VCers, we want to see your work make it out into the world. Just for you, a monthly list of some impactful film festivals open (and opening) to submission.
July 25: Socially conscious filmmakers, this is the festival for you! The annual Awareness Film Festival is calling for films that focus on pressing world issues.
July 26: The Tourne-Films Festival Lausanne celebrates the intersection between film and music. (Up to cash prizes of CHF 500 for the Short Film and Music Video categories each.
July 31: The Viennale International Film Festival is open for filmmakers of all genres and formats. Make your mark on the International Federation of Film Producers Associations and apply here.
August 9: The 37th edition of Leeds International Film Festival will take place from 2nd to 16th November 2023.
August 16: Heads up, Portland Film Festival's deadline is upcoming.
August 15: Short of the Week is waiting for your short!
August 28: Kyiv International Short Film Festival (KISFF) showcases a diverse range of short films from around the world.
August 31: Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its 20th anniversary. Compete for the Golden Kapok Award and other initiatives.