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SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR Open City Docs Fest 2014


Open City Docs Fest is now open to submissions for its 2014 Festival on 17-22 June.


We have now launched our international call for film submissions for both established and emerging talent.


The 4th edition of the festival will take place over 6 days in June, in venues around central London and UCL's Bloomsbury campus.


2013 Jurors included Jeremy Irons, Anne Applebaum, Kim Longinotto, Katerina Cizek, Andre Singer and Brian Hill.


The award categories for 2014 include Grand Jury Award, Best Emerging Director, Best UK Documentary, Best Short Film and Best MyStreet Film.





Early Bird Deadline: Monday 02 December 2013


Regular Deadline: Monday 27 January 2014


Late Deadline: Monday 17 February 2014



For more information and  to submit, CLICK HERE.



Open City Docs Fest a live festival devoted to exploring the power of documentary film; challenging, exploring and expanding ideas of what documentary can be. From shorts to features, Open City Docs Fest screens films that step beyond current broadcast conventions, and through its programme of workshops and discussions focuses on the craft, storytelling and the collective challenges of filmmaking. Based in London, the festival offers independent filmmakers from around the globe the opportunity to have their work seen by award-winning judges, fellow filmmakers and a broad public audience.