Open Call for Submissions – Beldocs IDFF 2018
News - 25.10.2017

BELDOCS invites directors, producers, and distributors to submit feature-length documentaries for consideration for the 11th edition of the festival, to be held from 7-14 May 2018. Documentaries produced in 2016, 2017 and 2018 are eligible for submission. Please view our festival regulations here and submit the film at Reelport.

For the International Competition program BELDOCS gives priority to International and European premieres, and for other programs national premiere is required. At the edition 2018, Beldocs will screen films in following programs:

1. International Competition
2. National Competition
3. Beldocs Special: Focus on Human Trafficking
4. Biography Documentaries
5. Music Docs
6. Feel Good Docs
7. Eros & Tanatos
8. Slow Docs
9. Ecological & Nature Docs
10. Society & Human Rights
11. Teen Docs
12. Across the Universe: Best Docs of the Year

Directors and/or producers should be available to be present in Belgrade for the festival. A distinguished international jury will award a Grand Prix in the International Competition section, which includes a cash prize. All selected documentaries will be offered participation at the Beldocs market 2018 free of charge and eventual distribution deal for the Western Balkans.

Questions may be directed to

The submission deadline is 1 February 2018.

We are looking forward at receiving your work and seeing you in Belgrade in May 2018!

International Documentary Film Festival BELDOCS
Nusiceva 6/4
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
+381 11 3248873