Student Film Festivals

This is a list of festivals of likely interest to students. There are hundreds of other festivals not listed here that may be perfect for your video. To find them, consult the on-line festival databases at the bottom of the page.

Student-Only Festivals

Windriver International Student Film Festival logo

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  • We offer $10,000 US prizes and expense paid trips to Sundance Film Festival. We honor emerging film and documentary students whose work reflects the human condition with creativity and respect.  Past winners have won Academy Awards, Peabody, Sundance etc.
  • We have been around over 15 years, formerly known as the Angelus Student Film Festival.  

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Other Shorts Festivals

Festival Databases

Please let us know about changes in the sites listed here, or about other sites you think we should include on the list.