Wildlife - International Hunting & Fishing Film Festival ()


01 Apr 2020
Call for entries

31 May 2020
Festival closed

15 Jul 2020
Notification date

19 Sep 2020
20 Sep 2020


Jászdózsa 30.,  1172, Budapest, Pest, Hungary

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
English Hungarian
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Festival start: 19 September 2020      Festival end: 20 September 2020

The mission of the festival is to highlight the relation between wildlife and nature.

Tradition, sport, wildlife conservation, hunting in the XXI. century.

„Mindfulness in the future” – Respect and tradition

Hunting and fishing nowadays are not just sports, but profession, science and passion.

The festival grows attention to the importance of wildlife protection and habitat management throughout the movies.

It gives the opportunity for the filmmakers to show their films, for the professionals and researchers to take part in workshops and entertainments.

The festival will take place in the Royal Palace of Gödöllő as the part of the Gödöllő Hunting Day.

At the 2020’s Festival Gala the total sum of the prizes will amount to €10.000. The Gala will be held on 19 September 2020 in the Royal Palace of Gödöllő. Special thanks to the supporters of the festival.

In the case of both competitions films produced exclusively in or after 2018 can be submitted - which were not submitted to the 2018-2019’s festivals. If the film was produced before 2018, or it was submitted, but it was significantly modified or updated it can also be submitted.

The official languages of the Festival are English and Hungarian. The participants are required to upload or send any information in English. The Hungarian participants required to send or upload the materials in both languages.


In 2020 entries can be made in the following ways:
• Our official entry form available from April 01, 2020 (most preferred way)
• Festhome

Submissions are valid on all platforms mentioned before, but please, one film submit only on one platform! If you submit the same film on several platforms, we accept only the latest one. We prefer the festival’s official entry form.

The submission to the Festival has no entry fee on Festhome and on our official entry.

Requested information for valid entry:

For valid entry you should add all the requested information and materials!

Entries must contain the category in which the film is submitted.

The requested information:

• submitter: name, e-mail address, telephone number
• submitted film’s basic data: original title, English title, completion date, production country, running time, language, English synopsis (max. 500 characters)
• director(s): name, year of birth, nationality, e-mail address, biography in English (max. 500 characters)
• credits: director(s), animation director(s), director(s) of photography, editor(s), music editor(s), producer, distributor

Please, pay attention to the maximum number of characters!

The requested materials:

• the submitted film (upload it or add an online link for it)
• photo of the director (min. 300 DPI quality and with min. 800x600 resolution)
• 3 stills from the film (min. 300 DPI quality and with min. 800x600 resolution)
• trailer (optional)
• English text (in srt format or in a Word document with in-out timecodes – can be required if the film is selected for screening and it is not in Hungarian language)

Please, upload or send the biography in doc or in txt file, not in PDF. Do not use upper case with any of the information added.


The submitted films will be first evaluated by the pre-jury and selected films will be evaluated by the Festival Jury. If the film is not submitted to the appropriate category, the Jury has the right to move in the right category. The filmmakers of the selected films will be informed by 15 July 2020 whether their film was selected for the competition.

The screening copies of the selected films must arrive by 1 August 2020.
The screening copy – if it has not been sent with the submission - should be uploaded with the following min. quality:
• File format: Mpeg4, mov, mxf, M2ts etc.
• Resolution: min. 1920x1080 (full HD)
• Bit rate: min. 20 Mbit
You can also post the screening copy on DVD or Blu-ray disk (we prefer the online sharing):

Róbert Kátai
(Carplove International Nonprofit Ltd.)
Budapest Jászdózsa street 30.

The entrants must cover the shipping costs of all materials entered.

The decisions of the pre-Jury and the Jury are final and cannot be changed, there is no opportunity for appeal.

The Festival is able to translate the films and screen them with Hungarian voice or subtitle. All festival documents will be published in Hungarian and English.

The festival does not pay any screening fee to the filmmakers.

All Festival programs are free of charge.

Please note! Entries with missing information will not be accepted! The organizers will ask the participants to complete documents only once. If the participants do not respond and provide the relevant information within the deadlines, their entry will not be accepted.



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