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Submit Your Film To The 2016 Montclair Film Festival!

Celebrating our 5th year, the Montclair Film Festival has established itself as New Jersey’s leading film non-profit, with hundreds of screenings, events, education programs and community partnerships providing a unique opportunity for our diverse audience to connect with filmmakers working in all different genres and forms. In addition, our festivals hosts dozens of film and television professionals, offering filmmakers a chance to forge new relationships across the industry. 

Featuring a rich program of films in the Fiction, Non-Fiction, World Cinema, Short and Student Filmmaking categories, as well as a program dedicated to the work of filmmakers from New Jersey, The Montclair Film Festival offers emerging and established artists to present their films in a world-class screening environment, with curated competitions, Audience Awards, and opportunities to reach attending members of the national press. 

Located just a short ride away from New York City, with public transportation directly into midtown Manhattan, Montclair offers a relaxed community environment with sophisticated audiences deeply engaged in the art of film.   

Submit your film today and join us for The 5th Annual Montclair Film Festival, April 29-May 8th, 2016! We can’t wait to see your work!


Early bird Deadline: November 20th, 2015

Regular Deadline: December 14th, 2015

Late Deadline: January 8th, 2016

Extended Deadline: January 15th, 2016

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