Reno Tahoe International Film Festival is a festival run by filmmakers, for filmmakers. 

Submissions are Now Closed for the 2017 Season

 
 

Narrative & Documentary Features
All Narrative Features, 41 minutes or longer, are invited to submit. Our programming encompasses a broad range of themes. We're looking for films that engage and entertain in ALL genres.

 

Narrative, Documentary & Animated Shorts
All Narrative Shorts, 40 minutes or less, are invited to submit. Our programming encompasses a broad range of themes. We're looking for films that engage and entertain in ALL genres.

 

Screenplays
All Screenplays for both Features and Shorts are invited to submit. Our programming encompasses a broad range of themes. We're looking for scripts that engage and entertain in ALL genres.

 

Music Videos
All Music videos, 5 minutes or less, are invited to submit. We celebrate all genres of music and are looking for videos that inspire, take risks, engage and entertain.

 

Student Films
All Student Films, 20 minutes or less, are invited to submit their film. To qualify as a Student Film, the submitted film must have been created while the film's director or directors were enrolled at a school, college, or university. Proof of enrollment, such a copy of a student I.D., must be sent to the festival by email. If the director is not enrolled at the time of submission, or has graduated, proof of past enrollment must be submitted.

Nevada Short Filmmakers
All Nevada Short Filmmakers with films, 40 minutes or less, are invited to submit their film. To qualify as a Nevada Filmmaker Short, the submitted film must have been created while the director or directors were residents of Nevada, or where production primarily took place in Nevada. Proof of residency, such a copy of a driver's license, must be sent to the festival by email.

Our newest categories are: Friday Night Fright Night, Music Videos, and Kids with Cameras. We offer screenwriters a contest where the top 10 winners will have the opportunity to showcase their work with a table reading event. As for awards, we have almost 20 of them, resulting in us giving away over $20k in prizes.

 

We love what we do and we can't wait to see what the 2017 season brings to us. We look forward to getting to know you and your projects and hope to see you in September!