AFI DOCS Announces 2020 Dates and Call for Entries – American Film Institute


AFI DOCS Announces 2020 Dates and Call for Entries

AFI DOCS is now officially accepting submissions for this year’s festival, which will be held from June 17-21, 2020, at Washington, DC venues and the historic AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD. The five-day program presents the very best of contemporary documentary filmmaking from across the globe, including world and international premieres, and works by master and emerging filmmakers alike. In 2019, AFI DOCS presented 72 films representing 17 countries, and numerous special events to an audience of more than 12,000.

Deadlines for Submissions:

Early: November 29 Shorts $40 / Features $50
Regular: January 24 Shorts $50 / Features $70
Late: March 6 Shorts $60 / Features $90

Since its inception in 2003, the leading documentary storytellers of our day have embraced AFI DOCS as the place for nonfiction films to catalyze a national conversation. The AFI DOCS Advisory Board includes Ken Burns, Davis Guggenheim, Chris Hegedus, Werner Herzog, Rory Kennedy, Barbara Kopple, Spike Lee, Errol Morris, Stanley Nelson, D A Pennebaker and Frederick Wiseman.

Click here to submit your documentary today.

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