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Cologne OFF 4/30/14
Wanted: single channel videos by film and videomakers from all countries on the globe. “Theme”: “TOTAL ART”. The festival is looking for innovative and experimental approaches in dealing with content and technology.  Submit using downloadable links.

Monterrey International Film Festival (Mexico) 5/2/14
Local, national and international films. Any subject. Shorts max. 29 minutes. Full-length films over 60 minutes. Medium-length films will not be accepted in any category. DVD or online submission.

best of luck,



For Festivals or other Screening Venues, If you have a festival or screening opportunity (it must have no entry or submission fee) that you wish to post on this blog, please use the submission page to send me your information.

Some more festivals

Cine Pobre – The Low Budget High Intellect Film Festival – Building Creative Bridges (La Paz, Mexico) 4/15/13
Building creative bridges by awarding no & low-budget filmmakers & audiences with moments of radical Americanization. DVD submission by mail.

Figari Film Festival (Italy) 4/20/13
International Short Film Festival. The FFF tends to seek, discover and promote new authors of contemporary and both Italian and international independent cinema. The Festival aims to be a showcase for those who are already well-known in the film industry as well as a great launching pad for emerging directors, screenwriters, actors and actresses. Moviebeta submission highly recommended.

Puerto Rico International Film Festival 5/3/13
Future Films ( Thriller, Action, Biography, Drama, Comedy, Suspenses, Horror), Short Film ( Max 45 minutes), Documentary (Experimental, Short Film, Future Film), Animation ( Short Film, Future Films). WeTransfer or DVD.

Brazilian Student Film Festival 5/24/13
The Festival aims to promote the student film and develop a greater reflection about the genre, trying to broaden the interchange between the Brazilian and International production. The International Competition will be composed of the most representative student films produced up to two years before the Festival. DVD or link.

Milwaukee Film Festival (USA) 06/24/2013
can submit screening copy on dvd or password protected online streaming services (vimeo, etc)

a few more…

I have been going through my list, and found a few more festivals that recently updated their sites.
best of luck,


Tabor Film Festival  (Desinic,Croatia) 03/15/13
International short film festival. You may submit any type of film (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental) completed after January 1st, 2011. Films of 30 minutes or less are eligible. submit online, send link by email. May choose to send dvd.

Student Academy awards 04/01/13 domestic, foreign deadline march 22nd

Jerusalem International Film Festival 04/01/13
To apply to the Festival, please send a link of the screener of your film to the e-mail address found here.
If the film is selected, you will be contacted and an application will be sent to you. You will be contacted only if the film is selected. Deadline for submissions: April 1. (click red text: film submission)

Alpinale Short Film Festival (Austria) 04/12/13
The ALPINALE represents a venue for both professional and amateur filmmakers from home and abroad, who are given the opportunity to conduct multi-cultural and open dialogue with creative people, and to present their work to an interested audience. DVD submission.

Astra Film Festival (Romania) 04/15/13
documentary film festival. AFF is the place to see great documentaries, to feel the pulse of Romanian and Eastern European documentary film production,  meet fellow-filmmakers from around the world, debate upon major issues faced by documentarists while exposing real life and real people on the big screen, and interact with professionals and with an enthusiastic audience.

3D Artist CG Student Awards (UK) 05/15/2013
International showcase of students and grad students, 100,000 in awards + internships awarded

WNDX (Winnipeg) 05/31/2013
seeks new Canadian and international films and videos. Fill out online form, send DVD by deadline.
WNDX pays special attention to the most innovative and ground-breaking works created by moving image artists.