Visions du Réel - International Film Festival

Call for entries & VdR On Tour

Visions du Réel is preparing its 51st edition (24 April – 2 May). Our call for entries is now open, which is also the occasion to present our 2020 Programming and Industry teams. VdR On Tour Nyon is launching 16 September, with the attendance of Alain Cavalier who will be presenting his latest film.

Call for entries

Visions du Réel, International Film Festival Nyon, launches its call for entries for its 51st edition, to be held 24 April – 2 May 2020. We are looking for creative documentaries to be presented as world, international or European premieres.

Submission deadlines:
14 October 2019 for films completed by the end of September 2019
3 January 2020 for films completed by 1 April 2020

Check out the Festival’s sections here and the 2020 rules and regulations here.
For enquiries, please contact Aurélien Marsais and Astrid Silva, co-heads of the programming office  >

Submit a film >

NB: the call for projects for our Industry will open 16 September 2019.


Visions du Réel is thrilled to present its Programming and Industry teams for the 2020 edition.

Selection Committee: Emmanuel Chicon, Rebecca De Pas, Elena López Riera, Giona A. Nazzaro, Madeline Robert, Alice Riva (preselection)

Industry: Gudula Meinzolt & Violeta Bava (Co-Heads), Jasmin Basic (Industry Projects Consultant)


Visions du Réel On Tour is back in Nyon with its film programme at the Cinemas Capitole. We are honored to announce that Alain Cavalier will be launching this season by presenting his latest film.

Monday 16 September 2019 | ÊTRE VIVANT ET LE SAVOIR | Alain Cavalier | in the presence of the director | Cannes 2019
Monday 21 October 2019 | DIEGO MARADONA | Asif Kapadia | Cannes 2019, Locarno 2019
Monday 18 November 2019 | FOR SAMA | Waad Al Katea, Edward Watt | Cannes 2019

Special Fare: CHF 12

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