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Thank you to our many sponsors! View a complete list of 2015 PIFF Sponsors.

Lead Sponsors

Preferred Partner

HBO Lith Excel Marketing Xfinity Sidewalk Films Sage Inn WOMR


Land's End Inn Bubala's by the Bay Seaglass Inn & Spa Art House Crown & Anchor Tribeca Short List Roux Bed & Breakfast

  Government and

  Foundation Support

Provincetown Tourism Fund/Visitors Services Board Mallrd Foundation Mass Cultural Council

Film Submissions

Submissions Now Open for the 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival!


PIFF requires that all online entries must be submitted via, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world. Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions. Fill out one master entry form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines, and powerful submission management tools. There’s no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you’ll join Withoutabox’s global filmmaker community and stay in the loop about international exhibition opportunities. Click to submit your film today!

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Films may be submitted in the following categories:

Narrative Feature

Narrative features over 50 minutes in running time.

Documentary Feature

Feature-length documentaries over 50 minutes in running time.

Animated Feature

Feature-length animated films over 50 minutes in running time.


Any short film, narrative, experimental, animated, or documentary under 30 minutes in length.

Student Short

A subcategory for any short film, narrative, experimental, animated, or documentary under 30 minutes in length and completed by a filmmaker enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate level film program during completion of the work (students must include a copy of their valid student I.D. with film submission).

A list of complete rules, guidelines, terms and conditions can be found under our listing at

All non-repertory programmed films are considered "in competition" and are eligible for the following awards:

Films Must have been completed after June 1, 2013.

Submissions Close February 23, 2015.

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