Enter Your Film

The Call for Entries for the 2017 Josiah Media Festival Has Ended!

Check back in January for the 2018 Call for Entries. 


The Josiah Media Festival is open to any filmmaker 21 years old or younger from anywhere in the world. However, filmmakers over 21 can also enter their film(s): any film(s) made while the filmmaker was 21 or younger is still eligible for competition and prizes!

Nearly $2000 in prizes will be awarded to winning filmmakers and it is completely FREE to enter your film!

Submitting a film is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1. Download the Josiah Media Festival Guidelines & Entry Forms
2. Read through the Guidelines and fill out the Entry AND Release Forms in full
3. Send us your completed Entry and Release Forms and an High-Definition copy of your film (.mpeg, .mp4, .avi, etc.) – submission materials can be entered physically by mail or digitally online

And you’re done! Filmmakers can submit as many films as they choose, but each film must be accompanied with a unique Entry & Release Form. Films should be submitted as high-definition digital files on a thumb drive or Data-DVD – Playable DVDs are not acceptable. Films can be sent digitally via FilmFreeway, Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer, YouSendIt, etc.

Please note that all films entered through FilmFreeway MUST be accompanied with a completed Entry and Release form!

If you are interested in submitting part or all of your festival materials digitally, please email josiahfestival@urban15.org for information on the online submission process.

For more information on the 2017 Josiah Media Festival, call our studio at (210) 736-1500, or email us at josiahfestival@urban15.org.

Watch the 2014 Josiah Media Festival First-Place Narrative Film Winner
The Fourth Wall by Adam & Daniel Cooper, Ages 21, West Bloomfield, MI


The Josiah Media Festival is supported, in part, by the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts and Culture, VuTURE ART, and Friends of URBAN-15.

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