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2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN - Late Deadline - October 2, 2016
Films that have premiered after April 1, 2016, are eligible to apply. The first deadline is Sept. 15, 2016, and the second and final deadline (for new films finished after the first deadline) is Dec. 15. Before submitting your film(s), you will be asked to create a CPH:DOX profile which will allow you to easily submit any number of films, as well as to register for accreditation and engage in the festival.
U.S. INPUT PRE-SELECTION CALL FOR SUBMISSION for Thessaloniki, Greece, May 7 – 11, 2017 - Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 INPUT has organized international television’s most important and influential annual screening conference for more than 35 years. This unique event — held annually in a different country — encourages the development of public service television by screening and debating the most outstanding programs from around the world.

The annual SIMA Awards celebrate the best impact filmmaking from around the world that inspires activism, compassion and social transformation. Each year, films are selected from over 140 countries, competing for awards, cash prizes, industry accolades, media features, distribution opportunities, and entry into SIMA’s signature film programs. 

The 40th Annual Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary Indian Market seeks film submissions for our film category during the annual Indian Market, to be held at the Pueblo Grande Museum grounds in Phoenix, Arizona, December 10 and 11, 2016.

The film category is to celebrate and give voice to the perspectives offered by Native American/ American Indians in film and cinema from every part of the world. The film category offers a high profile, non-competitive environment for sharing the best in independent Native American/ American Indian film and cinema.

The American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) is located in the beautiful resort community of Palm Springs, California. Strategically located 2 hours east of Hollywood, this film mecca boasts a favorable viewing audience, many self-proclaimed aficianados, as well as film-goers from around the world. 

October 13-27, 2016 - Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, is a year-round non-profit cultural and educational organization dedicated to fostering better communication between people of diverse cultures through the art of film and the moving image. We serve Chicago’s diverse and under-served citizenry by providing access to world-class cinema. We aim to enrich Chicago’s cultural environment by presenting film in contexts that encourage discussion and debate. 

Eastern Cherokee, Southern Iroquois & United Tribes of South Carolina has officially opened its Call for Entries, accepting submissions of independently produced film and video, feature length and short length films, documentary, experimental, student, religious/spiritual, animation, comedy, horror/Sci-Fi and all genre of music videos, for the 19th Annual Native American Indian Film & Video Festival of the southeast, held November 2016.

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