New Young Filmmakers Showcase at the 3rd Annual Brattleboro Film Festival

Now in its third year, the Brattleboro Film Festival is proud to announce the call for submissions to our first annual Young Filmmakers’ Showcase. Continuing in the Brattleboro Film Festival’s tradition of highlighting new work by both established and emerging filmmakers, this year we are sending a special invitation to filmmakers under the age of 25 to submit their original work to be celebrated alongside the frontrunners of our 2014 program.
Audience members will vote for prize winners in two categories
  • Best filmmaker under the age of 18 wins $250
  • Best filmmaker between the ages of 18-25 wins $500
  • The filmmaker is under the age of 25
  • Submissions of any genre, length, or content – made within the last three years – are welcome
  • No fee for submission needed
  • Please include a short written statement (less than 300 words) about your piece and a connection it has to the state of Vermont. The connection can be personal, geographic, or thematic – stretches of the imagination welcome! Be creative!
  • All necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, and permits necessary to present the work have been obtained. The Brattleboro Film Festival is not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement related to the work.
  • Links to submissions viewable online can be sent to [email protected]
    • otherwise DVD copies can be sent to: 
      Brattleboro Film Festival 
      294 South Main Street
      Brattleboro, VT 05301 
      attn:Young Filmmakers Submissions
  • All submissions must be received by September 30th, 2014
The main screening and reception for selected works will take place on November 7th, 2014 in downtown Brattleboro, VT with additional screenings hosted by the Center For Digital Art, a local space for media artists and filmmakers. Filmmakers have until September 30th, 2014 to submit their work, below are the cash award details and submission guidelines, more information can be found on the Young Filmmakers Showcase section of the Brattleboro Film Festival website ( and our facebook (