The Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) just announced that its early submissions are currently open for feature-length, short films and documentaries on the theme of global issues, with a focus on youth. This edition of the CFF will also introduce foreign films. The official submission deadline is Friday, June 24, 2016 with a late submission deadline of Friday, July 29, 2016. The Chelsea Film Festival was founded by actresses Ingrid & Sonia Jean-Baptiste to provide a platform to independent films and to discover new talents. The CFF will hold its fourth edition in Chelsea, Manhattan from October 13-17, 2016.
Official submission requirements can be found on their website under Submissions.