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films & screenplay

Submissions are processed through Withoutabox and FilmFreeway. Withoutabox account holders get a $5 discount on all submission fees.

new media

The New Media (VR/AR/Sound) Category is for all 360° films and VR applications compatible with Unity/HTC Vive. Submission to the New Media (VR/AR/Sound) category is free.

Ivy Film Festival accepts submissions for student-made films and screenplays in the following categories:



US Undergraduate – Drama

Feature-Length Screenplays

US Undergraduate – Comedy

Television Pilots (30- & 60- minute formats)

US Undergraduate – Documentary

Undergraduate Short Screenplays

US Undergraduate – Animation

Graduate Short Screenplays

US Undergraduate – Experimental

US Graduate



Email with any questions about submissions or submission fees, with any questions related to screenplay submissions and email with any general questions about the festival itself.