Submission Policy

1. General information

Feature films, short films, experimental films and documentaries completed after 1 January 2020 can be submitted to the festival. There is no restriction on the length and number of the films one filmmaker or filmmaking community can submit. Each film has to be submitted on a separate application form.

2. Deadlines

Application deadline: 16 April 2023, midnight (CET)
The competition programme will be published on the 3rd of May 2023
Date and venue of the festival: 24 – 28 October 2023, Belvárosi Cinema, Szeged, Hungary

3. Application

Online application form 

E-mail address: zsigmondvilmosfeszt [at]

4. Information on film copies and screening

The festival pays no rental or screening fees.
Applicants whose films are selected to take part in the competition programme have to submit their films in DCP format 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 may be screened at other Central European venues of the festival (2-4 venues). The Belvárosi Cinema may screen the award-winning films on two further occasions after the festival.