Submit Your Film

Qualification Guidelines

All entrants and films must meet the following requirements for consideration:

***Failure to meet any of the above entry requirements will result in disqualification***

How to Submit Your Film Electronically on FilmFreeway

Please note that because the ECA Call For Entry is not open to the public, the submission page is not searchable in the film festival search tool bar. You must use the URL provided below for access to the page and submit your film.


  1. FilmFreeway Technical Specs: Full Quality HD up to 10 GB; Max video bitrate: 2200 kbps, H264, mp4; Audio: 128 kbps, AAC, 2 channel stereo; Aspect ratio preserved; max video height 720 px.
  2. Log onto If you don’t have a FilmFreeway “filmmaker” account, you must create one to submit. It’s free!
  3. Once you are logged onto your account, create a project by going to My Projects > Add a Project. Fill out the information about yourself and the project, select “Add a Digital Version” to upload the short film.
  4. Once the film is uploaded onto your account, you will need to enter this URL into your web browser to submit the film:
  5. To submit your film, click the green "Submit Now" button.
  6. Select your project & complete the additional information/application.
  7. Select the checkbox located to the right of the entry fee related to your desired category of entry.
  8. Add to Cart & checkout (there is NO fee to submit, but you must checkout to complete the submission process).
  9. To confirm your submission was received, check your email for a confirmation of receipt.

Questions & Contact Information

MaryAnne MacDougall
323-876-0160 ext. 2728
7755 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046