The 2019 Cannes Film Festival will run 14 - 25 May. As with last year, this breaks with tradition by starting the festival on a Tuesday and finishing on a Saturday (previously it was Wed-Sun).
Ahead of the festival there are a raft of deadlines for film submissions and accreditation. For the 2019 festival, the deadlines are:
Festival de Cannes Features - 5 March
Festival de Cannes Shorts - 1 March
Cinéfondation - 15 February
Short Film Corner - 1 March
Directors Fortnight Features - 31 December earlybird / 29 March regular
Directors Fortnight Shorts - 31 December earlybird / 15 March regular
International Critics' Week - 11 March
ACID Cannes - 7 January earlybird / 7 March regular / 21 March late
Festival accreditation - 1 April (25 April with €100 fee)
Market accreditation - 1 March (30 April with late registration fee)
Press accreditation - 31 March
Cinephiles accreditation - 1 March
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