Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

Films Submission

If you wish to submit your film to the LISBON & SINTRA FILM FESTIVAL
(note the festival only accepts fiction feature films) you may send us a DVD copy together with the Film Submission Form, duly filled and containing a brief synopsis, the technical specifications and contact details.


a) Film Selection:

All films, both in and out of competition, are selected by the festival Selection Committee and are approved by the festival Director.

b) ‘In Competition’ section acceptance rules:

1 – Fiction feature films;

2 – Fiction feature films that have been finished at most 12 months before the submitting films’ deadline (October 2020) for this category;

3 – Fiction feature films that have not been marketed outside their country (or in any co-producers’ countries);

4 – Films that have not been officially selected in Cannes, Locarno, San Sebastián, Venice and Berlin film festivals, except under special circumstances, which will always have to be approved by the Artistic Director.

c) Submitting films:

The holder of film rights must communicate the intention to participate in the Festival through formal enrolling, which should be submitted complete and signed before 4th of October 2020. Once the film has been accepted it may not be withdrawn from the Festival program.

The selected films’ copyright owners will be notified before the Festival official press conference.

Scroll down to download the submission form.

Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival – Programação Travessa das Pedras Negras, nº1, 5º 1100-404 Lisboa, Portugal

(+351) 213 255 835
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