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Submissions for Sundance are open

Deadline: October 1st

Submissions for Sundance are open

Like every year, Filmitalia will coordinate the selections for Italian films at the 34thd edition of the Sundance Film Festival (January 24 - February 3, 2019).
Here are the following rules for submitting your films:
- World Cinema Competition: (Feature Films and Documentaries) Films must be World or International premieres, in other words have not had any public screenings or participated at festivals outside the country of origin (so the Venice, Rome or Turin Festivals are allowed).
The duration may not be less than 50 minutes.
We remind you that the films and documentaries submitted through our company will be exempt from paying the admission fee. In order to have the free subscription access code you will need to send us your request by Monday October 1, 2018 (see contacts below) by specifying the title, director and genre so that we can send you fee waiver code to properly register on the official Sundance website.
Thanks to our long collaboration with Sundance , we are pleased to announce the new deadline of Friday October 5, 2018 for film submission and registration on the Sundance website.
- We wish to remind you that the selections for Spotlight and Premieres are by festival invitation only
- For the other sections, please refer to the Festival's Website.
In order to complete your submission we ask that with your request you include the link with English subtitles and / or send a DVD/ BLU RAY to our offices here at Cinecittà:
Istituto Luce Cinecittà – Filmitalia, Via Tuscolana 1055, 00173 Roma. Attention: Sundance Film Festival, specifying also the section you wish to enter) no later than October 5, deadline.

For more information about the feature films please feel free to contact:
Monique Catalino
Livia Azzolini
Griselda Guerrasio 

For Documentaries:
Alessio Massatani