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After a COVID induced hiatus, Theatre Revolution is proud to announce the return of Glass Ceiling Breakers 3! In addition to short plays, we will also include an evening of short films. GCB3 will present the work of female identifying artists.


GCB3 is scheduled for June 16, 17 and 18, 2023 at the Philipstown Depot Theatre in Garrison NY. 


Films must be submitted through Film Freeway, late deadline is 2/14 and extended deadline is 3/15. Film submission guidelines can also be found here:


  • Films must have a running time of 20 minutes or less. 

  • At least two female or female identifying filmmakers must fill the role of Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Production Designer, Lead Actor and/or Editor to qualify to screen at our festival. Any of these roles can be filled by a man but 2 have to be credited to a woman.

  • BIPOC filmmakers are strongly encouraged to submit.

-Screeners: We only watch submissions visible through the FilmFreeway portal. Digital screeners must be provided be in standard HD 1080p 

-Selected Films: Official Selections will receive dedicated posts on social media prior to the festival of their trailers and brief interviews.

GCB3 does not require premiere screening rights; we also take no responsibility for stipulations of your distribution agreements or copyrights for prior television, film, internet or festival showings.


Legally, clearance for copyrighted material included in your film must be obtained before public screening. GCB3 does not check for, nor take responsibility for the inclusion of uncleared materials in film submissions or selections. Filmmakers are responsible for securing festival clearance rights for music, stock footage or any other material, to avoid potential rights infringements.

By submitting your film, you agree to allow GCB3 to screen your film during its 2023 festival, regardless of subsequent distribution deals secured after the submission process. You further agree to allow GCB3 usage of clips from the film and all related publicity material submitted for promotional use.

The submission deadline for short plays has passed. Playwrights will be informed of decisions by mid to late March.


Theatre Revolution may provide some production assistance (not financial) in some or all of the following areas: casting, directing, rehearsals, props, etc. 


In all cases, Theatre Revolution will provide limited set pieces, lighting and sound equipment, and production staff.


There will be a mandatory pre-production meeting via ZOOM for all playwrights or their representatives in March 2023.


Questions? Email us.

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