April 21 – 30, 2022


RiverRun’s call for entries for the upcoming 2021 Festival has ended as of 12/15/20.  Please check back in late summer to find details on submitting your work for the 2022 Festival.

Online submissions are accepted via FilmFreeway only. See below for deadlines.

North Carolina students: North Carolina students may submit for free through Film Freeway, and must provide an image of a valid student ID in their submission materials.

RiverRun is also a partner of the Alliance of Women Directors (AWD), an organization dedicated to the support, enrichment, and advocacy of women directors. AWD Members are eligible for a discounted submission fee. Visit the AWD website for details on how to become a member.

Deadlines for Submissions:

For a discounted student submission fee, please submit through Film Freeway and provide a valid student ID upon entering. Fees are waived for all North Carolina students with a photocopy/scan of a valid student ID.