July 2022

Fredrikstad Animation festival 7/1/22
Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the leading festival for animated film in the Nordic region, dating back to 1994 and the festival Animerte Dager in Oslo, Norway. Submission deadline for short films, student films and commissioned films. the festival only accepts Nordic-Baltic films.

Schlingel International Film Festival 7/1/22
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. The festival gives an overview of current international productions and aims at motivating distributors and TV stations in Germany to integrate these films into their programmes. Only Feature Film category free to enter.

Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival 7/1/22
We now invite all filmmakers, artists, distributors, producers, gallerists, universities and institutions to submit their most current works and projects to the 39th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival. The entire film program as well as the works for the exhibition A jury nominates films from the program for the other festival awards. We do not charge an entry fee and pay – as far as possible – a screening fee for the films of the regular film program.

Women Over 50 Film Festival 7/2/22
Everyone is eligible to submit a film to Women Over 50 Film Festival. There’s no upper or lower age limit and it’s not only open to women. As long as your film centres on a woman over 50 or part of your core creative team is female and over 50, your film is eligible. Free submissions in student category.

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France) 7/3/22
Today, the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is the world’s largest film festival dedicated to short films. In term of audience and professional presence, it is the second largest film festival in France after Cannes. 

International Women’s Film Festival “KIN” (Armenia) 07/10/22
***Free submission only for Armenian Films*** «KIN» (kin means “a woman” in Armenian), will be held in Yerevan. The festival’s goal is promote women’s creativity, establish a network between women filmmakers from different parts of the world and give hand to a better understanding of different cultures and each other. The purpose of the festival is to address through films issues of violence, inequality, discrimination and other problems related to women’s rights and gender problems. genres: Documentary, Short, Animation. Duration of the films had to be less than 40 min

Local Sightings 7/11/22
Presented by Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, the 25th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival is a virtual-and-in-person showcase of creative communities from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The 2022 program, which runs from September 16–25, features a competitive selection of curated short film programs and feature films, inviting regional artists to experiment, break, and remake popular conceptions around filmmaking and film exhibition. Local Sightings champions emerging and established talent, supports the regional film industry, and promotes diverse media as a critical tool for public engagement.

Kuandu International Animation Festival (KDIAF) 7/15/22
The Kuandu International Animation Festival (KDIAF) was established in 2011 and nowadays is one of the most important animation film festivals in Taipei. It is organized by the Taipei National University of the Arts, surrounded by the Kuandu Plain, a landscape rich in culture, arts and humanities.

International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 7/17/22
Submissions are now open for the competitions of the 26th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur . Short films of all genres completed in 2021 or 2022 are eligible; running times must not exceed 30 minutes for the International Competition and 40 minutes for the Swiss Competition, respectively. 

Busan International Film Festival (Korea) 07/20/22
Film submission for the official program of the 27th Busan International Film Festival. The film must have been completed no earlier than October 2021, and should be completed no later than September 2022. Deadline is for feature films.

Singapore International Film Festival 7/24/22
* earlybird submission. free by this deadline.
Singapore International Film Festival welcomes Asian films to be part of its Official Selection. Its Competition Section is open to Asian feature films and Southeast Asian short films.

Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival 7/25/2022
The Festival caters to the art of short filmmaking that visualizes some aspect or aspects of Iranian “Heritage”, which includes the arts, culture, history, crafts geography, cuisine, and lifestyle. Calling on individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to submit short films, less than 9 minutes in length, visualizing some aspect of Iranian art, culture, and heritage, that will inspire and spark the audience’s interest in learning more about Iranian culture.

Balkanima 7/25/22
Balkanima is a European animated film festival that exist since 2004, established by Academic Film Center – Students City Cultural Center from Belgrade. It is held each year in first or second week of October. Main goal of the festival is screening of European short animated films, student films, as well as additional programs connected to the world of animation (lectures, exhibitions, workshops, multimedia events). Student and children’s films free to enter. 

Virginia Film Festival 7/27/22* free to VA filmmakers
Every Fall, the VAFF showcases celebrated new narrative and documentary features, independent and international projects, fresh perspectives on timeless classics, and local filmmakers from throughout Virginia.. Virginia residents (including students at VA schools) are eligible to have their entry fee waived.

Athens International Film Festival (Greece) 7/29/22
The Athens International Film Festival loves and actively supports the greek cinema from its first edition to date. Much awaited premieres of greek films that are embraced by the local audience and travel through Greece and abroad, workshops on film development and production, top and honored guests from the domestic film society and, of course, awardings and distinguishing older and rising Greek film artists are some of the ingredients that keep alive and deepen every year this relationship of support and love.

BIAF (Korea) 7/31/22
In 1999, the Bucheon Int’l Animation Festival (BIAF) embarked on its journey as the sole animation festival in Asia. BIAF have competitions of 6 categories – Feature, Short, Graduation, TV&Commissioned, Korean Short and VR. Deadline is for Feature, VR.

Viennale 7/31/22
The Viennale International Film Festival Vienna – is a NON-COMPETITIVE FILM FESTIVAL. It is acknowledged by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). The Viennale’s main program presents films of all genres and formats (presented in original version with English and/or German subtitles). The Viennale’s festival program mainly consists of films participating BY INVITATION.

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival  7/31/22
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival is an animation festival dedicated to animated films held at the terminal building of New Chitose Airport (Hokkaido, Japan), which connects Hokkaido with the rest of the world as an entertainment airport. Animated Feature deadline.

CINE HORROR Film Festival 7/31/22
The CINE HORROR Cinema Festival is an exhibition dedicated exclusively to fantatisc films (horror, thriller, trash, gore, b-movies, fantasy, sci-fi) happenning in the city of Salvador de Bahia. It’s sixth edition will go on in october 2021, presenting contemporary audiovisual works and also an historic rescue of the fantastic cinema. All submissions must be done by email cinehorrorfestival@gmail.com

River Aire Ten Minute Amateur Film Festival- RATMA (UK) 7/31/2022
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. @RATMAFF

Tofuzi (Georgia) 7/31/22
“TOFUZI” International Animated Film Festival which will be held in Batumi. The Regional Festival “TOFUZI” will be held in about 20 regions of Georgia during the whole year after the International Festival of Animated Films “TOFUZI”.Submission on filmfreeway.