A platform for independent filmmaking and creative expression. Premieres of some of the most fantastic film projects around the world.

Submission of a film constitutes acceptance of the following Entry Rules & Regulations, please review this document carefully.

Submission Rules

All films must be submitted by Nov 1st, 2017 .

All films can not exceed over 25 minutes.

Submissions may be in work-in-progress form. Films that are not final cuts must be marked Work in Progress or indicated in the film cut itself or within the copy display in the streaming link.

You can submit the link with newer cuts as they are available up until the last applicable entry deadline. If the Festival is not notified of the change and the link is found to be inactive.

Entry Fees

All entry fees are $50

Note: Entry fees are in U.S. Dollars per film and are non-refundable. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify a submission, without refund of any kind, if eligibility requirements are not met including if eligibility status changes post-submission.

If Selected

Non-English language works Films must have English subtitles at the time submitted.

You must fully comply with these Entry Rules & Regulations, including all deadlines, film length, entry material and other requirements.

You must execute a release agreement accepting us having full responsibility for obtaining any and all clearances necessary to exhibit your film at Gold Star Film Festival 2017 and hold harmless its parent company, its affiliates, and subsidiaries and any of their respective directors, officers, employees, and representatives against any claim arising out of exhibition of your film.

Submission Category

Narrative Feature

Documentary Feature

Narrative Short

Documentary Short

Animation Short

Music Video

Web Series


(All films can not exceed over 25 minutes.)