Submitting Your Project to the Santa Monica Film Festival

Thank you for your interest in submitting your project to the Santa Monica Film Festival. You may complete the application on FilmFreeway.


Please be sure to read the most current versions of our FAQ document and Rules & Regulations before you begin the process. The deadline dates and submission fees for 2023 Festival consideration are listed below. 

Santa Monica Film Festival is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of programs and initiatives for independent artists and storytellers working in film, theatre, and digital media. Fees from Festival submissions help us keep the process as rigorous and democratic as possible and to further support the independent creative community.

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