Submission Policy

1. General information

Feature films, short films and experimental films completed after 1 January 2018 can be submitted to the festival. There is no restriction on the length and number of films, one filmmaker or filmmaking community can submit. Each film has to be submitted on a separate application form. The festival will provide accommodation and catering for filmmakers (1-2 people per film) whose films are selected to participate in the competition programme.


2. Deadlines

Application deadline: 10 January 2022, midnight (CET)

The competition programme will be published on the 1st of February 2022.

Date and venue of the festival: 24 – 28 May 2022, Belvárosi Cinema, Szeged, Hungary


3. Application

 There is no submission fee.

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