Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival


Debra Wolf Goldstein, Executive Director

Alexandra Drobac Diagne, Artistic Director

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Spring (usually April)

Deadline: Jan. 5 (check website for exact and additional dates)

Entry: $25 for environmental shorts and features ($15 for students). Student environmental shorts are free. Youth environmental films (6 minutes or under) are free. (See website for additional film deadlines and fees.)


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



3-day weekend showcase of thought-provoking, exceptional, new environmental shorts and features that entertain, inform, and inspire personal action. The fest includes a juried competition, an exciting red-carpet opening night gala, awards, and panel discussions with opportunities to meet filmmakers and policy makers. Programs dozens of newly released shorts and features that cover a wide range of environmental topics.