Verzió Film Festival: Call for Submissions

Verzió Fesztivál: Nevezési felhívás

Verzió welcomes applications to its 16th festival edition taking place November 12-17, 2019.

Festival locations: Budapest, Kecskemét, Pécs, Szeged (Hungary)

Hungary’s biggest documentary film festival invites you to submit your film in one of the following categories:

International Competition showcasing the best human rights and creative documentaries of recent years.
Submission form to International Competition
Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2019

Hungarian Panorama is a selection of recent human rights documentaries produced or co-produced in Hungary.
Submission form to Hungarian Panorama
Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2019

Student & Debut Competition is a selection of the best student/diploma films addressing human rights issues.
Submission form to Student Film Competition
Deadline for submissions: June 30, 2019

​No entry fee for applications.

No restriction on the production date.

No re-submission of previously submitted films.

A film cannot be submitted to more than one category.

Preview copies must be submitted either in English language or with English subtitles.

The selection will be made by the Head of Programming and the appointed curators. The pre-selection is assisted by consultants of their own choosing. The selection of the films will be finalized in September, all applicants will be notified in e-mail. Jury members of the competition programs will be announced in October.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to turn to us by calling +36 1 327 3000 / 2338 or sending an e-mail to