CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

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CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

MONTHDEADLINECALLS FOR APPLICATIONS
NOVEMBERNovember 19th 2020 Samawa Cinema
Short and feature-length films produced in 2019 or 2020 that have never been broadcast on television or social networks.
When: December 18th to 24th, 2020
Where: Samawa, Iraq
Website: click here
Submission: click here
November 23rd 2020 CEE Animation Workshop
The CEE Animation Workshop is a one-year training program on project development and the improvement of producers' skills, designed for film professionals from countries with low production capacity working in the field of animation.
Those who can apply are screenwriter/producer pairs with an animation project in any format, or single producers working in the field of animation.
When: February 2021 / May 2021 / September 2021 / November 2020
Where: online / online or in the Czech Republic / online / online
Website: click here
November 23rd 2020FIPADOC – international pitches
Documentary projects in development or production.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Submission: click here
November 24th 2020 Festival de cinéma Travelling
Short films for children completed after January 1st, 2019.
When: February 16th to 23rd, 2021
Where: Rennes, France
Website: click here
November 24th 2020 Cartoon Movie
Intended for European animated film projects. Four categories are proposed: film in concept, film in development, film in production, and "sneak preview" for completed films released in 2020, or with an expected release date in 2021.
When: March 9th to 11th, 2021
Where: Bordeaux, France
Website: click here
November 25th 2020 Festival de Luchon 2021
Webseries whose production was completed between November 1, 2019 and November 25, 2020. Webseries must not have been financed or co-financed by French audiovisual channels or groups.
When: February 3rd to 7th, 2021
Where: Luchon, France
Website: click here
November 27th 2020 International Video Poetry Festival
Video works of poetry that should not exceed 20 minutes.
When: March 5th and 6th, 2021
Where: Athens, Greece
Website: click here
November 27th 2020 Impact Lab
Call for projects is intended for French-speaking author-director/producer pairs. To be eligible, feature-length films (minimum 43 minutes in length) or series projects must be in development or in production.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
November 27th 2020 Smart Lab
This call for projects is intended for French-speaking author/producer pairs. The proposed projects must be at the beginning of the writing stage. Accepted formats are: interactive works, web-series, Virtual Reality or Augmented Reality creations of a documentary nature.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
November 27th 2020 Duo Lab
This call for projects is intended for French-speaking author/producer pairs. The proposed projects must be at an advanced stage of development. Accepted formats are feature-length films of a minimum of 43 minutes in length.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
November 30th 2020 Your script produced
Open to screenwriters and writers from 18 years old with an original screenplay (short film, feature film or TV show) to propose.
Genre accepted for short and feature films: thriller/horror, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, comedy and drama.
Website: click here
November 30th 2020 Nostalgia Film Festival
Films made by Iranian filmmakers or about Iran. Films submitted must have been produced after January 30th, 2019.
When: September 21st to 24th, 2021
Where: Como, Italy
Website: click here
November 30th 2020 Call for Scenarios from High School Students
The "Regards de Femmes" project is a call for scripts in which any high school class can participate. Teachers can write a script with their students on the theme of violence against women. Then, a jury selects the projects that the Femmes & Cinéma association will support in the making of the short film, thanks to the intervention of audiovisual professionals. Its aim is to make young high school students aware of the inequalities between women and men through image education.
Website: click here
November 30th 2020 Mentor Arabia Youth Awareness Film Competition
Under the theme "Fears and Aspirations of Youth", talented young people (between 18 and 30 years old) of Arab origin are encouraged to send in their short films (maximum 15 minutes).
When: March 1st to 31st, 2021
Where: Beirut, Lebanon
Website: click here
Submission: click here
November 30th 2020 Fotofilm International Short Film Festival
Festival open to short films, video clips, web series and video arts produced since 2010.
When: December 16th to 25th, 2020
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
Website: click here
November 30th 2020Miradasdoc International Documentary Film Festival
Works produced after October 1st, 2019
When: February 26th to March 6th, 2021
Where: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Website: click here
DECEMBERDecember 1st 2020ZagrebDox Pro, training program
Documentary films in development or production.
When: in 2021
Where: Zagreb, Croatia
Website: click here
December 1st 2020 Ibiza Inernational Film Festival
Festival of short films (maximum 30 minutes, except for documentaries which can be up to 45 minutes long) of feature films (more than 60 minutes for fiction and more than 45 minutes for documentaries) produced after January 2018. All genres are accepted.
When: February 26th to March 7th, 2021
Where: Balearic Islands, Spain
Website: click here
December 1st 202011th edition of the World Fisher Film Festival
Documentaries, fictions, animated films related to fishing.
When: March 2021
Where: Lorient, France
Website: click here
December 1st 2020 In the Palace – International Short Film Festival
Festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital art with a maximum duration of 27 minutes. Films must have been made after January 1st, 2019.
When: February 27th to March 6th, 2021
Where: Varna, Bulgaria
Website: click here
December 1st 2020CPH : DOX
Films produced after September 1st, 2020
When: March 17th to 28th, 2021
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark
Submission: click here
December 1st 2020 ACE Animation Special
The workshop is aimed at experienced producers who want to diversify their activities to include, and/or deepen their knowledge of developing and producing long form/feature film animation production for an international audience (cinema, broadcast or streaming).
When: March 21st to 26th, 2021
Where: Dingle, Ireland
Website: click here
December 1st 2020 Eurodoc
Training for producers with a documentary project and experimental films in development.
When: March 2021 / June 2021 / October 2021
Where: Paris, France
Website: click here
December 3rd 2020 Docs Barcelona
Three competitive sections for documentary films produced after January 2018 and lasting at least 40 minutes :
Panorama: Selection of the best international documentaries
Latitud DocsBarcelona: selection of the best documentaries from the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America
What the Doc: selection of the most audacious and innovative films of the documentary scene
When: May 18th to 30th, 2021
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Website: click here
December 5th 2020 Seeyousound International Music Film Festival
Short (less than 30 minutes) or full-length films (more than 30 minutes) whose theme is music. Films must have been produced after January 1st, 2018.
When: February 19th to 28th, 2021
Where: Turin, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
December 5th 2020 Athens Fashion Film Festival
The Athens Fashion Film Festival is a fashion film festival. Its competition is open to fashion films. Films must have been completed after January 1st, 2019.
When: February 12th to 14th, 2021
Where: Athens, Greece
Website: click here
December 10th 2020 No words short film festival
Short film of 5 minutes maximum without any dialogue, produced since 2019.
When: January 30th and 31st, 2021
Where: Ptolemaida, Greece
Submission: click here
December 10th 2020 PSAROKOKALO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Any type of film less than 40 minutes long is eligible.
When: June 2nd to 8th, 2021
Where: Athen, Greece
Website: click here
December 10th 2020 Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film
Documentaries produced since 2019 that reflect on the contemporary world, analyze it and bring ideas that human dignity, freedom and equality. There are three competition sections, two international (DOCU/WORLD and DOCU/SHORT) and one national (DOCU/UKRAINE) also open to co-produced films.
Whan: March 26th to April 4th, 2021
Where: Kiev, Ukraine
Website: click here
December 14th 2020 Women’s Rights Nights
Documentary films dealing with topics related to women's rights and gender issues.
When: March 5th to 15th, 2021
Where: Skopje, Macedonia
Website: click here
December 15th 2020 Pluriart Film Festival
Festival of short films. They must have a maximum duration of 15 minutes (including credits).
When: January 26th to 31st, 2021
Where: Padua, Italy
Website: click here
December 15th 2020 Sofia Menar Film Festival
Eligible are short and feature-length documentary and fiction films released since January 1, 2019. The films must be productions from the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa and concerned with Islamic culture. English subtitles are mandatory.
When: January 14th to 31st, 2021
Where: Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: click here
Submission: click here
December 15th 2020Bergamo film meeting
First screening in Italy, feature-length fiction and documentaries of at least 60 minutes.
When: March 6th to 14th, 2021
Where: Bergamo, Italy
Website: click here
December 15th 2020ZagrebDox, International Documentary Film Festival
Documentary films still in production.
When: in 2021
Where: Zagreb, Croatia
Submission: click here
December 15th 2020 Mecal Pro 2021
Short films produced after January 1st, 2019 and not exceeding 30 minutes.
When: March 11th to 28th, 2021
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Website: click here
December 15th 2020 Festival de Luchon 2021
Unpublished fiction and documentary films to be broadcast on all television channels.
When: February 3rd to 7th, 2021
Where: Luchon, France
Website: click here
December 19th 2020 Cortinametraggio
Competition open to short films of a maximum duration of 20 minutes, made during the year 2020-2021 and of Italian nationality.
When: March 15th to 21st, 2021
Where: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Website: click here
December 19th 2020 Trivium Festival
Open to short films up to 15 minutes.
When: July 1st to August 31st, 2021
Where: Salerno, Italy
Website: click here
December 20th 2020 Amerta Festival
Films made after January 1st, 2018 with the theme "technical development and the roots of culture". Long documentaries must be more than 60 minutes long and short documentaries 20 minutes or less. For fiction films, feature films must be more than 70 minutes long and short films 30 minutes or less.
When: January 20th to 24th, 2021
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
Website: click here
December 20th 2020 Journées Cinématographiques Méditerranéennes de Chenini
Short films from Mediterranean countries, no longer than 30 minutes long, completed since 2018 and related to the theme: "Water...!"
When: February 3rd to 7th, 2021
Where: Chenini, Tunisia
Submission: click here
December 21st 2020 Roma Creative Contest
Short fiction or documentary films.
When: May 21st to 23rd, 2021
Where: Roma, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
December 22th 2020 Visions du Réel
Films completed by March 24th, 2021 giving singular proposals and descriptions of past, present or future realities.
When: April 16th to 24th, 2021
Where: Nyon, Switzerland
Website: click here
December 27th 2020European Film Festival
Films made in 2019 or 2020 with a maximum duration of 30 min and 59 s, and whose producer or director is European.
When: April 2nd to 9th, 2021
Where: Lille, France
Website: click here
December 30th 2020 Apulia We Fest
Competition open to short and feature-length films, documentaries, school films and web series produced since 2011.
When: September 3rd to 5th, 2021
Where: Bari, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
December 30th 2020 Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival
Film, of any genre, produced in the last two years. The short films proposed must not exceed 40 minutes in length.
When: June 20th to 26th, 2021
Where: Bucharest, Romania
Website: click here
December 31st 2020 Moinho Cine Fest
Festival open to micro and nano films, from 1 minute to 5 minutes. Works must be produced after January 1st, 2019.
When: April 1st to 30th, 2021
Where: Custóias, Leça do Balio et Matosinhos, Portugal
Website: click here
December 31st 2020 Nazra Palestine Short Film Festival
Short films on the theme of culture, memory and the Palestinian people.
When: March 31st to May 31st, 2021
Where: Venice, Italy
Website: click here
December 31st 2020Coup de pouce FIGRA
Competition intended for directors, journalists or students, regardless of age or nationality, who have already made a film. Submitted film projects must be written in French.
When: May 2021
Where: to be defined, France
Website: click here
December 31st 2020 International Alexandria Short Film Festival
Short films, produced between 2018 and 2021, with a maximum duration of 25 minutes.
When: June 24th to 27th, 2021
Where: Alexandria, Greece
Website: click here
December 31st 2020 Regards de Femmes
Call for scripts open to all high school classes. Teachers can write with their students a scenario on the theme of violence against women.
Website: click here
December 31st 2020 La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
All films submitted, short or long, must not have participated in any festival in the world (for French people) and no festival outside their country of origin (for foreigners). They must also have been completed between May 2020 and 2021.
When: May 2021
Where: Cannes, France
Website: click here
JANUARYJanuary 1st 2021 Elba Film Festival
Short films of any kind produced between 2016 and 2019.
When: September 16th to 21th, 2021
Where: Marciana Marina, Italy
Website: click here
January 1st 2021 Cryptshow
Fantastic short films, less than 25 minutes long, made since January 2019
When: June 26th to July 4th, 2021
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Website: click here
January 3rd 2021 Ennesimo Film Festival
Short films of up to 20 minutes produced since January 1st, 2019
When: May 6th to 9th, 2021
Where: Modena, Italy
Website: click here
January 5th 2021 Festival national du film d'animation
Workshop films or self-produced films
When: April 7th to 11th, 2021
Where: Rennes, France
Website: click here
January 6th 2021 Series Mania
The festival accepts the first seasons of fictional series or mini-series of all genres.
When: March 19th to 27th, 2021
Where: Lille, France
Website: click here
January 10th 2021Psarokokalo International Short Film Festival
Any kind of films less than 40 minutes are eligible.
When: June 2nd to 8th, 2021
Where: Athens, Greece
Website: click here
January 10th 2021Trento Film Festival
Films produced in 2019 and 2020 dealing with montains, adventure and exploration.
When: April 30th to May 9th, 2021
Where: Trento, Italy
Website: click here
January 10th 2021 Manlleu Film Festival
Short films (maximum length 25 minutes) produced after January 1st, 2019
When: July 8th to 11th, 2021
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Website: click here
January 10th 2021WarshatAflam
Writing workshop for young people (up to 40 years old) outside of professional film apprenticeship programs.
When: March 2021 / Automn 2021
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
January 12th 2021 Les Mains Gauches
Films less than or equal to 60 minutes in length, made by queer filmmakers or dealing with feminist perspectives.
When: May 27th to 30th, 2021
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
January 14th 2021Docaviv
Shorts (less than 40 minutes) or feature-lenght (more than 40 minutes) documentaries produced in 2020 or 2021 and never broadcast in Israel.
When: May 20th to 29th, 2021
Where: Tel Aviv, Israel
Website: click here
January 15th 2021Sheffield Doc Fest
This festival is interested in questioning the boundaries of documentary and expanding them. They accept non-fiction projects of all lengths and formats.
When: June 2021
Where: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Website: click here
January 15th 2021Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo
Shorts films produced after July 1st 2019, that are no longer than 30 minutes and shot in any country other than Spain.
When: March 12th to 20th, 2021
Where: Medina del Campo, Spain
Website: click here
January 15th 2021Festival of Migrant Film
Films whose subject is related to asylum, migration and refugees.
When: June 2021
Where: Ljubljana and various cities in Slovenia, Slovenia
Website: click here
January 15th 2021Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival
Shorts films (30 min max) made by cinema or media students, after January 1st 2020
When: March 24th to 27th, 2021
Where: Venice, Italy
Website: click here
January 15th 2021 IBIZACINEFEST
Films produced since January 1st, 2018. Fictions must be more than 60 minutes, and documentaries more than 45 minutes.
!when: February 26th to March 7th, 2021
Where: Ibiza, Spain
Website: click here
January 15th 2021 Festival Doc Cévennes
Documentaries festival
When: May 12th to 15th, 2021
Where: Lasalle, France
Website: click here
January 18th 2021 Koura Cinema Days
Films, of all genres and duration, produced after January 1st 2018
When: March 25th to 28th, 2021
Where: Amioun, Lebanon
Website: click here
January 18th 2021 International Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival
Short films, 20 minutes maximum (30 minutes for documentaries), produced since January 1st, 2020. This year's theme is "Isolation".
When: March 9th to 13th, 2021
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
Website: click here
January 23rd 2021 Master of Art Film Festival
The festival is open to creators of television and independent documentaries, video art and artistic advertising from all over the world. Only films produced after January 1st, 2018 can be selected for the competition.
When: April 8th to 29th, 2021
Where: Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: click here
January 24th 2021 ECU – The European Independent Film Festival
Open to all films with less than 50% participation by a major studio or television broadcaster.
When: April 9th to 11th, 2021
Where: Paris, France
Website: click here
January 24th 2021 Bordeaux European Short Film Festival
Participation in the festival is open to European short films made after January 1st, 2020, and not exceeding 25 minutes.
When: March 18th and 19th, 2021
Where: Bordeaux, France
Website: click here
January 30th 2021 Your Movie On Tv Festival
Films of all genres (short and long) made after 2015 accepted.
When: April 4th to 25th, 2021
Where: Agropoli, Italy
Website: click here
January 30th 2021 Terres Travel Festival
All films must have been produced after January 1st, 2019 and deal with tourism.
When: September 3rd to 10th, 2021
Where: Tarragona, Spain
Website: click here
Submission: click here
January 30th 2021 Tripoli Film Festival
Eligible films are feature films between 80 and 105 minutes, shorts under 20 minutes, and documentaries between 50 and 90 minutes. All films must have been made since June 2018.
When: June 3rd to 8th, 2021
Where: Tripoli, Lebanon
Website: click here
January 31st 2021 FUSE – Film Under Severe
To be eligible, directors must be between the ages of 18 and 29, and films must have been made after January 1st, 2019.
When: May 14th to 16th, 2021
Where: Karlovac, Croatia
Website: click here
January 2021Dok.incubator
6-month workshop (three sessions) focused on the professional development of filmmakers. This workshop in English is intended for editors, directors and producers.
When: June 22nd to 27th, 2021 / August 24th to 29th, 2021 / September 2021
Where: Telč, Czech Republic / Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia / Czech Republic
Website: click here

 

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