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Festival Deadlines in March 2016


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 March: DocsBarcelona, Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Beeld voor Beeld Documentary Festival, FIDMarseille and The World of Film Festival – WoFF. Stay updated with our festival deadlines for the month of March 2016.

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DocsBarcelona - International Documentary Film Festival

Submission deadline: 3/3 – 2016. Festival: May 23-29, 2016

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.
See details on DocsBarcelona

Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth

Submission deadline: 10/3 – 2016. Festival: May 27 – June 3, 2016

The structure of the festival’s program is centered first and foremost on the target group of children and youth. The main competitive sections are focused on feature films for children and youth, animated films for children. Attention is also given to new European filmmakers in the feature-length European Debuts section. The main prize of the International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín is the Golden Slipper.

See details on Zlín Int’l Film Festival

Beeld voor Beeld Documentary Festival
Submission deadline: 14/3 – 2016. Festival: April 29 – May 5, 2016

Rooted in visual anthropology, the festival screens documentaries on various cultures in a format combining screenings, discussions and seminars on different themes. The festival serves as a meeting place for filmmakers and audiences from different cultural backgrounds.

See details on Beeld voor Beeld


Submission deadline: 25/3 – 2016. Festival: July 12-18, 2016

Every year in early July, the FIDMarseille — Marseille’s International Film Festival proposes a programme of 130 films to approximately 23,000 spectators, in cinemas, theaters, libraries, art galleries, and in open-air amphitheaters throughout the city. The festival presents a large number of films in their world premiere as well as first films. Today, the FIDMarseille is recognized as a source of new cinemas, both documentary productions as well as fiction films.

See details on FIDMarseille


The World of Film Festival – WoFF

Submission deadline: 31/3 – 2016. Festival: September 29 – October 2, 2016

The World of Film Festival is formerly known as Commonwealth Film & Theatre Festival Glasgow. In four days full of film screenings, theatre performances, live events, panel discussions and networking receptions WoFF will bring new, more vibrant and youthful vibe to the city’s emerging film and theatre scene.

See details on WoFF

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