It’s Submissions Season!

It’s submission season! Not sure which program is right for you? Below you’ll find a cheat sheet to help you figure it out!

2024 APP – Submissions are open until December 1!
The Abortion Pipeline Project (APP) is an annual narrative screenplay competition for feature and short film scripts which seeks to seed and source a variety of narrative film projects which center abortion. It is part of the Athena Film Festival’s Creative Development Program.

2024 AFF Documentary Pitch Program – Submissions are open until December 1!
The AFF Documentary Pitch Program (formally named the Works in Progress Program) is an intensive pitch training and storytelling strengthening opportunity that will take place during January and February 2024 and will culminate with the pitch during the Athena Festival on Friday, March 1, 2024. Each filmmaking team will work with Peabody Award-winning filmmaker/teacher/Co-Founder of Chicken & Egg Picture, Judith Helfand. Learn more here!

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