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Submit a Film

Submit a Film

Submit a Film

Submit a Film

Submit a Film

Submit a Film

Marine Veteran, Jonathan Hancock, during the Q&A of Bastards' Road in 2020.


Submit a Film

The WYO Film Fest seeks films of all shapes and sizes that are innovative, inspirational, and capture the independent spirit of the greatest storytellers and filmmakers.

We accept Features, Shorts, Documentaries, Music Videos, Animations, Experimental films, and VR/AR/Immersive Storytelling Forms from emerging artists and students to established professionals. The WYO Film Festival is committed to the celebration of independent film in all its forms and bringing it to wider audiences.


First-Time Filmmakers
Seasoned Filmmakers
Over-seasoned Filmmakers
Slightly Under-seasoned Filmmakers
Definitely you if you're reading this

WYO Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests. For more information on rules and terms and submissions details, visit our Filmfreeway page.

Festival Categories

Feature Films

All genres of films with a running time between 60-130 minutes will be accepted for consideration.

Documentary/Nonfiction Feature

All documentary/nonfiction films with a running time between 60-130 minutes will be accepted for consideration in this category.

The "Goldilocks" Shorts/Features

Too long? Too short? This is the category for you! Films with a running time of between 21-59 minutes fit juuuuuuust right.

Short Films (all genres)

All genres of films with a running time of less than 20 minutes will be accepted for consideration.

Native/Indigenous Filmmaker Voices

All genres of films between 1-90 minutes created by Native or Indigenous Peoples are eligible to be considered in this category.

Midnight Madness Shorts

Short films that defy description. Horror, Thriller, Psychedelic…awesome and bananas!

Wyoming Filmmakers & Films

Are you a Wyoming filmmaker? Did you make a film in Wyoming? Does Wyoming feature prominently in your film? Well…submit it here!

Feature Scripts

Feature length screenplays of up to 130 pages are accepted.

Short Scripts

Scripts for new works up to 30 pages are accepted.


5 good reasons to submit your film

Key Dates and Deadlines

Opening Submission Date

October 10, 2022

Super Earlybird Deadline

January 2, 2023

Earlybird Deadline

March 6, 2023

Regular Deadline

May 1, 2023

Fashionably Late Deadline

June 5, 2023

Last Chance! Deadline

July 17, 2023

Notification Date

July 30, 2023

Festival Weekend

September 28 – October 1, 2023



"A one of a kind festival held in one of the most beautiful places on earth -- seriously. Its organizers have clearly poured their hearts and souls into making WYO something special for anyone lucky enough to attend. 6/5 across the board. Thank you, WYO-- looking forward to your bright future ahead!"


Don't take our word for it



"There's a good reason why this festival is rated 5 stars across the board.
The WYOFF offers a beautiful town with ideal venues and organizers that are involving the community, ensuring future success.
Do not hesitate to submit to this festival!"

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