IceDocs open for submissions

Deadline for submissions is March 20th.

For the online application, go to:

If you do not wish to submit through the platform, send an email to

Submissions fee: 35USD
For students: 25USD

Icelandic productions can be submitted without a fee. Please make sure your film fits our criteria for Icelandic productions before you submit it as such.

PLEASE NOTE – your fee is non-refundable. If your film does not match the criteria listed above and you still submit your film, we will not consider your film and will not refund your fee.

What are the guidelines?

Documentaries of all lengths are accepted. All submitted films should have been released after January 1st 2018 and meet with the selection criteria as described below.

Short films are anything below 50 minutes, Feature films over 50 minutes.  Films that are available to purchase in Iceland are not eligible. This includes DVD/Blu-ray/VHS formats. By submitting you certify that all film and music rights and clearances have been obtained (in accordance with Icelandic copyright laws). All films selected to screen at the festival must have their Icelandic premiere at the festival and can not have been screened at other festivals or other types of public viewings including TV or Icelandic on-line/on-demand platforms, (VOD). By submitting your film you agree to these terms and conditions and agree not to withdraw your film after it’s been selected in the festival’s program.