Submission Policy

1. General information

Feature films, short films and experimental films completed after 1 January 2016 can be submitted to the festival. There is no restriction on the length and number of films, one filmmaker or filmmaking community can submit more than one film. Each film has to be submitted on a separate application form. The festival will provide accommodation and meals for filmmakers (1-2 people per film) whose films are selected to participate in the competition programme.



2. Deadlines

Application deadline: 31 January 2019, midnight (CET)

The competition programme will be published on: 18 March 2019

Date of the festival: 28 May – 1 June 2019


3. Application

 There is no submission fee.

The application form is available here.

Postal address: Belvárosi Cinema, 6720 Szeged, Vaszy Viktor tér 3., Hungary

E-mail address: zsigmondvilmosfeszt [at]


4. Information on film submission

 The festival pays no rental or screening fee.

Applicants whose films are selected to take part in the competition programme have to submit their films in DCP, with English subtitles. These DCPs have to be available until the end of the festival.

The festival reserves the right to publish a maximum 2-minute- long part of the submitted films on its website for promotional and educational (non-commercial) purposes.

The films selected for the competition programme will be screened at other Central European venues of the festival (3-5 venues). The Belvárosi Cinema may screen the award-winning films on two further occasions after the festival.