Play-Off Winners are eligible to submit

"IOWF 2020 Official Selection"



Short Films from 2 to 25 minutes are welcome to the IOWF Play-Off.

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Web-pilot from 5 to 25 minutes are welcome to the IOWF Play-Off.

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Next Event >>> Cannes, FRA  |  23rd June 2020

Please read carefully rules and eligibility.

Submissons are now OPEN!



  • Submissions are accepted via electronic submission on FilmFreeway only, between December 23rd, 2019 and February 10th, 2020.

  • The application fee for each Short or Series film can vary, depend on the period you make the submission. 

  • There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit.

  • If you advance to the IG Challenges you’ll be asked to submit a Poster Movie (Portrait or Landscape) of your project.

  • Finalists eligible to submit in "IOWF Official Selection 2020" will be announced every 2 weeks.

  • Entries must be received on or before the deadlines.

  • All entry fees are non-refundable.

  • All submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s).

  • The material must be submitted by the filmmaker. 



  • All filmmakers from all around the world are eligible. 

  • All material submitted to other competitions or contests are eligible.

  • The material submitted must not be bonded by any obligation to, or option held by, a third party prior to entering the competition.

  • Any submitted work that becomes optioned, published, produced or purchased between the time of submission and the end of the judging period will no longer be eligible.

  • The material should be submitted in any size format for short films and episodes.

  • Adaptations are ineligible unless the underlying rights are owned by the writer or the work is in the public domain.

  • Short films must be between 2 and 25 minutes.

  • Comedy Web pilot must be between 5 and 25 minutes.

  • All material must be submitted electronically via FilmFreeway platform.