Call for submissions

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

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

Hungary’s most established 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