2024 Tri­-Co Film Festival Submission Guidelines

Submission Timeline

  • March 20 at 12:00 PM: Submissions open
  • April 22 at 11:59 PM: Final submissions deadline (We will accept rough cuts of incomplete films but need a final film by April 28)
  • May 7 at 7:00 PM: 13th Annual Tri-Co Film Festival at BMFI


  • Films must have been directed by students currently attending Bryn Mawr, Haverford and/or Swarthmore Colleges.
  • All current Tri­-Co students are eligible, even if the film project took place abroad or outside of coursework.
  • Films must have been made during the Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 semesters.
  • Submissions must be less than 10 minutes long (please email the Festival Directors with any specific questions about length).
  • Submitted films cannot have previously been submitted to the Festival, unless substantial changes have been made.
  • Films do not have to have been made for a class to be eligible — films made through film clubs or independently are highly encouraged!
  • The Festival accepts all species of film work, be it experimental, documentary, narrative, and any hybridization or rejection of these categories.
  • There is no limit on the number of films a student can submit.
  • Submissions must be in .mp4 format.
  • Films will be accepted with discretion.