Call for entries - FIFIB - 2020

Submissions for the Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival (FIFIB) are now open. The 9th edition will take place in Bordeaux, France, from 14-19 October 2020.


Submission deadline: 15 July 2020


  • Films must be submitted via this link,
  • Films that are not in French or English must be submitted with English or French subtitles,
  • The costs of subtitling cannot exceptionally be covered by the festival this year. Films selected in a foreign language must be subtitled in French for october.
  • Work-in-progress copies can be submitted on the condition that the film is completed by the festival,
    Films should not have been distributed in France or online before the festival dates,
    The registration fee is 15 euros for the feature films selection, 7 euros for the contrebandes and short-films section.

The International Competition consists of feature length films from all over the world.

Entries must –

  • Be at least 60 minutes long,
    have been produced in 2019 or 2020,
  • We do not accept films screened before the Busan festival (October 2019),
    we prefer French premieres.

The French Competition is composed of feature length films from France.

Entries must –

  • Be at least 60 minutes long,
    have been produced in 2019 or 2020,
  • we prefer french premieres.

The French Short Films Competition consists of shorts produced by french production countries.

Entries must –

  • be at least 30 minutes long,
    have been produced in 2019 or 2020.

The Contrebandes selection consists of films with no set time limit from french-speaking countries. 

Entries – 

  • should not have received regional, film school or CNC production support (except those which received post-production or residency support). Films which were produced with materials from a film school but outside the course are eligible,
  • should not have been distributed in France,
    we prefer french premieres.
Find the registration form below.
Following your registration, you will receive a validation email from
Any incomplete registration and / or payment not made will invalidate your application.
Exceptionally, this year, due to the health crisis, the opening of registration fees are valid for a period of 2 years.