Film Submission for 36 FILMFEST DRESDEN 2024

The deadline for submitting film entries to the 36 FILMFEST DRESDEN ended on 1 December 2023. 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 until early March 2024.

The next Call for Entry for 37 FILMFEST DRESDEN begins on 1 September 2024!

Here you can find our entry regulations.


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]

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.