Film Submissions

FILMS SUBMISSIONS FOR FEST 2021 ARE NOW OPEN

The 17th edition of FEST  New Directors | New Films Festival is underway and it will take place from the 21st to the 28th of June 2021.

We start the path to FEST#17 with the call for films. 

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

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 35 (including) at the end of the production.

All the submissions, except for Portuguese films, are subjected to a submission fee of:

 

 

Early bird Period (up to the 5th of November 2020) 4€ for Short Films / 8€ for Feature Films

Normal Deadline (Up to the 22nd of February 2021) 6€ for short Films / 10€ for Feature Films

 

Submissions will only be considered complete upon payment of the mentioned fee.

Exceptions:

- Portuguese Productions - free of charge

- Partner School Students - free of charge | For more information about partner schools please email us to partnerships@fest.pt

 

The final deadline for submissions is the 22nd of February 2021, at midnight (GMT)

 

SUBMISSION PROCESS

Direct Submission

1. Register in Eventival (link below)

2. Choose the appropriate form for the type of film being submitted

3. Fill in the above mentioned and proceed with the respective payment

SUBMIT A FILM

 

 

 

Alternative Platform submission

As an alternative, it is possible to submit a film through one of our partner platforms (just press the desired platform below).

Portuguese Filmmakers should always select Portuguese film category when filling the form)

 

 

We highly recommend reading the Rules and Regulations before submitting a film. If you have any doubts please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at films@fest.pt and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.