CMF2 Announces Call for Entries & Fall 2013 Annual Event

Photograph of CMF2 logo in color.The 2013 Central Mass Film Festival will take place on October 18th & 19th and the deadline for submissions is Friday, September 6th with an extended deadline of Friday, September 13th.

Accepted films will be eligible for category-specific Programmer’s Choice Awards.

Filmmakers will be notified of their acceptance status by October 4th.

Before submitting, please read the guidelines below.

Complete an online entry form or download and complete the PDF version, which should be mailed to CMF2 with your screener and payment.

All materials must be clearly labeled with the name of the film along with the name of the person submitting the film.

If you have any questions, please contact Dee Wells at or call 508-579-2108.


Features (50 min. and above)
$20– Regular Deadline (postmarked by Sept. 6)
$30 – Extended Deadline (postmarked by Sept. 13)

Shorts (30 min. or less)
$10 – Regular Deadline (postmarked by Sept. 6)
$20 – Extended Deadline (postmarked by Sept. 13)


Submissions must contain: Entry form, full payment and preview screener.

Entry fees can be paid via PayPal on the CMF2 website or via money order made payable to “CMF2- Central Mass Film Festival” postmarked by the “regular deadline” or “extended deadline” respective dates as noted above.

Submissions from outside the United States or Canada must provide entry fees in the form of an international money order in US dollars.

Incomplete submissions will not be processed or considered.

Submission packets must be mailed to:

If mailing via USPS, FedEX or UPS:

CMF2/ Worcester Roots Project
Attn: Dee Wells
5 Pleasant Street, Suite 3
Worcester, MA 01609

Films must be submitted on EITHER a single DVD (NTSC Region 0 or 1 ONLY) OR as an online screener. For online screeners, provide the URL in the ‘Preview format’ field on the entry form. For online screeners, the preferred format is a private Vimeo link.

The Central Mass Film Festival (CMF2) is NOT accepting submissions via

Films not in English must include English subtitles.

The entrant must pay the cost of shipping an entry. DVD screeners will not be returned.