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SUPPORTING FILMMAKERS IS OUR MISSION

Metro is dedicated to supporting Filmmakers with Promotion, Screenings, and Distribution. 

WATCH FRAGILE STORM

Nominated for Best of Show, Fragile Storm by award-winning filmmaker Dawn Fields (USA) pairs the talents of Lance Henriksen (Alien) with a Dramatic Horror story about an isolated couple who struggle to deal with the increasingly violent outbreaks brought on by one spouse’s tormented battle with a deadly illness.

"Caring for a sick loved one is a challenging journey" - said Fields, who both co-wrote and directed the short film. “I wanted the audience to understand the ‘terror’ that is often felt on both sides."  Visit FragileStorm.com to share your experiences with the condition on a personal video.  You may also license teaching materials.

EXCELLENCE IN FILM

Written and directed by Adam Stern.  A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible. Great acting by Ty Olsson (Supernatural,) Karin Konoval (The Magicians) and Aliyah O'Brien (Bates Motel.)  This short Sci-Fi spectacular is nominated for the Excellence in Film Award for Screenwriting. And it's success at other Festivals and over 1 million views to since Feb 2018 further support this films merits in the areas of Special Effects composition and Cinematography.  Also watch on Metro's partner, Movies Plus - on Android.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

The sequel to Billions in Change has changed lives across the globe.  This amazing film enlightens and enables the viewer in many ways.  The man behind "5 Hour Energy" delivers what few other organizanizations have, without asking for a dime, or credit as the creator of two great films.  (Critics may see these films as self serving, but Metro does not.)  See Billions in Change 1 on Metro apps and distribution partner connected TV channels, and of course Billions in Change 2 is here, and on the Metro Android App. Both films deserve an award for great production value and Billions 2 is nominated for a Heart of Gold award for its humanitarian context.

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Asteria is a 3D anim Short selected

ASTERIA

Oscar nominated Sci-Fi Comedy short by Directors Alexandre Arpentinier and Mathieu Blanchys (France), is beautifully animated with a hilarious storyline about astronauts who attempt to plant their flag on a newly discovered planet. Nominated for Best Comedy.  Watch the French version on Movies Plus (Android) OR the new release in English on Fire TV, and Roku only.

Where the Water Meets the Sky Documentary

WHERE THE WATER...

Where the Water meets the sky is written by Jordan Roberts (March of the Penguins) and narrated by Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman.  'Sky' is nominated for Special Mention for Narration, and a Heart of Gold award based upon its Humanitarian message.  "Sky' is an inspiring documentation of a group of women in a remote region of Northern Zambia who make a film as a way to speak out about their lives.  Watch on Fire TV, Roku only.

Screener available via Metro Partner Distribution Venues.

A LONELY PLACE FOR DYING

Oscar nominee and Activist James Cromwell is breaking the barriers of the typical distribution windows with this thriller that screened as a 28 minute Featurette before finally being released to theaters.  After a brief Theatrical run, the full length feature is now available on Amazon...The featurette, well that's pretty much exclusive to Metro's partners on Fire TV only.

Apocalyptic Western with great photography

BLOODRUN

Award Winning Cinematography in Director Michael Freeman's (USA) apocalyptic sci-fi western is nominated for a Special Mention award.  The short film about undying devotion capitalizes upon great photography and effects.  "The team and I would love to see it in more fests but our hearts and dreams are leaning more towards getting this made into a feature" says Freeman.  Watch on Fire TV, Roku only.

SUBMIT OR NOMINATE A FILM

1. Comply with the Preselection conditions.

2. As an Early-Entry, this qualifies you to free submission (no Festival entry fees.) Free-entry-spots are limited, deadline is scheduled for Dec. 31 2018. 

3. A Nomination made on behalf of a Filmmaker will qualify for (point #2) but Metro will need to verify the Submission with the content owner. 

4. If content is chosen as an Official Selection then Filmmaker must adhere to the Festival Rules as written herein and Metro TOS. 

5. Online Submissions only. No mail entries are accepted at this time. 

6. The online form is for NOMINATIONS only. Filmmakers must use a submission service to officially enter the Fest, METRO DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE!



METRO USES THESE SUBMISSION SERVICES

Submit your film with FilmFreeway

Metro Film & TV Awards proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

Submit with Film Festival Life

We encourage committed filmmakers to submit via FilmFestivalLife. With monthly subscriptions and pro accounts FilmFestivalLife is the smartest way to save money with a strategic approach. Join the platform where award-winning filmmakers and quality festivals meet.

Submit your film with MoviBeta

More than a Foreign Film Submission service, MoviBeta is the place for filmmakers who create great International content.

A new partner is coming soon.

Another partner is coming soon. Metro aims to partner with those you trust, and those who are affordable.  We do NOT make a cent from Submission Partners or services like Blogs and other methods of referral.

 

NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE FILM

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