Festival Calendar

SAARBRÜCKEN

14–20 January 2019

40. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Deadline:
31 October 2018
tel.: +49 681 90689-0
fax: +49 681 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.: +31 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.: +1 310 360 1981
fax: +1 310 360 1969
programming@sundance.org
ANGERS

25 Jan–03 Feb 2019

31e Festival Premiers Plans

Deadline:
05 October 2018
tel.: +33 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.: +46 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.: +49 30 259 20 444
fax: +49 30 259 20 499
programme@berlinale.de

European Film Market - EFM

07 - 15 February 2019
Deadlines:
Online Registration:
30 November 2018 (earlybird)
06 January 2019 (regular)
Film Entry:
19 December 2018
tel.: +49 30 259 20 666
fax: +49 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.: +30 210 870 6000
fax: +30 210 644 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.: +33 1 44 78 45 16
fax: +33 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.: +852 2970 3300
fax: +852 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.: +45 33 93 07 34
fax: +45 33 12 00 75
programme@cphdox.dk
NEW YORK

27 Mar–07 Apr 2019

48th New Directors/New Films

ND/NF does not accept unsolicited submissions.
tel.: +1 212 875 5612
state@filmlinc.org

ISTANBUL

05–16 April 2019

38th Film Festival

Deadline:
22 December 2018
tel.: +90 212 334 07 20
fax: +90 212 334 07 02
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.: +41 22 365 44 55
fax: +41 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.: +1 415 561 5014
fax: +1 415 440 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.: +1 212 941 2305
fax: +1 212 941 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.: +1 416 203 2155
fax: +1 416 203 0446
submissions@hotdocs.ca
CANNES

14–25 May 2019

72e Festival de Cannes

22e Cinéfondation
Deadline:
15 February 2019
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 21
cinefondation@festival-cannes.fr
www.cinefondation.com

Competition
Out of Competition
Un Certain Regard
Deadlines:
01 March 2019 (short films, max. 15 minutes)
04 March 2019 (feature films, more than 60 minutes)
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 71
fax: +33 1 53 59 61 24
zklein@festival-cannes.fr
bmunoz@festival-cannes.fr

58e Semaine de la Critique
15 - 23 May 2019

Deadline:
11 March 2019
tel.: +33 1 45 08 81 56
h.auclaire@semainedelacritique.com
r.bigot@semainedelacritique.com (short films)
www.semainedelacritique.com


51e Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
15 - 25 May 2019
Deadlines:
31 December 2018 (earlybird)
15 March 2019 (short films)
29 March 2019 (feature films)

tel.: +33 1 44 89 99 99
bdf@quinzaine-realisateurs.com
www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com


60e Marché du Film
14 - 23 May 2019

Deadlines:
01 March 2019 (registration with early bird rate)
30 April 2019 (regular rate) 
16 April 2019 (Marché Guide)
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 30
marketinfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.com


16e Short Film Corner

Deadline:
01 March 2019
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 00
ccminfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.shortfilmcorner.com

SYDNEY

05–16 June 2019

66th Film Festival

Deadline:
31 January 2019
tel.: +61 2 8220 6604
jenny@sff.org.au
EDINBURGH

19–30 June 2019

73rd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
13 December 2018 (early bird)
17 January 2019 (regular)
07 February 2019 (late)
tel.: +44 131 228 4051
fax: +44 131 221 5501
submissions@edfilmfest.org.uk
KARLOVY VARY

28 Jun–06 Jul 2019

54th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
28 February 2019 (regular)
31 March 2019 (late)
tel.: +420 221 411 011
fax: +420 221 411 033
submissions@kviff.com
MARSEILLE

09–15 July 2019

30e FIDMarseille - Festival International de Cinéma

Deadlines:
31 January 2019 (films produced in 2018)
31 March 2019 (films completed 2019)
tel.: +33 4 95 04 44 90
welcome@fidmarseille.org
WROCLAW

25 Jul–04 Aug 2019

19th New Horizons International Film Festival

Deadline:
24 March 2019
tel.: +48 22 530 66 40
fax: +48 22 831 06 63
festiwal@nowehoryzonty.pl
MELBOURNE

01–18 August 2019

68th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 November 2018 (early bird)
01 February 2019 (regular)
29 March 2019 (late)
tel.: +61 3 8660 4888
submissions@miff.com.au
LOCARNO

07–17 August 2019

72° Locarno Film Festival

Deadlines:
25 March 2019 (early bird)
13 May 2019 (regular )
03 June 2019 (late)
tel.: +41 91 756 21 21
fax: +41 91 756 21 59
programming@locarnofestival.ch

30e Semaine de la critique
9 - 16 August 2019

Deadline:
31 May 2019
info@semainedelacritique.ch
www.semainedelacritique.ch

SARAJEVO

16–23 August 2019

25th Film Festival

Deadlines:
11 May 2019 (European Shorts, Children's Program, TeenArena)
25 May 2019 (Competition Programs Feature Film, Short Film, Documentary Film, Student Film)
tel.: +387 33 221 516
fax: +387 33 263 381
programmes@sff.ba
VENICE

28 Aug–07 Sep 2019

76. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

Selezione Ufficiale
Deadlines:
VR Immersive Stories/Experiences:
15 May 2019 (early bird )
31 May 2019 (regular)
Feature Films & Short Films
31 May 2019 (early bird)
14 June 2019 (regular)
tel.: +39 041 521 8878
fax: +39 041 521 8854
cinema@labiennale.org

16. Giornate degli Autori
Deadline:
21 June 2019
tel.: +39 06 860 3111
fax: +39 06 8621 3298
info@giornatedegliautori.com
www.giornatedegliautori.com

34. Settimana Internazionale della Critica (SIC)
Deadline:
01 July 2019
tel.: +39 041 272 6679
sicvenezia@gmail.com
www.sicvenezia.it
TELLURIDE

30 Aug–02 Sep 2019

46th Film Festival

Deadline:
01 July 2019
tel.: +1 510 665 9494
fax: +1 510 665 9589
mail@telluridefilmfestival.org
TORONTO

05–15 September 2019

44th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
26 April 2019 (earlybird)
31 May 2019 (regular)
14 June 2019 (late)
tel.: +1 888 599 8433
fax: +1 416 967 9477
submissions@tiff.net
SAN SEBASTIAN

20–28 September 2019

67th International Film Festival

Deadline:
24 June 2019
tel.: +34 943 48 12 12
fax: +34 943 48 12 18
ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
VANCOUVER

26 Sep–11 Oct 2019

38th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
26 April 2019 (eary bird)
31 May 2019 (regular)
14 June 2019 (extended)
tel.: +1 604 685 0260
info@viff.org
NEW YORK

27 Sep–13 Oct 2019

57th Film Festival

Deadlines:
22 March 2019 (earlybird)
03 May 2019 (regular)
24 May 2019 (late)
07 June 2019 (WAB extended)
(only submissions of avant-garde works, short films, and VR projects accepted)
tel.: +1 212 875 5610
submissions@filmlinc.com
LONDON

02–13 October 2019

63rd BFI Film Festival

Deadlines:
29 March 2019 (early bird - feature films)
31 May 2019 (regular - feature & short films)
14 June 2019 (late - feature & short films)
tel.: +44 20 7815 1305
lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk
BUSAN

03–12 October 2019

24th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
26 June 2019 (short films)
31 July 2019 (feature films)
tel.: +82 51 709 2110
fax: +82 51 709 2299
submission@biff.kr
GHENT

08–18 October 2019

46th Film Fest

Deadline:
01 August 2019
tel.: +32 9 242 80 60
fax: +32 9 221 90 74
info@filmfestival.be
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.: +81 23 666 4480
fax: +81 23 625 4550
entry2019@yidff.jp
HAIFA

12–21 October 2019

35th International Film Festival

Deadline:
30 June 2019
tel.: +972 4 8353 548
fax: +972 4 8384 327
talid@haifaff.co.il
MUMBAI

17–24 October 2019

21st Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

Deadlines:
17 April 2019 (early bird)
18 June 2019 (regular)
01 July 2019 (late)
tel.: +91 22 2600 5700
internationalfilms@mumbaifilmfest.com
ROME

17–27 October 2019

14. Festa del Cinema di Roma

Deadline:
05 August 2019
tel.: +39 06 4040 1900
fax: +39 06 4040 1700
info@romacinemafest.org
SÃO PAULO

17–30 October 2019

43rd International Film Festival

Deadline:
19 July 2019
tel.: +55 11 3141 0413
info@mostra.org
JIHLAVA

24–29 October 2019

23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

Deadlines:
31 March 2019 (films produced in 2018)
31 May 2019 (films produced in 2019)
31 July 2019 (rough cuts and films that have not yet had a premiere)
tel.: +420 775 864 828
juraj@ji-hlava.cz
LEIPZIG

28 Oct–03 Nov 2019

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

Deadlines:
05 May 2019 (films completed before 1 May 2019)
07 July 2019
tel.: +49 341 308 64-1020
programm@dok-leipzig.de
TOKYO

28 Oct–05 Nov 2019

32nd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
31 May 2019 (early bird)
12 July 2019 (regular)
tel.: +81 3 6226 3011
competition2019@tiff-jp.net
THESSALONIKI

31 Oct–10 Nov 2019

60th International Film Festival

Deadline:
19 July 2019
tel.: +30 210 870 6000
fax: +30 210 644 8143
program@filmfestival.gr
DUISBURG

04–10 November 2019

43. duisburger filmwoche. das festival des deutschsprachigen dokumentarfilms

Deadline:
30 August 2019
tel.: +49 203 283 4187
fax: +49 203 283 4130
kontakt@duisburger-filmwoche.de
MAR DEL PLATA

09–18 November 2019

34° Festival Internacional de Cine

Deadline:
31 July 2019
tel.: +54 11 4383 5115
fax: +54 11 4383 5115-101
programacion@mardelplatafilmfest.com
AMSTERDAM

20 Nov–01 Dec 2019

32nd International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA

Deadlines:
01 May 2019 (films completed between 01 August 2018 and 30 April 2019)
01 August 2019 (completition after 30 April 2019)
tel.: +31 20 627 33 29
program@idfa.nl
TURIN

22–30 November 2019

37th Torino Film Festival

Deadline:
06 September 2019
tel.: +39 011 813 8811
programmazione@torinofilmfest.org
ANGERS

17–26 January 2020

32e Festival Premiers Plans

Deadline: tba
(last year 05 October)
tel.: +33 1 42 71 53 70
paris@premiersplans.org
SAARBRÜCKEN

20–26 January 2020

41. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Deadline: tba
(last year 31 October)
tel.: +49 681 90689-0
fax: +49 681 90689-20
info@max-ophuels-preis.de
ROTTERDAM

22 Jan–02 Feb 2020

49th International Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year 01 September, 01 October, and 15 October)
tel.: +31 10 890 90 90
fax: +31 10 890 90 91
programme@iffr.com

CineMart
International Co-Production Market
Deadline Project Entry: tba
(last year 01 September)
cinemart@iffr.com
PARK CITY

23 Jan–02 Feb 2020

36th Sundance Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year 06 August, 10 August, 20 August, 24 August, and 14 September)
tel.: +1 310 360 1981
fax: +1 310 360 1969
programming@sundance.org
GÖTEBORG

24 Jan–03 Feb 2020

43rd Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year 30 September and 31 October)
tel.: +46 31 339 30 00
submissions@giff.se