Program Submission

Submissions for the 28th Film Festival Cologne can be made until June 30th 2019. A later submission is only possible in exceptional cases and needs to be discussed in advance.

Please only use our online entry form for submission. Submission to the Film Festival Cologne is free of charge.

The most important regulations for program submissions in brief:

_short films less than 45 minutes are ineligable for submission
_year of completion must be 2018 or newer
_no theatrical release, broadcast or online release in Germany before Film Festival Cologne’s commencement (Oct 10th 2019)
_potential German, Europe and Wold premieres will be considered preferred
_selection considers theatrical, TV movies, TV series, mini series, documentaries as well as transmedia and innovative projects

How program submission works:

1. Click on the “SUBMIT NOW” button further down on this page
2. Register with our submission platform “Eventival” or log in with your existing account
3. On your personal dashborad click on “Submit your program”
4. Enter all required data in the form and click “Submit project”
5. You can print or save your submission documents. You will receive a confirmation email after your successful submission.

If you have any questions regarding submission, please contact Lena Mrachacz.