Film submission

Submission rules

The sixth edition of Dalmatia film festival will take place in July and August 2023, with final program in city Split in early December 2022. The dates and cities are going to be announced in April.

The festival program is made of fiction films (features and shorts), documentaries and tourist promo films. We invite you to submit films in all three categories. All films completed after January 1st, 2021 are eligible. We can also make exception for some older films, if they haven't been screened in Croatia.

Deadline for submissions is June 20, 2023. Films submitted after the deadline are eligible for the next year's festival.

Dalmatia Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more.

The list of selected films will be announced in early July. All the authors of the selected films are going to be informed 2-3 weeks before the official announcement, and they will be asked to submit the screening prints and materials for the festival catalog.

Festival accepts screening prints with english subtitles, in the following formats: DVD, Blu-ray, high quality digital file (Quicktime or mp4 in full hd resolution, 1920x1080).

Festival will use brief excerpts from film or trailer for publicity purposes before or during the festival events, unless the autors disallow this.

Note: All shipping costs, insurance, customs duties and handling fees for all entries must be prepaid by the sender. We cannot assume responsibility for customs clearance. The festival does not pay screening fees for the submited and selected films.

If you're author of the selected film, and you want to visit our festival and introduce your film, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as you can.


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"Dalmatia film festival" is an international festival of feature and short films, documentaries and promo films that takes place in Croatian cities: Sutivan, Kaštela, Pirovac, Solin and Split.

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