Department of Visual & Media Arts

Festivals & Competitions

Local Film Festivals

A list of local festivals that you should be looking at first when deciding where to send your project. These festivals are always looking for interns and volunteers. Offer your services as a videographer, photographer, or web administrator and you will be rewarded with an insider's view on an important event and plenty of opportunities to network.


New England Film Festivals

A list of film festivals in New England with a description of their programming and their contact information.


Festivals for Student Filmmakers

A list of film festivals in the United States and Canada that cater exclusively to student filmmakers offering significant exposure, prestige, and prizes.


Competitions & Screening Opportunities

A list of competitions and screening opportunities to submit your work. Many of these competitions offer cash prizes. Get your work seen and earn some money for your next project.

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Equipment Distribution Center

The Equipment Distribution Center's State-of-the-Art Equipment

The Emerson College Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) loans professional, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to faculty and students to fulfill class assignments. Professional staff and student employees are available to provide technical support when needed. It includes the Film Equipment Center and the Video, Audio, New Media Equipment Centers.