CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

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CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

MONTHDEADLINECALLS FOR APPLICATIONS
SEPTEMBERSeptember 24th 2020 Cartoon 360
Pitching sessions dedicated to transmedia animation projects
When: November 17th to 19th, 2020
Where: Lille, France
Website: click here
September 25th 2020 Cultural Diversity Award 2020
Prize awarded to an association or initiative whose purpose is to promote access to culture and to highlight cultural diversity in all its forms.
The prize is intended for any event organized in France or abroad insofar as it leaves room for French-speaking expression. The organizing structure must have existed for at least three years.
Website: click here
September 30th 2020Trieste Film Festival
Films produced in Central and Eastern Europe
When: January 21st to 28th, 2020
Where: Trieste, Italy
Submission: click here
September 30th 2020Noisy-le-sec Franco-Arab Film Festival
Short films (documentary or fiction) produced in 2019 or 2020, less than 20 minutes in length, which show the links between French and Arab cultures.
When: November 6th to 17th, 2020
Where: Noisy-le-Sec, France
Website: click here
September 30th 2020MEDIA LITERACY FOR ALL
A call to stimulate media literacy in Europe. Proposal for tools or activities to inform citizens about misinformation and promote responsible use of communication channels.
Website: click here
September 30th 2020Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers
The official selection is open to first and second feature films, first shorts, school films, animated films and web or RV films produced in Europe in 2019 and 2020.
When: January 22nd to 31st, 2021
Where: Angers, France
Website: click here
September 30th 2020Berlinale Co-Production Market
Producers from all over the world can submit their new feature film projects for the Official Selection.
When: February 13th to 17th, 2021
Where: Berlin, Germany
Website: click here
OCTOBEROctober 1st 2020 Collection documentaire issue des régions françaises
On the theme "Do otherwise", local French television stations want to co-produce a documentary collection from the French regions, metropolitan France and overseas.
Eligible are documentary film projects made by authors or authors with a personal view of the subjects dealt with. Each film will be rooted in a territory, a city or a region. But rootedness does not prohibit elsewhere. The desired duration is 52 minutes.
Website: click here
October 1st 2020 Résidence d’écriture Marseille Web Fest
The writing residency will welcome authors of any age, European or from the Mediterranean basin. At the end of the residency, the residents will defend their pitch before a jury.
Anyone living in Europe and having a project in advanced development (unitary, film, series, animation series) or in search of co-financing can respond to the call.
When: November 16th to 20th, 2020
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
October 1st 2020 Panorama des cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient
Short and feature-length documentary and fiction films from 2019 and 2020
When: March 23rd to April 10th, 2021
Where: Paris and Saint Denis, France
Website: click here
October 1st 2020 ReAnimania Int.
Short or feature-length animated films produced after January 1st, 2018.
When: October 24th to 30th, 2020
Where: Yerevan, Armenia
Website: click here
October 2nd 2020 Festival Cine Marbella
Feature films of all nationalities produced since 2018.
When: October 30th to November 1st, 2020
Where: Marbella, Spain
Website: click here
October 2nd 2020 Filmmaker Day
This festival is dedicated to short and feature films of all genres and lengths.
When: October 30th 2020
Where: Turin, Italy
Website: click here
October 4th 2020Festival Filmer le travail
Creative documentaries on the theme of work.
When: February 19th to 28th, 2021
Where: Poitiers, France
Submission: click here
October 4th 2020 Camera Zizanio
Films made by children and young people under the age of 20, and lasting a maximum of 10 minutes.
When: November 29th to December 5th, 2020
Where: Pyrgos, Greece
Website: click here
October 5th 2020 Festival International du court métrage
International competition. Registration for films completed in 2020. Maximum duration of 40 minutes.
When: January 29th to February 6th, 2021
Where: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Website: click here
October 7th 2020 Beirut Queer Film Festival
Films produced after January 1st, 2018 dealing with Queer themes.
When: June 11th to 13th, 2021
Where: Beirut, Lebanon
Website: click here
October 8th 202016 Days 16 Films
Competition of short films, 20 minutes maximum, made by women directors on the theme of violence against women. Applications are open to the following countries Mexico, United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Italy.
When: November 25th to December10th, 2020
Where: online
Submission: click here
October 10th 202012th Doc of the Bay
Feature-length music documentaries.
When: January 11th to 16th, 2021
Where: San Sebastian, Spain
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 10th 2020 Désir... Désirs
A festival that highlights relations between the sexes, gender and sexual minorities. It focuses on LGBTI themes but also more broadly on the desires and place of women in society.
When: January 2021
Where: Tours, France
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 10th 2020 I Filmaker International Film Festival
The festival accepts films with no production year limit. Films already broadcasted on the internet are also accepted.
When: December 1st to 5th, 2020
Where: Palamos, Spain
Website: click here
October 10th 2020 Stars of Wild Beauty – International Tourism Film Festival Montenegro
Films about tourism and any topic related to it (culture, sport, hotel, events, nature, etc.).
When: October 20th to 25th, 2020
Where: Podgorica, Montenegro
Submission: click here
October 10th 2020 Festival Premier Film Documentaire Méditerranéen
The First Mediterranean Documentary Film Festival, organized by the Tunisian Documentary Cinema Association, highlights young Mediterranean cinema by offering the opportunity for directors to present their works to the Tunisian public.
When: December 23rd to 26th, 2020
Where: Tunis, Tunisia
Website: click here
October 11th 2020 Human rights Film Festival
Films must deal with human rights
When: November 15th to 24th, 2020
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 12th 2020Festival International du Film d'Aubagne Music & Cinema
First, second or third film of less than 30 minutes produced after September 2019 with original music.
When: March 15th to 20th, 2021
Where: Aubagne, France
Submission: click here
October 13th 2020 Festival de cine Fantastico de Canarias – Isla Calavera
Fantastic short and feature films (in animation or live action). Films of all nationalities are accepted if they are in Spanish, or with Spanish subtitles.
Short films must have been produced between 2018 and 2020 and be no longer than 20 minutes in length.
Feature films must have been produced between 2017 and 2020 and be at least 70 minutes long.
When: November 13th to 21st, 2020
Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Website: click here
October 15th 2020 Festival International du court métrage
National competition. Entry for films completed in 2020. Maximum duration of 59 minutes.
When: January 29th to February 6th, 2021
Where: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Website: click here
October 15th 2020 FIPADOC
Films produced between December 1st, 2019 and October 15th, 2020. Short films must not exceed 20 minutes. Films for the Young Creation selection must be no longer than 60 minutes long.
For other selections, movies can be of any format but not longer than 50 minutes.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
October 15th 2020 Orobie Film Festival
Films of any genre, and duration, produced after 2016, whose main theme is the environment and mountain culture.
When: January 26th to 30th, 2021
Where: Seriate, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 15th 2020Ciné-Palestine
Feature-length fiction or documentary films by Palestinian directors, both experienced and novice.
When: March 1st to 9th, 2021
Where: Toulouse, France
Website: click here
October 15th 2020Festival de Premiers Films Documentaires "La Première Fois"
First documentary films
When: March 9th to 14th, 2020
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
October 15th 2020Berlinale Co-Pro Series
Series or mini-series suitable for international co-production, in the development and financing phase.
When: February 13th to 17th, 2021
Where: Berlin, Germany
Website: click here
October 16th 2020 Giffoni Film Festival
Animated short films for children aged 3 to 5 and short and feature films (fiction and animation) for audiences aged 6 to 12 are accepted.
A section accepts feature-length documentaries on the theme of childhood and maturity.
Short films must be no longer than 30 minutes, while feature films must be at least 60 minutes long.
When: December 26th to 30th, 2020
Where: Salerno, Italy
Website: click here
October 17th 2020 Izmit International Short Film Festival
The theme of the festival is "Women", but films outside this theme can be proposed in other categories. Films must not exceed 41 minutes.
When: November 24th to 27th, 2020
Where: Izmit, Turkey
Website: click here
October 18th 2020LIM2021
One-week workshops for filmmakers wishing to develop a feature film project.
When: three one-week workshops between March and October 2021
Where: to be defined
Website: click here
October 19th 2020 COFFI – CortOglobo Film Festival Italia
Participation is open to all, with no subject or age limit for directors. Among the categories are short films of 15 minutes maximum, or documentaries of 30 minutes maximum.
When: December 1st to 5th, 2020
Where: Vietri sul Mare, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 20th 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
October 20th 2020 Mobile Film Festival Women’s
Films shot with a cell phone or a one-minute tablet (credits included) on the theme of women's empowerment.
When: November 12th to December 7th, 2020
Where: online
Website: click here
October 24th 2020 Corto Week End
Competition of short films of any kind. Films must be no longer than 15 minutes in length.
When: November 14th, 2020
Where: Milan, Italy
Website: click here
October 25th 2020FIPADOC – call for projects
FIPADOC, Documentary Association of Europe and Kickstarter join forces to support 5 documentary projects in their crowdfunding campaigns.
When: January 19th to 22nd, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Submission: click here
October 30th 2020Ermanno Olmi Award
This award is open to directors of any nationality under 30 years of age. The films (fiction, documentary and animation) must not exceed 15 minutes in length and must have been produced in 2019 or 2020.
When: December 10th, 2020
Where: Bergamo, Italy
Submission: click here
October 30th 2020Curieux Voyageurs
Documentary films produced after January 1st 2017 and not exceeding 75 minutes. The main themes are travel, adventure, and expedition.
When: March 19th to 21st, 2021
Where: Saint-Etienne, France
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 31st 2020 Dieciminuti Film Festival
Short film and animated film competition.
When: March 23rd to 27th, 2021
Where: Ceccano, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 31st 2020 International Film Festival of Larissa
Competition of short films with a total duration of 20 minutes.
When: March 31st to April 4th, 2021
Where: Larissa, Greece
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 31st 2020Édition 19bis des rencontres du cinéma européen
The festival is open to all producers and directors of short films (maximum duration of 15 minutes), provided it is a European production produced since December 2019.
When: March 10th to 16th, 2021
Where: Vannes, France
Website: click here
October 31st 2020 Visioni Verticali
Short films (fiction or animation), documentaries, and films shot in portrait format with a maximum length of 20 minutes.
When: December 28th to 30th, 2020
Where: Potenza, Italy
Website: click here
NOVEMBERNovember 1st 2020 Eurodoc
Annual training program for producers with a documentary project in development.
When: March to October 2021
Website: click here
November 1st 2020Sofia International Film Festival
First or second international feature films, international documentaries, Balkan films, etc.
When: March 11th to 21st, 2021
Where: Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: click here
November 3rd 2020 Ribalta Experimental Film Festival
Experimental Film Festival
When: January 16th and 17th, 2021
Where: Modena, Italy
Website: click here
November 8th 2020 MiMo Milano Mobile Film
Works (video or photographic) made using a telephone, tablet or drone.
When: December 27th, 2020
Where: Milan, Italy
Website: click here
November 15th 2020Call for Mediterranean cultural projects
The Marc de Montalembert scholarship supports the realisation of cultural or craft-related projects carried out by young people under the age of 28 in the Mediterranean basin.
Website: click here
November 15th 2020ZagrebDox, International Documentary Film Festival
Documentary films produced before January 2020.
When: in 2021
Where: Zagreb, Croatia
Website: click herei
November 15th 2020Festival International des Films de Femmes
Films made by women.
When: April 2nd to 11th, 2021
Where: Créteil, France
Website: click here
November 16th 2020Festival International du Film d'Aubagne
Feature film competition. Films submitted must be a first, second or third project, have original music, be over 60 minutes long and be completed after September 2019.
When: March 15th to 20th, 2021
Where: Aubagne, France
Website: click here
November 16th 2020FIPADOC – international pitches
Documentary projects in development or production.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Submission: click here
November 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 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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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

 

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