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.

KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 24 & 25 April 2019
Registration deadline: 16 April 2019

VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS' WEEK
Pre-selection screening dates: 27-29 May 2019

LOCARNO FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 29-31 May 2019

SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 3-5 June 2019

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 3-5 June 2019

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.

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Registration deadline: 23 November 2018

HOT DOCS TORONTO 2019
Click here for more information

SHANGHAI TV FESTIVAL 2019
Click here for more information

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Registration deadline: 18 February 2019
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GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Registration deadline: 8 March 2019
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RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Submission deadline: 31 May 2019
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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.