Our 74th edition takes place in Edinburgh from 17 to 28 June 2020, and you can submit your film from 8 November 2019.

Submit your film digitally FilmFreeway, or post a DVD screener and submssions form to our Submissions team. Click here for full Submissions Rules and Regulations.

There are three submissions deadlines:

EARLYBIRD -      Thursday 12 December 2019

                        SHORT – £20.00 / FEATURE - £75.00

REGULAR -        Thursday 16 January 2020

                        SHORT – £30.00 / FEATURE - £85.00

LATE –              Thursday 6 February 2020

                        SHORT – £35.00 / FEATURE - £90.00

If submitting a Secure Online Screener via FilmFreeway, these are the deadlines for submitting to the Festival via the online system.

If you are submitting a DVD screener, these are POSTMARK deadlines and reflect the date by which you must send your submission. However, please send your submission as soon as possible. 

Please make sure you submit the correct fee for your submission. PLEASE NOTE – your fee is non-refundable. If your film does not match the criteria listed above and you still submit your film, we will not consider your film and will not refund your fee.

To view our Submissions FAQs click HERE.

Download our submissions form HERE.

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