Film Submission for 30 FILMFEST DRESDEN

The next Call for Entry for the 30 FILMFEST DRESDEN starts on 1 September 2017!

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 2015 are considered.
For the special programmes (e.g. Panorama, Kids, Youth, Experiments, Regional Focus) documentaries and experimental films can also be submitted.


Please note: We only accept 35mm or DCP copies for festival screenings!
The preview copy must come with English subtitles, if the original language is neither German nor English. Please do not send any additional materials like posters or postcards along with your submission.


If you have any difficulties with the application or any further questions, you can contact us by phone at +49-351-82947.14 or by email at entry[at]

The 30 FILMFEST DRESDEN will take place from 17 - 22 April 2018