2017 Best Action Film & Best Action Sequence BLINDSIDED

2017 Best Action Film & Best Action Sequence




Jan 10, 2018: Early bird Deadline

March 10, 2018: Regular Deadline

May 25, 2018: Late Deadline

June 10, 2018: notification Date


Awards & prizes

$30,000.00 in Cash, Prizes, Awards, Internships,
Equipment Rentals, Hotel Stays and more.



We are Accepting submissions for feature Narrative and Documentary, short Narrative and Documentary, Action Screenplays, and Original Action Scores. All genres are welcome, as long as there are action sequences within the film. The festival programming staff will place your film in the appropriate category.

All entries will be judged on content, creativity, imagery, story, and skill of the filmmaker. Productions produced from 2014 to 2017 may be submitted. Works in progress will also be accepted. All films must be submitted in a digital format for consideration by the Selection Committee. PAL system is NOT accepted.

Each entry must be submitted separately. All entries must be sent to the IronDragon Action Fest prepaid and, for your own protection, should be insured.  

Foreign submissions must provide a version with English subtitles.
Films must not be available online.

Films selected for the IDTVAction Fest will be announced no later than June 10, 2018.

All presentation /screening materials for the IDTV Action Fest must arrive digitally in the specified format no later than July 1, 2018. 
Please notify us by email of any address changes.

All entries should be submitted to FilmFreeway

All filmmakers who provide SASE or Postcards will receive notification of inclusion into the festival within 30 days of the festival preview. 

IDTV Action Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize footage and promotional materials supplied by the submitting agent from any film submitted and accepted film, video, or project for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. All accepted filmmakers agree that the IDTV Action Film Festival may use footage from their projects in order to promote the festival, their film or the IDTV  Event via print, web and broadcast television. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless IDTV Action Fest, its vendors, sponsors and supporters from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.