Event dates: Nov 17-26, 2006, Wiesbaden, Germany

Online film submission is possible via the internet platform www.reelport.com

exground filmfest 19 will take place in Wiesbaden from November 17-26, 2006. During the ten days of the festival about 300 feature- and short-films as well as videos will be shown. Deadline for film submission is 1st August 2006. The relevant submission forms can be downloaded as PDF files at www.exground.com.

Filmmakers can also submit their work by using the internet platform www.reelport.com. reelport is a joint submission platform of some of the most important European film festivals - developed by the "International Shortfilm Festival Oberhausen" (Germany), "Festival International de Curtas Metragens Vila do Conde" (Portugal) and the "Filmfestival Göteborg" (Sweden) in cooperation with the technology partner Telefónica Deutschland GmbH. You have the opportunity to upload your data and viewing copy only once to submit your film to one of the participating festivals, exground filmfest included. The submitted films will be archived on the reelport server and will be transmitted to the festivals and film markets where the committees will evaluate them. Not only does this method save money, but also a lot of time.

Films and videos for exground filmfest can be submitted in the categories: Main program (American Independent, News from Asia, Documentaries, international feature- and short films, Focus Canada) and contests (German short film contest - Audience director's award, endowed with €6,000 in total; International ON VIDEO contest - Jury director's award, endowed with €1,500; Wiesbaden special - short film contest / audience director's award, endowed with €500 and last but not least, the feature film contest: youth days - International youth film contest - Jury director's award, endowed with €2,500 ) in the genres fiction, documentary, animation and experimental film. Submission of the films is free of charge.

The Cultural Department of the State Capital Wiesbaden sponsors exground's German short film contest with the sum of €4,000 in total for the first and the third place and donates €1,500 for the International ON VIDEO contest.

ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH sponsors the second prize for the German short film contest of exground filmfest of the amount of €2,000, it is the fourth time ESWE has supported young film makers. The "Wiesbaden-Special - Short film contest" is endowed with €500.
The international youth film contest "youth days" is endowed with €2,500 and donated by State Capital Wiesbaden.

You will find more detailed information about film submission in the entry forms that are available in German and English. If you have further questions, don't hesitate to contact us.