Submissions for ÉCU 2016 ARE NOW OPEN!

**2016 Festival Dates – 8th, 9th, 10th April**

Submitting to ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is easy, just follow these 3 simple steps:

STEP 1. CHOOSE YOUR CATEGORY

For detailed description of each film category please click below: 

EUROPEAN CATEGORIES
* Dramatic Feature
* Dramatic Short
* Documentary
* Animated Film
* Music Video
* Experimental Film
* Comedy Film

NON-EUROPEAN CATEGORIES
* Dramatic Feature
* Dramatic Short
* Documentary

WORLDWIDE CATEGORIES
* Student Film
* Much More than a Script Competition
* Arab Section

For a price list of all our categories click below:
Price List

Are you eligible to submit?
Read ÉCU’s rules and regulations and find out.

STEP 2. CHOOSE YOUR WAY OF SUBMITTING

option # 1. With Withoutabox
withoutabox

 

 

option # 2. With FilmFreeway
filmfreeway

 

option #3. PayPal


option #4. Cheque written out to ÉCU Film Festival

STEP 3. SEND US YOUR DVD TO:
The European Independent Film Festival,
108 rue Damremont, 75018, Paris, France.

Note: ALL DVDs MUST be in by the January deadline.

Film Submission Deadlines:

Early Bird Deadline: November 22nd, 2015
Regular Deadline: December 20th, 2015
Late Deadline: January 10th, 2016
WithoutaBox and Film Freeway Extended Deadline: January 17th, 2016
Script Competition Deadline: March 6th, 2016

Essential Checklist:

IMPORTANT: Before sending your film make sure you have:
1. Copy of your film – DVD (clearly labeled with Name of film/Director/Run Time/Aspect ratio) OR Vimeo link OR link to a downloadable file (via WeTransfer/Dropbox)
2. Non-English films need to be subtitled in English and if the film is in English then French subtitles
3. Two digital stills of film (high resolution)
4. One digital photo of director
5. Short synopsis in English and in French
6. Official trailer

The 2016 film Official Selection will be announced on February 17th 2016 and Script Competition shortlisted scripts on March 14th 2016 and will offer ÉCU festival attendees of all ages and tastes a chance to experience the unique offerings that can only be found at an indie film fest.

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