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Partner Festivals Calling Now

The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by BE ON IT!       NYC Independent Film Festival June 5 - 8, 2024 PARTNER FESTIVAL WITH FILMFESTIVALS.COM August 31, 2023 Earlybird Deadline November 30, 2023 Regular Deadline January 15, 2024 Late Deadline February 15, 2024 Ext...

19th Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (April 23 - 27, 2024) calling for entry

  Call for entry MBIFF 19th now open     Submissions begin June 16, 2023   Earlybird Deadline October 6   Regular Deadline  November 17   Late Deadline December 8   Extended Deadline December 29, 2023   Notifications March 8, 2024   Event Date April 23 – 27  2024 SUBMIT I Website I Profile on I  Email contact I Facebook I&n...

NYCIFF call for entry: happy submitting to NYCIFF!

16th NYC Independent Film Festival  June 5-8, 2024   August 31, 2023 Earlybird Deadline November 30, 2023 Regular Deadline January 15, 2024 Late Deadline February 15, 2024 Extended Deadline Home of the NYC Indie Awards the festival aims to discover the Artist Filmmaker, showcasing them to the entertainment industry and the NYC public. All NYCIndieFF screenings take place in...

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival Australia's Leading Independent Film Festival Calls for Entries

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival is seeking films of all forms, all durations, all subjects and all nationalities for inclusion in the 2024 programme.    Submissions are now open via and close on 1 March 2024.    “One of the best things about working on Revelation is the deep dive we make into the world of international cinema from our global call for entries,” says Festival Director Richard Sowada...

Anup Jalota Presents 6th MWFIFF 2023!! Final Closing Deadline ENDS 20th October 2023 Submit your films in low submission fee NOW

Anup Jalota Presents 6th MWFIFF 2023!! Final Closing Deadline ENDS 20th October 2023 Submit your films in low submission fee NOW!!! Anup Jalota Jaspinder Narula Suvashitraj Yogesh Lakhani Moonwhite Films International Film Fest State Bank of India Ajeenkya DY Patil University FilmFreeway Festhome

Call for entry opens for the 55th edition of Visions du Réel

The call for films & projects is now open! The call for non-fiction films and projects for the 55th edition of Visions du Réel (12-21.4.2024) is now open. Our selection committees are looking forward to discovering all films and projects that will light up the Festival next year!  We are looking for films for the official selection and for projects for VdR–Industry activities. The films in competition are screened in world, international or European premier...

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival (April 24 – 28, 2024) is now accepting submissions

  The festival will run April 24 – 28, 2024 We are now accepting submissions for the 2024 Julien Dubuque Film Festival and awarding over $35,000! You can submit your film via filmfreeway, or contact us for more information. Regular Deadline: January 8, 2024 January 22, 2024 Late Deadline February 1, 2024 Extended Deadline Watch the 2023 AWARDS CEREMONY Highlights Video by...

One World calling !

ONE WORLD: SUBMIT YOUR FILM! – 1. DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1ST 2023 ONE WORLD INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, 26th EDITION     March 20 – 28, 2024 in Prague and in over 30 towns around the Czech Republic and in Brussels.  We would like to invite you to submit your film to the 26th edition of the festival. One World has grown over the years to become the largest human rights film festival in the world. It is one of the leading cultural events ...

Göteborg Film Festival’s Nordic Film Market launches call for films in development

  Göteborg Film Festival’s Nordic Film Market expands its Discovery Co-financing Platform for films in development and opens call for Nordic feature projects! Discovery is Nordic Film Market’s platform for promoting feature films in development, facilitating opportunities to discover new Nordic talents and to connect with co-production and financing partners from all over Europe. Every year more than 500 sales agents, distributors, producers, funds, public agencie...

Eusko Label micro-short film competition launches

The San Sebastian Festival and HAZI, a public company of the Basque Government Department of Economic Development, Sustainability and the Environment, promote the Eusko Label micro-short film competition in the endeavour to spread news of and support locally sourced produce Two prizes of 6,000 and 4,000 euros reward the best works, with a maximum runtime of three minutes and filmed using a mobile phone The San Sebastian Festival and the Basque Government through HAZI call the Euskal Label mi...

Submissions to Miami 41st annual festival are now open!

   Submissions Now Open  Get ready to be a part of our newly scheduled festival from April 5th to 14th, 2024. Renowned as the pinnacle of emerging Ibero-American, international and independent cinema in the U.S., Miami Film Festival is actively seeking the freshest and most innovative creations spanning all genres. Whether you're a first-time filmmker, an emerging talent, or a seasoned regular, we invite you to submit your latest masterpiece for consideration.  Ou...

Submit your shorts to IKSFF 2024: The International Kolkata Short Film Festival

SUBMIT ON FILMFREEWAY Welcome to IKSFF 2024. The International Kolkata Short Film Festival 2023 was a grand success. More than 150 short films and short documentaries from over 20 countries got submitted. It also received the support and association of many eminent personalities, celebrities, and popular brands. The gala award ceremony was a huge success in the presence of renowned celebrities. Now in its third year, IKSFF 2024 is again ready to attain greater heights. A few ke...

Berlinale Co-Production Market - Call for Projects

Meetings at the  Berlinale Co-Production Market 2023 © Lydia Hesse / Berlinale 2023   Call for Projects: Time to Submit Film and Series Projects for the Berlinale Co-Production Market   Until  September 21, 2023, experienced producers from all over the world can submit new feature film projects in need of co-producers and financiers for the 21st edition of the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 17-21, 2024). By the end of this...

Red Sea Fund Cycle 4 for Post-Production is Now Open

Calling Submissions Is Your Film in the Post-Production Phase and Needs Funding? The Red Sea Fund Has You Covered. Accepting applications from August 6 to August 21, 2023. The third edition of the Red Sea Fund is happy to announce the launch of Cycle 4 for the year 2023, dedicated to film projects in post-production. The Fund will be accepting submissions from Saudi, Arab, and African filmmakers, across a wide range of genres. Apply now and unlock new opportunities for your film. For mo...

Red Sea Souk Call for Project Market & WIP Showcase ends August 18

RED SEA SOUK CALL FOR PROJECT MARKET AND WIP SHOWCASE IS OPEN  APPLY HERE Deadline for Applications: August 18, 2023   The Red Sea Souk will take place at the Ritz Carlton in Jeddah, December 2—5 alongside the Red Sea International Film Festival. The Call is reserved solely for projects and films by directors of Arab or African nationality/origin. The Project Market will present a selection of ten to twelve projects in development or in production. The WIP Showcase will pr...

Submit to the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF)

  June 1, 2023 Earlybird Deadline July 1, 2023 Regular Deadline August 1, 2023 Late Deadline Celebrating its 38th annual festival in 2023, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) presents American indies and studio films, international films, student films, special tributes, seminars and introduces filmmakers to South Florida audiences. The festival runs November 3 – 12, 2023, and screens 200 films in Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, Hollywood, St ...

Submit to 15th New Media Film Festival

  New: August Spotlight Are you in Vancouver BC? Creator Media Submit for our 15th  New Media Film Festival®         ...

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Calling

New Deadline for Pitch Submissions CALL FOR FEATURE DOCUMENTARY WORKS-IN-PROGRESS New Deadline for Big Sky Pitch Submissions   The Big Sky Pitch is an exceptional opportunity for filmmaking teams to "pitch" their documentary feature work-in-progress to a panel of the top commissioning editors and funders for documentary film. The headline event of the DocShop filmmaker's forum, the Big Sky Pitch provides pathways for collaboration, funding, and production ...

Partner festivals calling this summer with early bird deadlines

The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by Dear filmmakers friends do not miss these Festivals in Focus.     Bruno Chatelin and the Team wish you much success on the festival circuit  Read this online         FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                    ________________...

Call For Entries- The Impact DOCS Awards - January 2024 Season- Deadline December 31, 2023

Impact DOCS Awards January 2024 Serving documentary filmmakers and spreading their messages around the globe. Our Mission is to Promote Filmmakers! Film - Television - New Media ***Call for Entries*** Deadline: December 31, 2023 Attention DOCUMENTARY Filmmakers! You’ve stood up because you’re ready to change the world. Now stand up and be recognized for it! Documentary filmmakers are a special breed. You like it straight. You thrive on impact. You’re not afraid to get...

Second edition of Punto Género calling for next VENTANA SUR

DAC Género and ACCIÓN Mujeres del Cine in joint collaboration with Ventana Sur, open the call for the second edition of Punto Género, a space for Latin American fiction and non-fiction feature film projects in development, directed by women and non-binary. They should be looking for co-producers, sales agents and/or distributors. Open Call: July 31st. Close: August 25th. Terms and Conditions  Regarding the Call for Applications and Selection Th...

Ventana Sur FANTASMATICA: calling for Animated Short Film Projects of the Fantastic Genre

  Welcome to FANTASMATICA! The new call for animated short films projects of the fantastic genre in Ventana Sur. This initiative aims to highlight talented filmmakers who fuse the creativity and magic of animation with the intensity of the fantasy and horror genre.   Bridging two worlds FANTASMATICA is an initiative promoted by the Animation! and Blood Window sections of the Ventana Sur Audiovisual Market. With this call, we want to encourage the collaboration and ex...

Call for Entries - Hollywood Just4Shorts Competition

Hollywood Just4Shorts is now accepting submissions of short films and short scripts to increase industry exposure and awards that qualify for IMDb award listings. (During the strike, all winning projects will be held until after the strike to prevent contributing material to struck companies at present time.) Submissions of independently produced short films and unproduced short scripts are now being accepted for the current round. Submit now at:

20th accordi @ DISACCORDI - International short film festival - Open for Submissions

The annual seven-day event returns  November 13 – 19, 2023; there are no entry fees, and artists worldwide are invited to submit through September 22, 2023. The accordi @ DISACCORDI – International short film festival, since 2000 one of Italy’s leading short film events packed with screenings, exhibits, workshops, and entertainment, returns November  13 – 19, 2023. accordi @ DISACCORDI has announced that submissions are now being accepted. The accordi @ DISA...

Nihilist Film Fest Calls for Submissions

  The 2023 Nihilist International Film Festival announced that it is looking for short videos for this year’s program.  Festival Director Elisha Shapiro says, “It’s the Nihilist Film Festival for god’s sake.  Herisy, tastelessness, offensiveness…you get the idea.  We’re looking for that film other festival are afraid of.”   If you are a filmmaker who wants to be part of the fun, Shapiro hopes you will send your entry to ...


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