Festival Calendar

CANNES

08–19 May 2018

71e Festival de Cannes

Competition
Out of Competition
Un Certain Regard

Deadlines:
01 March 2018 (short films)
05 March 2018 (feature films)

tel.: 0033 1 53 59 61 71
fax: 0033 1 53 59 61 24
zklein@festival-cannes.fr
bmunoz@festival-cannes.fr

21e Cinéfondation
Deadline:
15 February 2018
tel.: 0033 1 53 59 61 21
fax: 0033 1 53 59 61 24
cinefondation@festival-cannes.fr
www.cinefondation.com

57e Semaine de la Critique
09 - 17 May 2018
Deadline:
05 March 2018
tel.: 0033 1 45 08 81 56
h.auclaire@semainedelacritique.com
julie@semainedelacritique.com (short films)
www.semainedelacritique.com

 
50e Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
09 - 19 May 2018
Deadlines:
09 March 2018 (short films)
23 March 2018 (feature films)
tel.: 0033 1 44 89 99 99
bdf@quinzaine-realisateurs.com
www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com

59e Marché du Film
08 - 17 May 2018

Deadlines Registration:
02 March 2018 (early bird)
24 April 2018
Marché Screenings:
10 April 2018 (line-up on Cinando + Marché Guide)
tel.: 0033 1 53 59 61 30
marketinfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.com

15e Short Film Corner
14 - 19 May 2018

Deadline:
01 March 2018
tel.: 0033 1 53 59 61 00
ccminfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.shortfilmcorner.com

 

SYDNEY

06–17 June 2018

65th Film Festival

Deadline:
31 January 2018
tel.: 0061 2 8220 6604
jenny@sff.org.au
EDINBURGH

20 Jun–01 Jul 2018

72nd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
14 December 2017 (early bird)
18 January 2018 (regular)
08 February 2018 (late)
tel.: 0044 131 228 4051
fax: 0044 131 221 5501
submissions@edfilmfest.org.uk
KARLOVY VARY

29 Jun–07 Jul 2018

53rd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
28 February 2018 (regular)
31 March 2018 (late)
tel.: 00420 221 411 011
fax: 00420 221 411 033
submissions@kviff.com
MARSEILLE

10–16 July 2018

29e FIDMarseille - Festival International de Cinéma

Deadlines:
20 January 2018 (films produced in 2017)
31 March 2018 (films produced in 2018)
tel.: 0033 4 95 04 44 90
welcome@fidmarseille.org
WROCLAW

26 Jul–05 Aug 2018

18th New Horizons International Film Festival

Deadline:
25 March 2018
tel.: 0048 22 530 66 40
fax: 0048 22 831 06 63
festiwal@nowehoryzonty.pl
LOCARNO

01–11 August 2018

71° Festival del film

Deadlines:
26 March 2018 (early bird)
14 May 2018 (regular)
01 June 2018 (late)
tel.: 0041 91 756 21 21
fax: 0041 91 756 21 59
programming@pardo.ch

29e Semaine de la critique
03 - 10 August 2018
Deadline:
31 May 2018
info@semainedelacritique.ch
www.semainedelacritique.ch
MELBOURNE

02–19 August 2018

67th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
14 December 2017 (early bird)
15 February 2018 (regular)
31 March 2018 (late)
tel.: 0061 3 8660 4888
fax: 0061 3 9654 2561
submissions@miff.com.au
SARAJEVO

10–17 August 2018

24th Film Festival

Deadlines:
11 May 2018
(European Shorts, Children's Program, TeenArena)
25 May 2018
(Competition Programs: Feature Film, Short Film, Documentary Film, Student Film)
tel.: 00387 33 221 516
fax: 00387 33 263 381
programmes@sff.ba
VENICE

29 Aug–08 Sep 2018

75. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

Selezione Ufficiale
Deadline:
15 June 2018
tel.: 0039 041 521 8878
fax: 0039 041 521 8854
cinema@labiennale.org

15. Giornate degli Autori
Deadline:
22 June 2018
tel.: 0039 06 860 3111
fax: 0039 06 8621 3298
info@venice-days.com
www.giornatedegliautori.com

33. Settimana Internazionale della Critica (SIC)
Deadline:
01 July 2018
tel.: 0039 041 272 6679
sicvenezia@gmail.com
www.sicvenezia.it
TELLURIDE

31 Aug–03 Sep 2018

45th Film Festival

Deadline:
02 July 2018
tel.: 001 510 665 9494
fax: 001 510 665 9589
mail@telluridefilmfestival.org
TORONTO

06–16 September 2018

43rd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
04 May 2018 (regular)
01 June 2018 (late)
tel.: 001 888 599 8433
fax: 001 416 967 9477
submissions@tiff.net
SAN SEBASTIAN

21–29 September 2018

66th International Film Festival

Deadline:
29 June 2018
tel.: 0034 943 48 12 12
fax: 0034 943 48 12 18
ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
HAIFA

22 Sep–01 Oct 2018

34th International Film Festival

Deadline:
30 May 2018
tel.: 00972 4 8353 548
fax: 00972 4 8384 327
talid@haifaff.co.il
VANCOUVER

27 Sep–12 Oct 2018

37th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
27 April 2018 (eary bird)
08 June 2018 (regular)
22 June 2018 (extended)
tel.: 001 604 685 0260
fax: 001 604 688 8221
international.submissions@viff.org
NEW YORK

28 Sep–14 Oct 2018

56th Film Festival

Deadlines:
(only submissions of non-narrative experimental films, short films, and VR projects accepted)
09 March 2018 (earlybird)
27 April 2018 (regular)
18 May 2018 (late)
01 June 2018 (extended)
tel.: 001 212 875 5610
submissions@filmlinc.com
BUSAN

04–13 October 2018

23rd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
29 June 2018 (short films)
30 July 2018 (feature films)
tel.: 0082 51 709 2110
fax: 0082 51 709 2299
submission@biff.kr
GHENT

09–19 October 2018

45th Film Fest

Deadline:
01 August 2018
tel.: 0032 9 242 80 60
fax: 0032 9 221 90 74
info@filmfestival.be
LONDON

10–21 October 2018

62nd BFI Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 March 2018 (earlybird)
31 May 2018 (regular)
15 June 2018 (late)
tel.: 0044 20 7815 1305
lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk
ROME

18–28 October 2018

13. Festa del Cinema di Roma

Deadline:
03 August 2018
tel.: 0039 06 4040 1900
fax: 0039 06 4040 1700
info@romacinemafest.org
SÃO PAULO

18–31 October 2018

42nd International Film Festival

Deadline:
20 July 2018
tel.: 0055 11 3141 0413
info@mostra.org
MUMBAI

25 Oct–01 Nov 2018

20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

Deadlines:
15 May 2018 (early bird)
20 July 2018 (regular)
31 July 2018 (late)
tel.: 0091 22 2600 5700
internationalfilms@mumbaifilmfest.com
JIHLAVA

25–30 October 2018

22nd International Documentary Film Festival

Deadlines:
31 March 2018  (films produced in 2017)
31 May 2018 (films produced in 2018)
31 July 2018 (rough cuts)
tel.: 00420 775 864 828
shipping@ji-hlava.cz
TOKYO

25 Oct–03 Nov 2018

31st International Film Festival

Deadlines:
31 May 2018 (free)
13 July 2018 (entry fees)
tel.: 0081 3 6226 3011
competition2018@tiff-jp.net
LEIPZIG

29 Oct–04 Nov 2018

61. DOK Leipzig - Internationales Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm

Deadlines:
05 May 2018 (films completed before 1 May 2018)
07 July 2018
tel.: 0049 341 308 64-1020
programm@dok-leipzig.de
THESSALONIKI

01–11 November 2018

59th International Film Festival

Deadline:
20 July 2018
tel.: 0030 210 870 6000
fax: 0030 210 644 8143
program@filmfestival.gr
DUISBURG

05–11 November 2018

42. Filmwoche

Deadline:
22 August 2018
tel.: 0049 203 283 4187
fax: 0049 203 283 4130
info@duisburger-filmwoche.de
MAR DEL PLATA

08–18 November 2018

33° Festival Internacional de Cine

Deadline:
31 July 2018
tel.: 0054 11 4383 5115
fax: 0054 11 4383 5115-101
programacion@mardelplatafilmfest.com
AMSTERDAM

14–25 November 2018

31st International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA

Deadlines:
01 May 2018 (documentaries completed by the end of April 2018)
01 August 2018 (documentaries completed after April 2018)
tel.: 0031 20 627 33 29
program@idfa.nl
TURIN

23 Nov–01 Dec 2018

36th Torino Film Festival

Deadline:
03 September 2018
tel.: 0039 011 813 8811
fax: 0039 011 813 8890
info@torinofilmfest.org
SAARBRÜCKEN

14–20 January 2019

40. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Deadline:
31 October 2018
tel.: 0049 681 90689-0
fax: 0049 681 90689-20
info@max-ophuels-preis.de
ROTTERDAM

23 Jan–03 Feb 2019

48th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
01 September 2018 (short films completed by 1 July, 2018)
01 October 2018 (short films completed after 1 July, 2018)
15 October 2018 (feature-length films)
tel.: 0031 10 890 90 90
programme@iffr.com
PARK CITY

24 Jan–03 Feb 2019

35th Sundance Film Festival

Deadlines:
06 August 2018 (earlybird - Shorts, Episodic, VR)
10 August 2018 (earlybird - Features)
20 August 2018 (official - Shorts, Episodic, VR)
24 August 2018 (official - Features)
14 September 2018 (late - all categories)
tel.: 001 310 360 1981
fax: 001 310 360 1969
programming@sundance.org
ANGERS

25 Jan–03 Feb 2019

31e Festival Premiers Plans

Deadline:
05 October 2018
tel.: 0033 1 42 71 53 70
paris@premiersplans.org
GÖTEBORG

25 Jan–04 Feb 2019

42nd Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 September 2018 (regular)
31 October 2018 (late)
tel.: 0046 31 339 30 00
submissions@goteborgfilmfestival.se
BERLIN

07–17 February 2019

69. Internationale Filmfestspiele

Wettbewerb | Panorama | Forum | Generation | Berlinale Shorts
Deadlines:
31 October 2018 (feature films)
15 November 2018 (short films)
tel.: 0049 30 259 20 444
fax: 0049 30 259 20 499
programme@berlinale.de

European Film Market - EFM

07 - 15 February 2019
Deadlines: tba
(last year: 30 November and 06 January - online registration, 21 December - film submission)
tel.: 0049 30 259 20 666
fax: 0049 30 259 20 699
efm@berlinale.de
www.efm-berlinale.de


THESSALONIKI

01–10 March 2019

21st Documentary Festival

Deadlines:
03 August 2018 (films completed between November 2017 and March 2018)
30 November 2018 (films completed between April and November 2018)
tel.: 0030 210 870 6000
fax: 0030 210 644 8143
documentary@filmfestival.gr
PARIS

15–24 March 2019

41e Cinéma du réel - festival international de films documentaires

Deadlines:
12 October 2018 (films completed between 15 January and 31 August 2018)
25 November 2018 (films completed after 1 September 2018)
tel.: 0033 1 44 78 45 16
fax: 0033 1 44 78 12 24
cinereel@bpi.fr
HONG KONG

18 Mar–01 Apr 2019

43rd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
12 November 2018 (early bird)
31 December 2018 (regular)
tel.: 00852 2970 3300
fax: 00852 2970 3011
entries@hkiff.org.hk
COPENHAGEN

20–31 March 2019

16th CPH:DOX - International Documentary Film Festival

Deadlines:
01 September 2018
01 December 2018 (new films finished after 1st deadline)
tel.: 0045 33 93 07 34
fax: 0045 33 12 00 75
programme@cphdox.dk
NEW YORK

Mar–Apr 2019

48th New Directors/New Films

ND/NF does not accept unsolicited submissions.
tel.: 001 212 875 5638
fax: 001 212 875 5656
info@newdirectors.org
ISTANBUL

April 2019

38th Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 22 December)
tel.: 0090 212 334 07 20
fax: 0090 212 334 07 01
film.fest@iksv.org

NYON

05–13 April 2019

50e Visions du Réel - Festival International de cinéma

Deadlines:
15 October 2018 (films finished by the end of September 2018)
21 December 2018 (films finished by 15 March 2019)
tel.: 0041 22 365 44 55
fax: 0041 22 365 44 50
contact@visionsdureel.ch
SAN FRANCISCO

10–23 April 2019

62nd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
01 October 2018 (earlybird)
05 November 2018 (regular)
03 December 2018 (late)
tel.: 001 415 561 5014
fax: 001 415 440 1760
gga@sffilm.org
NEW YORK

24 Apr–05 May 2019

18th Tribeca Film Festival

Deadlines:
26 September 2018 (earlybird)
31 October 2018 (regular)
28 November 2018 (late)
tel.: 001 212 941 2305
fax: 001 212 941 3939
entries@tribecafilmfestival.org
TORONTO

25 Apr–05 May 2019

26th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Deadlines:
14 November 2018 (early bird)
05 December 2018 (regular)
07 January 2019 (late)
tel.: 001 416 203 2155
fax: 001 416 203 0446
submissions@hotdocs.ca
YAMAGATA

10–17 October 2019

16th International Documentary Film Festival (biennial)

Deadlines:
15 December 2018 (works completed by 31 October 2018)
15 April 2019 (works completed after 01 November 2018)
tel.: 0081 23 666 4480
fax: 0081 23 625 4550
info@yidff.jp