Festival Entries

Entries are now open for our 2022 Films and Alternate Realities programmes, and our Industry Programme.

We welcome entries from all around the world, to the 29th edition of our festival – taking place 23 - 28 June 2022.

Film Programme

Our Film Programme is open to documentary and non-fiction films of all lengths, from short to feature-length films, that wish to be considered for launching or premiering as part of our 2022 official selection. 

Click here for more information on how to submit your work.

Alternate Realities Programme

Our Alternate Realities Programme welcomes artworks and projects in non-fiction storytelling and encourages entries from independent artists and collectives, and from established artists or emerging new talent from around the world.

We accept entries in a range of formats including: 360° video; artificial intelligence; audio and sound; augmented reality; game; installation; interactive documentary; motion comic; moving image, video or expanded cinema; performance;  virtual reality; and more.  

Click here for more information on how to submit your artwork.


Industry Programme

Our Industry Programme encompasses a range of opportunities for documentary makers to connect with all kinds of industry partners, to find collaborators and discuss new projects.

The MeetMarket (for features and series), Alternate Realities Talent Market (for new media creatives) and Broadcast Talent Market (to connect with UK production companies) require applications in advance.

Click here for more information for how to apply to take part in these initiatives. Further industry sessions, round-tables, mixers and networking events, open to all delegates, will be announced in the lead-up to the 2022 Festival. Keep an eye on the e-Newsletter for details! 


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