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Film Submissions 2017

Films for the 66. International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg
can be submitted until July 7, 2017!

For our terms and conditions, further information and the entry form,

please click here.

The International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg is a festival for the creative international author´s film with an artistic claim. Only newcomer directors (feature films) may participate at the International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, i.e. directors who are unknown to an international audience outside their home country. Submitted films must have been completed during the 18 month proceeding the festival, i.e. before November 2017. The minimum length of submitted films is 70 minutes.

In order for a film to be eligible for presentation at the Festival's International Competition Section, it must not have been screened at:

  • Cannes (International Competition, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Un Certain Regard, Semaine de la Critique)
  • Venice (International Competition)
  • Locarno (International Competition)
  • Berlin 
  • any other festival in Germany

Please post your DVD and the filled in entry form until July 7, 2017 to:

International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg
Rieke Bubert and / or Theresa Sander
Collini-Center, Galerie
Collinistr. 1-5
D - 68161 Mannheim

Or your Online-Link and the filled in entry form via Email to:   or

For more information please contact

Daniela Koetz | Programme Management


For inquiries concerning film submissions please contact

Theresa Sander | Assistant Programme Management

Rieke Bubert | Assistant Programme Management


Tel. +49 (0)621 39 72 48 55