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Film / Drama Series Submissions for the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival Programmes

Online film and drama series submissions for the programmes of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held from 13th to 20th August 2021, are now open.

Online film and drama series submissions for the programmes of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held from 13th to 20th August 2021, are now open.

Film authors and producers can submit their films / drama series exclusively for the following programmes:

- Competition Programme - Feature Film

- Competition Programme - Documentary Film

- Competition Programme - Short Film

- Competition Programme - Student Film

- In Focus

- Avant Premiere - specialized for regional drama series

- Open Air

- Kinoscope

- Summer Screen

- European Shorts

- Children’s Programme

- TeenArena

- Dealing with the past

- BH Film Programme

All entries for programmes: Competition Programme – Feature Film, Competition Programme – Documentary Film, Competition Programme – Short Film, Competition Programme – Student Film, In Focus, Avant Premiere, Open Air, Kinoscope, Summer Screen, European Shorts, Children’s Programme, TeenArena, Dealing with the Past and BH Film, unless otherwise specified, must be submitted to the Festival for selection by May 28th, 2021. 

The submissions fees, unless otherwise specified at the film submission page are as following:

Competition Programme – Feature Film – FREE to submit!

Competition Programme – Documentary Film – FREE to submit!

Competition Programme – Short Film – FREE to submit!

Competition Programme – Student Film – FREE to submit!

BH Film – FREE to submit!

All other programmes open for submission:

Feature length film (60 minutes in length or more) – 70 BAM or 35 EUR

Short film (up to 30 minutes in length, including closing credits) – 30 BAM or 15 EUR


Please find rules and regulations and online entry form here.


The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival will take place from 13th to 20th August 2021.

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