Call for Entries 2019

Call for entries for the 25th edition of Encounters Festival are now open!

Encounters Festival are now accepting submissions to our 2019 competitions!

We invite you to submit your Live Action and Animation shorts into our International Competitions, we accept films across all genres including – horror, drama, comedy, experimental and all submissions must be under 30 minutes long.

Entries are also invited from Virtual Reality and 360 degree films for our Immersive Encounters competition.

You can find out more information about our awards here.


Early Bird – 28 March 2019
Regular Deadline – 9 May 2019
Final Deadline – 6 June 2019

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Submit your films now on Withoutabox or FilmFreeway!