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.

Adelaide Film Festival Australia All June
AFI Docs (formerly Silverdocs) United States Documentary February
Annecy International Animated Film Festival France Animation February
Aspen Shortsfest United States Shorts November
Berlin International Film Festival Germany All October
Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival Australia December
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 October
Cork Film Festival Republic of Ireland All July
Creteil Film Des Femmes Festival France All November
DOK Leipzig Germany Documentary, Animation May
Edinburgh International Film Festival United Kingdom All January
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 November
Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Festival Canada Documentary December
International Animation Festival in Japan, Hiroshima Japan Animation January
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 October
International Rome Film Festival ITALY All August
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen Germany Shorts February
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Czech Republic All March
Locarno International Film Festival Switzerland All June
London Film Festival United Kingdom All June
Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival United States Documentary May
Melbourne International Film Festival Australia All December
Montreal World Film Festival Canada All July
New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival United States All March
Ottawa International Animation Festival Canada Animation May
San Sebastian International Film Festival Spain All December
Sao Paulo International Film Festival Brazil All July
Sheffield Doc/Fest United Kingdom Documentary February
Sitges International Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Spain Features, animation, shorts - fantasy, horror December
South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW) United States All October
Stockholm International Film Festival Sweden All July
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 April
Torino (Turin) Film Festival Italy All September
Toronto International Film Festival Canada Features, shorts January
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 January
Warsaw Film Festival Poland All July
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Japan Documentary April