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

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
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
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
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
TAKING PLACE AS ONLINE FESTIVAL - originally scheduled 24 Apr–02 May 2020

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
CANNES

12–23 May 2020

73e Festival de Cannes
Official Selection announced,
FESTIVAL CANCELLED!
Marché du Film Online
22–26 June 2020

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)
New Dates Online Market:
22 - 26 June 2020

New Deadlines:
Registration:
29 May 2020 (early bird)
26 June 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

 

THESSALONIKI

19–28 May 2020

22nd Documentary Festival
POSTPONED AND HELD ONLINE - originally scheduled 06–15 March 2020

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

28 May–06 Jun 2020

27th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
POSTPONED AND HELD ONLINE - originally scheduled 30 Apr–10 May 2020

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
SYDNEY

03–14 June 2020

67th Film Festival
FESTIVAL CANCELLED! Only reduced digital version taking place (10–21 June 2020)

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

10 Jun–10 Jul 2020

27th Doc|Fest
FESTIVAL (originally scheduled 04–09 June 2020) TAKING PLACE ON ONLINE PLATFORM

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
FESTIVAL CANCELLED!

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

22–26 July 2020

31e FIDMarseille - Festival International de Cinéma
NEW DATES! Originally scheduled 07–13 July 2020,
FIDLab taking place online
07–10 July 2020

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
LOCARNO

05–15 August 2020

73° Locarno Film Festival
FESTIVAL CANCELLED!

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
Physical festival cancelled, "MIFF 68 ½" online festival taking place

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
HONG KONG

18–31 August 2020

44th International Film Festival

POSTPONED - originally scheduled 24 Mar–02 Apr 2020


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

03–07 September 2020

47th Film Festival
Begins one day earlier than its usual launch with an extra day for safety

Deadline:
01 July 2020
tel.: +1 510 665 9494
fax: +1 510 665 9589
mail@telluridefilmfestival.org
TORONTO

10–20 September 2020

45th International Film Festival
TAKING PLACE AS PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL FESTIVAL

Deadlines:
03 April 2020 (early bird)
29 May 2020 (standard)
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–07 Oct 2020

39th International Film Festival
TAKING PLACE AS ONLINE FESTIVAL - originally scheduled 24 Sept–09 Oct

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

Deadline Shorts:
12 June 2020 - only submissions of short films (up to 40 minutes) are accepted
tel.: +1 212 875 5610
submissions@filmlinc.org
HAIFA

01–10 October 2020

36th International Film Festival
TAKING PLACE AS STREAMLINED EDITION

No unsolicited submissions are accepted in 2020!
(last year's deadline: 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:
22 July 2020 (feature films)
24 June 2020 (Asian short films)
tel.: +82 1688 3010
fax: +82 51 709 2299
submission@biff.kr
LONDON

07–18 October 2020

64th BFI Film Festival
TAKING PLACE AS PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL FESTIVAL

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

09–20 October 2020

39th Film Festival
POSTPONED - originally scheduled 10–21 April 2020, national competitions held in July, Meetings on the Bridge online in April

Deadline:
20 December 2019
tel.: +90 212 334 07 20
fax: +90 212 334 07 02
film.fest@iksv.org
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:
05 August 2020
tel.: +39 06 4040 1900
fax: +39 06 4040 1700
submissions@romacinemafest.org

Alice nella città
Deadline:
03 August 2020
tel.: +39 06 8530 4966
filmentry@alicenellacitta.com
www.alicenellacitta.com

MIA|Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo
14–18 October 2020
www.miamarket.it
SÃO PAULO

22 Oct–04 Nov 2020

44th International Film Festival

Deadline:
17 July 2020
tel.: +55 11 3141 0413
info@mostra.org
LEIPZIG

26 Oct–01 Nov 2020

63. DOK Leipzig - Internationales Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
HYBRID FILM PROGRAM

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
TOKYO

31 Oct–09 Nov 2020

33rd International Film Festival

Deadlines:
17 July 2020
tel.: +81 3 6226 3011
competition2020@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

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

05–15 November 2020

20th New Horizons International Film Festival
POSTPONED - originally scheduled 23 Jul–02 Aug 2020

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

05–15 November 2020

61st International Film Festival

Deadline:
27 July 2020
tel.: +30 210 870 6000
fax: +30 210 644 8143
program@filmfestival.gr
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:
04 September 2020
tel.: +39 011 813 8811
programmazione@torinofilmfest.org
MAR DEL PLATA

21–29 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
SAARBRÜCKEN

18–24 January 2021

42. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Deadline: tba
(last year 31 October)
tel.: +49 681 90689-0
fax: +49 681 90689-20
info@ffmop.de
PARK CITY

21–31 January 2021

37th Sundance Film Festival
Dates to be confirmed!

Deadlines:
07 August 2020 (earlybird - Shorts, Episodic, New Frontier Projects)
17 August 2020 (earlybird - Features)
24 August 2020 (official - Shorts, Episodic, New Frontier Projects)
07 September 2020 (official - Features)
14 September 2020 (late - Shorts, Episodic, New Frontier Projects)
02 October 2020 (late - Features)
tel.: +1 310 360 1981
fax: +1 310 360 1969
programming@sundance.org
ANGERS

22–31 January 2021

33e Festival Premiers Plans

Deadline:
30 September 2020
tel.: +33 1 42 71 53 70
paris@premiersplans.org
GÖTEBORG

29 Jan–08 Feb 2021

44th Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year 30 September & 31 October)
tel.: +46 31 339 30 00
submissions@goteborgfilmfestival.se
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