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February Deadline: Krakow Film Festival

Until Friday, February 4, the 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011) is still accepting submissions for three competition sections - international shorts, international documentaries, and Polish films.

Krakow Film Festival

May 23 - 29, 2011
Krakow / Poland

Deadline for entries for the 51st Krakow Film Festival, which will take place May 23 - 29, 2011, is approaching. Submissions are accepted till Friday, February 4, 2011.

Only the films completed after 1st January 2010 are eligible for competitions.

We are waiting for submissions for three competition sections:

1. international short film competition open to documentaries, animated films and feature films
with a running time of 30 minutes or less.

2. international documentary film competition open to documentaries with a running time of:
• 30 to 60 minutes
• more than 60 minutes
Only premieres (i.e. the films that have not been screened in Poland at any festival held before the 51st KFF) will be accepted.

3. national competition open to films made in Poland with a running time of:
• documentary films – more than 60 minutes (NEW!)
• documentary films - 60 minutes or less
• animated films - 30 minutes or less
• feature films - 30 minutes or less
Subject to the Selection Committee’s decision, the films submitted for the national competition may also participate in the international competitions.

Detailed rules and requirements can be found here. In order to be considered for selection, films must be submitted using an online entry form and a preview copy must be delivered as scheduled above (not later than 7 days after the deadline) to the following address:

Krakow Film Festival
ul. Basztowa 15/8a
31-143 Kraków
T/F: +48 122 946 945