Montclair Film Festival

The 5th Annual Montclair Film Festival taking place April 29 to May 8th, 2016 announced the opening of its annual film submission process.

With three competitive categories in fiction, documentary, and low-budget independent filmmaking, as well as programs in six non-competitive categories including fiction, documentary, world cinema, short films, New Jersey films, and student filmmaking, the Montclair Film Festival is seeking diverse films that represent a wide-range of stories, styles, and experiences.

The MFF’s 2015 attendees included Jonathan Alter, Stephen Colbert, Barry Crimmins, Jonathan Demme, Abigail Disney, Elise DuRant, Jessica Edwards, Richard Gere, Bobcat Goldthwait, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Sam Green and Yo La Tengo, Barbara Kopple, Oren Moverman, Stanley Nelson, Michael Showalter, Nathan Silver, Mavis Staples, James Strouse, Patrick Wilson, Alex Winter, and many more.

The 2016 Montclair Film Festival early bird deadline is November 20th, 2015, the regular deadline is December 14th, 2015, the late deadline is January 8th, 2016 and the extended deadline is January 15th, 2016.

“We are excited to begin our annual programming process,” said Montclair Film Festival Executive Director Tom Hall. “As the Montclair Film Festival continues to grow, we remain dedicated to our mission of introducing our audiences, press, and industry guests to the work of great filmmakers from around the world.”

Interested filmmakers may visit the festival’s website for more information on how to submit their films.

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