What will You Think of Next?

Introducing the What will they Think of Next Film Festival! A festival that promotes creative and original ideas. Join the fest today and be part of the opening season of the next great film festival! 

Don't hold back, share your vision today!


Did we forget to mention prizes? Yea, there's prizes!  

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The Fest

Introducing the What Will They Think of Next Film Festival! A festival that promotes creative and original ideas and celebrates the passion of filmmaking and storytelling!

Share your passions, outside the box ideas, show off the latest cinematography technique or S/FX, and really make the audience think, "Wow, what WILL they think of next?

This is your time to flex your mind gears, and get cooking on something special.

Submitting your work with What will They Think of Next, will allow you to share your passion with fellow like minded filmmakers, and go head-head for coveted awards and bragging rights. Our top prize, eligible for all categories (Other than Screenplay) , The "Master Visionary" Trophy, will be awarded to the most unique, thought provoking, and entertaining film of the festival.  


For Screenwriters, we're proudly sponsored by the premier screenwriting software in the industry, Final Draft! The Best Screenplay award winner will receive a license for Final Draft! ($250 Value)

Let the fun begin! Lights, Camera, and Action!

*Covid Update*   We are currently launching in an online format.  All selected films will be live streamed with an audience available to all filmmakers & friends/family.   We will monitor local regulations regarding Covid-19 for the possibility of having in an in person festival.


We are excited to read scripts from any Genre, and look forward to being transported into your brilliantly crafted world of words. Shorts, Features, and Pilots accepted!

Free copy Final Draft goes to the top writer!


Show off your Directorial Skills by submitting your most unique and exciting short or feature film!   

Win the Master Visionary Trophy & Cash Prizes!

Film Challenge

Do you really want to stretch your creativity ? Want to get a group of friends together and create something truly amazing? Join our Film Challenge where we will send you a list of film requirements example: Prop, Line of Dialogue, Character, and theme. that you will include in your film. Expect the unexpected!   

Win the Film Challenge Trophy & Cash Prize!

One-Shot Film

Give us your best shot! One Shot to rule them all! Tell us your best story all done in a single take! Remember, there can only be one … shot!  
Win Mendes Trophy and Cash Prize!

Student Film

Nothing makes us happier than supporting the Rising Stars in Film. We're excited to show case your hard work and passion for filmmaking.

Each submission will receive personalized feedback of their film and a chance to take home the Top Student Prize ,

"The Dawson Leery" Trophy!

The Prizes

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Take Home the Hardware - Win one of Four Available Trophy's ! 


Only the best in Screenwriting Software!  Winner takes all


Ready to shoot your next project? has the gear for you! $100's of dollars in Lensrentals Credit to all winners!


Ownership is in your cards, that's why we are offering $100's of dollars in B&H Photo & Video credit to winners! B&H is a premier destination for all equipment needs and offers worldwide shipping!

For The Students

Not only are we offering a sweet trophy and incredible film-centric gift cards, we are providing written feedback and analysis on all submissions!