Call for entries
The first part of the call for entries closed on 31 December 2022. The second part is open until 22 April 2023. All submissions are considered for the next Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin which will be held in autumn 2023.
Any individual or organization can submit one or several works. The call for entries is open to film, video and multimedia submissions, regardless of geographical origin. There is no restriction for length nor genre. Submitted works must be produced in 2021, 2022 or 2023 , and must not yet have been publicly shown in Paris and Île-de-France Region.
Please take a few minutes to read the FAQ page, as it contains important information regarding the call for entries, click here.
2023 call for entries
First part: until 31 December 2022.
Second part: until 22 April 2023
If you have entered a submission in the first part of the call for entries, you do not need to re-enter it in the second part.
To submit your work, regardless of your country, you can choose between two types of registration. Please choose either one OR the other:
Registration to the main programme. Registration is free and can only be done via the 100% online entry form available on our website.
Registration to the Moving Image Art Prize. There is a registration fee. Registration can only be done on Filmfreeway website. An international jury will award the Prize with a grant at the event in Paris in 2023.
100% ONLINE REGISTRATION ON OUR WEB SITE
Submissions to the main programme are free of charge.
The registration of a submission to the main programme is 100% online, it is done ONLY on our website. No email or postal submissions will be accepted. Material sent by email is not accepted.
Our website is mobile phone friendly, but our entry form is not yet (it will be soon!:). So, to fill in an entry form, we recommend that you use a laptop or desktop computer. So if you read this page from your mobile phone, please bookmark it and start your registration from a laptop or a desktop computer.
Before filling out the entry form, you must post the required material online: video + synopsis or presentation text + biography + filmography and/or exhibition list. In other words, your video must be uploaded onto a website (like Vimeo, Youtube, Dailymotion, or a personal web site) and your texts must be available on a web page. We strongly recommend using the online service offered by VIMEO www.vimeo.com it is free, it enables you to create an access password, it preserves the video resolution, and it offers a description section area where you can paste the required text material.
Once the required material (video + synopsis or presentation text + biography + filmography and/or exhibition list) is available online, please fill out the 100% online entry form. On the entry form, you will have to enter web links to the required material.
Schools, distributors, and production companies that would like to submit MORE THAN 10 SUBMISSIONS are not obliged to fill out the online entry form. This applies ONLY to schools, distributors, and production companies, ONLY if more than 10 works are submitted. Please contact us for further instructions.
Deadline: 22 April 2023
Your video and the text material are ready online? Great, you can start to fill in the entry form!
100% ONLINE REGISTRATION ON FILMFREEWAY
An international jury will award the prize with a grant of 20,000 € to one of the artists of the programme at the event in Paris in 2023. The Moving Image Art Prize will award a work in the field of moving images.
Submission of a work to the Moving Image Art Prize can ONLY be made through the FilmFreeway.com/RIPB
To submit a work, a registration fee is required. This fee entitles you to a number of advantages which are detailed on our FilmFreeway page.
All information about the Moving Image Art Prize, including the cash prize and the detailed rules & regulations, can be found on our FilmFreeway page.
Artists whose work has been selected by the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin in the last five years, are exempted from the registration fee for submitting a work to the Moving Image Art Prize. Please contact us for further instructions.
Important : to submit a work, you need to create a free account on FilmFreeway, then create a form for the work you wish to submit. It only takes a few minutes! Only fill in the information you wish to share about your submission. You will be able to upload a video file of your submission directly on FilmFreeway or provide a link to watch your video online (such as Vimeo, Youtube, or a personal website). When the form for the work you wish to submit is finalized, go to our FilmFreeway.com/RIPB page and click on the "Submit Now" button, then pay the registration fee on the payment page. Your submission will then be sent to us immediately.
Deadline: 22April 2023
Are you ready? Great, you can start registering your submission on FilmFreeway!
About the decision notifications
Notifications of decision for both the main programme and the Moving Image Art Prize submissions, and for both the first and second parts of the call for entries, will be sent by email at the end of July 2023.
The call for entries is open to film, video and multimedia submissions
Film and video - any film and video format
Video / Experimental video
Fiction, exp. fiction / Short, medium and full-length
Documentary, exp. documentary
Multimedia, extended media
Video installation, multimedia installation
360° video, VR, AR, XR art