American Documentary Film Festival

American Documentary Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Palm Springs, Not Given
Start Month: March


A top flight international documentary film festival, featuring feature length, short length and animated works from around the world. The event also features a unique Film Fund Pitch Competition where films in production or development can compete for cash awards as determined by an industry panel.

Submission Requirements:

The means to submit are listed on our Homepage of website via one of four different submission platforms that you can choose from.

Submission Deadline: January


The Submission Fees are outlined on the submission platforms we utilize for our central programming process.

Awards / Prizes:

There are a variety of cash awards from the Film Fund Pitch Competition to International and American filmmaker awards for best feature, short and animated work as well as the new Director’s Cinema Observational Award.



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