Film Festival & Market Updates: August 2020

Indian Film Institute brings Indie Filmmakers monthly updates of Film Festivals across the globe. See what's going on within Festival circle, whose deadline is coming soon, who are offering discounts, who have opened their entries, which are prominent films, and film markets that are taking place.

Festivals nearing the Deadline

Youth Film Festival


Final Deadline : August 20, 2020

Entry Fee - $10 -$35

Youth Film Festival in the past 2 years was part of the biggest high-school art festival in Macedonia . This year we are establishing an independent film festival whose goal is to bring together the short films of young authors, where filmmakers from across the globe will be able to see their creations and compare their work with their peers.

Oregon Independent Film Festival

Portland /Oregon / United States

Final Deadline : August 17, 2020

Entry Fee - $25 -$50

The Oregon Independent Film Festival hosts hundreds of movie screenings to recognize the best in new and independent cinema. Showcasing films from legendary directors, newly-discovered filmmakers, as well as hosting major studio premiere events.

Dancing Spider Film Festival

United States

Final Deadline : August 20, 2020

Entry Fee - $18 -$60

This festival is an annual celebration where filmmakers from all over and audiences from largely rural areas in the South Dakota and Minnesota plains gather for two days to enjoy films from a variety of genres and formats.

Buzz Vicious Film Festival


Final Deadline : August 20, 2020

Entry Fee - $15 -$50

Buzz Vicious Film Festival’s main goal is to bring together storytellers (whether these stories are original or adapted) and an audience that is passionate about cinema. The yearly event exhibits short and feature films of many genres: drama, horror, comedy, documentaries and alternative and underground filmmaking.

Mindfield Film Festival

Albuquerque / Unites States

Final Deadline : August 27, 2020

Entry Fee - $15 -$45

Mindfield - Albuquerque showcases: Features, Shorts, and Music videos by filmmakers from around the world. We celebrate and support Independent, new, and Alternative filmmakers; not just during our annual Film Festival but throughout the year with our bi-monthly online competitions.

Kosice International Monthly Film Festival


Final Deadline : August 27, 2020

Entry Fee - $10 -$55

The mission and goal of this festival is to discover and promote talented filmmakers from all over the world and present them to the public and therefore is our festival is a brilliant opportunity to participate in international competition.

New Harvest Film Festival


Final Deadline : August 22, 2020

Entry Fee - $15-$40

New Harvest Film Festival is a festival dedicated to the development of young and independent filmmaking in Russia. The festival looks for new authors from all over the world and do the best to let their movies meet a large Russian audience.

London-Worldwide Comedy Short Film Festival

London /UK

Final Deadline : August 17, 2020

Entry Fee - $25 -$50

This festival screens short comedy films from around the globe and connects and promote talented comedy filmmakers from all over the world.It is curated by WWCSFF Film Festivals which also produces the London-X4 Seasonal Short Film Festival and the Asia South East-Short Film Festival.

Open Film Festivals

Reel Youth Film Festival