All films must be under 30 minutes including credits. Each film submitted will be rated by our judges on a 1-10 scale.
Depending on the week, the highest rated film will be showcased as an Official Selection on our homepage.
If the submitted film does not show right away there is a chance it could in a month or two depending on the quality of competition.
After one year the submitted film will officially be out of competition and no longer considered.
Please either submit with the Film Freeway button or complete one of the two forms below, either one is fine, only submit with the form below or through film freeway, don't do both! For films under 15 minutes in length, submit the form on the left, there is a $5 submission fee. For films over 15 minutes in length, submit the form on the right, there is a $10 submission fee.
Submit as many films as you like, your film can be brand new or 20 years old, we don't care. All genres are welcome including music videos and trailers.
Submissions are ongoing and always open.
Your film must already be on Youtube or Vimeo and must be public, no private or unlisted links are allowed. please provide the link so our judges may view the film, it's that easy.
By submitting your project to the Once a Week Online Film Festival you retain all rights to your work but agree to allow your project to be shown by the Once a Week Online Film Festival or used for Once a Week Online Film Festival promotional purposes. Your name and information about your project may be used for promotion. If selected as an Official Selection, your film will remain on our website for as long as the festival is in existence.