Key Festivals List

Key Festivals List

Festivals in 2019

Sheffield Doc Fest
Dates: 6 – 11 June 2019  

Submissions deadline: 4 March 2019*

*If you have already submitted a film to Sheffield and it is being considered, please get in touch with the festival for an update.

 

Edinburgh International Film Festival
Dates: 19 – 30 June 2019

Submissions deadline: 7 February 2019*

*If you have already submitted a film to Edinburgh and it is being considered, please get in touch with the festival for an update.

 

Encounters Film Festival
Dates: 24 – 29 September 2019

Submissions deadline: 6 June 2019   

To submit your film, please visit: Encounters submissions

To request a submission fee waiver code, please email: info@filmafrica.org.uk  

 

BFI London Film Festival
Dates: 2 – 13 October 2019

Submissions deadline: 14 June 2019

To submit your film, please visit: BFI London submissions

To request a submission fee waiver code, please email: info@filmafrica.org.uk  

 

Festivals in 2020

London Short Film Festival
Dates: 10 – 19 January 2020

Submissions deadlines:

*Early bird: 1 February – 22 April 2019

*Regular: 23 April – 1 July 2019

*Late: 2 July – 19 August 2019

To submit your film, please visit: LSFF submissions

For submission fee waiver code, please email: info@filmafrica.org.uk  


Glasgow Film Festival
Dates: 26 February – 8 March 2020

Submission deadline: To be announced // please monitor festival website for updates.

To submit your film to this film festival, please visit: Glasgow Film Festival submissions

For submission fee waiver code, please email: info@filmafrica.org.uk  


BFI Flare LGBTQ + Festival
Dates: March 2020 – To be announced. Please monitor festival website for updates.

Submission deadline: To be announced // please monitor festival website for updates.

To submit your film, please visit: BFI Flare LGBTQ submissions

For submission fee waiver code, please email: info@filmafrica.org.uk  

Belfast Film Festival

Dates: April 2020 – To be announced. Please monitor festival website for updates.

Submission deadline: To be announced. Please monitor festival website for updates.

To submit your film, please visit: Belfast Film Festival submissions

For submission fee waiver code, please email: info@filmafrica.org.uk