Film Festival


Submissions for the 2021 SonderBlu Film Festival is open




The SonderBlu Film Festival is on a mission to expand the landscape of movie-making by bringing the cinematic voices of unique creators, including women, minorities, LGBTQ, and underrepresented communities, to broad and diverse audiences not yet touched by their work.

2021 Deadlines and Key Dates

Early Bird: $20, November 26, 2020

Regular: $25, February 25, 2021

Late: $30, May 24, 2021

Extended Late: $35, July 23, 2021

Notification Date: No later than August 15, 2020

Submitting to SonderBlu Film Festival

At SonderBlu we are committed to helping filmmakers bring their work to engaged and enthusiastic audiences. Our Festival is focused on helping filmmakers get their films seen, Therefore, we aim to make it as easy as possible for filmmakers to submit to our festival.

We keep our submission fees and ticket prices low for filmmakers and audience members. Filmmakers selected to participate in the festival may have the opportunity to participate in screener forums to discuss their film or be a part of our discussion panels.

If you are submitting multiple films, email to be considered for fee reduction.