bloc // May 9, 2009

Encounters Shortfilm Festival: Call ⁄⁄

Date: 30 Jun 2009
Location: england


Submissions for this year’s Encounters festival are now open and run until Tuesday 30 June 2009. In an attempt to go green and reduce the amount of DVD’s submitted, Encounters sponsored by YouSendIt ( now offers the opportunity to upload your film and save £5.

– Call for submissions closes 30 June 2009
– Filmmakers will be notified end of August
– Programme announced end of September
– Accreditation opens end of September
– 17-22 November Encounters Festival

Encounters accepts films of every genre less than 30 minutes: animation, drama, documentary, experimental and music video and does NOT have a premiere policy but does now have a submission fee. All films submitted to the festival are entered into the HP Digital Viewing library offering more than 1000 films for on demand viewing available to all delegates’ buyers, distributors, programmers and press throughout the festival.

Visit to see the awards up for grabs, submission criteria and how to enter your film. Sign up to the Encounters newsletter for the latest on Encounters events.

Area: not in wales