Never miss a festival deadline again
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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|Quo Vadis – Call for Papers||Berlin, Germany||Worldwide||24 November||24 – 25 April||Free||All platforms|
|Indie Garden Assembly: Call for Games||Valenciennes, France||Worldwide||26 November||8 – 9 February||Free to submit, 350 EUR exhibition fee||All platforms|
|Alt.Ctrl.GDC||San Francisco, USA||Worldwide||1 December||21 – 23 March||Free||Alternative controllers|
|SXSW Gaming Awards||Austin, USA||Worldwide||8 December||15 – 17 March||50 USD||All platforms|
|SXSW Gamer's Voice Awards||Austin, USA||Worldwide||8 December||15 – 17 March||25 USD||All platforms|
|BAFTA||London, UK||Worldwide||8 December||12 April||175 GBP||All platforms|
|Norwegian international Seagull Shortfilm Festival||Haugesund, Norway||Worldwide||15 December||16 – 18 February||15 EUR||All platforms|
|Indie Garden Assembly: Call for Speakers||Valenciennes, France||Worldwide||15 December||8 – 9 February||Free||All platforms|
|IMGA Global||San Francisco, USA||Worldwide||31 December||20 March||Free||Mobile games|
|Google Play Indie Games Contest||London, UK||Europe||31 December||13 February||Free||Android|
|Dutch Courage @ GDC||San Francisco||Worldwide||11 January||18 March||75 EUR (plus tax and sales fee)||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|
|Casual Connect Europe Indie Prize||London, UK||Worldwide||31 March||29 – 31 May||Free||All platforms|
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