2024 Submission Guidelines

Submissions are now open for the 2024 Paris Independent Film Festival.

The festival will take place September 27 to 29.

Submit Your Film

Submit your film to the 2024 Paris Independent Film Festival via Film Freeway.

Submission Deadlines

The Paris Independent Film Festival accepts Submissions from any country.

Early Submissions Deadline — April 4

Regular Submissions Deadline — May 24

Late Submissions Deadline — July 19

All filmmakers will be notified before Sept 6

Festival Categories

The Paris Independent Film Festival is open to international films in one of the following categories:

Low-budget Feature Film (Budget over €150k)
Micro-budget Feature (Budget under €150k)
No-Budget Feature (Budget under €50k)
Documentary Feature
Short Film
Short Documentary
Animated Short
Experimental Short
Horror / Sci-Fi Short
Short Short (Under 5 minutes)
Music Video

Screenplay Award categories:
Feature Screenplay
Comedy Screenplay
No-Budget Screenplay

Entry Fees

All entries must be shipped prepaid, fees are in € Euro

Fees for feature films are €75 early, €80 regular, €85 late .
Fees for short films are €45 early, €50 regular, €55 late.
Music videos & short shorts are €30 early, €35 regular, €40 late

Fees for feature scripts are €45 early, €50 regular, €55 late.

Please send any related press materials, including electronic press kit, and photos to:


Digital Submission only:
We accept only digital submissions.  You can use the submission platform’s own submission service, or send us a direct link to a hosting site such as Vimeo to info@filmfestival.paris.