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We are now accepting submissions to the 15th Annual Camden International Film Festival, which will be held September 12-15, 2019, in Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine.

CIFF is open to documentary films and immersive nonfiction media of all formats, styles, subjects and lengths. We encourage submissions by filmmakers from diverse backgrounds and projects that push the boundaries of the documentary form.

Please send us your film via Film Freeway or Withoutabox using the links below. If you have any questions, reach out to our programming team at [email protected].

Thank you for your interest in the Camden International Film Festival!

Earlybird: March 8
Regular: April 26
Late: May 24
End of Submissions: June 28

Working in virtual reality or immersive media?

You can now use the CIFF FilmFreeway page to apply for Storyforms: Remixing Reality, our exhibition exploring the frontiers of nonfiction storytelling. Just be sure to submit to the category “Storyforms: Immersive Experience / Installation.”

Have a work-in-progress?

We’ll be announcing our 2019 Artist Programs in February. Stay tuned by signing up for our newsletter below or following us on social media. Our Points North Fellowship, Shortform Editing Residency,  and North Star Residency include support for travel to Maine and opportunities to connect with peers, mentors and industry leaders at the 2019 festival.



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