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Festival Deadlines in November 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 November: Manchester International Film Festival, Cinequest Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Berlinale - International Film Festival Berlin, Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival and many more. Stay updated with our festival deadlines for the month of November 2019.

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Cinequest Film Festival

Submission deadline: 08/11 – 2019. Festival: March 3 – 15, 2020
Cinequest Film Festival is a discovery festival of films and technology forums that was recently named the Top 10 festival in the world by the Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide. Exhibiting unique social and artistic visions from around the globe, Cinequest’s dynamic festival engages audiences in thought-provoking dialogue, giving film artists and film lovers alike an opportunity to connect. Furthermore, Cinequest provides cutting edge technology and movie-making forums to empower professionals and students.

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San Francisco International Film Festival

Submission deadline: 11/11 – 2019. Festival: April 8 –21, 2020

Founded in 1957, the San Francisco International Film Festival is the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held each spring for two weeks, the International is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in the country's most beautiful city, featuring some 150 films and live events with more than 100 filmmakers in attendance and nearly two dozen awards presented for cinematic excellence. The Festival attracts an annual audience of more than 70,000. Works in all genres, forms and lengths are considered.

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Atlanta Film Festival

Submission deadline: 14/11 – 2019. Festival: April 30 – May 10, 2020
Now approaching its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is the Southeast’s preeminent celebration of cinema and the flagship production of the Atlanta Film Society. One of the largest and longest-running festivals in the country, ATLFF showcases the work of both emerging and established artists. In addition, the Atlanta Film Festival is one of less than twenty US film festivals that is Academy Award®-qualifying in all three categories: Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Animated Short. Recent festivals have seen audiences of over 28,000 film-lovers joining over 300 attending filmmakers in support of works that push the boundaries of independent cinema.

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Berlinale - International Film Festival Berlin

Submission deadline: 15/11 – 2019. Festival: February 20 –27, 2020
The Berlin International Film Festival, usually called the Berlinale, is a film festival held annually in Berlin, Germany. Founded in West Berlin in 1951, the festival has been held every February since 1978 and is one of the "Big Three" alongside the Venice Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival.The festival programme consists of the Competition, the Berlinale Special, the Panorama, the Generation section, Perspektive Deutsches Kino, the Berlinale Shorts, the International Forum of New Cinema, the European Film Market and the Retrospective.

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Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Submission deadline: 20/11 – 2019. Festival: March 20 – 29, 2020
Docudays UA is held annually in Kyiv and is the biggest documentary event in Ukraine. It is a member of the International Human Rights Film Network. Festival program consists of three competitive (including national) and non-competitive sections. Our vast audience which keeps growing consists mostly of youth but also elderly people. After the festival in Kyiv Docudays UA traditionally presents the best movies in the regions of Ukraine within the Docudays UA Travelling Festival.

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