Film Submissions 2018

The countdown to FEST 2018 has started and what better way to begin the procedures than with the opening of the film submission process? After the major success of 2017, the up coming 14th edition of FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival is bound to break into new territories with another all inclusive feature and short film program and competition.

FEST 2018 will happen between the 18th and the 25th of June.

Formats and Limitations

As usual we are accepting films under the following formats:

A) Fiction and Non-Fiction feature films (minimum length is 55 minutes) from directors who are on their first or second feature length project, regardless of age.

B) Fiction, Documentary, Animation and Experimental Short films (up to 54 minutes of duration) from directors up to the age of 30 (including) at the end of the production.

Submissions will only be considered complete and valid after the confirmation of the payment of a fee of 8 euros for Feature films and 4 euros for Short films


This final deadline for submissions is the 4th of March 2018, at midnight.


Submission Process

The Film Submission process consists on 3 stages 

1. Read the Film Submission Rules and Regulations for FEST 2018.

2. Fill in the Film Submission Form. (as complete as possible)

3. Proceed to the respective payment of the Submission Fees


Other Alternatives

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