INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL PROFILES

Profiles of over 50 international film festivals. Read about the festivals and find out what Australian films have screened at these festivals over the last 10 years. Discover deadline and screening information, and links to each festival's official website to start entering your film.

You can sort by name, location, genre of films accepted and deadline month by clicking on the column headings below. Where the exact date is not given, the festival has yet to finalise precise deadline.

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Adelaide Film Festival Australia All June
AFI Docs (formerly Silverdocs) United States Documentary January
Annecy International Animated Film Festival France Animation March
Aspen Shortsfest United States Shorts October
Berlin International Film Festival Germany All September
Brisbane International Film Festival Australia All May
Busan International Film Festival Korea All June
Cannes Film Festival France All March
Cinema Du Reel France Documentary November
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival France Shorts May
Cork Film Festival Ireland All June
Creteil Film Des Femmes Festival France All December
Edinburgh International Film Festival United Kingdom All February
Frameline - San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival United States All January
Goteborg Film Festival Sweden All September
Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival China Documentary July
Hamburg International Short Film Festival Germany Shorts February
Hof International Film Festival Germany All September
Hong Kong International Film Festival China All December
Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Festival Canada Documentary November
International Animation Festival in Japan, Hiroshima Japan Animation April
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam Netherlands Documentary May
International Festival for Young People of Gijon Spain All August
International Film festival Mannheim-Heidelberg Germany Features July
International Film Festival Rotterdam Netherlands All September
International Rome Film Festival ITALY All April
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen Germany Shorts January
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Czech Republic All March
Leipzig International Festival of Documentary and Animation Films Germany Documentary, Animation December
Locarno International Film Festival Switzerland All June
London Film Festival United Kingdom All June
Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival United States Documentary April
Melbourne International Film Festival Australia All November
Montreal World Film Festival Canada All July
New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival United States All May
Ottawa International Animation Festival Canada Animation May
San Sebastian International Film Festival Spain All July
Sao Paulo International Film Festival Brazil All July
Sheffield International Documentary Festival United Kingdom Documentary January
Sitges International Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Spain Features, animation, shorts - fantasy, horror July
South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW) United States All October
Stockholm International Film Festival Sweden All June
Stuttgart International Animation Festival Germany Animation December
Sundance Film Festival United States All August
Sydney Film Festival Australia All February
Tampere International Short Film Festival Finland Shorts December
Telluride Film Festival United States All July
Tokyo International Film Festival Japan Features July
Torino (Turin) Film Festival Italy All September
Toronto International Film Festival Canada Features, shorts May
Tribeca Film Festival United States All November
Uppsala International Short Film Festival Sweden Shorts May
Valladolid International Film Festival Spain All June
Venice International Film Festival Italy All June
Visions du Reel - International Documentary Film Festival Nyon Switzerland Documentary October
Warsaw Film Festival Poland All July
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Japan Documentary December