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Festival Deadlines in June 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 June: Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, World Film Festival of Montreal, DOCLISBOA, DokumentART and EKOIFF. Stay updated with our festival deadlines for the month of June 2016.

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Newburyport Documentary Film Festival
Submission deadline: 10/6 – 2016. Festival: September 16-18, 2016

The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival is a three-day celebration of non-fiction visual storytelling. The competitive event is open to non-fiction films of all styles, genres, and lengths.
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World Film Festival of Montreal
Submission deadline: 10/6 – 2016. Festival: August 25 – September 5, 2016
The goal of the Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival) is to encourage cultural diversity and understanding between nations, to foster the cinema of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema, to promote filmmakers and innovative works, to discover and encourage new talents, and to promote meetings between cinema professionals from around the world. Deadline for shorts and medium length films (less than 60 minutes)June 10th. Deadline for feature films (above 60 minutes): July 10th.
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DOCLISBOA - Lisbon International Documentary Film Festival
Submission deadline: 15/6 – 2016. Festival: October 20-30, 2016

DocLisboa is the only film festival in Portugal that is exclusively dedicated to documentary films. It is dedicated exclusively to documentary cinema, seeking to highlight new forms of thinking, of viewing the world and communicating. Every year DocLisboa presents previews of the best documentaries of the latest season bringing together a series of out of competition programmes, and includes retrospectives of internationally acclaimed filmmakers.
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International Documentary Film Festival DokumentART
Submission deadline: 15/6 – 2016. Festival: November 11-15, 2016

dokumentART - European Film Festival for Documentaries – is a forum for European documentary film between tradition and avantgarde. It's competition program shows recent short documentaries (max. length of 60 min.) that tests and transcend the boundaries of their genre. Specials on Eastern Europe, a presentation of a European film school and regional features supplement the program. The bi-national organized festival with European profil takes place at Neubrandenburg, Germany and Szczecin/Poland simultaniously.
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Eko International Film Festival – EKOIFF
Submission deadline: 30/6 – 2016. Festival: October 24-29, 2016

The annual Eko International Film Festival (EKOIFF) is Nigeria’s leading international film festival in the coastal mega city of Lagos in south western Nigeria. The mission of Eko International Film Festival is to promote the appreciation of Arts and Culture through the motion picture arts and sciences and boost tourism in the global village.
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