cph pix
14.—17. november 2019
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CPH PIX 2018: Open Call for Submissions!

Denmark’s leading feature film festival - CPH PIX - is now open for submissions! Send us your film before the submission deadline on June 1st.

General Guidelines

To be eligible for CPH PIX, the films are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Must have had its international premiere after January 1st 2017.
  • Must be in its original language.
  • Must be available in a good quality digital print with English subtitles (if the original language is not English).
  • Must have a running time longer than 65 minutes (other rules apply here for the BUSTER sections, see below)
  • Must be available for three screenings during CPH PIX.
  • Must not previously have had a public screening in Denmark.
  • Feature fiction films in all genres are eligible. For documentaries we kindly refer to Copenhagen Film Festivals’ documentary festival, CPH:DOX (www.cphdox.dk). 

The New Talent Grand PIX

To be eligible for CPH PIX’s competition programme New Talent Grand PIX and a cash prize of 6.000€ further conditions apply:

  • Must be the director’s first feature/fiction film (longer than 65 min.). In case of two directors, one must be a debuting   feature film director. In case of more than two directors, the majority must be debuting feature film directors.

Submissions for Pre-Screening Purposes

CPH PIX accepts DVD’s or links (Vimeo, Cinando or other) for pre-screenings by the board of selection. Please note, the festival does not accept trailers as pre-screening material.

Entry Fee

First features, Danish features as well as Danish short films for the BUSTER section: Free of charge.Entry fee for all other films is 30 EUR for feature films, 25 EUR for short films (can only be submitted for the BUSTER section).

Shipping Guidelines

Please include the following materials in your submission.

What to send
A high standard DVD copy of the film (please indicate if the copy submitted is unfinished – a rough cut or a work in progress). Links should be uploaded to your entry form or sent to program@cphpix.dk. If in any other language than English, please submit a copy with English subtitles. 

Where to send it

CPH PIX Att. Programme Dept.
Tagensvej 85F
DK-2200 Copenhagen N.

Transportation Costs
Uninvited submissions must be sent prepaid. The Festival does not accept collect shipments without a prior written agreement. The Festival does not assume responsibility for, nor will it accept, shipments incurring expenses for terminal charges, duties, taxes or customs brokerage. Clearly indicate on all waybills that transportation and customs charges be billed to the sender. Please remember to clearly indicate that the content is for cultural purposes only. 


CPH PIX has no economic liability for any damages to any DVD received for pre-screening purposes. If a film is selected for CPH PIX 2018 all guidelines and information regarding required materials and the shipment of digital or 35 mm prints to and from CPH PIX will be forwarded by the festival office.


Fill out the submission form below once you have made sure that your film meets the requirements.

You will receive word on whether your film has been selected for our programme no later than
September 1st.


Deadline for submissions: June 1st.

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