San Francisco Documentary Festival

SF DocFest // San Francisco Documentary Festival

18th edition

May 30 - Jun 13, 2021
San Francisco, United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Documentary, Experimental, Hybrids, Student
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short

Mission / description SF DocFest screens the best new documentaries from around the world for two weeks at the historic Roxie and Vogue Theaters in San Francisco.

Festival website

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Class Founded: 2001
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Dec 10, 2018

Early bird deadline: Feb 01, 2019
Regular deadline: Mar 02, 2018
Late deadline: Mar 22, 2019

Notification date: Apr 30, 2019

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Fees Fees range from 30.00 to 60.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees. Submission through FFL is up to 5.57 USD cheaper than on other submission platforms for Film Plan subscribers.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: Audience Awards, Jury Prizs
Festival sections
Over 45 minutes
Under 45 minutes
General rules LEGAL STUFF: I understand that submission of my work authorizes the San Francisco Documentary Festival to use the work for exhibition, education and/or publicity purposes related to the festival; that the Festival will handle the prints and tapes with a maximum of care but cannot be held liable for any damage or loss during shipping, preview, or screening; and that the Festival is also not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement related to the work. SF DocFest will never publish your film online under any circumstances.