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Festival Deadlines in February 2019


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 February: Edinburgh International Film Festival, Lago Film Fest, American Black Film Festival - ABFF, Belgrade Documentary & Short Film Festival - Beogradski Festival, FEST - International Film Festival and many more. Stay updated with our festival deadlines for the month of February 2019.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival

Submission deadline: 7/2 – 2019. Festival: June 19 – 30, 2019
Edinburgh International Film Festival started as a documentary film festival in 1947 and has developed on to a festival focusing on all genres and is now one of the worlds longest running festivals. It is the 73rd edition. The programme includes both shorts and feature length. EIFF is especially interested in films by emerging filmmakers whose work manifests stylistic boldness, strength of form, and the ambition to use the medium in a way that resists cliché.
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Lago Film Fest

Submission deadline: 15/2 – 2019. Festival: June 19 – 27, 2019
Lago Film Fest was founded in 2005 in the daily urban metabolism of the fascinating lake town of Revine Lago (TV) and now at his 14th edition Lago Film Fest is an international short films, documentaries and screenplays festival. With nine days of talks, videos, workshops, artistic performances, live music and special (...)
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American Black Film Festival - ABFF

Submission deadline: 15/2 – 2019. Festival: June 12 – 16, 2019
The ABFF film program is primarily composed of world premieres of narrative, documentary and short films. As such, it is the leading film festival in the world for African American and urban content. Since its inception, the ABFF has showcased more than 600 films, rewarding and redefining artistic excellence in independent filmmaking.
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Belgrade Documentary & Short Film Festival - Beogradski Festival

Submission deadline: 20/2 – 2019. Festival: March 27 – 30, 2019
The Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival is an annual competitive film festival of works of art in the field of documentary and short film, recorded in both film and video (electronic) technology. The Festival presents selected local and international documentary and short film production, contributing to the development of the film industry, supporting creative artists, contributing to the development and popularization of the documentary and short film. The Festival shows domestic and foreign documentary and short films as well as the films not earlier registered for competition. The National competition excludes the films shown on TV, and the International the films older than two years. Films submitted should not be longer than 40 minutes. In addition to competitions, there will be non-competitive programs, retrospectives, exhibitions, seminars, workshop etc.
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FEST - International Film Festival

Submission deadline: 25/2 – 2019. Festival: June 24 – July 1, 2019
FEST is a film and an educational event divided in different activities and dimensions that include an official short and long feature film competition, as well as the sharing of information and experiences through its parallel educational event called Training Ground. The main objective of the Festival is the promotion of young filmmakers from all over the world.
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