• Any original films from any time are accepted.
  • Attending filmmakers receive discounted hotel rates and admission to all events including any special speaking engagements or award ceremonies.
  • Please include a disclaimer for any explicit content. This is used for programming purposes only and will not influence the decision-making process in any way.
  • Please take care when selecting the submission fee corresponding to the length of your film. Films will not be considered "in consideration" until we have received a complete submission fee appropriate for your film's length.

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DCP and Blu-Rays for Screenings should be sent to:
250 Reily St
Harrisburg, PA

Promotional Posters and Postcards are to be sent to:
Caleb Smith
3315 N 2nd St
Harrisburg, Pa

Submission tapes returned only with Self Addressed / Postage Paid Envelope provided by filmmaker. Exhibition Tape or Print is returned via USPS PRIORITY with DELIVERY CONFIRMATION to Filmmaker from and paid by the Artsfest Film Festival. Any other postage special handling needs are the expense of the filmmaker. The Artsfest Film Festival and its media and press affiliates may use any part of the filmmakers bio information, still images or video and film clips for promotional purposes at any time before the festival and for a year after the festival has ended. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Moviate Underground from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.