Film Submission process
All films submitted to the Kotka International Film Festival are first reviewed by our Festival Selection Committee. Films produced 2019, 2020 and 2021 of any genre are accepted for submission.
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English subtitle is indeed for the films that having any other language than English or Finnish. This task is a big undertaking and this year the Selection Committee thoroughly expects and evaluates hundreds of submissions. Through a process of elimination, films will be chosen to be screened at the festival and festival special event.
All selected films should be able to download.
The festival can use all the material that is submitted to the festival including the posters and trillers without any permission.
The festival owns unlimited screening rights for the selected films. No screening fees will be paid. The festival owns the rights, not screen all the selected films. The festival holds the right to screen all selected movies in the festival sub-events.