Submissions for the Independent Lens 2014-2015 season are now closed. Please check back after July 1st for details on when to submit for the 2015-2016 season.
Can I send you a DVD instead of submitting online?
No. Independent Lens no longer accepts DVDs or hard copy applications for the submission process.
How do I setup a Vimeo Account?
Please visit the Vimeo site to learn more about how to create a Vimeo link.
I have a technical question about using Vimeo. Can you help?
Please visit the Vimeo FAQ
What kind of films do you accept?
Independent Lens accepts all styles of nonfiction film including POV, social issue, experimental, animation, etc.
Will you accept films of all length?
Independent Lens accepts submissions at any length, however there are standard television broadcast length requirements that may necessitate reediting.
When is the application deadline?
The deadline for the 2014 - 2015 Season is Friday, March 28, 2014.
Can we complete part of the application form, save it and return to complete information and submit at a later point?
No, unfortunately you must complete and submit the application at the same time.
Do you accept International applications?
Yes, Independent Lens accepts International applications.
If you have questions about
Independent Lens, please email us at ILsubmissions@itvs.org