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Festival Deadlines in December 2015


Prepare your festival strategy with our monthly overview of upcoming festival deadlines! Filmmakers whose projects are ready for competition can submit their films to the following festivals with deadlines in December 2015: Hot Docs, One World Romania, Taiwan International Documentary Festival – TIDF, Los Angeles Film Festival and DocsBarcelona. Stay updated with our festival deadlines of the month for December 2015.

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Hot Docs

Submission deadline: 9 /12 – 2015. Festival: April 28 – May 8, 2015

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America's largest documentary festival. Each year, the festival presents a selection of more than 100 documentaries from Canada and around the globe.

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One World Romania

Submission deadline: 10/12 – 2015. Festival: March 21-27, 2015

One World Romania is the only documentary festival in Bucharest and the only one dedicated to human rights in Romania. First, it was an offspring of the One World in Prague, initiated by the Czech Centre Bucharest. Gradually the selection and organization became autonomous. In 2009 the organizers of the festival started the One World Romania Association.

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Taiwan International Documentary Festival – TIDF

Submission deadline: 10/12 – 2015. Festival: May 6-15, 2015

The Taiwan International Documentary Festival, held once every two years, aims to encourage the making of documentaries and to enhance the interaction between international and local documentarists. The program include International Competitions, Non-Competition Programs, Master Classes and Workshops.

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Los Angeles Film Festival

Submission deadline: 14/12 – 2015. Festival: June 1-9, 2015

The Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times is an event held annually in June (lasting for 10 days) in downtown Los Angeles, California. During the course of the festival, over two hundred films will be screened from over thirty countries and the festival attracts more than 90.000 people. The festival showcases independent, international, feature, documentary and short films, as well as music videos.

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DocsBarcelona - International Documentary Film Festival

Submission deadline: 15/12 – 2015. Festival: May 23-29, 2015

DocsBarcelona has been an international meeting place for the documentary field for the past 10 years. A marketplace for the industry and a point of encounter for the public, where viewers come into contact with films and directors.
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