Name Type Genre Country Periods Deadline
Amiens International Film Festival (Amiens) Festival General France NOV JUL
AniFest - International Festival of Animated Films (Prague) Festival Animation Czech Republic MAI DEC
ANNECY - International Animated Film Festival and Market (Annecy) Festival Animation France JUN JAN
Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival (Berlin) Festival General Germany FEB NOV
Brest European Short Film Festival (Brest) Festival Short France NOV AUG
Busan International Film Festival (Busan) Festival General Korea OCT JUN
Cinéma du Réel - Festival International de Films Documentaires (Paris) Festival Doc France MAR NOV
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (Clermont-Ferrand) Festival Short France FEB OCT
Curtas Vila do Conde - Festival Internacional de Cinema (Vila do Conde) Festival Short Portugal JUL APR
DOK Leipzig - International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (Leipzig) Festival Doc Animation Germany OCT
FESPACO - Pan-African Film Festival of Ouagadougou (Ouagadougou) Festival General Burkina Faso MAR DEC
Festival de Cannes (Cannes) Festival General France MAI MAR
Festival dei Popoli - International Documentary Film Festival (Florence) Festival Doc Italy NOV AUG
Festival du Film de Vendôme (Château-Renault) Festival General Short France DEC SEP
Festival du Film Fantastique de Gérardmer (Gérardmer) Festival General France JAN DEC
Festival Tous Courts - Aix-en-Provence International Film Festival (Aix-en-Provence) Festival Short France DEC JUL
Festival Tous Ecrans - Geneva International Film Festival (Geneva) Festival General Switzerland OCT AUG
FFM - Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal (Montréal) Festival General Canada AUG JUN
FIDMarseille - International Film Festival (Marseille) Festival Doc France JUL MAR
FIPA - Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels de Biarritz Festival TV France JAN NOV
FNC - Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montréal) Festival General Canada OCT JUN
Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Festival (Toronto) Festival Doc Canada MAI JAN
IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (Amsterdam) Festival Doc The Netherlands NOV MAI
IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam) Festival General The Netherlands JAN NOV
International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg (Mannheim-Heidelberg) Festival General Germany NOV JUL
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Jihlava) Festival Doc Czech Republic NOV JUN
KVIFF - Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Karlovy Vary) Festival General Czech Republic JUL APR
Locarno Film Festival (Locarno) Festival General Switzerland AUG MAI
MECAL - International Short Film Festival of Barcelona (Barcelona) Festival Short Spain APR
Molodist International Film Festival (Kyiv) Festival General Ukraine OCT JUL
Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica - La Biennale di Venezia (Venice) Festival General Italy SEP JUN
NexT International Film Festival (Bucharest) Festival Short Romania APR FEB
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (Oberhausen) Festival Short Germany MAI FEB
Prague Short Film Festival (Prague) Festival Short Czech Republic JAN OCT
Premiers Plans (Angers) Festival General France JAN OCT
Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Cannes) Festival General France MAI APR
REGARD sur le court métrage du Saguenay (Québec) Festival Short Canada MAR
RIDM - Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (Montréal) Festival Doc Canada NOV JUN
Rome International Film Festival (Rome) Festival General Italy OCT AUG
San Sebastian International Film Festival (Donostia-San Sebastian) Festival General Spain SEP JUN
São Paulo International Film Festival (São Paulo) Festival General Brazil OCT JUL
São Paulo International Short Film Festival (São Paulo) Festival Short Brazil AUG JUN
Semaine de la Critique (Cannes) Festival General France MAI APR
Sheffield Doc/Fest (Sheffield) Festival Doc UK JUN
SITGES International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (Sitges) Festival Theme Spain OCT
Sundance Film Festival (Park City) Festival General USA JAN SEP
Tampere International Short Film Festival (Tampere) Festival Short Finland MAR DEC
TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto) Festival General Canada SEP APR
Tribeca Film Festival (New York) Festival General USA APR NOV
Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Uppsala) Festival Short Sweden OCT JAN
Valladolid International Film Festival (Valladolid) Festival General Spain OCT JUN
Venice Days - Giornate degli Autori (Venice) Festival General Italy SEP JUL
Visions du Réel - International Film Festival (Nyon) Festival Doc Switzerland APR OCT
Worldwide Short Film Festival (Toronto) Festival Short Canada JUN FEB
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A survey of the most important festivals and international markets: you can make selections on the basis of genre, dates and deadline dates for submission