Seeking filmmaker submissions!
We proudly accept entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more.
The 2019 NDFF took place September 13-15. The NDFF presents world-class documentaries in an intimate setting in Newburyport, MA. Programming includes screenings, filmmaker receptions, Q&A panels, after-parties and workshops. Our audience loves to interact with filmmakers. Filmmakers traveling to MA receive two nights lodging.
We will screen films in Blu-Ray format
We are able to create 2 Blu-ray disks from online MP4 for a fee of $25. Please contact us asap – we have limited production capabilities
Any film-related website and social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), plus subject matter or hashtags that can be used to promote the film
Any promotional materials that you would like to have distributed around town (posters, postcards)
Film trivia/news/stories that can be used at preview / promotion events and social media postings. Examples include:
Swag: a simple handout that can be used for trivia contests in promotional events, e.g., a mug, hat, or t-shirt
Are you a first-time filmmaker?
Would this be a New England/World/U.S. premiere?
Do you have New England ties?
Will you be attending the festival?
Awards & Prizes
We recognize Best Feature, Best Short, Best New England Film, First-Time Filmmaker, the Audience Award, and the David Kleiler Cinephile Award. See our awards from last year.