Warsaw film festival

Established in 1985, the Warsaw Film Festival joined in 2009 the elite group of events recognized by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations as international film festivals – next to Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Locarno, San Sebastian, Karlovy Vary, Tokyo, Moscow, Mar del Plata, Montreal, Shanghai, Cairo, Goa, and Tallinn.

The festival is host to the International Federation of Film Critics awards for enterprising filmmaking in Central Europe and beyond

The Warsaw Film Festival accepts narrative, documentary, and animated shorts (40 min or less) from all over the world. Winners are Academy Awards® eligible.


The dates: October 8-17, 2021.

The submission deadline: July 31, 2021

Submission page


Warsaw film festival 2020


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