Feel free to target the right film festivals for your film on:


Feel free to submit your film to this selection of film festivals:


  • Series Mania festival (18-25/03/2022, Lille, France): Series can be selected for the International Competition, French Competition, Short Formats Competition, International Panorama and Comedy Competition sections. Application deadline: 6/01/2022.

  • Alan Whicker’s 100th Birthday Film & TV Funding Award: the main award is £100,000 and the runner-up award £20,000 for an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary that fulfils the core criteria detailed here. The award is available internationally and free to apply by 31/12/2022 (Midnight GMT).

  • goEast Film Festival (19–25/04/2022, Wiesbaden, Germany): feature films from Central and Eastern Europe. Submission until 31/12/2021.

  • SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards (15-19/03/2022) in association with Jackson WILD™: Across 8 categories, the awards honor original documentaries, factual series, immersive work and social media productions dealing with a range of scientific disciplines. Long and short formats, made for theatrical release, television, digital platforms, exhibition or social media are eligible.
    Early Bird deadline: 31/12/2021
    Submissions Deadline: 20/02/2022

  • AFO (26/04-01/05/2022, Olomouc, Czech Republic): science doc application by 31/12/2021.



  • DOK.fest (4-15/05/2022, Munich, Germany): documentary submission will be open October 2021.
  • Series Mania (18-23/03/2022, Lille, France): fiction series submission date to be announced.
  • Sundance Film Festival (20-30/01/2022, park City, UT, USA): Submissions for the 2023 Festival will open on June 7th, 2022.

  • CPH:DOX 2022 (23/03-3/04/2022): doc submission by 1/12/2021 for films finished after the first deadline.


2021 Film Festival Submissions Closed:


2020 Film Festival Submissions Closed: