Festival Calendar

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
submissions@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:
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

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

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

18–29 March 2020

17th CPH:DOX – International Documentary Film Festival

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

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

Mar–Apr 2020

49th New Directors/New Films

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

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

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

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

24 Apr–02 May 2020

51e Visions du Réel - Festival International de cinéma

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

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

Competition
Out of Competition
Un Certain Regard

Deadlines: tba
(last year 01 March & 04 March)

tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 71
fax: +33 1 53 59 61 24
zklein@festival-cannes.fr
bmunoz@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: tba
(Registration - last year 01 March, 30 April)
marketinfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.com

17e Short Film Corner

Deadline: tba
(last year 01 March)
tel.: +33 1 53 59 61 00
ccminfo@festival-cannes.fr
www.cannescourtmetrage.com

 

SYDNEY

03–14 June 2020

67th Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year 31 January)
tel.: +61 2 8220 6604
jenny@sff.org.au
SHEFFIELD

04–09 June 2020

27th Doc/Fest

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

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: tba
(last year: 31 January and 31 March)
tel.: +33 4 95 04 44 90
programmation@fidmarseille.org
WROCLAW

23 Jul–02 Aug 2020

20th New Horizons International Film Festival

Deadline: tba
(last year: 24 March)
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: tba
(last year: 25 March, 13 May, and 03 June)
tel.: +41 91 756 21 21
fax: +41 91 756 21 49
programming@locarnofestival.ch

31e Semaine de la critique

Deadline: tba
(last year: 31 May)
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: tba
(last year: 11 May and 25 May)
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: tba
(last year: 15 May, 31 May, 14 June)
tel.: +39 041 521 8878
fax: +39 041 521 8854
cinema@labiennale.org

17. Giornate degli Autori
Deadline: tba
(last year: 21 June)
tel.: +39 06 860 3111
fax: +39 06 8621 3298
info@giornatedegliautori.com
www.giornatedegliautori.com

35. Settimana Internazionale della Critica (SIC)
Deadline: tba
(last year: 01 July)
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: tba
(last year: 26 April, 31 May, 14 June)
tel.: +1 888 599 8433
fax: +1 416 967 9477
submissions@tiff.net
SAN SEBASTIAN

18–26 September 2020

68th International Film Festival

Dates to be confirmed!

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 14 June and 24 June)
tel.: +34 943 48 12 12
fax: +34 943 48 12 18
ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
VANCOUVER

Sep–Oct 2020

39th International Film Festival

Deadlines: tba
(last year: 26 April, 31 May, and 14 June)
tel.: +1 604 685 0260
info@viff.org
NEW YORK

Sep–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
BUSAN

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: tba
(last year: 29 March, 31 May, and 14 June)
tel.: +44 20 7815 1305
lffsubmissions@bfi.org.uk
GHENT

13–24 October 2020

47th Film Fest

Deadline: tba
(last year: 01 August)
tel.: +32 9 242 80 60
fax: +32 9 221 90 74
info@filmfestival.be