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, automagically track press mentions and YouTube videos of your games, distribute Steam Keys and organize your press contacts.

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Event Location Region Submission deadline Submission fee Platforms
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BIG Festival (Extended) São Paulo, Brazil Worldwide Free All platforms
Indie Arena @ gamescom Cologne, Germany Worldwide Free to submit, 1500 – 3500 EUR booth fee All platforms
Indie MEGABOOTH @ PAX West Seattle, USA Worldwide 40 USD to submit, booth starts at 1500 USD All platforms
IndieCade Festival (Extended) Los Angeles, USA Worldwide 95 USD All platforms
Intel Level Up Game Developer Contest Online Worldwide Free PC
INDIGO 2017 Utrecht, the Netherlands Worldwide Free to submit, 45 EUR to exhibit All platforms
ReVersed Festival Vienna, Austria Worldwide Free All platforms
PAX 10 Seattle, USA Worldwide 50 USD All platforms
Develop:Brighton Indie Showcase Brighton, UK Worldwide Free All platforms
PixelPop Festival St. Louis, MO, USA Worldwide Free to submit, 50–100 USD to exhibit Digital, Tabletop, Experimental
PixelPop Festival Panel Submissions St. Louis, MO, USA Worldwide Free All Platforms
Out Of Index 2017 Seoul, South Korea Worldwide Free All digital platforms
Sense of Wonder Night Tokyo, Japan Worldwide Free All platforms
Busan Indie Connect Busan, Korea Worldwide Free All platforms
IndieCade Festival (Late submissions) Los Angeles, USA Worldwide 140 USD All platforms
PAX West Panel Submissions Seattle, USA Worldwide Free All platforms
PAX Dev Panel Submissions Seattle, USA Worldwide Free All platforms
PAX Unplugged Panel Submissions Philadelphia, USA Worldwide Free Tabletop games

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