The GI Film Festival San Diego is now accepting submissions for the May 2023 festival. The next juried festival, May 15-20, 2023, will be held in central San Diego, CA. The festival includes the Local Film Showcase, which features San Diego’s filmmakers, events, people, or places.
Submissions of military-themed films are open to filmmakers of every level from first-timers to pros. Submissions are also accepted from filmmakers who serve, or have served in the military, regardless of whether or not the film submission is military-themed.
GI Film Festival San Diego exclusively accepts entries via FilmFreeway. Submission discounts may apply for FilmFreeway Gold members.
DEADLINE & FEES:
AUGUST 2, 2022: Submissions open
OCTOBER 11, 2022: Early Bird Deadline ($35 fee, Students $25, FilmFreeway Gold members $31)
NOVEMBER 11, 2022 (USMC Birthday): Regular Deadline ($45 fee, Students $25, FilmFreeway Gold members $40)
DECEMBER 1, 2022: Late Deadline ($55 fee, Students $25, FilmFreeway Gold members $49)