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This is a curated festival submission calendar for independent game developers. See at a glance which important deadlines are coming up. Click on a deadline to go right to the submission form.

The calendar is maintained by Promoter, a web service for game developers. Get email reminders about upcoming festivals, track press mentions and YouTube videos of your games, distribute Steam Keys and organize your press contacts.

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Event Location Region Deadline Event date Fee Platforms
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European Game Showcase @ GDC San Francisco, USA Europe 18 January 20 March Free to submit, 75 EUR exhibition fee All platforms
Game Connection Development Awards San Francisco, USA Worldwide 19 January 19 – 21 March Free All platforms
EGX Rezzed: Leftfield Collection London, UK Worldwide 19 January 13 – 15 April Free All platforms
Deutscher Computerspielpreis Munich, Germany Worldwide 19 January 10 April Free Germany
BitSummit Kyoto, Japan Worldwide 22 January 12 – 13 May Free All platforms
Day of the Devs @ GDC San Francisco, USA Worldwide 31 January 19 – 23 March Free All platforms
Spilprisen Copenhagen, Denmark Denmark 31 January 17 April Free All platforms
Animated Games Award Germany Stuttgart, Germany Germany 2 February 25 April Free All platforms
A MAZE. Awards Berlin, Germany Worldwide 4 February 25 – 29 April 55 EUR All platforms
Game Happens Genova, Italy Worldwide 11 February 25 – 26 May Free All platforms
One Take Film Festival VR Garden Rochester, USA US 15 February 19 – 22 April Free AR/VR
The MIX @ GDC San Francisco, USA Worldwide 16 February 19 March 25 USD to submit, 300 USD to exhibit All platforms
ReVersed Vienna, Austria Worldwide 15 March 6 – 8 July Free All platforms
Casual Connect Europe Indie Prize London, UK Worldwide 31 March 29 – 31 May Free All platforms

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