CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

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CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

MONTHDEADLINECALLS FOR APPLICATIONS
JULYJuly 5th 2024Francophone co-production meetings
20 to 25 French-language projects of feature films and TV series (fiction, animation, documentary) will be selected for presentation to industry professionals.
When: Noivember 5th to 8th 2024
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
July 7th 2024Fabbrica Culturale Casell’arte - Résidences
Fabbrica Culturale organizes two sessions of two writing residencies per year, for authors and directors with feature film projects.
Where: Venaco, Corse
Website: click here
July 8th 2024 Close-Up
Calling all citizens of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar or Yemen. The project submitted may be at a pre-production development or production stage.
Selected applicants will participate in three mentoring workshops organized by international filmmakers.
When: 2024 - 2025
Website: click here
July 10th 2024Festival International de Cinéma et de Mémoire Commune
The films in the official competition (documentaries) must be related to the memory of immigrants (Africans, Europeans, Latin Americans, Asians...) who have decided to return to their countries of origin, whatever the reasons for this return.
When: October 5th to 11th 2024
Where: Nador, Morocco
Website: click here
July 11th 2024IDFA - Festival International du Film Documentaire d'Amsterdam
When: November 2024
Where: Amsterdam, Pays-Bas
Website : click here
July 14th 2024 TIFF Thessaloniki Film Festival
TIFF has four competition sections: International Competition, Meet the Neighbors Competition (with a first or second feature film from Greece's neighbors), the Film Forward Competition section and the VR Competition section.
When: October 31st to 10th November 2024
Where: Thessaloniki, Greece
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July 15th 2024 El Gouna Film Festival
Short and feature fiction or documentary films
When: October 24th to November 1st 2024
Where: El Gouna, Egypte
Website: click here
July 15th 2024 Job Film Days
Documentaries lasting over 30 minutes, produced after 30th june 2022, in Italy or abroad, addressing labor issues.
When: From October 1st to 6th 2024
Where: Turin, Italy
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July 15th 2024 Middle East Now
Middle East Films produced between 2022 à 2024.
When: October 15th to 20th, 2024
Where: Florence, Italy
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July 16th 2024Rabat International Author Film Festival
Author films produced after November 1st 2022 and never screened in Morocco.
When: From November 8th to 15th 2024
Where: Rabat, Morocco
Website: click here
July 17th 2024Arab Film Festival
Films must have been produced between 2022 and 2024
When: November 7th to 14th 2024
Where: San Francisco, United States
Website: click here
July 31st 2024Festival international du film de Marrakech
Feature films (fiction, documentaries, animation and experimental films) of more than 65 minutes. The competition is reserved exclusively for the first and second international films, presented in MENA premiere.
When: November 29th to 7th December, 2024
Where: Marrakesh, Morocco
Website: click here
AOUTAugust 1st 2024 Cairo International Film Festival
Feature film
When: Novembre 13rd to 22nd 2024
Where: Cairo, Egypt
Website : click here
August 9th 2024MedFilm Festival
Fictions and documentaries, long or short, produced in a Mediterranean country after 1st January 2023.
When: November 7th to 17th, 2024
Where: Rome, Italy
Website: click here
August 10th 2024 Cairo International Film Festival
Postproduction projet
When: Novembre 13rd to 22nd 2024
Where: Cairo, Egypt
Website : click here
August 11th 2024Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy
This initiative aim to give a significant boost to the careers of new film professionals from Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean countries.
When: November 2nd to 7th 2024
Where: Thessaloniki, Greece
Website : click here
August 15th 2024 Cairo International Film Festival
Project Development Phase (fiction and non-fiction)
When: Novembre 13rd to 22nd 2024
Where: Cairo, Egypt
Website : click here
August 15th 2024 Roma Creative Contest
Short fiction or documentary film
When: September 19th to 22nd, 2024
Where: Roma, Italy
Website: click here
August 15th 2024 i-Fest - International Film Festival
The Fest International Film Festival is an international event whose main theme is cinema in all its forms.
When: September 5-15, 2024
Where: Calabria, Italy
Website: click here
August 15th 2024 ReAnimania Int.
Short or feature-length animated films produced after January 1st, 2023.
When: October 21st to 27th, 2024
Where: Yerevan, Armenia
Website: click here
August 16th 2024 Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival
Feature and short film competitions
When: October 1st to 5th 2024
Where: Alexandria, Egypte
Website: click here
August 22nd 2024 Red Sea International Film Festival
Feature and short films (all genres) from Asia, Africa and the Arab world.
When: December 5th to 14th 2024
Where: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Website: click here
August 23rd 2024 Cinemed
Short Film -> 15th July 2024
Documentary full length -> 20th July 2024
Development Grant -> 20th July 2024
Fiction feature length -> 23rd August 2024
When : October 2024
Where: Montpellier, France
Website: click here
August 26th 2023Lebanese Independent Film Festival (LIFF)
When: September 25th to 29th 2024
Where: Beirut, Libanon
Website: click here
August 27th 2024 Un Court Tournable
Short film of 30 minutes maximum in French, or with French subtitles.
When: September 27th 2024
Where: Bobigny, France
Submission: click here
August 30th 2024Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest
Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest explores “the dark side of movies” in its broadest sense
When : October 15th to 19th 2024
Where: Ravenna, Italy
Submission: click here
August 30th 2024URTI et GMPA : Global Media Peace Awards
Open to all, these awards will recognize the contributions of radio and television broadcasters, digital media experts and citizens, public and private, in conflict prevention and resolution.
Website: click here
August 30th 2024RISC
The festival proposes to discover a program of short, medium and feature films (documentary, fiction, experimental, video art, animation, etc.) from an international selection, and whose theme and/or approach show a strong proximity (or affinity) with fields of scientific research.
When: December 10th to 15th 2024
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
August 30th 2024 Mostra de Valence – Mediterranean Cinema
Fiction feature films produced or co-produced by a Mediterranean country after January 1st 2022 and never broadcast in Spain.
When: October 24th to 3rd november 2024
Where: Valencia, Spain
Website: click here
August 31st 2024 Global Non Violent Film Festival
All films submitted must be in English and MUST BE NONVIOLENT: the Festival does not accept films presenting explicit or graphic violence; Implicit acts of violence may be accepted if justified by the message of the film.
When: September 26th to October 7th, 2024
Where: Online
Website: click here
August 31st 2024 Porto/Post/Doc
- International documentaries lasting more than 50 minutes
- Documentary short films lasting less than 40 minutes directed by Portuguese students.
Films produced in 2023 or 2024.
When: From November 22nd to 30th 2024
Where: Porto, Portugal
Website: click here
August 31st 2024 Cinemamed
Mediterranean Films produced in 2023 and 2024
When: November 28th to December 6th 2024
Where: Bruxelles, Belgium
Website: click here
SEPTEMBERSeptember 1st 2024 International Queer Film Festival Merlinka
International queer film festival Merlinka is organized every year from 2009 in Belgrade Serbia. For seven days we screen short, documentary and featured LGBT-themed films.
When: December 12thto 16th 2024
Where: Belgrade, Serbia
Website: click here
September 2nd 2024 Cartoon Springboard
Intended for European animated film projects.
When: October 29th to 31th 2024
Where: Madrid, Spain
Website: click here
September 6th 2024 Agora Works in Progress
The Agora Works in Progress selects projects in post-production stage, which have a link to the Mediterranean regions and Southeastern Europe, and presents them to sales agents, distributors, producers, streaming platforms and festival programmers.
When: November 3rd to 7th 2024
Where: Thessaloniki, Greece
Website: click here
September 9th 2024 Watersprite Film Festival
Watersprite, The Cambridge International Student Film Festival, is inviting student filmmakers from across the globe to submit their shorts.
When: March 7th to 9th 2024
Where: Cambridge, UK
Website: click here
September 10th 2024 Residence Annecy Festival
Dedicated to animated feature films, the Annecy Festival Residence will host, 2025, 3 new projects whose promoters will be able to develop the graphic universe during 3 months and benefit from a workspace.
When: 2025
Where: Annecy, France
Website: click here
September 15th 2024 Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia
Productions with a mountain-related theme and produced after January 1st 2022
When: December 6th to 15th, 2024
Where: Bilbao, Spain
Website: click here
September 15th 2024Curieux Voyageurs
Documentary films produced after January 1st 2020 and not exceeding 75 minutes. The main themes are travel, adventure, and expedition.
When: March 21nd to 23th, 2025
Where: Saint-Etienne, France
Website: click here
September 27th 2024 FIPADOC
For films eligible for the Panorama de la création francophone competition (films already broadcast on television or cinema) and non-competitive selections.
When: January 24th to February 1st.
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
September 30th 2024Trieste Film Festival
We are looking for feature films and documentaries (only Italian premieres), short films (both fiction and animation) from Central and Eastern European countries.
When: From January 16th to 24th 2025
Where: Trieste, Italy
Website: click here
OCTOBEROctober 11th 2024 FIPADOC
for unpublished films eligible for Grand Prix and competitive selections.
When: January 24th to February 1st.
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
December 2nd 2024 ZagrebDox, International documentary film festival
Documentary films produced after January 2024.
When: March 30th to April 6th 2025
Where: Zagreb, Croatia
Website: click here
December 31st 2024 Moinho Cine Fest
When: March 28th to April 12th 2025
Where: Custóias, Leça do Balio et Matosinhos, Portugal
Website: click here

 

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