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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.

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Event Location Region Deadline Event date Fee Platforms
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Indie Garden Assembly: Call for Speakers Valenciennes, France Worldwide 15 December 8 – 9 February Free All platforms
Norwegian international Seagull Shortfilm Festival Haugesund, Norway Worldwide 15 December 16 – 18 February 15 EUR All platforms
Tech Toolbox @ GDC San Francisco, USA Worldwide 22 December 19 – 20 March Free Developer tools
IMGA Global San Francisco, USA Worldwide 31 December 20 March Free Mobile games
Experimental Gameplay Workshop @ GDC San Francisco, USA Worldwide 31 December 18 – 18 March Free All platforms
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
DevGAMM Showcase & Game Lynch Kyiv, Ukraine Worldwide 12 January 1 – 2 February Ticket required to submit, starting at 59 USD 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
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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