Submission Policy

1. General information

Our Festival accepts submissions with short features, feature films, documentaries, experimental films, animations made after January 1, 2015. Number and length of works are not limited, individual filmmakers or artist groups may submit with more films. Each work needs to be registered with filling in a registration form. Organisers of the Festival provide meal and accommodation free of charge during the Festival for the artists (1-2 persons) whose work is selected by jury into the fesitval program.


2. Deadlines

Submission deadline: January 21, 2018

Screening copies of selected films have to arrive until March 22, 2018

Public announcement of films selected for festival program: March 1, 2018

Date of the Festival: May 9-12, 2018


3. Submission, registration form

There is no entry fee to submit.

Online registration form is available soon.

Postal adress: Cinema Belvárosi, Vaszy Viktor Square 3, Szeged 6721

Email: zsigmondvilmosfeszt [at]


4. Important information about screening copies

The Festival is unable to provide rental or projection fee. Submitted works are required to send in DCP format and to complete with English subtitles. We do not post back copies of the movies nominated for the Festival, they will be archived. Screening copies have to arrive until 22 March 2018 at the latest and they are required to be available for use until the end of the Festival. We ask to pay for the mailing of the films in advance.

The Festival reserves the right to show a two-minute long part of each nominated works on its website for not commercial, but educational reasons. Films selected into festival program are also shown on other, Central European scenes of the Festival (3-5 scenes). Beside festival program Cinema Belvárosi may screen awarded films at most 2 times subsequently.