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Submissions for the 7th Chagford Film Festival are now open

All submissions should be made via Film Freeway or Festhome

We are looking for films in the following categories:

  • Documentary
  • Short film
  • Animation
  • Music video

Documentaries can be up to 30 minutes, all other categories are up to 20 minutes (including credits).

We welcome submissions from filmmakers based anywhere in the world, as long as your film is either in English or with English subtitles.

All selected films will be presented with a laurel (in digital format) to use on your film and in marketing materials.

The winner in each category will be announced at the gala awards ceremony which takes place on the evening of Friday 29th September 2017. Each winner will be presented with a ‘Chagford Globe’.

Local Talent Award

A special ‘Local Talent’ award will be given to one film written, directed or produced by someone based in Devon.


  • April 1st 2017 early bird deadline
  • July 1st regular deadline
  • July 15th late deadline

Full information, fees and rules on Film Freeway and Festhome.