Durban International Film Festival:
Film festival accepting submissions [Worldwide]

Date: Friday, July 18, 2014 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Deadline: 3/24/14
Durban International Film Festival
Filmmakers may submit their projects to be screened at this film festival in South Africa.

The Durban International Film Festival is accepting film submissions to be screened at its 35th annual celebration this summer. This year’s festival runs from July 18 to 22, and its theme is “continent of contrast.”

Filmmakers may submit films in four categories: feature-length film, short film, feature-length documentary and short documentary.

There is no cost to submit a film for consideration, but DVD screeners must be received by the festival’s committee by March 24 in order for films to be considered for the festival.

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Short film festival accepting entries [Egypt]

Deadline: 4/4/14
Arab filmmakers ages 16 to 36 can submit their short live-action films, animated films or documentaries to a festival.

Qabila’s second annual short film festival is accepting entries from filmmakers who want to tell a story through art and make a difference by reaching a global audience.

Films should range in length from 1 minute to 30 minutes. Films in languages other than English must include English subtitles. Filmmakers may only submit one film, and their submissions must not have been created before Jan. 1, 2012.

Interested candidates must complete the submission form, here and upload their films to their private YouTube channel as (unlisted)/ or on their Vimeo channel as (private). Once uploaded, they must include the following biographical details about the director: name, age, original place of birth and the country from which he or she is submitting the film. Upon completion, they should send the link to apply(at)qabilafilmfestival(dot)com.

The deadline for submissions is April 4.

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The 2014 call for projects for the cinema Committee of the Francophone Fund (la commission cinéma du Fonds francophone) is reserved to requests for help to finish feature films projects. Deadline to submit dossier is set between 15 to 30 April 2014. Contact the OIF in