The frontline of indie cinema
Are you a creative Vanguard?
Do you lead from the front?
Are you unafraid to tell bold & dynamic stories?
Do your movies feature underrepresented narratives & peoples?
Do you want to lead change in the current movie system?
Do you want to help bring about change in society through story?
Conscript now to make a change.
Submitting a script? See the screenwriters’ page.
- $1000 for the Vanguard Leader Award
- $100 for the finalist in each category
- 3-month mentorship from the industry coaches at FilmCraft
Whether a veteran filmmaker or a newly minted cadet, we want to see your movie. All genres are welcome.
We are looking for filmmakers foregrounding innovative & diverse points of view.
Short films must not exceed 30 minutes in duration. All genres welcome.
Feature films must be at least 70 minutes long and must not exceed 180 minutes in duration. All genres welcome.
Music videos must be between 2 – 10 minutes in duration.
TV Pilots should not exceed 60 minutes in duration. All genres welcome.
All filmmakers are welcome, whether black, white, brown, pink, gay, straight, non-binary, abled, differently abled, female, identifying as female, male, extraterrestrial or anything else.
Lead and be bold! We want to hear from you! Submit below.