Festival Calendar

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
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
NEW YORK

28 Mar–08 Apr 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
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:
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
YAMAGATA

October 2019

16th International Documentary Film Festival (biennial)

Deadlines: tba
(2017 edition: 15 December and15 April)
tel.: 0081 23 666 4480
fax: 0081 23 625 4550
entry2017@yidff.jp