Film Submissions
Submissions now open

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2017 FESTIVAL

 

Made a documentary you want to share with the world? Submissions can be made via submissions platform FilmFreeway.

Be part of London's biggest and best documentary festival.

Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers, and over 4,000 people attended the 2015 festival to enjoy some of the very best in contemporary and international documentary.

Submit your film and you'll have the chance to share your work with our festival audience and get it seen by our jury of key industry figures, including leading filmmakers, artists, distribution and exhibition experts and commissioning editors.

2016 ​jurors included Penny Woolcock (Filmmaker), Lucien Castaing-Taylor (Filmmaker), Charlotte Cook (CPH:DOX), Nick Bradshaw (BFI, Sight & Sound), Elhum Shakerifar (Producer), Luke Moody (BritDoc) and Mads Mikkelsen (CPH:DOX)

New festival dates for 2017: 5 - 10 September.