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LUNAFEST® believes that sharing diverse stories can spark conversation, connection, and change. Hosting a LUNAFEST event is a powerful way to make an impact in your community.

Whether you host live or virtually, LUNAFEST provides a great opportunity to raise funds for causes you care about.

Keep reading and learn about all the tools and tips you need to host a great event.

This is your chance to #PlayAPart and help others see the world through a new lens.

how it works

LUNAFEST creates a lineup of short films directed by women

Hosts donate their application fee to our nonprofit partner Chicken & Egg Pictures. These funds go directly to help women in film.

A tool kit is provided for all event planning

Hosts screen the LUNAFEST lineup to benefit their chosen nonprofit

how to host lunafest

Welcome to LUNAFEST 2023!

Our season is now open for applications. We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year for event dates from January 15 - November 15, 2023.

Just follow these steps to get started:

1. Fill out the LUNAFEST host application below. NOTE: If you're a returning host, our system will recognize your organization by the email address used when originally registering for LUNAFEST. 

2. Once your event is confirmed, we'll reach out with a link to submit your $250 donation fee to our partner, Chicken & Egg Pictures, and confirm your Next Steps. Please allow 3 - 4 business days for a response.

3. Get ready to #PlayAPart as a LUNAFEST host. We have all the materials to help you every step of the way. Head to our Hosting Guides page and start planning your event.


One Step Closer

Thank you for applying to be a host. We’ll get back to you soon with the next steps for your leading role.

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