It is never too late to apply to these festivals. All have a deadline this month. Here we have our suggestions for February.

Krakow Film Festival
Krakow, Poland
Entries must be received by 11th Feb 2010

Krakow FF promotes the documentary, animated and short films. More than 350 films are presented during KFF every year. In 2007 a new competition section was held – for feature-length documentary films.

International ShortFilmFestival Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
Entries must be received by 15th Feb 2010

In 1985 the festival started under the title No Budget Festival as a small festival that mainly screened super 8 films. Over the years it grew bigger and bigger and is nowadays one of the most important shortfilm festivals in Europe that lures everyyear up to 14 000 spectators into the word of short films.

Funchal International Film Festival – Madeira island
Funchal, Portugal
Entries must be received by 19th Feb 2010

The Festival will explore new trends in art film; main category is the International Official Competitive Section for fiction features and shorts produced between 2008 and 2009.

Titanic Film Festival
Budapest, Hungary
Entries must be received by 20th Feb 2010

The aim of the Festival is to present a wide variety of daringly new, original and trend-breaking motion pictures from every possible corner of the world, be it dark comedies, emotionally charged dramas, genre films, or documentaries.

Munich International Short Film Festival
Munich, Germany
Entries must be received by 28th Feb 2010

MUNICH INTERNATIONAL showcases a variety of talent from all over the world by presenting new ideas, new stories, new visions, new techniques, new styles and new trends in filmmaking. These short films offer the rare opportunity to view a medium that encourages innovation and originality in filmmaking, thus giving something very special and enriching to the viewer.

Trieste, Italy
Entries must be received by 28th Feb 2010

The Festival main section, Maremetraggio, is a “Best of the Best” of European shorts, where only the winners of other Festival in the previous year can be selected. It has also the CEI prize for shorts from eastern European countries and a debut work section only for Italian movies.