Submissions for Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival 2016 are already open on FilmFreeway and will open soon on WAB.  Thank you for submitting!





Submissions for Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival open for the 2015 season!

The Regular Deadline for film/screenplay submissions to Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival is Wed, July 1st; The Late Deadline is Tuesday, September 1st; and the Extended Deadline is Monday, September 14th.


We now proudly offer two submission options:




We want to see fresh, exciting new films from up and coming talent from all around the world.

Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival has multiple categories which encompass Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Action (including martial arts), Thriller, Cult, Animation and Fan films. We require two DVDs or Blu-rays of each submitted work, clearly labeled with your film’s title, running time, category and country of origin, along with a copy of your submission form.

Screeners will not be returned.  Multiple submissions must be submitted separately.

If your film is selected for screening and includes a disclaimer watermark, you must provide us with two copies without the watermark for screening.

Final screening copies will not be returned unless a pre-paid envelope is provided.  Final screening copies must be on DVD or Blu-ray. Any film of any length produced in Western New York that is accepted in any category will automatically compete for Best Western New York Genre Film.

We want our local filmmakers to bring their best game. International Films must be subtitled in English or dubbed in English, and must be submitted in U.S. compatible formats. The deadline for all submissions is September 14th, 2015.

Submit now FF! Submit now WAB!