Festival Calendar

ANGERS

17–26 January 2020

32e Festival Premiers Plans

Deadline:
30 September 2019
tel.: +33 1 42 71 53 70
paris@premiersplans.org
SAARBRÜCKEN

20–26 January 2020

41. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Deadline:
31 October 2019
tel.: +49 681 90689-0
fax: +49 681 90689-20
info@ffmop.de
ROTTERDAM

22 Jan–02 Feb 2020

49th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
23 August 2019 (short films completed before 01 July)
20 September 2019 (short films completed after 01 July)
15 October 2019 (feature-length films)
tel.: +31 10 890 90 90
fax: +31 10 890 90 91
programme@iffr.com

CineMart
26 - 29 January 2020
International Co-Production Market
Deadline Project Entry:
16 August 2019
cinemart@iffr.com

IFFR Pro x VR Days
Deadline Project Entry:
13 September 2019
PARK CITY

23 Jan–02 Feb 2020

36th Sundance Film Festival

Deadlines:
Shorts, Episodic, New Frontier:
26 July 2019 (early bird)
16 August 2019 (official)
06 September 2019 (late)
Features:
05 August 2019 (early bird)
26 August 2019 (official)
16 September 2019 (late)
tel.: +1 310 360 1981
fax: +1 310 360 1969
programming@sundance.org
GÖTEBORG

24 Jan–03 Feb 2020

43rd Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 September 2019 (regular)
31 October 2019 (late)
tel.: +46 31 339 30 00
submissions@giff.se
BERLIN

20 Feb–01 Mar 2020

70. Internationale Filmfestspiele

Wettbewerb | Panorama | Forum | Generation |
Berlinale Shorts
Deadlines:
08 November 2019 (feature-length films)
15 November 2019 (short films)
tel.: +49 30 259 20 444
fax: +49 30 259 20 499
programme@berlinale.de

European Film Market - EFM
20 - 27 February 2020

Deadlines:
Registration/Accreditation:
06 December 2019 (early bird)
12 January 2020 (regular)
efm-registration@berlinale.de
accreditation@berlinale.de

Film Entry:
20 December 2019
efm-filmentry@berlinale.de

tel.: +49 30 259 20 666
fax: +49 30 259 20 699
efm@berlinale.de
www.efm-berlinale.de

THESSALONIKI

06–15 March 2020

22nd Documentary Festival
(POSTPONED TO MAY/JUNE!)

Deadline:
30 November 2019
tel.: +30 210 870 6000
fax: +30 210 644 8143
info@filmfestival.gr
PARIS

13–22 March 2020

42e Cinéma du réel - festival international du film documentaire
(FESTIVAL CANCELLED!)

Deadlines:
15 September 2019 (films completed between 15 January and 01 August 2019)
01 November 2019 (films completed after 01 August 2019)
tel.: +33 1 44 78 45 16
fax: +33 1 44 78 12 24
cinereel@bpi.fr
COPENHAGEN

18 Mar–05 Apr 2020

17th CPH:DOX – International Documentary Film Festival
(FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE IN A DIGITAL VERSION)

Deadlines:
01 September 2019 (films finished by that date)
01 December 2019 (completed after first deadline)
tel.: +45 33 93 07 34
programme@cphdox.dk
HONG KONG

24 Mar–06 Apr 2020

44th International Film Festival

(POSTPONED TO SUMMER!)


The HKIFFS announced the postponement of the HKIFF44 in response to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak.

Deadlines:
14 November 2019 (earlybird)
31 December 2019 (late)
tel.: +852 2970 3300
fax: +852 2970 3011
entries@hkiff.org.hk
NEW YORK

25 Mar–05 Apr 2020

49th New Directors/New Films
(FESTIVAL POSTPONED!)

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

08–21 April 2020

63rd International Film Festival
(FESTIVAL CANCELLED!)

Deadlines:
07 October 2019 (early bird)
11 November 2019 (regular)
09 December 2019 (late)
13 January 2020 (Youth Works only)
tel.: +1 415 561 5014
fax: +1 415 440 1760
gga@sffilm.org
ISTANBUL

10–21 April 2020

39th Film Festival
(FESTIVAL POSTPONED! - Meetings on the Bridge online)

Deadline:
20 December 2019
tel.: +90 212 334 07 20
fax: +90 212 334 07 02
film.fest@iksv.org
NEW YORK

15–26 April 2020

19th Tribeca Film Festival
(FESTIVAL POSTPONED!)

Deadlines:
25 September 2019 (early bird)
30 October 2019 (official)
02 December 2019 (late)
Tribeca X Award:
30 October 2019 (early bird)
02 December 2019 (offical)
15 January 2020 (late)
tel.: +1 212 941 2305
fax: +1 212 941 3939
entries@tribecafilmfestival.org
NYON

17 Apr–02 May 2020

51e Visions du Réel - Festival International de cinéma
(FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE AS ONLINE FESTIVAL)

Deadlines:
14 October 2019 (films completed by the end of September 2019)
03 January 2020 (films completed by 01 April 2020)
tel.: +41 22 365 44 55
fax: +41 22 365 44 50
contact@visionsdureel.ch
TORONTO

30 Apr–10 May 2020

27th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
(FESTIVAL POSTPONED! - Industry program online)

Deadlines:
15 November 2019 (earlybird)
11 December 2019 (regular)
10 January 2020 (late)
tel.: +1 416 203 2155
fax: +1 416 203 0446
submissions@hotdocs.ca
CANNES

12–23 May 2020

73e Festival de Cannes
(FESTIVAL CANCELLED/POSTPONED!)

Competition
Out of Competition
Un Certain Regard

Deadlines:
02 March 2020 (short films up to 15 minutes)
04 March 2020 (feature films)

tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 71
fax: +33 1 53 59 61 24
zklein@festival-cannes.fr
bmunoz@festival-cannes.fr
nfamien@festival-cannes.fr

23e Cinéfondation
Deadline:
15 February 2020
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 21
fax: +33 1 53 59 61 24
cinefondation@festival-cannes.fr
www.cinefondation.com

59e Semaine de la Critique
13 - 21 May 2020
Deadline:
09 March 2020
tel.: +33 1 45 08 81 56
h.auclaire@semainedelacritique.com
www.semainedelacritique.com

52e Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
13 - 23 May 2020
Deadlines:
31 December 2019 (early bird)
13 March 2020 (short & medium-length films)
27 March 2020 (feature films)
tel.: +33 1 44 89 99 99
bdf@quinzaine-realisateurs.com
www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com

61e Marché du Film
12 - 21 May 2020

Deadlines:
Registration:
01 March 2020 (early bird)
28 April 2020
marketinfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.com

17e Short Film Corner
18 - 23 May 2020

Deadline:
02 March 2020
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 00
ccminfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.cannescourtmetrage.com

 

SYDNEY

03–14 June 2020

67th Film Festival
(FESTIVAL CANCELLED!)

Deadline:
31 January 2020 (International entries)
tel.: +61 2 8220 6600
jenny@sff.org.au
SHEFFIELD

04–09 June 2020

27th Doc/Fest
(FESTIVAL CANCELLED! - Only industry programs online)

Deadlines:
06 December 2019 (early bird)
14 February 2020 (regular)
02 March 2020 (late)
tel.: +44 114 276 5141
info@sheffdocfest.com
EDINBURGH

17–28 June 2020

74th International Film Festival
(FESTIVAL POSTPONED!)

Deadlines:
12 December 2019 (earlybird)
16 January 2020 (regular)
06 February 2020 (late)
tel.: +44 131 228 4051
fax: +44 131 221 5501
submissions@edfilmfest.org.uk
KARLOVY VARY

03–11 July 2020

55th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
29 February 2020 (regular)
31 March 2020 (late)
tel.: +420 221 411 011
fax: +420 221 411 033
submissions@kviff.com
MARSEILLE

07–13 July 2020

31e FIDMarseille - Festival International de Cinéma

Deadlines:
31 January 2020 (films produced in 2019)
31 March 2020 (films produced in 2020)
tel.: +33 4 95 04 44 90
programmation@fidmarseille.org
WROCLAW

23 Jul–02 Aug 2020

20th New Horizons International Film Festival

Deadline:
22 March 2020
tel.: +48 22 530 66 40
fax: +48 22 831 06 63
festival@nowehoryzonty.pl
LOCARNO

05–15 August 2020

73° Locarno Film Festival

Deadlines:
24 March 2020 (early bird)
06 May 2020 (regular)
27 May 2020 (late)
tel.: +41 91 756 21 21
fax: +41 91 756 21 49
programming@locarnofestival.ch
 

31e Semaine de la critique
07 - 14 August 2020

Deadline:
31 May 2020
info@semainedelacritique.ch
www.semainedelacritique.ch

MELBOURNE

06–23 August 2020

69th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
30 November 2019
31 December 2019
31 January 2020
29 February 2020
01 March 2020
tel.: +61 3 8660 4888
submissions@miff.com.au
SARAJEVO

14–21 August 2020

26th Film Festival

Deadlines:
09 May 2020 (European Shorts, Children's Program, TeenArena)
23 May 2020 (Competition Programs - Feature Film, Documentary Film, Short Film, Student Film)
tel.: +387 33 221 516
fax: +387 33 263 381
programmes@sff.ba
VENICE

02–12 September 2020

77. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

Selezione Ufficiale
Deadlines:
15 May 2020 (VR immersive projects)
12 June 2020 (films)
tel.: +39 041 521 8878
fax: +39 041 521 8854
cinema@labiennale.org

17. Giornate degli Autori
Deadline:
19 June 2020
tel.: +39 06 860 3111
fax: +39 06 8621 3298
info@giornatedegliautori.com
www.giornatedegliautori.com

35. Settimana Internazionale della Critica (SIC)
Deadline:
01 July 2020
tel.: +39 041 272 6679
sicvenezia@gmail.com
www.sicvenezia.it
TELLURIDE

04–07 September 2020

47th Film Festival
Dates to be confirmed!

Deadline: tba
(last year: 01 July)
tel.: +1 510 665 9494
fax: +1 510 665 9589
mail@telluridefilmfestival.org
TORONTO

10–20 September 2020

45th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
03 April 2020 (early bird)
29 May 2020 (standard)
12 June 2020 (late)
tel.: +1 888 599 8433
fax: +1 416 967 9477
submissions@tiff.net
SAN SEBASTIAN

18–26 September 2020

68th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
15 June 2020
tel.: +34 943 48 12 12
fax: +34 943 48 12 18
ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
VANCOUVER

24 Sep–09 Oct 2020

39th International Film Festival

Deadlines:
24 April 2020 (early bird)
29 May 2020 (regular)
12 June 2020 (late)
tel.: +1 604 685 0260
submissions@viff.org
NEW YORK

25 Sep–11 Oct 2020

58th Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 22 March, 03 May, 24 May, and 07 June - only submissions of avant-garde works, short films, and VR projects accepted)
tel.: +1 212 875 5610
submissions@filmlinc.com
HAIFA

01–10 October 2020

36th International Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 30 June)
tel.: +972 4 8353 548
fax: +972 4 8384 327
talid@haifaff.co.il
BUSAN

07–16 October 2020

25th International Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 26 June and 31 July)
tel.: +82 51 709 2110
fax: +82 51 709 2299
submission@biff.kr
LONDON

07–18 October 2020

64th BFI Film Festival

Deadlines:
03 April 2020 (early bird)
05 June 2020 (regular)
17 June 2020 (late)
tel.: +44 20 7815 1305
lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk
GHENT

13–24 October 2020

47th Film Fest

Deadlines:
31 May 2020 (early bird)
01 August 2020 (regular)
tel.: +32 9 242 80 60
fax: +32 9 221 90 74
info@filmfestival.be
ROME

15–25 October 2020

15. Festa del Cinema di Roma

Deadline: tba
(last year: 05 August)
tel.: +39 06 4040 1900
fax: +39 06 4040 1700
info@romacinemafest.org
SÃO PAULO

22 Oct–04 Nov 2020

44th International Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 19 July)
tel.: +55 11 3141 0413
info@mostra.org
LEIPZIG

26 Oct–01 Nov 2020

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

Deadlines:
05 May 2020 (first entry deadline for films)
07 July 2020 (final entry deadline for films and interactive works)
01 August 2020 (final deadline for DOK Co-Pro Market projects)
tel.: +49 341 308 64-1020
programm@dok-leipzig.de
JIHLAVA

27 Oct–01 Nov 2020

24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

Deadlines:
31 March 2020 (films released in 2019)
31 May 2020 (films completed in 2020 and released by 31 May 2020)
31 July 2020 (rough cuts and films that have not yet had a festival premiere)
tel.: +420 775 864 828
juraj@ji-hlava.cz
THESSALONIKI

Oct–Nov 2020

61st International Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 19 July)
tel.: +30 210 870 6000
fax: +30 210 644 8143
program@filmfestival.gr
TOKYO

31 Oct–09 Nov 2020

33rd International Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 31 May and 12 July)
tel.: +81 3 6226 3011
competition2019@tiff-jp.net
DUISBURG

02–08 November 2020

44. duisburger filmwoche

Deadline:
23 August 2020
tel.: +49 203 283 4187
fax: +49 203 283 4130
kontakt@duisburger-filmwoche.de
MUMBAI

05–12 November 2020

22nd Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star

Deadlines:
17 April 2020 (early bird)
18 June 2020 (regular)
01 July 2020 (late)
tel.: +91 22 2600 5700
submissions@mumbaifilmfest.com
MAR DEL PLATA

November 2020

35° Festival Internacional de Cine

Deadline: tba
(last year: 31 July)
tel.: +54 11 4383 5115
fax: +54 11 4383 5115-101
programacion@mardelplatafilmfest.com
AMSTERDAM

18–29 November 2020

33nd International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA

Deadlines:
01 May 2020 (films completed 01 August 2019 - 30 April 2020)
01 July 2020 (performances and interactive/immersive new media projects)
01 August 2020 (films completed after 30 April 2020)
tel.: +31 20 627 33 29
program@idfa.nl
TURIN

20–28 November 2020

38th Torino Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 06 September)
tel.: +39 011 813 8811
programmazione@torinofilmfest.org
YAMAGATA

October 2021

17th International Documentary Film Festival (biennial)

Deadlines: tba
(last festival: 15 December and 15 April)
tel.: +81 23 666 4480
fax: +81 23 625 4550
info@yidff.jp