkTip Pro Member, thousands of filmmakers can find and read your scripts, and you'll be able to pitch directly to production companies every week. With over 3,000 options and 400 movies made, InkTip is the place for independent film.


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Can I enter more than once?

Yes! If you'd like to submit for additional categories or submit additional films, you are able to do so. 


What are the terms and conditions?

Full terms and conditions are available here.

What if I want to withdraw my film?

You may withdraw your film at anytime via FilmFreeway. However, entries are non-refundable. 

Will you show my trailer?

Yes, we can! After the session has ended, winners will have their trailer featured on our website under the "Awards" category for 2 weeks or more. You will be able to share our link through social media to promote your award winning film. If the trailer provided does not work, we will replace the trailer with your film poster. If you'd like to opt out of having your trailer published, please contact us at

What are the fees used for?

Fees are used for the cost of staff and business, including but not limited to: Advertising, Design, Management and Customer Service.


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