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The 100 Words Film Festival celebrates concise storytelling for professional and student filmmakers.
Submissions for 2017 are now open on Withoutabox & FilmFreeway!
Deadline for submissions on Withoutabox and FilmFreeway
October 2nd, 2017

100 Words of Advice from Award Winning Filmmaker

Filmmakers who create films that are chosen for the festival will…

Have their films screened by professionals and shown in front of large audiences.
Earn IMDB credits and have their film posted on the festival site.
Compete for $10,000 worth in prize money.

Film Categories

This category includes all documentary films for the 100 Words Film Festival. Documentaries can be in the following genres: Biography, Culture, Educational, Environmental, Health/Mental, History, Human Rights, News, Nonprofits, Reality, Religious, Social Issues, Sports, etc.

This category includes all non-documentary films for the 100 Words Film Festival made by non-student filmmakers. This is an open genre category and can include films that are Action, Adventure Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller etc.

Student films may be scripted or documentary in any genre you choose. To qualify, the Director of the film should be a current student (high school, college, film school) at the time of production. Student Filmmakers must email a photo of your student ID or proof of enrollment to info@100wordsfilmfestival.com.

Word Counter
Films should NOT include a graphic word counter. If your film is selected for the festival, the festival’s graphics team will add the appropriate 100 words graphic counter to your film.
The 100 Words Film Festival celebrates concise storytelling for professional and student filmmakers. Each film must use EXACTLY 100 spoken words. This is the only festival requirement. Films can be any length and on any subject.

Placement of graphic counter is as follows:

*We will place the graphic counter in the video for you
General Rules & Guidelines 2016