Deadline 31. 7.

Ji.hlava IDFF: Film Submissions

Published April 13, 2021

25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival opened film submissions for this years’ edition that will take place in Jihlava on October 26–31, 2021.

The festival accepts submissions of documentary films, experimental films, animation films or hybrid projects, different TV and film formats based on reality, virtual reality projects, documentary, and educational computer games, or interactive web documentary projects. For more detailed information visit the official page.


Film submission deadlines

● March 31, 2021 | films released in 2020
● May 31, 2021 | films completed in 2021 and released by May 31, 2021
● July 31, 2021 | rough cuts and films that have so far not had a festival world premiere

Despite our deadlines, we would kindly ask you to submit your films continuously throughout the whole period starting February 15, 2021.

Ji.hlava IDFF is a leading European documentary festival and the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. The festival retains distinctive and progressive programming, focusing on a creative artistic approach to film and critically reflective documentary works that deal with significant themes.