Submit A Film


your ticket to independent filmmaking

The 2015/16 Connecticut Film Festival and New Haven International Film Festival season will present a broad spectrum of independent features, documentaries, international, short, and student films. Selected films will be in competition for Jury Awards and overall Audience Favorite.

CTFF is a year-round, state-wide festival hosting 5-6 weekend festivals and a monthly series in numerous cities and towns throughout the state.

Here are some the traditional categories list below. Generally, there are several films each year that don't necessarily fit these categories. They may be considered for special awards.

Best Narrative Feature 
Best Documentary 
Best International 
Best Animation 
Best Connecticut Filmmaker
Best Short Film
Best Comedy Short
Best Connecticut Grown Film
Best Commercial
Best Music Video 
Best Green / Outdoors
Best Student Film High School
Best Student Film College
Best Sports Film

How to submit your film:

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To submit your film to the Connecticut Film Festival, we request that you print your submission form and your payment receipt, then send them along with your DVD (NTSC) screener and support materials to:

Connecticut Film Festival Submissions
Director Of Programming
7 Vera Drive
Bethel CT 06801
Att: Programming Director

Winter 2015                                                       Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015                                                                Winter 2016
                                                           Spring 2016                                                        Summer 2016                                                             Fall 2016




Competition To Be Announced Soon

2014 Competition Winner:

"Through His Eyes"

FOXCT & WCCT and The New Haven International Film Festival Present This Year’s New Haven Show Us Your Shorts Competition:

"Stop Domestic Violence"

Public Service Announcement

Selected PSA finalists in each category will be entered into the competition. WINNING PSAs will be aired in Rotation on: FOXCT, WCCT, This TV Network and the Antenna TV Network. Submission Is FREE. Here Are The Rules:

Produce a 30 second (exactly 30 seconds) Public Service Announcement on Stopping Domestic Violence. The Theme is “Stop Domestic Violence”
Submissions will be judged on originality in the following categories. Be clever!

Categories Include:
Class Project
Student College
Graduate Student
(Note: Overly sensationalistic, violent and bloody PSAs might not be considered).

1) Complete the registration form below.

2) Make your PSA as soon as possible and upload it to Youtube or Vimeo. The uploaded video should not be Password Protected

3) Email the video link to:

4) Leave 3 seconds blank at end to add in tagline: “A Message From”

5) Submissions Deadline is: Tuesday, March 25. Videos will be judged in the order in which the Emails arrive.

6) Finalists will be selected and notified. Finalist PSAs will be screened at Gateway Community College in New Haven alongside the Natalie Merchant film “Shelter” on Saturday morning, March 29 between 11:00am and 1:00pm.

7) FOXCT / NHIFF Awards will be handed out at the end of the screenings.



 Good Luck!