Top CMF filmmakers are invited to apply to our Distinguished Filmmakers Network for a chance to gain paid, professional experience working with top brands such as Panasonic, Revlon, Lenovo, and AT&T, among others. This exclusive network of directors, producers, writers, actors, editors, and more provides opportunities to create commercials, customized educational content, music videos, exclusive access to internships, contests, premiere tickets workshops and beyond.

Find out more and apply online today at http://distinguishedfilmmakers.net/.


Just by participating, CMF is able to offer exceptional exposure for your film through the school finales and campusmoviefest.com. If you are an award winner at your university, you'll get additional exposure through CMF at the CMF Grand Finale with industry execs. Top movies are chosen to show in-flight on Virgin America and at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.

Categories and Special Opportunities.

The Elfenworks Social Justice Category awards $15,000 in cash prizes every year to films and songs pertaining to poverty and social justice issues in America. Find out more and submit today!

Finale Door Prizes

See the top films made by students on your campus at the CMF Finale. Just by attending the finale, you could win some great door prizes! Check out your campus event page for specific door prize announcements.

Finale Audience Award

Bring the most people to your school’s finale and your movie will be featured on our homepage as Movie of the Week plus other great prizes!