Antenna Documentary Film Festival

Antenna Festival // Antenna Documentary Film Festival

10th edition

Oct 15 - Oct 25, 2020
Sydney , Australia

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length Full length, Short

Mission / description Antenna is Australia's International Documentary Film Festival, held annually in October over 11 intensive days in Sydney.

The Festival showcases the very best in documentary cinema from around the world, together with Gala Awards, Q&A sessions, international guests, master-classes and other special events.
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Class Founded: 2011
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Jan 23, 2020

Early bird deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Regular deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Late deadline: Jun 04, 2020

Notification date: Aug 31, 2020

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Fees Fees range from 20.00 to 50.00 AUD (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 6,000.00 USD
Specials Workshops, Panels
General rules GENERAL RULES

1) I have the sole and exclusive ownership of all rights related to the submitted production and have the full authority to submit the production to Antenna.

2) I understand that all foreign language films must contain English subtitles.

3) I understand that a screener must be submitted online either through Film Festival Life or submitted with a Vimeo link.

4) All entry fees are non-refundable. Please check competition rules and requirements to ensure your film is eligible.

5) Documentaries must have been completed on or after 1st January 2018.

6) Antenna screens one-off documentaries only.

7) In case of selection, I authorise Antenna to utilise publicity materials related to the production for promotional purposes.

8) I understand that Antenna assumes that the submitting party or the filmmaker has insured the exhibition copy for damage and loss, and I will not hold Antenna liable for any damage or loss during shipping, preview, or screening.

9) I agree to provide the exhibition copy of the submitted production to the festival at least 14 days prior to the start of the festival.

10) Due to the volume of entries received, Antenna cannot offer individual feedback of declined films.

11) All films must not have been shown publicly in Sydney prior to the festival (with the exception of submissions for the Australian Shorts Competition).

12) All films must not have received an Australian Television Broadcast prior to the festival.