ENTRY DEADLINES AND FEES:


Click the FilmFreeway link for info on Deadlines and Fees.


ENTRY GUIDELINES

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


AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our awards are announced every year in June and December. Platinum and the highest-scored Gold Award Winning Films are screened in January at the Spotlight Film Awards.


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.  

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SPOTLIGHT

DOCUMENTARY

FILM AWARDS

2019 Documentary Film Submissions

Three Unique Film Competitions from The Spotlight Film Awards: