SPOTLIGHT

DOCUMENTARY

FILM AWARDS

2017 Documentary Film Submissions

ENTRY DEADLINES AND FEES:


Pre-​Early Bird Deadline  :  February 28, 2017

Shorts : $20

Features: $25


Early Bird Deadline  :  March 31, 2017
Shorts : $25
Features: $30


Regular Deadline  :  April 29, 2017

Shorts : $30
Features: $35


Extended Deadline  :  May 17, 2017

Shorts : $35
Features: $40


Final Deadline  :  May 31, 2017

Shorts : $40
Features: $50



ENTRY GUIDELINES

RUNNING TIME 
Documentary Shorts are 45 minutes and under. Documentary Features are 46 minutes and over.


AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our next awards will be announced in June, followed by our Best of Awards announced in December.

LANGUAGE
Entries in any language other than English or Spanish should be subtitled in either language.

FORMATS​
Entries can only be submitted via FilmFreeway with a secure link of an online copy through vimeo or other host. No hard-copies of films will be considered.  Email us with questions.

Three Unique Film Competitions from The Spotlight Film Awards: