Submit a Film

RiverRun’s 2017 call for entries is open to the world as of July 12, 2016!  Check the details below and start sending us your new work!

If you are interested in submitting a film to RRIFF, there are several ways to submit.  Online submissions are accepted via as well as, where members receive a $5.00 discount on their entry fees, plus the advantages of extended deadlines and online press kit submissions.  You can also submit using RiverRun’s own application form, which is available below.  Our deadlines for the 2017 Festival are below so you can plan ahead. North Carolina students: there is no submission fee for NC students who can provide a valid student ID, but you must submit using the downloadable .pdf form below rather than through Film Freeway/Withoutabox.

Deadlines for Submissions:

  • Postmarked by August 15, 2016 (early deadline)
  • Postmarked by October 1, 2016 (regular deadline)
  • Postmarked by November 15, 2016 (late deadline)
  • Postmarked by December 1, 2016 (extended late deadline)

Fees are waived for all North Carolina students with a photocopy/scan of a valid student ID.

Or, download the 2016 RiverRun Submission form


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