North Carolina Film Festivals List

Here is a list of the North Carolina Film Festivals. If you know of one that's not on the list or has stopped being a film festival, please let us know by commenting at the bottom. Don't be afraid to research these fests and find out which one is right for your film.  

Submitting to Film Festivals

Remember to look into submitting your film a year in advance for most film festivals, as many have submission deadlines months before the screenings and awards festivities take place.


48 Hour Film Project

Asheville Cinema Festival

Cape Fear Independent Film Network

Carolina Film & Video Festival

Charlotte Film Festival

Cine Noir: A Festival of Black Film

Cucalorus Film Festival

Escapism Film Festival

Eye of the Beholder Film Festival

Flicker Film Festival

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 

Hi Mom! Short Film Festival 

Nevermore Gothic/Horror Film Festival 

North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival


Open APPerture Film Festival 

Port City Animation Festival

Real to Reel Film & Video Festival 


River Run Film Festival


Triangle Jewish Film Festival 

Twin Rivers Multimedia Festival


UNC ScreenArts Film & Media Series

Western North Carolina Film Festival


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