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Submissions for VAEFF 2019 are now closed

VAEFF will be held November 7-9, at the Tribeca Film Center in Downtown Manhattan

VAEFF 2019 - Submission Guidelines


Submit your film/video through our online submission form. You will be required to provide a Vimeo link for your video (if it is set to private, please provide the password to allow our panel access).

If you do not have a Vimeo link, please upload your video file via our online submission form.  We highly recommend providing a Vimeo link.

Note: All submitted videos are for festival panel review purposes only. We do not share your work with anyone.


  • Length: Films/videos may be no longer than 30 minutes. We do not accept feature-length films.
  • Genres: We accept all genres including  Music Video, Animation, Visual Narrative, Fashion Film, Dance, Documentary, Remix and more.


Submission Fee

Pay the Festival Fee by credit card or Paypal.

Early bird Deadline: February 01, 2019 $37 Early fee
Standard Deadline: June 13, 2019 $47 Standard fee
Late Deadline: July 15, 2019  $57 Late fee




Notification of Acceptance

Artists/Filmmakers will be notified of acceptance via email by September 21, 2019.

Refund Policy

Submission fee is non-refundable once you’ve submitted your film.

All submitted films/videos will be reviewed and considered by VAEFF curators, but paying submission fee does not guarantee that your films will be accepted for VAEFF 2019.


The 9th Video Art & Experimental Film Festival will be held at the Tribeca Film Center in New York City on November 07-09, 2019


  • Do you accept multiple submissions?
    Yes, we do accept multiple submissions. We do not offer fee discounts for multiple submissions at this time.
  • Do you offer submission fee waivers?
    No. We only offer submission fee waivers under very special circumstances, such as government-imposed financial sanctions.

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