2019 Austin Micro Short Film Festival Submissions Are Now Open!

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2019 Austin Micro Short Film Festival Submissions Are Now Open For Films And Screenplays!

The Austin Micro Short Film Festival is a showcase of international and independent short films in Texas.  Austin Micro Short Film Festival submissions are now open for short films and screenplays for our 2nd Event. On Sunday April 14, 2019, we will screen and showcase 80 films under 6 minutes each, at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lakeline. We project and screen on HD 1080p Blu-Ray DVD. We are looking for creative works with good acting and original ideas. Our judges appreciate creative concepts and strong writing. The Austin Micro Short Film Festival is diverse, accepting films from a variety cultures and races. Several political ideas and religions are represented. All lifestyles and ideologies are welcome. The Austin Micro Short Film Festival screenings are always thought provoking and fun. We screen films that can be very colorful, passionate, action packed and even experimental. 

Do you have a short film that is ready for a theatrical release and recognition in Austin, Texas?

 Have you developed a creative and short screenplay? Are looking for a fresh group of twelve judges to read your story without bias and favoritism?  Would you like to be nominated for an award and possibly win? Please submit your film or screenplay and we hope to see you at our next event.

2019 Deadlines: Austin Micro Short Film Festival Submissions

  1. September 30, 2018 is the Super Early Deadline for films and screenplays.
  2. October 31, 2018 is the Discount Deadline for films and screenplays.
  3. November 30, 2018 is the Earlybird Deadline for films and screenplays.
  4. December 31, 2018 is the Regular Deadline for films and screenplays.
  5. January 31, 2019 is the Late Deadline for films and screenplays.
  6. February 28, 2019 is the Final Deadline for films and screenplays.
  7. March 10, 2019 is the Notification Date.
  8. Sunday April 14, 2019 is the Event Date.

2018 Austin Micro Short Film Festival Submissions Portals

The Austin Micro Short Film Festival accepts films and screenplays through three different submissions portals. FilmFreeway, Withoutabox and Festhome. We do not accept submissions via direct email and social media. Using the portals, helps keep our admin and judges organized. The portals also give us a central location to rate and review films, as well as, access promotional materials for your submission. Please make sure that your submission details are up to date and accurate. This makes the process easier for us to see all of the information and images for your submission in one place. We use this same system and organization for the Oregon Short Film Festival. The Oregon Documentary Film Festival and Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival are more specialized, are organized in the same way.  Please research and consider our film festivals. We look forward to watching and reading your work from beginning to end.

Submit on Withoutabox

The Austin Micro Short Film Festival accepts films and screenplays through three different submissions portals. FilmFreeway, Withoutabox and Festhome. We do not accept submissions via direct email and social media. Using the portals, helps keep our admin and judges organized. The portals also give us a central location to rate and review films, as well as, access promotional materials for your submission. Please make sure that your submission details are up to date and accurate. This makes the process easier for us to see all of the information and images for your submission in one place. We use this same system and organization for the Oregon Short Film Festival. The Oregon Documentary Film Festival and Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival are more specialized, are organized in the same way.  Please research and consider our film festivals. We look forward to watching and reading your work from beginning to end.

About the author

Mikel Fair

My name is Mikel Fair. I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit Inc. First of all, we are a company that manages film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Furthermore, we like to have fun and celebrate independent film. I worked for 15 years in the television and film production as a location sound mixer and production manager. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Above all, watching independent films and reading creative screenplays is my passion.


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