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Festival Alert

Festival Alert: July ‘23

Festivals on the nonfiction horizon, open for you to submit to!

Video Consortium

The Video Consortium
July 19th, 2023
Festival Alert: July ‘23

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.

✌️ Want to share your film with the rest of the VC community? Send an email or submit here to screen at an upcoming local gathering or get featured in Field Notes or on social.

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