Join us Sept. 21-23


To submit to StudioFest:

You must be be a short form filmmaker who has not yet made a feature film. 

Or a screenwriter who has written (but not yet had produced) a feature length script.

You must be someone savvy in micro-budget projects, confident in working within the 20-50K feature film funding range. 

Get your application in before Aug. 3 late submission cutoff. 

Be willing to travel to phoenicia, NY for the festival. We expect all 10 finalists to attend and participate. If you are a finalist, hotel, board, and flight accommodations are provided to you. Finalists include 5 short form filmmakers and 5 screenwriters. 



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8:00 - 9:00PM

Meet & Greet

Cocktail event to welcome our 10 finalists. Get a chance to meet likeminded creative talent and industry professionals in attendance. 






10:00 - 2:00pm


Explore the town of Phoenicia, coupons provided for local restaurants and pubs. Bikes are provided. 

3:00 - 5:00pm

Readings in the den

Our 5 selected screenwriters will read the openings/selected passages from their scripts. 

7:00 - 8:00pm


Our 5 selected short films will screen on the lawn. Dinner will be catered outside.  


9:00 - 11:00am


Winner announced. Breakfast provided.

11:00 - 12:00pm

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