Open City Documentary Festival

Open City Documentary Festival
UCL 14 Taviton Street
WC1H 0BW
London, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)20 76794907

2018, Finished
Tue 4th Sep to Sun 9th Sep

Festival Overview

Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space in London to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers. The festival takes place over six days in venues across London and the programme offers a chance to see the best in contemporary, international documentary as well as filmmaker Q&As, industry panels, workshops, live music, networking and parties.

Awards

The award categories for 2017 are
Grand Jury Award
Best UK Film
Best International Emerging Filmmaker

Genres

Animation Asian Documentary Experimental Foreign Language Gay and Lesbian Historical Independent Jewish Medical Natural History Political Reality Religious Short Sport Student War Women

Apply via Film Freeway

Known festival contacts Contacts
Michael Stewart
Festival Director
Leona Chaliha
Head of Creative Development
Alex Karotsch
Marketing Manager
Film Festival
Primary contact
Oliver Wright
Programmer

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

OCDF accepts documentary films of all lengths and subject matter, originating from anywhere in the world. For the 2017 edition, all entries must be completed after 1 January 2016.

All film entries must be in English or contain English subtitles.

Only completed entries (Entry Form, Preview Screener, Payment) will be processed and considered for screening.


Formats:

OCDF accepts DVDs and protected Vimeo links. All submissions should be made through FilmFreeway.

Fees:

Shorts (Films under 40 minutes)

Earlybird Deadline
Standard Fee: $16 USD
Student Fee: $14 USD

Regular Deadline
Standard Fee: $23 USD
Student Fee: $16 USD

Late Deadline
Standard Fee: $27 USD
Student Fee: $20 USD

Features (Films over 40 minutes)

Earlybird Deadline
Standard Fee: $27 USD
Student Fee: $20 USD

Regular Deadline
Standard Fee: $34 USD
Student Fee: $27 USD

Late Deadline
Standard Fee: $47 USD
Student Fee: $40 USD

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