Film Festival Cologne | Program Submission

Program Submission

Submissions for the FILM FESTIVAL COLOGNE 2022 can be made until July 31st, 2022. 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 submssions in brief:

  • short films of less than 45 minutes are ineligable for submission

  • year of completion must be 2021 or newer

  • no theatrical release, broadcast or online release in Germany before FILM FESTIVAL COLOGNE’s commencement (20th October 2022)

  • 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 dashboard click on “Submissions”.

  4. Now the submission form appears. Enter all required data into the form and click “Submit project” if you are finished or “Save Changes” if you want to save the submission form and submit it later.

  5. You can print out your submission documents after completion. You will receive a confirmation email after successful submission. It is possible to submit multiple projects.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact Johannes Hensen.