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Festival Deadlines in January 2017


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 January: DOCVILLE, DocAviv, International Wildlife Film Festival, Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival, Brussels Short Film Festival and many more. Stay updated with our festival deadlines for the month of January 2017.

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DOCVILLE - International Documentary Film Festival

Submission deadline: 1/1 – 2017. Festival: March 22-30, 2017
DOCVILLE is a festival dedicated to documentary film, with a focus on national and international author driven cinema. For 8 days, the festival organizes masterclasses, seminars, master talks next to its screenings.

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DocAviv International Documentary Film Festival

Submission deadline: 5/1 – 2017. Festival: May 11-20, 2017

The DocAviv Festival includes competitive and non-competitive programs. Docaviv runs for 10 days and includes a line up of around 100 films, special screenings, curated programs, seminars, outdoor screenings, artist talks and more.
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International Wildlife Film Festival – IWFF

Submission deadline: 6/1 – 2017. Festival: April 15-22, 2017

International Wildlife Film Festival - IWFF is an opportunity to engage public audiences, to learn about trends in filmmaking - technology, cinematography and wildlife production as well as to participate in seminars and workshops that focus on wildlife, conservation and the natural world.
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Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival – KICFF

Submission deadline: 15/1 – 2017. Festival: April 25-30, 2017
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival (KICFF) is Norway's largest film festival aimed at children and youth. The target group is age 3-19. The festival takes place in Kristiansand, Southern Norway. KICFF accepts features, documentaries, animations and short films from all over the world. We are looking for features, animations, long shorts, shorts and documentaries aimed at audiences from 3 to 13 years old.
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Brussels Short Film Festival - BSFF

Submission deadline: 27/1 – 2017. Festival: April 27 – May 7, 2017
Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for lovers of cinema, both audience and professionals. The purpose is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

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