Genre Film Festivals in the USA, Sorted Alphabetically

The table below is a scrollable directory of genre film festivals in the United States of America, organized alphabetically.

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Event NameAlternate NameType of EventCityState (full name)State (postal abbreviation)Regular Submission DeadlineEvent Beginning DateEvent Ending Date
Accolade Global Film Competition Awards CompetitionLa JollaCaliforniaCA03/31/1905/28/1905/28/19
Action Figure Stop Motion Film FestivalAFFFFilm Festivalmultiple citiesmultiple states06/07/19multiple dates
Action on Film International Film FestivalAOF FestivalFilm FestivalLas VegasNevadaNV01/31/1907/25/1908/03/19
Alaska International Film Awards Awards CompetitionAlaskaAK11/15/1807/15/1907/15/19
Albuquerque International Film FestivalAIFFFilm FestivalAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNM10/31/1801/18/1901/20/19
Amarcord Chicago Arthouse Television & Video Fest AwardsAATVFAwards CompetitionChicagoIllinoisIL04/23/1911/19/1911/19/19
American Horror Film Festival Film FestivalTempeArizonaAZ05/11/1910/19/1910/19/19
American Movie Awards Awards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCA11/30/1805/09/1905/09/19
An Anti-Hero Production Genre Fest Film FestivalBurbankCaliforniaCA08/31/1901/31/2002/02/20
Anchorage International Film FestivalAIFFFilm FestivalAnchorageAlaskaAK08/01/1912/06/1912/15/19
Animation Block Party Film FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNY05/24/1909/20/1909/22/19
Animation Nights New York Best of FestANNY Best of FestFilm FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNYrolling10/12/1910/13/19
Annapolis Film FestivalAFFFilm FestivalAnnapolisMarylandMD10/01/1803/21/1903/24/19
Another Hole in the Head Film Festival Film FestivalSan FranciscoCaliforniaCA07/31/1912/01/1912/15/19
Apex Short Film + Music Video Festival Film FestivalTucsonArizonaAZ09/22/1902/22/2002/22/20
Apocalypse Later International Fantastic Film FestivalALIFFFFilm FestivalPhoenixArizonaAZ07/15/1910/12/1910/13/19
Arizona International Film Festival Film FestivalTucsonArizonaAZ01/29/1904/10/1904/21/19
Arizona Underground Film Festival – PhoenixAZUFFFilm FestivalChandlerArizonaAZ01/15/1802/22/1802/24/18
Arizona Underground Film Festival – TucsonAZUFFFilm FestivalTucsonArizonaAZ06/12/1909/13/1909/13/19
Art All Night – TrentonAAN Film FestivalFilm FestivalTrentonNew JerseyNJ04/15/1806/16/1806/17/18
Artemis Women in Action Film Festival Film FestivalSanta MonicaCaliforniaCA10/31/1804/25/1904/28/19
Art of Brooklyn Film Festival Film FestivalBrooklynNew YorkNY02/15/1906/01/1906/09/19
Asians on Film Festival of Shorts Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA06/30/1901/18/2001/19/20
ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival Awards CompetitionNew YorkNew YorkNY02/15/1905/05/1905/05/19
Aspen ShortsfestASFFilm FestivalAspenColoradoCO10/29/1804/02/1904/07/19
Atlanta Film FestivalATLFFFilm FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA09/27/1804/04/1904/14/19
Atlanta Horror Film Festival Film FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA04/30/1909/12/1909/15/19
Atlanta Independent Film FestivalAIFFFilm FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA10/15/1704/13/1804/22/18
Atlanta Sci-Fi Film FestivalASCIFFFFilm FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA06/17/1909/13/1910/13/19
Atlanta Shortsfest Film FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA12/31/1807/12/1907/13/19
Atlanta Underground Film FestivalAUFFFilm FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA02/28/1908/15/1908/17/19
AtomaCon Short Film Festival Film FestivalNorth CharlestonSouth CarolinaSC08/01/1911/22/1911/24/19
Audience Awards Horror Shorts Film Festival Awards CompetitionMontanaMT06/30/1909/09/1909/09/19
Austin Revolution Film FestivalARFFFilm FestivalAustinTexasTX05/29/1909/03/1909/07/19
Austin Under the Stars Film FestivalAUTSFilm FestivalAustinTexasTX02/20/1910/19/1910/19/19
Ax Wound Film FestivalAWFFFilm FestivalBrattleboroVermontVT07/15/1911/15/1911/16/19
Bad Film Fest Film FestivalBrooklynNew YorkNY12/31/1804/25/1904/28/19
Balticon Short Film FestivalBSFFFilm FestivalBaltimoreMarylandMD03/31/1905/24/1905/27/19
Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival Film FestivalMuskogeeOklahomaOK10/31/1804/23/1904/29/19
Beaufort International Film FestivalBIFFFilm FestivalBeaufortSouth CarolinaSC08/31/1902/18/2002/23/20
Beloit International Film FestivalBIFFFilm FestivalBeloitWisconsinWI07/31/1902/21/2003/01/20
BendFilm Festival Film FestivalBendOregonOR04/26/1910/10/1910/13/19
Best Shorts CompetitionBest Shorts AwardsAwards CompetitionLa JollaCaliforniaCA05/20/1906/18/1906/18/19
Beverly Hills Film FestivalBHFFFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA11/01/1804/03/1904/07/19
Blackbird Film Festival Film FestivalCortlandNew YorkNY06/14/1804/26/1904/28/19
Black Cat Picture Show Film FestivalAugustaGeorgiaGA04/26/1908/16/1908/18/19
BoneBat "Comedy of Horrors" Film FestivalBBFFFilm FestivalSeattleWashingtonWA03/01/1904/13/1904/13/19
Boomtown Film & Music Festival Film FestivalBeaumontTexasTX12/01/1804/18/1904/20/19
Boston International Film FestivalBIFFFilm FestivalBostonMassa-chusettsMA09/07/1804/11/1904/16/19
Boston Science Fiction Film FestivalBostonSciFiFilm FestivalSomervilleMassa-chusettsMA09/21/1902/07/2002/17/20
Boston Underground Film FestivalBUFFFilm FestivalCambridgeMassa-chusettsMA09/25/1803/27/1903/31/19
Brainwash Drive-In Bike-In Walk-In Movie Festival Film FestivalOaklandCaliforniaCA05/01/1907/12/1907/21/19
Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Festival Film FestivalJersey CityNew JerseyNJ05/30/1908/02/1908/04/19
Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Film FestivalBrooklynNew YorkNY05/14/1910/17/1910/24/19
Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival Film FestivalDepewNew YorkNY04/23/1908/23/1908/29/19
Buffalo International Film FestivalBIFFFilm FestivalBuffaloNew YorkNY05/08/1910/10/1910/14/19
Buffalo Niagara International Film FestivalBNFFFilm FestivalNiagara FallsNew YorkNY03/15/1909/18/1909/21/19
Burbank International Film FestivalBIFFFilm FestivalBurbankCaliforniaCA02/28/1909/04/1909/08/19
Buried Alive Film Fest Film FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA05/31/1911/13/1911/17/19
Cabin Fever Film FestCFFFFilm FestivalWarrenOhioOH07/31/1801/26/1901/26/19
California Film Awards Awards CompetitionSan DiegoCaliforniaCA05/05/1901/05/2001/05/20
Cape Fear Independent Film FestivalCFIFFFilm FestivalWilmingtonNorth CarolinaNC03/24/1906/07/1906/08/19
Carrboro Film Festival Film FestivalCarrboroNorth CarolinaNCTBD11/23/1911/24/19
Catalina Film Festival Film FestivalLong Beach and Catalina IslandCaliforniaCA01/10/1909/25/1909/29/19
Cedar Rapids Independent Film FestivalCRIFFFilm FestivalMarionIowaIA02/01/1904/12/1904/13/19
Central Florida Film FestivalCENFLOFilm FestivalMount DoraFloridaFL04/15/1909/06/1909/08/19
ChamPain Indie Horror Fest Film FestivalUrbanaIllinoisIL06/03/1910/26/1910/26/19
Chandler International Film FestivalCIFFFilm FestivalChandlerArizonaAZ05/27/1901/17/2001/20/20
Charlotte Film Festival Film FestivalCharlotteNorth CarolinaNC06/30/1909/26/1909/29/19
Chattanooga Film Festival Film FestivalChattanoogaTennesseeTN12/15/1804/12/1904/16/19
Chicago Horror Film FestivalCHFFFilm FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL02/28/1909/27/1909/29/19
Chicago International Film Festival—After Dark ProgramChicago Film FestFilm FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL06/17/1910/16/1910/27/19
Chicago International Genre Film FestivalCIGFilm FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL06/18/1811/16/1811/18/18
Chicago International REEL Shorts Film FestivalCIRSFFilm FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL06/12/1911/08/1911/09/19
Cinedelphia Film FestivalCFFFilm FestivalPhiladelphiaPennsyl-vaniaPAcurated04/11/1904/20/19
Cine Gear Expo Film Series Screening Film FestivalHollywoodCaliforniaCA03/04/1905/30/1906/02/19
Cinema at the Edge Film FestivalCATEFilm FestivalSanta MonicaCaliforniaCA08/30/1910/18/1910/20/19
Cinema Soup Film Festival (part of CIL-CON) Film FestivalGatlinburgTennesseeTN11/30/1805/18/1905/18/19
Cinema Wasteland Movie and Memorabilia Expo Film FestivalStrongsvilleOhioOH08/04/1910/04/1910/06/19
Cinepocalypse Film FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL03/31/1906/13/1906/20/19
CineSpace Day at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival Film FestivalHoustonTexasTX07/15/1911/14/1911/18/19
Clean Shorts Film Festival Film FestivalChoctawOklahomaOK11/30/1804/05/1904/06/19
Cleveland Comic Con Film Showcase Film FestivalMiddleburg HeightsOhioOH09/15/1810/06/1810/06/18
Cleveland International Film FestivalCIFFFilm FestivalClevelandOhioOH09/30/1803/27/1904/07/19
Colorado International SciFi & Fantasy Film FestivalCISFFFFilm FestivalDenverColoradoCO03/21/1910/03/1910/05/19
Columbus International Film & Animation Festival Film FestivalColumbusOhioOH09/28/1804/11/1904/13/19
Comic-Con International Independent Film FestivalCCI-IFFFilm FestivalSan DiegoCaliforniaCA02/01/1907/18/1907/21/19
Comicpalooza Film Festival Film FestivalHoustonTexasTX03/01/1905/10/1905/12/19
ConCarolinas Short Film Festival Film FestivalCharlotteNorth CarolinaNC03/31/1905/31/1906/02/19
Coney Island Film Festival Film FestivalBrooklynNew YorkNY03/01/1909/13/1909/15/19
Copa Shorts Film FestCSFFFilm FestivalMaricopaArizonaAZ08/31/1802/23/1902/24/19
Cosmic Film Festival Film FestivalOrlandoFloridaFL01/31/1806/15/1806/17/18
Creature Feature Competition (at Necronomicon) Film FestivalTampaFloridaFL09/15/1910/18/1910/18/19
Creature Feature Weekend Film FestivalGettysburgPennsyl-vaniaPA04/30/1908/30/1909/01/19
Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest Film FestivalNorth CharlestonSouth Carolina SC01/15/1905/24/1905/26/19
Crypticon Kansas City Horror Film FestivalCrypticon Shockfest Film FestivalFilm FestivalSt JosephMissouriMOTBD07/12/1907/14/19
Crypticon Seattle Horror Film Festival Film FestivalSeattleWashingtonWA02/01/1905/03/1905/05/19
Cucalorus Film Festival Film FestivalWilmingtonNorth CarolinaNC06/05/1911/13/1911/17/19
Culver City Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA10/25/1912/03/1912/08/19
Cutting Edge Film Festival CEIFFOnline Film FestivalPompano BeachFloridaFL07/27/1911/01/1911/09/19
Damnationland Film FestivalPortlandMaineME07/01/1810/12/1810/14/18
DamnDance Film FestivalPortlandMaineME07/13/1810/26/1810/27/18
Dam Short Film Festival Film FestivalBoulder CityNevadaNV09/16/1902/13/2002/16/20
Dances With Films Film FestivalHollywoodCaliforniaCA02/13/1906/13/1906/23/19
Days of the Dead – Atlanta Film FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGArolling01/25/1901/27/19
Days of the Dead – Charlotte Film FestivalCharlotteNorth CarolinaNCrolling09/27/1909/29/19
Days of the Dead – Chicago Film FestivalSchaumburgIllinoisILrolling11/16/1811/18/18
Days of the Dead – Indianapolis Film FestivalIndianapolisIndianaINrolling07/05/1907/07/19
Days of the Dead – Las Vegas Film FestivalLas VegasNevadaNVrolling06/07/1906/09/19
Days of the Dead – Louisville Film FestivalLouisvilleKentuckyKYrolling08/30/1909/01/19
Dazed 4 Horror Film Festival Film FestivalTempleTexasTXTBDTBDTBD
DC Independent Film FestivalDCIFFFilm FestivalWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaDC11/30/1803/01/1903/10/19
DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition Film FestivalWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaDC02/28/1909/19/1909/28/19
Death's Parade Film Festival Film FestivalSan JoseCaliforniaCA05/01/1910/05/1910/05/19
Deep in the Heart Film FestivalDitHFFFilm FestivalWacoTexasTX11/15/1803/28/1903/31/19
Depth of Field International Film FestivalDOFIFFAwards CompetitionNassauDelawareDE02/03/1906/18/1906/18/19
Desmond District Demons Film Festival Film FestivalPort HuronMichiganMI07/13/1910/25/1910/26/19
Devil's Night Gallery Film FestivalOak ParkMichiganMIclosed10/12/1810/12/18
Diabolical Horror Film Festival Awards CompetitionMissouriMO05/01/1910/28/1910/31/19
Dickens Horror Film Festival Film FestivalLongmontColoradoCO08/01/1910/19/1910/19/19
Directors Circle Festival Of Shorts Online Film FestivalEriePennsyl-vaniaPA09/07/1911/29/1912/07/19
Down East Flick FestDEFFFilm FestivalGreenvilleNorth CarolinaNC05/17/1909/13/1909/14/19
Downtown Los Angeles Film FestivalDTLA Film FestivalFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA04/01/1910/23/1910/27/19
Dragon Con Independent Film Festival Film FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA05/10/1908/29/1909/02/19
Druid Underground Film FestivalDUFFFilm Festivalmultiple citiesmultiple states03/31/1910/05/1910/19/19
Durango Independent Film Festival Film FestivalDurangoColoradoCO09/01/1802/27/1903/03/19
Eerie Horror Film FestivalEerie Horror FestFilm FestivalEriePennsyl-vaniaPA03/01/1710/13/1710/15/17
El Dorado Film Festival Film FestivalEl DoradoArkansasAR06/14/1910/11/1910/13/19
End of Days Film FestivalEOD film festFilm FestivalMaitlandFloridaFL03/04/1905/04/1905/04/19
Escape Velocity Film Festival Film FestivalOxon HillMarylandMD02/01/1905/24/1905/26/19
Etheria Film Night Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA12/15/1806/15/1906/15/19
EyeCatcher International Film FestivalEFFFilm FestivalMcAlesterOklahomaOK06/01/1811/08/1811/10/18
FantaSci Short Film Festival Film FestivalMaitlandFloridaFL12/31/1805/04/1905/04/19
Fantastic Fest Film FestivalAustinTexasTX04/25/1909/19/1909/26/19
FANtastic Horror Film FestivalFHFF Film FestivalSan DiegoCaliforniaCA06/30/1911/01/1911/03/19
Fargo Fantastic Film FestivalFFFFFilm FestivalFargoNorth DakotaND06/21/1909/26/1909/28/29
Fargo Film FestivalFFFFilm FestivalFargoNorth DakotaND09/01/1803/19/1903/23/19
Fayetteville Film Fest Film FestivalFayettevilleArkansasAR04/30/1910/03/1910/05/19
Fear Fete Horror Film Festival Film FestivalBiloxiMississippiMS04/12/1910/18/1910/19/19
FEARnyc Film FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNY05/01/1910/01/1910/31/19
15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival Film FestivalCocoa BeachFloridaFL10/31/1802/23/1902/24/19
Film Festival of ColumbusFFOCOLFilm FestivalColumbusOhioOH04/19/1909/11/1909/14/19
Film Invasion Los AngelesFilm Invasion L.A.Film FestivalSherman OaksCaliforniaCA01/15/1906/07/1906/16/19
FilmQuest Film FestivalProvoUtahUT05/06/1909/06/1909/14/19
First Contact Film Festival Film FestivalJeffersonNew JerseyNJ03/01/1905/18/1905/18/19
First Friday Film Festival4FKCFilm FestivalKansas CityMissouriMOrollingmonthlymonthly
FirstGlance Film Festival Los Angeles Film FestivalNorth HollywoodCaliforniaCA11/19/1803/14/1903/17/19
FirstGlance Film Festival Philadelphia Film FestivalPhiladelphiaPennsyl-vaniaPA05/22/1911/07/1911/11/19
Flagler Film Festival Film FestivalPalm CoastFloridaFL07/01/1701/12/1801/14/18
Flickers' VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Film Festival Film Festivalmultiple citiesRhode IslandRI05/15/1908/06/1908/11/19
Flint Fright FilmFest Film FestivalFlintMichiganMI08/14/1910/12/1910/12/19
Florida Film FestivalFFFFilm FestivalWinter Park and MaitlandFloridaFL10/19/1804/12/1904/21/19
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase Film FestivalFort WorthTexasTX01/25/1907/18/1907/21/19
Freak Show Horror Film Festival Film FestivalOrlandoFloridaFL03/11/1910/18/1910/20/19
Frightening Ass Film FestFAFFFilm FestivalChattanoogaTennesseeTN08/01/1910/25/1910/27/19
Garden State Film FestivalGSFFFilm FestivalAsbury ParkNew JerseyNJ10/15/1803/28/1903/31/19
GeekFest Film Festivals Film Festivalmultiple citiesmultiple states09/30/18multiple dates
Geek Short Film FestivalGSFFFilm FestivalCharlotteNorth CarolinaNC08/01/1911/02/1911/02/19
Gen Con Film Festival Film FestivalIndianapolisIndianaIN02/20/1908/01/1908/04/19
GenreBlast Film Festival Film FestivalWinchesterVirginiaVA02/03/1908/29/1909/01/19
G-FEST Video Contest Film FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL06/25/1907/12/1907/14/19
Glendale International Film FestivalGIFFFilm FestivalGlendaleCaliforniaCA04/01/1910/10/1910/20/19
Global Independent Film AwardsGIFAAwards Competition08/31/1803/29/1903/29/19
Global Shorts Awards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCA03/31/1903/31/1903/31/19
Golden Door International Film Festival Film FestivalJersey CityNew JerseyNJ02/02/1909/19/1909/22/19
Grand Rapids Comic-Con Film Festival Film FestivalGrand RapidsMichiganMI08/01/1911/09/1911/09/19
Great Lakes International Film FestivalGLIFFOnline Film FestivalEriePennsyl-vaniaPA06/08/1909/19/1909/28/19
Green Bay Film FestivalGBFFFilm FestivalDe PereWisconsinWI07/22/1801/16/1903/03/19
Grindhouse Nights Film Festival Film FestivalDunellenNew JerseyNJ07/27/1909/14/1909/14/19
Halloweenapalooza Film Festival Film FestivalOttumwaIowaIA09/06/1910/11/1910/12/19
Halloween Horror Picture Show Film FestivalTampaFloridaFL04/30/1909/20/1909/22/19
Halloween International Film Festival Film FestivalKill Devil HillsNorth CarolinaNC04/30/1910/03/1910/05/19
Hamilton International Film Festival Film FestivalHamiltonNew YorkNY01/15/1907/22/1907/28/19
Hammond Horror FestivalHHF 48 hr Film and Horror Shorts FestFilm FestivalHammondLouisianaLAclosed10/19/1810/20/18
Hang on to Your Shorts Film Festival Film FestivalAsbury ParkNew JerseyNJ11/01/1804/20/1904/21/19
Happenstance Horror Fest Film FestivalHaverhillMassa-chusettsMA05/01/1906/11/1906/11/19
Harrisburg-Hershey Film FestivalHHFFFilm FestivalHarrisburgPennsyl-vaniaPA02/28/1801/25/1901/27/19
HAUS Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA02/15/1905/11/1905/11/19
Hell's Half Mile Film & Music FestivalHHMFilm FestivalBay CityMichiganMI02/01/1909/26/1909/29/19
Highway 61 Film Festival Film FestivalPine CityMinnesotaMN12/15/1804/05/1904/07/19
Hill Country Film FestivalHCFFFilm FestivalFredericks-burgTexasTX12/31/1804/25/1904/28/19
Hoboken International Film FestivalHIFFFilm FestivalGreenwood LakeNew YorkNY02/01/1905/17/1905/23/19
HollyShorts Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA04/05/1908/08/1908/17/19
HollyWeb Festival Film FestivalUniversal CityCaliforniaCA11/16/1803/28/1903/31/19
Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film FestivalHCSFFFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA01/11/1904/19/1904/22/89
Hollywood Dead Film Festival Film FestivalTonopahNevadaNV05/31/1908/30/1909/01/19
Hollywood HorrorfestHHFFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA03/30/1906/07/1906/09/19
Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film FestivalHIMPFFAwards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCAmonthlymonthlymonthly
Hollywood Reel Independent Film FestivalHRIFFFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA08/02/1902/12/2002/24/20
Hollywood Screenings Film Festival Awards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCA08/31/1903/28/2003/28/20
Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Film FestivalSanta AnaCaliforniaCA05/01/1908/30/1909/01/19
HorrorHaus Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA05/15/1911/01/1911/03/19
HorrorHound Weekend Film FestivalH2F2Film FestivalIndianapolisIndianaIN06/30/1909/06/1909/08/19
Horror in the Hills Film Festival Film FestivalGatlinburgTennesseeTN02/28/1910/19/1910/19/19
Horror Movie Freaks Film FestivalHMF Film FestFilm FestivalClemmonsNorth CarolinaNC07/01/1910/04/1910/05/19
Hot Springs International Horror Film FestivalHSHFFFilm FestivalHot SpringsArkansasAR03/31/1909/26/1909/29/19
Houston Horror Film Festival Film FestivalKatyTexasTX02/28/1906/07/1906/09/19
H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival – Portland, ORHPLFFFilm FestivalPortlandOregonOR04/15/1910/04/1910/06/19
H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival (short film screenings at NecronomiCon Providence)HPLFFFilm FestivalProvidenceRhode IslandRI03/15/1908/22/1908/25/19
Idaho Horror Film FestivalIHFFFilm FestivalBoiseIdahoID05/30/1910/17/1910/20/19
Idyllwild International Festival Of CinemaIIFCFilm FestivalIdyllwildCaliforniaCA09/01/1803/05/1903/10/19
Imaginarium Comic Con Film Festival (at Atlanta Comic Con)Atlanta Comic Con Film FestivalFilm FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA02/01/1907/12/1907/14/19
Imaginarium Comic Con Film Festival (at Indiana Comic Con)Indiana Comic Con Film FestivalFilm FestivalIndianapolisIndianaIN02/01/1908/30/1909/01/19
Imaginarium Comic Con Film Festival (at Michigan Comic Con)Michigan Comic Con Film FestivalFilm FestivalDetroitMichiganMI02/01/1908/16/1908/18/19
Imaginarium Comic Con Film Festival (at Tampa Bay Comic Con)Tampa Bay Comic Con Film FestivalFilm FestivalTampaFloridaFL02/01/1908/02/1908/04/19
Imaginarium Comic Con Film Festival (at Wisconsin Comic Con)Wisconsin Comic Con Film FestivalFilm FestivalMilwaukeeWisconsinWI02/01/1906/28/1906/30/19
Imaginarium Convention Film Festival Film FestivalLouisvilleKentuckyKY06/15/1910/11/1910/13/19
Independent Filmmakers ShowcaseIFS Film FestivalFilm FestivalBeverly Hills, Los Angeles, and Santa MonicaCaliforniaCA09/14/1805/22/1906/02/19
Independent Horror Movie Awards Awards Competitionrolling05/31/1905/31/19
IndieFEST Film Awards Awards CompetitionLa JollaCaliforniaCA03/29/1905/07/1905/07/19
Indie Fest USA International Film Festival Film FestivalGarden GroveCaliforniaCA06/14/1909/27/1909/29/19
Indie Gathering International Film Festival Film FestivalHudsonOhioOH04/24/1908/08/1908/11/19
Indie Horror Drive-In Film Festival Film FestivalPittsburghPennsyl-vaniaPAclosed02/09/1802/09/18
Indie Horror Film Festival Film FestivalDeKalbIllinoisIL02/28/1908/03/1908/03/19
Indie Memphis Film Festival Film FestivalMemphisTennesseeTN05/27/1910/30/1911/04/19
Indie Series AwardsISAAwards CompetitionBurbankCaliforniaCA11/30/1804/03/1904/03/19
Indie Suspense Horror Sci-Fi Film Festival Film FestivalApopkaFloridaFL05/31/1910/05/1910/05/19
IndieWise Convention Film FestivalLas VegasNevadaNVrolling09/24/1909/29/19
Intendence Film FestivalIFFFilm FestivalDenverColoradoCO03/16/1806/08/1806/09/18
International Academy of Web Television AwardsIAWTV AwardsAwards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCA05/31/1808/24/1808/24/18
International Horror & Sci-Fi Film FestivalIHSFFFilm FestivalPhoenixArizonaAZ10/26/1804/04/1904/14/19
International Horror Hotel Film Festival and Convention Film FestivalHudsonOhioOH02/15/1906/06/1906/09/19
International Independent Film AwardsIIFAAwards CompetitionEncinoCaliforniaCA05/09/1907/06/1907/07/19
Irvine International Film FestivalIIFFFilm FestivalCosta MesaCaliforniaCA08/30/1803/22/1903/25/19
Ithaca FantastikIFFilm FestivalIthacaNew YorkNY08/15/1811/02/1811/11/18
Jacksonville Film FestivalJFFFilm FestivalJacksonvilleFloridaFL08/01/1911/15/1911/17/19
Jekyll Comic Con – Hyde Horror Film FestivalJekyll Island Comic Con – Horror Film FestivalFilm FestivalJekyll IslandGeorgiaGAclosed12/08/1812/09/18
Jerome Indie Film & Music Festival Film FestivalJeromeArizonaAZ12/01/1809/26/1909/29/19
Jim Thorpe Independent Film FestivalJTIFFFilm FestivalJim ThorpePennsyl-vaniaPA01/19/1904/25/1904/28/19
Juggernaut Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival Film FestivalChicagoIllinoisIL11/04/1806/02/1906/03/19
Julien Dubuque International Film FestivalJDIFFFilm FestivalDubuqueIowaIA01/14/1904/24/1904/28/19
Kansas City FilmFestKC FilmFestFilm FestivalKansas CityMissouriMO10/05/1804/11/1904/14/19
KaPow Intergalactic Film FestivalKaPow IFFFilm FestivalNorth HollywoodCaliforniaCA05/15/1909/13/1909/19/19
Killer Valley Horror Film FestivalKVHFF Film FestivalAshlandOregonOR07/31/1910/19/1910/19/19
Kite Film Fest Film FestivalDestinFloridaFL09/01/1811/10/1811/10/18
Knoxville Horror Film FestivalKHFFFilm FestivalKnoxvilleTennesseeTN08/30/1910/17/1910/20/19
Kraken Con Animation Fest Film FestivalOaklandCaliforniaCA08/01/1809/28/1809/30/18
Krampus Night Film FestivalDetroitMichiganMI11/13/1912/06/1912/06/19
LA Femme International Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA05/01/1910/17/1910/20/19
Lancaster International Short Film FestivalLISFFFilm FestivalLancasterPennsyl-vaniaPA06/05/1910/10/1910/12/19
L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script FestivalLANNEFFFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA01/31/1905/31/1905/31/19
LA Shorts International Film FestivalLA Shorts FestFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA04/19/1907/17/1907/25/19
Laughlin International Film FestivalLIFFFilm FestivalLaughlinNevadaNV05/13/1810/04/1810/07/18
LA WebFestLos Angeles Web Series FestivalFilm FestivalHollywoodCaliforniaCA07/10/1804/27/1804/29/18
Liberty Massacre Film FestivalPhiladelphiaPennsyl-vaniaPA01/08/1908/23/1908/25/19
Local Sightings Film Festival Film FestivalSeattleWashingtonWA06/15/1909/20/1909/29/19
Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival Film FestivalLong BeachCaliforniaCA03/15/1908/28/1909/01/19
Long Island International Film ExpoLIIFEFilm FestivalBellmoreNew YorkNY01/21/1907/12/1907/18/19
Longleaf Film Festival Film FestivalRaleighNorth CarolinaNC12/01/1805/10/1905/11/19
Los Angeles CineFest Awards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCArollingmonthlymonthly
Los Angeles Crime & Horror Film FestivalLA Crime & Horror Film FestivalFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA12/22/1805/18/1905/19/19
Los Angeles Feedback Film & Screenplay FestivalWildsound Feedback Film FestivalFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCAmonthlymonthlymonthly
Los Angeles Film AwardsLAFAAwards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCAmonthlymonthlymonthly
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival AwardsLAIFFAAwards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCAmonthlymonthlymonthly
Los Angeles Short Film FestivalLASFFFilm FestivalSanta MonicaCaliforniaCA08/31/1903/14/2003/15/20
Louisville's International Festival of FilmLIFFFilm FestivalLouisvilleKentuckyKY05/15/1910/10/1910/12/19
Love Horror Short Film Festival Film FestivalSacramentoCaliforniaCA09/01/1807/13/1907/13/19
Love Your Shorts Film Festival Film FestivalSanfordFloridaFL09/16/1802/07/1902/10/19
LUSCA Caribbean International Fantastic Film FestLUSCA Film FestFilm Festivalmultiple citiesPuerto RicoPR07/01/1910/16/1911/06/19
Macabre Faire Film Festival Film FestivalRonkonkomaNew YorkNY08/27/1801/18/1901/20/19
Mad Monster Party Carolina Film Festival Film FestivalCharlotteNorth CarolinaNC12/21/1802/22/1902/24/19
Marcellus Mini Movie Family Film FestivalM3F3Film FestivalMarcellusNew YorkNY09/29/1911/16/1911/16/19
Marina del Rey Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA08/07/1910/14/1910/21/19
Maverick Movie Awards Awards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCA11/01/1902/01/2002/01/20
Media Film FestivalMFFFilm FestivalMediaPennsyl-vaniaPA11/16/1804/05/1904/06/19
Medusa Underground Women's Film Festival Film FestivalHendersonNevadaNV06/16/1801/12/1901/13/19
Melbourne Independent Filmmakers FestivalMIFFFilm FestivalMelbourneFloridaFL06/03/1910/17/1910/19/19
Miami International Science Fiction Film FestivalMiSciFiFilm FestivalMiamiFloridaFL10/31/1803/22/1903/24/19
Miami Short Film FestivalMIAMIsFFFilm FestivalMiamiFloridaFL04/15/1911/06/1911/10/19
Miami Web FestMiami Web Series FestivalFilm FestivalMiami BeachFloridaFL08/01/1804/25/1904/28/19
Midwest Horror Fest Film FestivalLogansportIndianaIN04/01/1910/04/1910/06/19
MidWest WeirdFest Film FestivalEau ClaireWisconsinWI10/31/1903/06/2003/08/20
Milledgeville + Eatonton Film FestivalME Film FestivalFilm FestivalMilledgeville and EatontonGeorgiaGA10/31/1804/23/1904/28/19
Milwaukee Film Festival Film FestivalMilwaukeeWisconsinWI07/01/19TBDTBD
Milwaukee Paranormal Film Festival Film FestivalMilwaukeeWisconsinWIclosed10/19/1810/21/18
Milwaukee Short Film Festival Film FestivalMilwaukeeWisconsinWI04/30/1909/06/1909/07/19
Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Film Festival Film FestivalMilwaukeeWisconsinWI11/30/1804/05/1904/07/19
Minnesota WebFest Film FestivalMinneapolisMinnesotaMN04/15/1909/26/1909/29/19
MisCon International Short Film Festival Film FestivalMissoulaMontanaMT04/01/1905/24/1905/27/19
Motor City Nightmares International Film FestivalMCNFFFilm FestivalNoviMichiganMI02/14/1904/26/1904/28/19
MoviePark Action Adventure Horror Thriller Film Festival Online Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA10/16/1804/05/1904/06/19
Muscatine Independent Film FestivalMIFFFilm FestivalMuscatineIowaIA07/30/1911/08/1911/09/19
Myrtle Beach International Film FestivalMBIFFFilm FestivalMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaSC11/15/1804/09/1904/13/19
MystiCon Independent Film Festival Film FestivalRoanokeVirginiaVA10/31/1902/28/2003/01/20
Naked Edge Science Fiction Film Festival Film FestivalSan FranciscoCaliforniaCA05/01/1907/20/1907/20/19
NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival Film FestivalLongviewWashingtonWA12/01/1803/29/1903/30/19
Nashville Film FestivalNashFilmFilm FestivalNashvilleTennesseeTN02/28/1910/03/1910/12/19
Negative FestFlorida International Horror & Genre Film FestivalFilm FestivalLake WorthFloridaFL03/31/1907/19/1907/20/19
NEPA Horror Film Festival Film FestivalScrantonPennsyl-vaniaPA07/13/1910/31/1910/31/19
Nevermore Film Festival Film FestivalDurhamNorth CarolinaNC11/30/1803/08/1903/10/19
NewFilmmakers Los AngelesNFMLAFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCArollingmonthlymonthly
NewFilmmakers New YorkNewFilmmakers NYFilm FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNYrollingweeklyweekly
New Hope Film Festival Film FestivalNew HopePennsyl-vaniaPA12/14/1807/19/1907/28/19
New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival Film FestivalAtlantic CityNew JerseyNJ07/22/1910/11/1910/13/19
New Orleans Film FestivalNOFFFilm FestivalNew OrleansLouisianaLA03/15/1910/16/1910/24/19
Newport Beach Film FestivalNBFFFilm FestivalNewport Beach and Costa MesaCaliforniaCA12/21/1804/25/1905/02/19
New York Asian Film FestivalNYAFFFilm FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNYclosed06/29/1807/15/18
New York City Horror Film FestivalNYCHFFFilm FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNY06/15/1912/05/1912/08/19
New York City Independent Film FestivalNYC Indie Film FestFilm FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNY11/30/1805/05/1905/12/19
New York City International Film FestivalNYCIFFFilm FestivalNew YorkNew YorkNY09/30/1903/23/2003/27/20
Nightmares Film Festival Film FestivalColumbusOhioOH05/13/1910/24/1910/27/19
Nihilist Film Festival Film FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA09/15/1912/09/1912/14/19
Nitehawk Shorts Festival Film FestivalBrooklynNew YorkNY06/23/1911/13/1911/18/19
NOLA Horror Film FestNOLAHFFFilm FestivalNew OrleansLouisianaLA04/15/1909/26/1909/29/19
North Bend Film FestivalNBFFFilm FestivalNorth BendWashingtonWA02/20/1908/15/1908/18/19
Northeast Film FestivalNEFFFilm FestivalTeaneckNew JerseyNJ03/27/1909/06/1909/08/19
Northeast Film Festival Horror FestNEFFHFFilm FestivalTeaneckNew JerseyNJ07/02/1912/04/1912/05/19
Northeast Wisconsin Horror Film Festival Film FestivalOshkoshWisconsinWI06/01/1910/05/1910/06/19
Northern Horror Fest Film FestivalBergenfieldNew JerseyNJ03/19/1907/18/1907/18/19
North Hollywood CineFestNoHo CineFestFilm FestivalLos AngelesCaliforniaCA10/09/1904/01/2004/09/20
Northwest Animation FestivalNW Animation FestFilm FestivalPortland and EugeneOregonORclosed05/23/1806/03/18
Northwest Horrorfest Film FestivalOlympiaWashingtonWA04/23/1905/31/1905/31/19
Oceanside International Film FestivalOIFFFilm FestivalOceansideCaliforniaCA04/14/1908/07/1908/11/19
Official Latino Short Film Festival Film FestivalCoachellaCaliforniaCA03/24/1910/10/1910/13/19
Omaha Film FestivalOFFFilm FestivalOmahaNebraskaNE09/10/1803/05/1903/10/19
One-Reeler Short Film Competition Awards CompetitionLos AngelesCaliforniaCAclosed02/01/1902/01/19
Open World Animation Festival Film FestivalAllentownPennsyl-vaniaPA03/31/1907/11/1907/14/19
Origins Film Festival (at the Origins Game Fair)OFFFilm FestivalColumbusOhioOH03/15/1906/13/1906/15/19
Orlando Film Festival Film FestivalOrlandoFloridaFL04/01/1910/17/1910/24/19
Other Worlds AustinOWAFilm FestivalRound RockTexasTX06/15/1912/05/1912/08/19
OutlantaCon Short Film Festival Film FestivalAtlantaGeorgiaGA03/06/1905/10/1905/12/19
Overlook Film Festival Film FestivalNew OrleansLouisianaLA02/11/1905/30/1906/02/19
Oxford Film Festival Film FestivalOxfordMississippiMS11/15/1903/18/2003/22/20
Palm Springs International Film FestivalPS Film FestivalFilm FestivalPalm SpringsCaliforniaCATBD01/02/2001/13/20
Palm Springs International ShortFest Film FestivalPalm SpringsCaliforniaCA01/07/1906/18/1906/24/19
Panic Fest Film FestivalNorth Kansas CityMissouriMO11/25/1901/24/2001/30/20
Pasadena International Film FestivalPIFFFilm FestivalPasadenaCaliforniaCA10/12/1803/12/1903/21/19