Submitting Your Project to Benin City Film Festival

Thank you for your interest in submitting your project to the Benin City Film Festival . Submissions for the 2021 Festival will open on March 1st , 2021. Please be sure to read the most current versions of our Rules & Regulations before you begin the process. The deadline dates and submission fees for 2021 Festival consideration are listed below.

2021 Benin City Film Festival
Deadlines & Entry Fees

FeaturesMay 24th 2021
July 5, 2021 2021
October 5, 2021

Submission Categories

Each year, we select a slate of feature films, short films, episodic projects, and New Frontier exhibition and performance projects on social issues to play within each of our Festival programs. Before you begin your submission, please read carefully the eligibility requirements for each category RULES & TERMS

You may not apply to a specific Festival program. Instead, please indicate whether the film is as an International Narrative Feature or International Documentary Feature when you submit via FilmFreeway.