Submit Your Film

The Media Arts Council (M.A.C.) of Media, Pennsylvania is proud to announce the 2018 Media Film Festival.The festival, our 11th annual, will be held early April, 2018, and we are now calling for entries from local, national and international filmmakers.

The festival is open to films of two lengths – Short-Short (under 5 minutes) and Shorts (5-40 minutes). Films can be of any type – narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, etc.

Additionally, the festival is accepting entries for The  Friday Horror Fest which is open to horror shorts 40 minutes and under. Entry fees are the same as for regular festival submissions. Submission for the Friday Horror Fest are accepted through a separate Film Freeway page.

Entry Deadlines

(by 9/1/2017)
(by 11/15/2017)
(by 12/29/2017)
Short Shorts
(under 5 minutes)
$15 $20 $25
(5-30 minutes)
$20 $25 $30

Prizes and Awards

There are awards for best drama, comedy, animation, documentary, horror film, and local film — for films of each type that score highest with our judges.

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How To Enter — FilmFreeway

Media Film Festival also accepts submissions through FilmFreeway.  Click below to submit.

How to Enter – Directly to Media Film Festival

  1. Read the competition rules for submission and fill out the Entrance Form.
  2. Pay your entry fee for each submission, by check or money order (payable to the Media Arts Council).
  3. Mail a DVD in NTSC format of your video to:

The Media Arts Council
c/o Tamme McClelland
105 North Sycamore Avenue
Aldan, PA 19018
Email the coordinator