updates to blog- two deadlines today

River Aire Ten Minute Amateur Film Festival- RATMA (UK) currently taking entries
It only takes 10 minutes to tell a story and often a lot less, RATMA International Film Festival helps up and coming film makers get those stories in front of film fans who would otherwise never get the opportunity to see them.

Women’s Voices Now ongoing
If you have a film you would like to submit to Voices for Change: A Film Collection Advocating Women’s Rights, please click here to fill out the application. (google form- need to log in to google) The Women’s Voices Now Film Archive is a curated selection of unfiltered voices in social-change film. WVN curates this unique archive of 200+ films from around the world with the intention of providing alternative films produced by citizen journalists, activists, and professional filmmakers. The archive educates and activates audiences on global women’s rights issues not found in mainstream media outlets, as well as stories that often face censorship.  Through the power of social-change film, Women’s Voices Now aims to inspire audiences from empathy into action and help to create lasting social change in the realm of women’s rights. Our films are available for streaming anytime, anywhere, for free. If you would like to submit your women’s and girls’ issues film for inclusion in our archive, please fill out this form. The name and photo associated with your Google account will be recorded when you upload files and submit this form.

The Nordic Youth Film Festival – NUFF 2021 submission will be announced soon
Nordic Young Film Festival – NUFF is an annual short film festival for young filmmakers up to 26 years old from the Nordic countries & the world. NUFF has been an important international platform for youth film and a meeting place for many young filmmakers since 2003. 

Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival (Estonia) 3/1/21
Pärnu Film Festival welcomes submissions from all over the world. When selecting films for the festival, organizers will focus on the artistic achievement, also on the high value and quality of the film. We accept documentary films of all lengths. Films may be submitted by filmmakers, producers, distributors or legal entities. To submit your film to the Pärnu Film Festival, please fill the entry form below. Before entering your film, please read through festival regulations. By submitting your film you accept festival regulations.

Dokfilm (Norway) 3/1/21
The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival. We accept all kinds of documentary from student films to professional films. In this form you can registrate your documentary to the Norwegian Documentary Film Festival 2021 (DOKFILM 2021). We accept all kinds of documentary for the registration, from student films to professional films. We ask you kindly to apply as much information as possible to this form, seeing it is necessary for us to have this information to show your movie at the festival.

Siggraph Computer Animation Festival (Vancouver) 03/23/21
Be a part of the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater experience by sharing your groundbreaking project and demonstrating your unique approach to storytelling in this well-respected animation showcase. Since 1999, the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has been recognized as a qualifying festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It began as an annual showcase of advances in computer graphics, and it now celebrates the rise of computer graphics as a medium for storytelling in animation, visual effects, games, technical visualization, and more. Submit your best work that educates, entertains, or informs for your chance to be featured in this prestigious showcase. An internationally recognized jury will review your work and award Best in Show, Jury’s Choice, and Best Student Project prizes. Notably, several works originally presented in the Electronic Theater have been nominated for or have received a Best Animated Short Academy Award …Will you be next?

Vancouver Queer Festival 3/31/21
We seek work that confronts stereotypes, pushes boundaries, arouses and tantalizes, and above all, highlights the tremendous diversity of queer artists, locally, nationally and internationally. Online or dvd submission.

Lublin Film Festival (Poland) 3/31/21
The Festival is intended for filmmakers from all over the world. The aim of the Festival is to promote a film repertoire which is original, daring, appealing to viewers, and at the same time novel in its approach to form and content. The Festival is also engaged in a large-scale educational activity, aimed at local community development. Short films and Features. Film Freeway submission. Note: 3/31 deadline has no entry fee. Later deadlines have a fee.

La brigade des images festival 03/31/21
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Brigade of Images 2021: Home detention.
Brigade of images is looking for short films that focus on confinement and lock down.
Send your short films to labrigadedesimages@gmail.com (about 10 minutes maximum) before March 31, 2021.
Projections in September 2021.

Festival de Cannes 4/2/21
note: there is no fee for short films. Films that have been produced during the twelve months preceding the Festival. Films whose distribution is limited to their country of origin. Films that have not been presented at any international motion picture event. If the film has been selected for an international section (competitive or not) of a festival, it becomes ineligible for the Festival de Cannes. A selection is international if it presents films from different countries. Films that have not been shown on the Internet. Short films that do not exceed 15 minutes in length, including credits

Mister Vorky (Serbia) 4/12/21
An international one-minute film festival, which shows, awards and promotes the best one-minute films from around the world, is held every year on March 17. 60 seconds (1 minute) , the initial and end credits. The aim of the festival is movies of all types (fiction, documentary, animation, cartoon, music, experimental, advertising … all art forms that worked Slavko Vorkapich – Mister Vorky ) from around the world. film freeway submission. note: 60 second competition is free

Dokufest (Kosovo) 4/15/21
DokuFest aims to promote film production in Kosovo and to support film making in general. In co-operation with film institutions and other film festivals in the region DokuFest aims to enhance quality of film production in Kosovo and the region. Two free categories (all others have fees) National (Albania and Kosovo filmmakers/films) Dokukids films.

Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival 1/31/22
Invites professional and amateur filmmakers to submit for consideration films ranging from 3 to 60 minutes. Films should center on bicycle travel of any type, whether an organized tour or a solo exploration. The destination can be domestic or international. Film Freeway submission. Open for 2022. Watch 2021 festival online 3/18/21.

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