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Calls for films or projects: overview

Nov 9, 2021 1:46:37 PM / by Julie Sacré

What are the next calls for films/projects not to be missed? Here is a regularly updated list to keep you informed!

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unnamed-3The Gloria PalatinexSeries Prize is free of charge and open to all French scriptwriters and production companies with a contractual relationship. The aim of the prize is to reward a writer/producer duo for a series project that aims to highlight the importance given to women in the creative process and/or the subject matter of the work. The competition is open to series projects that are not subject to a development or production agreement with a broadcaster, of any format, and of fiction.

Deadline: June 3, 2022
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Are you a documentary or animated film writer or TV scriptwriter? Are you 30 years old or younger? Become a Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation award winner by submitting an application for one of our 9 grants (from €10,000 to €35,000).

Deadline: June 4, 2022

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2020-RIDM-Logo-Simple-jaune-Carre-183527.pngEvery November, RIDM screens more than 100 domestic and foreign productions and hosts a unique bilingual documentary market in Quebec with its Forum RIDM. The festival organizes many complementary activities such as workshops, master classes, debates and roundtables. 

Deadline: June 15, 2022

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40603712_1354611848005101_8687732101136515072_n_1Films accessible for a young audience between 2 and 16 years old and made between May 2021 and June 2022 are eligible. To take part in the competition, a Belgian premiere is required. Notice that entries are free for student films! To support the artists, Filem'On offers free submissions for Belgian short films and free early bird submission for European short films.

Deadline: June 20, 2022

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Format carré-1 New Dawn is an initiative of 9 European public funds aiming to open up the film industry to the many voices and perspectives in our continuously changing society. As public funds, we have a responsibility to support talented film makers without prejudice or exclusion and to give ample opportunity for multifaceted, original and authentic film to flourish.

Deadline: June 27, 2022

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FILMS ON THE MOVE (Europe Creative Media)

8919e6d6-44fd-4f5d-92e8-93f23eef7045 Films on the Move is a selective grant that supports pan-European theatrical and/or online distribution campaigns coordinated by the film's sales agent and encourages the use of subtitling, dubbing and self-description.
Particular attention will be given to applications with strategies that ensure gender balance, inclusion, diversity and representativeness.

Deadline: July 5, 2022

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70cd71ae89893dc8adfdebe8f76e730123c45fcc-1Submissions are now open for IDFA 2022! The 35th edition of the festival takes place November 9–20, 2022. All submissions will be reviewed thoroughly and carefully by a team of international selectors. These experts from around the world join in the discussion that leads up to IDFA’s final selection. The selection process is overseen by IDFA’s artistic director.

Deadline: July 14, 2022

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Unknown-Feb-15-2022-01-23-31-35-PM-1Call for film music composers. Organised every other year, alternating with the Ghent Film Festival, the workshop "The 3rd Character" allows composers to meet producers and directors around a script. The collaborations that materialise following the workshop can benefit from a grant for musical composition awarded either by Sabam For Culture or by the Sacem.

Deadline: July 15, 2022

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Festival_Dei_PopoliSubmissions for the 63rd Festival dei Popoli (Nov 5-13, 2022) are now open! Register your documentary through the online procedure. The registration of the films at the pre-selection involves the payment of a fee of € 15.00 as reimbursement of secretarial expenses.

Deadline: July 15, 2022 (for films completed after June 1, 2022 and for rough-cuts)

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da1f3deb2eac16e7befe4e4239b59caeacac8976The Co-Pro Market is a co-financing and networking event, connecting producers with colleagues to finance new creative documentary projects and granting exclusive access to the multifaceted German and international non-fiction markets. The 18th edition of DOK Co-Pro Market takes place 17–18 October 2022, within the framework of our festival week in Leipzig.

Deadline: July 21, 2022

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Unknown-1To be eligible for the 48th Deauville American Film Festival, films must:

- Be a feature film or a documentary feature film of at least 75 minutes. 
- Be produced by an American (US) company (majority or minority production) or a company based int the United States

- Have its French premiere in Deauville and have not been shown in major European film festival.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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logoThe Atlas Workshops are aimed at directors and producers who are developing and producing their first, second or third and produce their first, second or third feature film, at the decisive stages of development or development or post-production.

Deadline: July 29, 2022

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logo-2JIFF is the World's Biggest Competitive Film Festival (in fiction films). The purpose of this film festival is to promote new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Deadline: October 15, 2022

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