Submit your film!

We are thrilled to announce that the AFO Science Documentary Film Festival is now open for submissions to its prestigious competition program. As one of the most important festivals in the realm of science film, AFO aims to showcase science as a captivating, ever-evolving, and multifaceted field through an array of films spanning from STEM, natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Our festival features three distinctive competitions, each offering a unique platform for filmmakers to share their passion for science:


Films produced outside the Czech Republic and Slovakia are invited to compete in this category.



Calling all filmmakers from the Czech Republic and Slovakia.


If your film, with a maximum running time of 30 minutes, explores the wonders of science, submit it now!

What defines a science documentary film for AFO? We seek films that reveal the fruits of systematic observation and exploration, whether they focus on the world within us or the world around us. Films spotlighting scientists as professionals or intriguing personalities are also warmly welcomed. Moreover, our festival celebrates science itself as an institution intertwined with our society, encompassing its ethical boundaries, methods, and procedures.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary celebration of science through cinema. 

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For submission details and guidelines, please visit our Filmfreeway profile:

Submit your film today and join us in making the 59th edition of AFO 2024 a resounding success!

Let’s illuminate the world with the wonders of science, one frame at a time!