Name Type Genre Country Periods Deadline
AFI FEST (Los Angeles) Festival General USA NOV AUG
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
Aspen Shortsfest Festival Short USA APR AUG
BAFICI - Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (Buenos Aires) Festival General Argentina APR JAN
Banff World Media Festival (Banff) Festival TV Canada JUN MAI
Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival (Berlin) Festival General Germany FEB NOV
BIFAN - Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Bucheon) Festival Theme Korea JUL
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
CPH:DOX - Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (Copenhagen) Festival Doc Denmark MAR SEP
Curta Cinema - Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival (Rio de Janeiro) Festival Short Brazil NOV JUL
Curtas Vila do Conde - Festival Internacional de Cinema (Vila do Conde) Festival Short Portugal JUL APR
Doclisboa - International Film Festival (Lisbon) Festival Doc Portugal OCT MAI
DOK Leipzig - International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (Leipzig) Festival Doc Animation Germany OCT
Edinburgh International Television Festival Festival TV UK AUG
FESPACO - Pan-African Film Festival of Ouagadougou (Ouagadougou) Festival General Burkina Faso MAR DEC
Festival de Cannes (Cannes) Festival General France MAI MAR
Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs Festival General France DEC SEP
Festival de la Fiction TV (La Rochelle) Festival TV France SEP
Festival dei Popoli - International Documentary Film Festival (Florence) Festival Doc Italy OCT JUN
Festival du Film de Vendôme (Château-Renault) Festival General Short France DEC SEP
Festival Européen du Film court (Brest) Festival Short France NOV AUG
Festival International du Film Fantastique de Gérardmer (Gérardmer) Festival General France JAN DEC
Festival Séries Mania (Paris) Festival TV France APR
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 - Festival International de Cinéma (Marseille) Festival Doc France JUL MAR
FIFA - Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (Montreal) Festival Theme Canada MAR OCT
FIPA - Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels de Biarritz Festival TV France JAN NOV
FNC - Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montréal) Festival General Canada OCT JUN
Göteborg International Film Festival (Göteborg) Festival General Sweden JAN SEP
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 OCT
IKFF - Internationales Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg (Hambourg) Festival Short Germany MAI OCT
interfilm Festival - International Short Film Festival Berlin (Berlin) Festival Short Germany NOV JUN
International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg (Mannheim-Heidelberg) Festival General Germany NOV JUL
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (Winterthur) Festival Short Switzerland NOV
ITFS - International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart Stuttgart (Stuttgart) Festival Animation Germany APR DEC
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Jihlava) Festival Doc Czech Republic OCT JUN
KVIFF - Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Karlovy Vary) Festival General Czech Republic JUL APR
Locarno Film Festival (Locarno) Festival General Switzerland AUG MAI
Mar Del Plata International Film Festival (Buenos Aires) Festival General Argentina NOV JUL
MECAL - Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival (Barcelona) Festival Short Spain APR
Message to Man International Film Festival (Saint-Petersburg) Festival General Russia SEP MAI
Molodist - Kyiv International Film Festival (Kiev) Festival General Ukraine OCT MAI
Monte-Carlo Television Festival (Monte-Carlo) Festival TV Monaco JUN
Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica - La Biennale di Venezia (Venice) Festival General Italy SEP JUN
NexT International Film Festival (Bucharest) Festival Short Romania JUN FEB
NYICFF - New York International Children's Film Festival (New York) Festival Theme USA MAR NOV
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (Oberhausen) Festival Short Germany MAI FEB
Prague Short Film Festival (Prague) Festival Short Czech Republic JAN OCT
Premiers Plans - Festival d'Angers (Angers) Festival General France JAN OCT
Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Cannes) Festival General France MAI APR
REGARD - Saguenay International Short Film Festival (Québec) Festival Short Canada MAR NOV
RIDM - Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (Montréal) Festival Doc Canada NOV JUN
Rome 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
South by Southwest Film Festival (Austin) Festival General USA MAR SEP
Sundance Film Festival (Park City) Festival General USA JAN SEP
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn) Festival General Estonia NOV SEP
Tampere International Short Film Festival (Tampere) Festival Short Finland MAR DEC
TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto) Festival General Canada SEP APR
Transilvania International Film Festival (Cluj-Napoca) Festival General Romania JUN FEB
Tribeca Film Festival (New York) Festival General USA APR DEC
Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Uppsala) Festival Short Sweden OCT FEB
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
Warsaw International Film Festival (Warsaw) Festival General Poland OCT
Worldwide Short Film Festival (Toronto) Festival Short Canada JUN FEB
ZINEBI - International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao (Bilbao) Festival Short Doc Spain NOV SEP
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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