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2018 Submission Deadlines

EARLY BIRD: NOV 30, 2017 
REGULAR: MAR 15, 2018
LATE: APR 20, 2018

  • Best Short Film  
  • Best Student Film 
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Foreign Film
  • Best Director
  • Best Feature Film (Drama, Comedy, Horror, Action/Thriller)
  • Best New Filmmaker
  • Celebrating Women In Film
  • Stunt Person of the Year
  • Musicial Score
  • Music Video
  • Entertainment's Women of the Year 2018
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions in Entertainment

How do I submit? 
Click the button above. You will promptly be
directed to our preferred submission site,

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.

What are the fees used for?

Fees are used for the cost to bring the event, including: Facilities Rentals, Advertising, Promotion, Awards, Programs, Banners, Production Crew, Musicians, Equipment Rentals and anything else needed.

When will I know if I’m selected?

All those considered for an award and to be played at the screenings will be notified 10 days prior to the event, or sooner.  We do not guarantee notification if you are not selected, though we will make every effort to do so.


Can I enter more than once?

You do not need to submit the entry more than one time, however, you can submit additional films. 


What are the terms and conditions?

Full terms and conditions are available through FilmFreeway or by emailing us at:

What if I want to withdraw my film?

You may withdraw your film at anytime by contacting us at  There are no refunds for any submission fees. 


What formats do you require if I’m selected?

You will be notified what the requirements are after you are selected, and have ample time to send it with your Press Kit. 


Will you show a trailer?

All films selected will be asked to provide a trailer immediately, for promoting our event, your film through our Website, Youtube and other social media.