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Entry Deadline: Academia Film Olomouc

The 46th Academia Film Olomouc - International Festival of Science Documentary Films takes place April 12 - 17, 2011 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Producers, directors and distributors can submit their films until January 31, 2011.

Academia Film Olomouc
April 12 - 17, 2011
Olomouc / Czech Republic


The 46th Academia Film Olomouc, International Festival of Science Documentary Films, will take place from April 12 to April 17, 2011 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The festival is organized by the Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic.


  • The festival accepts films from all over the world, and of all length. The submission of a film is free of charge. The film can be submitted by its producer, director, or distributor.
  • Submitted films must be produced between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010.
  • The deadline for submission is January 31, 2011.
  • Films can be submitted either via an online entryform or by mail.
  • A DVD screener of the film must be sent along with the submission. The festival welcomes accompanying information (summary, director biography) and promotional materials (2 stills, 300DPI minimal resolution, EPK, press books, posters, etc.).

DVD screeners must be sent to:
Academia Film Olomouc
Univerzitni 3
77200 Olomouc
Czech Republic

International Shipping: Lucie Klevarová (T: +420 737 403 086)