As I go through the lists to update festivals, I am finding festivals that now charge a small fee. If you notice a fee that I missed, please let me know.
best of luck,
Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden) 6/20/14* postmark
The purpose of the Stockholm International Film Festival is to broaden the forum for innovative quality films in Scandinavia beyond what is currently available through commercial outlets and traditional film institutions. The festival also features retrospectives of, and tributes to, influential filmmakers and film personalities in order to highlight contemporary issues. Submit by post.
International Festival of Sustainable Development Films The program structure and its content focus on all fields of economic, industrial and human activities stressing the need for sustainable development to be a continuous process. The festival program is first and foremost educational in nature. DVD Submission.
NorthernWave Festival 07/1/14 *will open for entries in the beginning of may
The most alternative film and music event of the year. International short films, music videos, parties, concerts, lectures and even a fish course competition. All taking place in a small fishing village called Grundarfjörður in Snæfellsnes. The festival will only accept film digitally, with a link or by receiving an uploaded copy of the film on the festival server.
Visible Verse Festival- Video Poems (Vancouver, Canada): 07/01/14
VVF seeks videopoems with a 12 minutes maximum duration. Submit work by emailing URL of uploaded video.
Schlingel International Film Festival for children and young audience 07/01/14
SCHLINGEL is an independent film festival with international competitions and various additional events. It takes place annually. We conceive ourselves as a platform for international children´s and youth films in Germany.
Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival (CANADA) 07/15/14
Can Submit online at festival website
Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 07/28/14
Films and videos should be of interest to lesbians, gay men, intersexuals, bisexuals and/or transgendered people. We are seeking narrative, documentary, experimental and animated films and videos (both features and shorts), in 35mm, 16mm, Digital Beta, Beta SP, DVD, BluRay formats.Submit DVD by post.
The festival has three competition programs: short animated film (25 min max); student animated film (film school work or a diploma work); film school or workshop (program of films). Animated films of European production which are not longer than 25 minutes, made by frame by frame technique, computer animation and combination of live footage and animation (where complete part of live footage doesn’t exceed 50% of complete film length) are eligible for festival screening. DVD Submission, Pal video forrmat.
Horror Quest (Atlanta, Georgia) 08/02/14
HorrorQuest accepts all kinds of submission, not just, “Horror”. We are a Horror/Genre festival and you may submit any of the following types of films.Horror, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Dark Comedy, Dark Drama, or Animation of any kind. Submit entry form with DVD.
International Short Film Festival Landau – La.Meko (Germany) 08/15/14
maximum 30 minutes, all genres and formats. DVD submission.
Petaluma International Film Festival (California) 08/15/14
Feature length and shorts
Signes de Nuit (Paris) 08/31/14
« Signes de Nuit » is an independent, international festival of short, experimental and documentary films, organized by the Association SIGNES DE NUIT in Paris. The International Festival SIGNES DE NUIT based in Paris is made up of films, which reflects new views, original imagery and critical approach to the crucial points of the modern human existence. It is a place for cinema that expands its own boundaries, that is astonishing, different, potentially free from the pressure of tradition, ready to give itself to the unpredictable experimentation. documentary, fiction, experimental. no animation.