Your film or screenplay is an official entry into the 2018 DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition! We are very excited to include your work and look forward to celebrating you and your film this fall.

For Filmmakers

The DC Shorts Film Festival is 6th-16th, with the majority of activities from mid-afternoon Thursday, September 6th through Sunday, September 9th. — so please plan your travel accordingly.

For Screenwriters

The DC Shorts Screenplay Competition is September 14. As indicated in our rules, finalists are required to attend the Screenplay Competition from 7:00pm Thursday, September 13 through 9:00pm, Friday, September 14. During this time we will have a reception to meet you and the other screenwriters, a morning of open auditions to cast your reading, rehearsal time, and of course, the live reading! Please make your travel plans now!

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