Submissions for the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival are now open!

Our 72nd edition takes place in Edinburgh from 20 June to 1 July 2018, and you can be a part of it. You can submit your film digitally via Withoutabox, or post a DVD screener to our Submissions team. Click here for more information on how to submit your film.

There are three submissions deadlines:

Earlybird - Thursday 14 December 2017

SHORT – £20.00 / FEATURE - £75.00

Regular - Thursday 18 January 2018

SHORT – £30.00 / FEATURE - £85.00

Late - Thursday 8 February 2018

SHORT – £35.00 / FEATURE - £90.00

Please make sure you have read our full Rules and Regulations before submitting your film.

In 2017, EIFF screened many exceptional films received through open submissions, including Edie, London Symphony, Romans, Story of A Girl, Access All Areas and The Marker, as well as Just Charlie, which went on to win our Audience Award. EIFF also presented many short film submissions, including The Full Story, which won our Award for Best Short Film, and Poles Apart, which won our McLaren Award for Best British Animation.