2019 Submission Guidelines
Submissions will soon be open for the 2019 Paris Independent Film Festival.
The festival will once more take place at a top arthouse cinema in central Paris, Nov 21-24 2019
This year the Katara Cinema at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris 37 avenue Hoche, 75008 is the
principal host of the Paris Independent Film Festival.
Submit Your Film
The alternative is to submit via email and pay via PayPal
The Paris Independent Film Festival 2019 is dedicated to showcasing new emerging film talent. Please submit via FilmFreeway in March 2019. Submissions via Withoutabox will be open till September 16 2019.
The Paris Independent Film Festival accepts Submissions from any country.
Early Submissions Period — Feb 28 to June 15, 2019
Regular Submissions Period — Jun 16 to Aug 31, 2019
Late Submissions Period — September 1 to September 28, 2019
All filmmakers will be notified before Oct 22, 2019
The Paris Independent Film Festival is open to international films in one of the following categories:
Low-budget Feature Film (Budget over €150k)
Micro-budget Feature (Budget under €150k)
No-Budget Feature (Budget under €50k)
Horror / Sci-Fi Short
Short Short (Under 5 minutes)
Screenplay Award categories:
All entries must be shipped prepaid, fees are in € Euro
Fees for feature films are €75 early, €80 regular, €85 late .
Fees for short films are €45 early, €50 regular, €55 late.
Music videos & short shorts are €30 early, €35 regular, €40 late
Fees for feature scripts are €45 early, €50 regular, €55 late.
Please send any related press materials, including electronic press kit, and photos to:
Digital Submission only:
We accept only digital submissions. You can use the submission platform’s own submission service, or send us a direct link to a hosting site such as Vimeo to email@example.com
Submissions Rules & Regulations:
The runtime of a short film is limited to 50 minutes for programming purposes.
Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements ie. travel cost and personal visa requirements.
Non-English language produced films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English. French films may be screened without subtitles.
All entrants certify that they have been given full rights to use any and all music in their films.
Participation in Paris Indie implies that Nominees agree to participate in the publicity for the Festival as well as other promotional events, including website, social media, international press coverage and festival trailers edited by G. Papinutto of Agence Gamines.
Participants are kindly asked to make available all requested publicity materials as well as excerpts from selected films for promotional use prior to, during and for future festivals.