European Cinema Festival

Opening Date: 
June 18, 2018
Earlybird Deadline: 
August 01, 2021
Regular Deadline: 
October 01, 2021
Late Deadline: 
December 01, 2021
Extended Deadline: 
February 01, 2022
Notification Date: 
April 01, 2022
Event Date: 
April 16, 2022 to April 17, 2022
Festival Description: 


The European Cinema Festival will host a variety of booths comprised of companies from all areas of the film industry. There will be distributors, production companies, film buyers, film investors and marketing companies, so the opportunity for networking and furthering the progress of a film or screenplay are endless.

The European Cinema Festival will also offer the ability for companies who sell products/services to have stands at the event. Food and beverage vendors are welcome to host a stand as well as cinematography companies selling everything from cameras to sound equipment.

Information about how your company can become an exhibitor or stand holder at the European Cinema Festival will be posted on the website shortly.


Awards & Prizes: 

Best Feature

Best Short

Best Documentary

Best Comedy

Best Drama

Best Children's Film

Best Screenplay

Best Student Film

Best Student Screenplay

Judges Choice Award

Audience Choice Award

European Cinema Festival Special Award


The total prize fund for award winners is $12,000.

Rules & Terms: 
  • Any genre of film and screenplay are accepted.
  • There is no restriction on production date.
  • Films must have Spanish or English subtitles.
  • Films with distribution or those that are available online are accepted.
  • There is no need to send your films materials e.g. DCP/.mov until requested.
  • All films that include 3rd party material must have obtained the necessary rights and permissions to use these materials.
  • Films can be entered into multiple categories.
  • All film submissions must have online screeners.
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Festival Organizers: 
Michael James
Festival Contact Information: 
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