How do I submit my film to the Athena Film Festival?
You can submit your short film via FilmFreeway. If you have a feature-length film that you would like to submit to the festival, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of your film, a full synopsis, and how it fits our criteria.
How do I submit my script to the Athena List?
You can submit your script via FilmFreeway. We do not charge a submission fee for the Athena List.
How do I submit my feature film script or tv pilot to the Athena Writer’s Lab?
You can submit your script via FilmFreeway. The Screenplay portal can be found here, and the TV portal can be found here.
Do you offer submission fee waivers?
The Athena Film Festival charges submission fees for short films and for the Athena Film Festival Writer’s Lab.
This year to ensure BIWOC voices are amplified at our festival and in recognition of the extra barriers BIWOC artists face in the film industry, we are offering submission fee waivers to films written, directed or produced by BIWOC artists. We are also offering submission fee waivers to films that have suffered financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more info.
For all other fee wavier requests, please email email@example.com with the subject line: Fee Waiver Request.
Is the Athena Film Festival Accessible?
The Athena Film Festival at Barnard College is committed to creating an accessible festival environment for people with disabilities. Please click here to find out more information.
When does the festival schedule and full line-up get announced?
The festival schedule and line-up announcement will be in January 2022.
How do I get involved in the Athena Film Festival?
There are many ways to get involved with the Athena Film Festival, from sponsorship opportunities, to volunteering, and to even becoming an organizational partner. If you would like to explore any of these options please email firstname.lastname@example.org