Festival Selection Screenings & Submissions

PRE-SELECTION SCREENING DATES

German Films invites international festival delegates to Germany for specially organized pre-selection screening sessions. These several-day sessions offer the unique opportunity for the festival delegate to screen a large of number of films in a very short amount of time and helps to consolidate the festival application and screening process for producers. Generally, films which are submitted and screened through German Films are exempt from the festival application fee.

Dates for 2022 festivals will be updated here on a regular basis.

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 29. September 2021
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Dates for 2021 festivals will be updated here on a regular basis.

BUSAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 18. June 2021
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FILM FEST GENT
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 18. June 2021
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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 4. June 2021
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SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 21. May 2021
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ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 25. June 2021
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VENEDIG: 18. GIORNATE DEGLI AUTORI

Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 31. May 2021
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VENEDIG: INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS’ WEEK
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 15. April 2021
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LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 13 April 2021
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KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 5 March 2021
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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 16 October 2020
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INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM
Deadline for registration for pre-selection screening: 5 October 2020
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COLLECTIVE SUBMISSIONS

German Films also organizes collective submissions for various festivals. These collective submissions offer filmmakers and producers the opportunity to submit their films via German Films to a festival and be exempted of the festival's general submission fees. Here you will find information pertaining to the cooperating festivals and deadlines.

Dates for 2021 festivals will be updated here on a regular basis.

GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Submission deadline: 1 March 2021
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MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Submission deadline: 10 February 2021
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HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Submission deadline: 31 December 2020
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SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Submission deadline: 17 December 2020
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In close cooperation with major international film festivals, German Films organizes pre-selection screenings and collective submissions for a wide variety of international film festivals. Generally, films which are submitted and screened through German Films are exempt from the festival application fee.

Prior to each screening session or collective sumission, German Films sends out a call for entries to producers, listing the exact requirements and deadlines for the screening/submission. To subscribe to receive these "call for entries" please enter your information and confirm your subscription here.

Register here for the Film Submission Management System and submit your film for a pre-selection screening and/or collective submission.


For further information on all A-Festivals
contact Sylva Häutle,
phone +49-89-59 97 87 16.

 

 

 


For further information on all other festivals
contact Marcos Rabello,
phone +49-89-59 97 87 25.