CALL FOR ENTRIES
The 29th Geneva International Film Festival and its 11th Digital Market are fast approaching. Join us by submitting your works or ongoing projects!
GIFF is calling for series, scripts and international digital creations.
SERIES & SCRIPTS
Want to be part of the official series selection of GIFF 2023? Submit your series and series scripts on MyGIFF before August 31,2023! These will be eligible to join the convergent sections or compete in the following two competitions:
- International Series Competition (CHF 10,000 offered by the City and State of Geneva)
- European Script Award (EUR 10,000 offered by the European Alliance for Television and Culture [EATC])
INTERNATIONAL SERIES COMPETITION
Exclusive to Switzerland, the International Series Competition brings together the most inventive foreign series, which GIFF has been reporting on for over 25 years. The competition showcases, through ten series’ pilot episodes, the innovative potential of the most popular and dynamic format in the contemporary audiovisual industry. A new inclusive Jury consisting exclusively of five festivalgoers rewards the best series with the Reflet d’Or, worth CHF 10,000 (offered by the City and Canton of Geneva).
How to submit
DIGITAL & IMMERSIVE WORKS (VR, AR, MR)
Are you a creator, producer or distributor interested in joining the 2023 selection of the Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF)?
- Your digital works (interactive, performative, installation, web content)
- Your immersive works (virtual, augmented and mixed reality)
The works will be eligible for the International Immersive Works Competition (CHF 10,000 offered by the City and State of Geneva), for the Future Is Sensible Award (CHF 10,000 offered by the City and State of Geneva) and for the convergent sections (out of competition).
INTERNATIONAL IMMERSIVE WORKS COMPETITION
A pioneer in the field of new writing and digital innovation, GIFF has been featuring a programme of virtual reality (VR) works since 2014. This section has been competitive since 2016 and brings together immersive XR works from around the world, presented in Swiss, international or world premieres. A Jury consisting of personalities from the audiovisual industry awards a prize of CHF 10,000 donated by the City and State of Geneva.
How to submit a project:
GENEVA DIGITAL MARKET CALLS FOR PROJECTS
You are developing:
- A European XR project
- an interactive project made in Switzerland?
Funding and distribution opportunities await at Geneva Digital Market !
SWISS INTERACTIVE SESSIONS
Presentation of Swiss digital projects / matchmaking sessions with institutions and distributors
Since 2019 this programme has enabled Swiss digital artists to meet representatives of international institutions and art centers in order to facilitate the distribution of their projects abroad.
How to submit:
Submit on MyGIFF, create an account and fill in the form. Deadline for submission: September 8, 2023
XR COPRODUCTION SESSIONS
Presentations of XR projects and immersive technologies / co-production market
Organised since 2019, these sessions enable 20 of the most innovative European project leaders to present their work in progress to European producers. The day is divided into two parts, starting in the morning with pitching sessions and continuing in the afternoon with one-on-one meetings between participants.
How to submit:
Submit your work on MyGIFF, create an account and fill in the form. Deadline for submission: September 8, 2023