Film Submission for 31 FILMFEST DRESDEN

The deadline for submitting film entries to the 31 FILMFEST DRESDEN ended on 1 December 2018. Thank you to all filmmakers for submitting their films to our festival!

Now our selection committees have just a couple of weeks to reach their decisions and compile the competition programmes for the next festival.
The submitters will be notified by e-mail of their films' inclusion no later than 25 February 2019.

The next Call for Entry for 32 FILMFEST DRESDEN begins on 1 September 2019!

Submission conditions

  • Eligible for submission are short films up to 30 minutes running time.
  • For the National and International Competition only short fiction films and animation films produced after 31 December 2016 are considered.
  • For the special programmes (e.g. Panorama, Kids, Youth, Experiments, Regional Focus) documentaries and experimental films can also be submitted.
  • The preview copy must come with English subtitles, if the original language is not English.
  • Please do not send any additional materials like posters or postcards along with your submission.

How do we select the films for our programmes?

Who selects the films for our competitions and our special programmes? And who awards the winners of the Golden Horsemen and the special prizes? Learn more here.