Submissions for the 2019 festival are now closed.

films & screenplay

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

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.

If you would like to host a satellite festival and waive your school's submission fees, email