30UNDER30 Film Festival

New York City NY United States

30 Films, 30 Filmmakers, Under 30 Years Old

30 Under 30 Film Festival. Young storytellers united. Agents of Change. Using film to inspire social change & connecting creatives for the future; we're a resource. Millennials changing the world with positive impact. #Filmsforchange #awarenessthrufilm #2030 #globalgoals

Submission Rules

Director must be under 30 during production. Premiere status doesn't matter, we just want to screen great work on a big screen and connect with audiences!

If selected, you will be asked to provide a trailerposter artstills, and social media handles. As well as a short bio & headshot for the Director(s). Screening of films will be digital, high quality files will be required.

When submitting this year, we ask that you also think about what SUSTAINABLE GOAL your film could raise awareness for, and mention it in your submission; it can be more than one!. Please go to our Sustainable Development Goals Initiative page for more information.

Narrative/Documentary/Experimental Shorts - Up to 30 mins in length only.

Narrative/Documentary/Experimental Features - Any length acceptable. 

We will also have a GENDER EQUALITY section this year, celebrating films about gender equality, told by men and women from diverse experiences.