CAMERIMAGE, the biggest international film festival devoted to the art and craft of cinematography has launched the selection process for its 23rd edition. All filmmakers, producers and distributors are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, music videos and student etudes for the festival's consideration. 

This year the festival will be held from 14th till 21st November in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Please note the submission deadlines and do not miss your chance to submit your films or music videos. From now on we are accepting entries, so please go to Camerimage 2015 >> Submit a film to fill out an appropriate online entry form. Please see more details below. 


Poster designed by Ryszard Horowitz


In addition to the numerous out-of-competition festival sections, there will be a number of competitions included in the program. We now accept submissions for the following:

·         Main Competition (fiction films)
·         Student Etudes Competition (fiction etudes)
·         Polish Films Competition (fiction films)
·         Documentary Shorts Competition - up to 40 minutes running time
·         Documentary Features Competition - more than 40 minutes running time
·         Music Videos Competition
·         Directors' Debuts Competition (fiction films)
·         Cinematographers' Debuts Competition (fiction films)


Before submitting your entry, please read the Rules of the competitions available at our website and make sure you are able to provide an appropriate preview screener (online screeners accepted) and a final screening copy. To check out the Rules and to fill out a film submission form please go HERE.



Main Competition
Directors' Debuts Competition
Cinematographers' Debuts Competition
Polish Films Competition
- official deadline: June 30, 2015 (no fee)
- late entry deadline: July 31, 2015
late entry fee required: PLN 200 (approx. 50 euro)
Music Videos Competition
- deadline: 17 August, 2015 (no fee)
Student Etudes Competition
Documentary Features Competition
Documentary Shorts Competition
- deadline: 31 August, 2015 (no fee)

Please note that CAMERIMAGE Festival is an ACADEMY AWARD® qualifying festival in the Documentary Short Subject category. This means that the winners of the Golden Frog in Documentary Shorts Competition will qualify for consideration in the Documentary Short Subject category of the Annual ACADEMY AWARDS® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.


Join the selection process and see you in Bydgoszcz!