Festival Calendar

HAIFA

05–14 October 2017

33rd International Film Festival

Deadline:
15 June 2017
tel.: 00972 4 8353 548
fax: 00972 4 8384 327
talid@haifaff.co.il
YAMAGATA

05–12 October 2017

15th International Documentary Film Festival (biennial)

Deadlines:
15 December 2016 (works completed by the end of October 2016)
15 April 2017 (completed as of November 2016)
tel.: 0081 23 666 4480
fax: 0081 23 625 4550
entry2017@yidff.jp

Next edition: 2019
GHENT

10–20 October 2017

44th Film Fest

Deadline:
01 August 2017
tel.: 0032 9 242 80 60
fax: 0032 9 221 90 74
info@filmfestival.be
BUSAN

12–21 October 2017

22nd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 June 2017 (short films)
31 July 2017 (feature length films)
tel.: 0082 51 709 2110
fax: 0082 51 709 2299
submission@biff.kr
MUMBAI

12–18 October 2017

19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

Deadlines:
15 May 2017 (early bird)
30 June 2017 (regular)
10 July 2017 (late)
tel.: 0091 22 2600 5700
internationalfilms@mumbaifilmfest.com
SÃO PAULO

19 Oct–01 Nov 2017

41st International Film Festival

Deadline:
21 July 2017
tel.: 0055 11 3141 0413
info@mostra.org
JIHLAVA

24–29 October 2017

21st International Documentary Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 April 2017  (films produced in 2016)
30 June 2017 (films produced in 2017)
31 July 2017 (rough cuts)
tel.: 00420 775 864 828
shipping@dokument-festival.cz
TOKYO

25 Oct–03 Nov 2017

30th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
31 May 2017 (early bird)
14 July 2017 (regular)
tel.: 0081 3 6226 3011
competition2017@tiff-jp.net
ROME

26 Oct–05 Nov 2017

12. Festa del Cinema di Roma

Deadline:
03 August 2017
tel.: 0039 06 4040 1900
fax: 0039 06 4040 1700
info@romacinemafest.org
LEIPZIG

30 Oct–05 Nov 2017

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

Deadlines:
05 May 2017
07 July 2017
tel.: 0049 341 308 64-0
info@dok-leipzig.de
THESSALONIKI

02–12 November 2017

58th International Film Festival

Deadline:
20 July 2017
tel.: 0030 210 870 6000
fax: 0030 210 644 8143
program@filmfestival.gr
DUISBURG

06–12 November 2017

41. Filmwoche

Deadline:
25 August 2017
tel.: 0049 203 283 4187
fax: 0049 203 283 4130
info@duisburger-filmwoche.de
AMSTERDAM

15–26 November 2017

30th International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA

Deadlines:
01 May 2017 (documentaries completed by the end of April 2017)
01 August 2017 (documentaries completed after April 2017)
tel.: 0031 20 627 33 29
program@idfa.nl
MAR DEL PLATA

17–26 November 2017

32° Festival Internacional de Cine

Deadline:
31 July 2017
tel.: 0054 11 4383 5115
fax: 0054 11 4383 5115-101
programacion@mardelplatafilmfest.com
TURIN

24 Nov–02 Dec 2017

35th Torino Film Festival

Deadline:
15 September 2017
tel.: 0039 011 813 8811
fax: 0039 011 813 8890
info@torinofilmfest.org
ANGERS

12–21 January 2018

30e Festival “Premiers Plans”

Deadline:
02 October 2017
tel.: 0033 1 42 71 53 70
paris@premiersplans.org
PARK CITY

18–28 January 2018

34th Sundance Film Festival

Deadlines:
07 August 2017 (earlybird - Shorts, Episodic, VR)
11 August 2017 (earlybird - Features)
21 August 2017 (official - Shorts, Episodic, VR)
25 August 2017 (official - Features)
15 September 2017 (late - Shorts, Episodic, VR)
18 September 2017 (late - Features)
tel.: 001 310 360 1981
fax: 001 310 360 1969
programming@sundance.org
SAARBRÜCKEN

22–28 January 2018

39. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Deadline:
01 November 2017
tel.: 0049 681 90689-0
fax: 0049 681 90689-20
info@max-ophuels-preis.de
ROTTERDAM

24 Jan–04 Feb 2018

47th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
01 September 2017 (short films completed before 01 July, 2017)
01 October 2017 (short films completed after 01 July, 2017)
15 October 2017 (feature-length films)
tel.: 0031 10 890 90 90
fax: 0031 10 890 90 91
programme@iffr.com

CineMart
International Co-Production Market
28 - 31 January 2018
Deadline Project Entry:
01 September 2017
cinemart@iffr.com
GÖTEBORG

26 Jan–05 Feb 2018

41st Film Festival

Deadline:
30 September 2017
tel.: 0046 31 339 30 00
submissions@giff.se
BERLIN

15–25 February 2018

68. Internationale Filmfestspiele

Wettbewerb | Panorama | Forum | Generation |
Berlinale Shorts
Deadlines:
01 November 2017 (feature-length films)
15 November 2017 (short films)
tel.: 0049 30 259 20 444
fax: 0049 30 259 20 499
programme@berlinale.de

European Film Market - EFM

15 - 23 February 2018
Deadlines:
Registration/Accreditation:
30 November 2017 (early bird)
06 January 2018 (regular rates)
Film Entry:
21 December 2017
tel.: 0049 30 259 20 666
fax: 0049 30 259 20 699
efm@berlinale.de
www.efm-berlinale.de

THESSALONIKI

02–11 March 2018

20th Documentary Festival "Images of the 21st Century"

Deadlines:
10 September 2017 (films completed between November 2016 and June 2017)
30 November 2017 (films completed between July and November 2017)
tel.: 0030 210 870 6000
fax: 0030 210 645 1174
documentary@filmfestival.gr
NEW YORK

March 2018

47th New Directors/New Films

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

15–25 March 2018

15th CPH:DOX – International Documentary Film Festival

Deadlines:
01 September 2017
01 December 2017 (new films finished after 1st deadline)
tel.: 0045 33 93 07 34
fax: 0045 33 12 00 75
programme@cphdox.dk
HONG KONG

19 Mar–05 Apr 2018

42nd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
12 November 2017 (earlybird)
31 December 2017 (late)
tel.: 00852 2970 3300
fax: 00852 2970 3011
entries@hkiff.org.hk
PARIS

23 Mar–01 Apr 2018

40e Cinéma du réel - festival international de films documentaires

Deadlines:
13 October 2017 (films completed between April and August 2017)
24 November 2017 (films completed as of September 2017)
22 December 2017 (viewing material of films that have been registered but not yet completed by 24 November 2017)
tel.: 0033 1 44 78 45 16
fax: 0033 1 44 78 12 24
cinereel@bpi.fr
SAN FRANCISCO

04–18 April 2018

61st International Film Festival

Deadlines:
02 October 2017 (early bird)
06 November 2017 (regular)
04 December 2017 (late)
tel.: 001 415 561 5014
fax: 001 415 440 1760
gga@sffilm.org
ISTANBUL

06–17 April 2018

37th Film Festival

Deadline International Competition:
22 December 2017
tel.: 0090 212 334 07 20
fax: 0090 212 334 07 01
film.fest@iksv.org
NYON

13–21 April 2018

49e Visions du Réel - Festival International de cinéma

Deadlines:
23 October 2017 (films finished by the end of September 2017)
03 January 2018 (films finished by the end of February 2018)
tel.: 0041 22 365 44 55
fax: 0041 22 365 44 50
contact@visionsdureel.ch
NEW YORK

18–29 April 2018

17th Tribeca Film Festival

Deadlines:

Feature-length films (>40 min.)
18 October 2017 (earlybird)
22 November 2017 (official)
13 December 2017 (features completed after official deadline)

Short films (<40 min.):
18 October 2017 (earlybird)
01 December 2017 (official)

Tribeca TV | Tribeca Immersive | Tribeca N.O.W.:
18 October 2017 (earlybird)
22 November 2017 (official)
13 December 2017 (late)

Tribeca X Award:
13 December 2017 (earlybird)
12 January 2018 (official)
14 February 2018 (late)

tel.: 001 212 941 2305
fax: 001 212 941 3939
entries@tribecafilmfestival.org
TORONTO

26 Apr–06 May 2018

25th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Deadlines:
15 November 2017 (earlybird)
06 December 2017 (regular)
08 January 2018 (late)
tel.: 001 416 203 2155
fax: 001 416 203 0446
submissions@hotdocs.ca
CANNES

08–19 May 2018

71e Festival de Cannes

Competition
Out of Competition
Un Certain Regard

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 01 March and 10 March)
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
10 - 18 May 2018
Deadline: tba
(last year: 10 March)
tel.: 0033 1 45 08 81 56
h.auclaire@semainedelacritique.com
julie@semainedelacritique.com (short films)
www.semainedelacritique.com

50e Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
Deadlines: tba
(last year: 10 March and 24 March)
tel.: 0033 1 44 89 99 99
bdf@quinzaine-realisateurs.com
www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com

59e Marché du Film
08 - 17 May 2018

Deadlines: tba
tel.: 0033 1 53 59 61 30
marketinfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.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

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: tba
(last year: 22 March)
tel.: 0048 22 530 66 40
fax: 0048 22 831 06 63
festival@nowehoryzonty.pl
LOCARNO

01–11 August 2018

71° Festival del film

Deadline: tba
(last year: 02 June)
tel.: 0041 91 756 21 21
fax: 0041 91 756 21 59
programming@pardo.ch

29e Semaine de la critique
Deadline: tba
(last year: 31 May)
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: tba
(last year: 12 May and 26 May)
tel.: 00387 33 221 516
fax: 00387 33 263 381
programmes@sff.ba
VENICE

Aug–Sep 2018

75. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

Selezione Ufficiale
Deadline: tba
(last year: 16 June)
tel.: 0039 041 521 8878
fax: 0039 041 521 8854
cinema@labiennale.org

15. Giornate degli Autori - Venice Days
Deadline: tba
(last year: 23 June)
tel.: 0039 06 860 3111
fax: 0039 06 8621 3298
info@venice-days.com
www.venice-days.com

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

31 Aug–03 Sep 2018

45th Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 01 July)
tel.: 001 510 665 9494
fax: 001 510 665 9589
mail@telluridefilmfestival.org
TORONTO

September 2018

43rd International Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 05 May and 02 June)
tel.: 001 888 599 8433
fax: 001 416 967 9477
submissions@tiff.net
SAN SEBASTIAN

September 2018

66th International Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 18 July)
tel.: 0034 943 48 12 12
fax: 0034 943 48 12 18
ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
NEW YORK

Sep–Oct 2018

56th Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 28 April, 26 May, 16 June)
tel.: 001 212 875 5610
nyffsubmissions@filmlinc.com
VANCOUVER

Sep–Oct 2018

37th International Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 28 April, 09 June, 23 June)
tel.: 001 604 685 0260
fax: 001 604 688 8221
submissions@viff.org
LONDON

October 2018

62nd BFI Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 31 March, 31 May, 12 June)
tel.: 0044 20 7815 1305
lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk