LAFF (Luxor African Film Festival) launches new African Film Student Competition (Egypt)

The management of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) has officially launched a new competition for African students of cinema at film institutes, schools and universities worldwide. Twelve films will be selected to compete for three prizes: gold, silver, and a best artistic achievement award, in addition to financial support for the winners to complete their…

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The Lusophone and Francophone Cinema Festival (France) : call for projects

Dates : 1-9 April 2016, Paris (France). Dead-line : December 23rd, 2015. No registration fee. The Lusophone and Francophone Cinema Festival of France, the Festafilm, is an event dedicated to all kind of films for a wide audience as well as professionals in the cinema industry, in order to promote, support and broadcast features, documentaries and arthouse films,…

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Festival International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema of Tetouan (Morrocco) : call for projects

Festival Dates: March 26 to April 2, 2016, Tetouan, Morocco. 22nd edition. Registration for the selection of the next edition of the International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema of Tetouan is open until January 30th, 2016. Categories : short and feature films of fiction and nonfiction To apply online click here (in french) Thank you to send…

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iREP International Documentary Film Festival 2016 (Nigeria) : call for entries

Dates  : 17-24 March, 2016 Theme: Change-Documentary Films As Agent Provocateur ! Submission Guidelines -Film must reflect the African experience i.e. the subject matter must address or celevrate issues in Africa -Non-english language works must have English subtitles at the rime submitted. Dialogue list will not be accepted. -TWO DVD copies of the work, formatted…

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Encounters South African International Documentary Festival 2016 : Call for entries

The organisers of Encounters South African International Documentary Festival are calling for entries from South African and international filmmakers for the Festival. Due to the extraordinary number of entries Encounters has decided to charge a nominal submission fee of USD15. African filmmakers are exempt. Awards: Audience Award for Best South African Film Audience Award for…

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HBO Documentary Short Film Production : call for applications

In partnership with Home Box Office, Inc (HBO), Maisha invites East African filmmakers to submit an application to create two short documentary films for HBO television. Maisha shall provide support and access to renowned international mentors for the production of these films, from story through to post-production. Deadline of submission for both screenwriter/directors and technical…

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Cameroon International Film Festival (CAMIFF) : call for projects

Whether you are a film student with a serious documentary, a rising star, or an accomplished animator, The Cameroon International Film Festival – Camiff wants to see your work! CAMIFF films range from animation to fictional drama and cover topics relating to women’s health, motherhood, body image, relationships, cultural diversity, breaking barriers and more. We…

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