Midwest Slam Fest

Franklin, United States

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Deadline
28 Feb 2022


Published: 18 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films


MSF was created with the purpose of embracing, recognizing, and showcasing short film. We LOVE short films and discovered a need in the festival community for a new way to approach the short film. Films that slam an edgy topic in less than forty minutes are true masterpieces.

Of course, traditional and mainstream shorts are also valuable. Everyone loves a great comedy or an informative documentary. There are a myriad of genres that our team of industry professionals are eager to see and evaluate. Our reviewers have knowledge and experience in the genre of films they evaluate. They also understand the complexities and challenges associated with creating independent films.

In addition, films are screened by the public. These individuals are your target demographic. They give valuable insight to both the quality of your film and its potential marketability. When you win here, you are winning with the public.


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Other


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XIII Premio De Periodismo Alberta Giménez

Palma, Spain

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Deadline
20 May 2022


Published: 18 Dec 2021
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


The Centro de Enseñanza Superior Alberta Giménez announces the XIII Alberta Giménez Journalism Award, whose objective is promoting the responsible profession through the attention and diffusion of topics related to social aspects of importance.

The topics will respond to contents of human interest and will be limited to the following subjects:

o Social o Vulnerable groups
o Training and education system
o Culture o Peace and Justice
o Ethics and Religion
o Communication
o Environment
o Any other discipline with a social focus


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 Documentary


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Radio City International Short Film Festival

Valencia, Spain

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Deadline
01 Mar 2022


Published: 18 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films


One more year we are happy to present our International Short Film Festival. This year will be our 20th festival so we can consider ourselves veterans!


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Fantastic  Other  Experimental


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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

NYC, United States

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Deadline
31 Jul 2022


Published: 18 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films

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During one week of the year over 100,000 film-lovers gather in over 400 Cinemas across 6 Continents to view and vote on the Finalists Films' in the Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival - MANHATTAN SHORT is more than just one of the largest short film festivals in the world....it's the World's First Global Film Festival.

If making short films is about getting your work out there, nothing compares to MANHATTAN SHORT.

Every Film Selected is eligible to enter the Oscars:
MANHATTAN SHORT does a full week's run in a cinema in Los Angeles, California. This theater booking means all ten finalists in the 2020 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival will be eligible to enter the Oscar competition for 2021.

MANHATTAN SHORT is now in compliance with the rules governing the Oscar Awards set forth by the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences

Featured Musical Artist
We are excited to announce that the MANHATTAN SHORT will be featuring a Musical Artist or Band leading up to and throughout the duration of the Festival each year.

The selected Musician or Band will have his/her music featured in over four hundred venues and to over 100,000 people worldwide during the MANHATTAN SHORT intermission and in all promotional materials leading up to the festival dates, including exclusive headline billing on our website. This is a tremendous opportunity for new or unknown musical talent to have their music broadcast to our ready-made worldwide audience of eager festival attendees. It is also a unique chance to gain name recognition and immediate exposure. Check ManhattanShort.com to enter the Musical Artist Comp.


OSCAR!

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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental


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stirandfry international shorts competition

-, United Kingdom

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Deadline
16 Jan 2022


Published: 18 Dec 2021
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


Submit now to the stirandfry short film competition!

We are looking for original, engaging films and especially want to celebrate filmmakers working with minimal resources.

CATEGORIES (live action and animation)
- Narrative
- Documentary
- Experimental
- Music video


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental  Music Video


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The Cannes International Pan African Film Festival

Cannes, France

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Deadline
31 May 2022


Published: 17 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


The International “Festival International du Film Panafricain” (FIFP) in Cannes is a platform that exhibits cinema and its professions, arts and entrepreneurship, as well as innovation, culture and events.

The FIFP was created and founded by Mr. Eitel Basile NGANGUE EBELLE and the “Association Nord Sud Développement, agréée jeunesse et Education Populaire Ministère de la santé, de la jeunesse et des sports n° 06514”.

As a driving force behind the PanAfrican Cinema and Arts industry, the Festival is constantly seeking specific solutions for the development of PanAfrican Cinema and Arts.
With a booming Pan-African market (from Africa to the Americas through the Caribbean, Europe and Asia), the Festival benefits from expertise in the development of cinema and Fashion as well as the development of cultural affairs.

Since its creation in 2006, the DIKALO AWARDS (meaning « message » in the Cameroonian language Douala) has been awarded by a professional jury for the best short and feature films (fiction), the best long and short documentaries, the Dikalos Peace Award, as well as the best actor and actress awards.

The FIFP is a felt moment. It is a unique experience where PanAfrican cinema and African cultures and those of its diaspora around the world are the central focus. An exceptional energy is felt.

Since 2018, the FIFP in Cannes has included along with its projections, a market: the Entrepreneurship Salon for Culture and Well-Being. The objective is to enhance the economy of PanAfrican cinema.

A few years from now, the market which features pan-African arts will generate considerable sums. « Tomorrow is now ». This enormous potential must be brought forward into the light.

Such an “active dream” is an ideal that has made Africans and their diaspora what it is today. This was Mandela’s and Obama’s vehicle, as well as many others…
Pan-Africanism is an aggregate of universalism. It contains all of the lights, those of ancient Egypt and those of the future. In short, a constant beauty.


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 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other


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Malhaar Virtual Video Festival- Season-2

Delhi, India

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Deadline
15 Jan 2022


Published: 16 Dec 2021
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


After a fantastic first edition during the lockdown of 2020, Malhaar Film Festival is back with a more exciting part two. This year, we have condensed the format of Malhaar into a finite number of interesting themes, which are sure to give our creators a run for their money.

Submission lines shall soon be opened for films made by amateur/experienced/aspiring filmmakers from across the globe.

MALHAAR GOES LOCAL THIS YEAR

This time, we are inviting creators to showcase their storytelling in any vernacular language of the world. Themes and dates would be announced shortly...till then, stay tuned!

GOING LOCAL?

Thanks to technology and globalization, every language, no matter the number of its speakers, has a chance. Localization is the magic word, which is eliminating the monopoly of certain languages like English.

Although films in English is in the race too, equal importance shall be placed on regional languages from all parts of the world. Filmmakers whose native language is English, can truly submit in that as much.

With Malhaar Local on Global, a whole lot of content is in wait of being churned out of the environment, politics, characters, plot and treatment preferences of regional cinema. We’re picking local this time, because we want to go deeper into the close-knit and impenetrable ethno-social pockets of the world, capturing the essence of these regions as we go.


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental


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Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

Austin, United States

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Deadline
20 Mar 2022


Published: 16 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


The festival screens narrative and documentary feature and short films, music videos, as well as experimental and animation films, in competitive and non-competitive sections. This event is complemented with repertoire and special screenings. The 22nd Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF22) took place May 1st to 5th, 2019 in Austin, Texas. In addition to welcoming over 3,000 audience members for films and special events, CLAIFF22 screened 114 titles; these selections represented 25 countries’ participation in the production or co-production of the projects, including Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Jordan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Spain, Syrian Arab Republic, UK, Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela.

Over the past 22 years, Cine Las Americas has presented more than 2,600 films in Austin and at various screenings across the state of Texas, becoming one of the most prestigious of Latino film organizations in the country. Cine Las Americas remains a community-oriented organization, offering diverse opportunities for culture, education, professional development and entertainment. Each year the film festival brings a wide range of international films and filmmakers to Austin, creates networking opportunities for industry professionals, and provides a rich cultural experience for attendees.


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Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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Dock of The Bay Music Documentary Film Festival

San Sebastian, Spain

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Deadline
15 Feb 2022


Published: 16 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


2022 RULES & REGULATIONS

Dock of the Bay is a festival focussed on the dissemination of non-fiction films addressing the extensive world of music in its different thematic and formal aspects.

The Dock of the Bay Festival will run in Donostia-San Sebastian from May 2nd to 7th of 2022.

DOCK OF THE BAY SECTIONS

Dock of the Bay will have different sections in its programme. There will be two sections in competition:

- International Feature Film Competition Section: The length of the films must be more than 60 minutes.

- Short Film Competition Section - Films must be no longer than 30 minutes. The Organisation reserves the option to include longer films.


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 Documentary


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OUTFESTPERÚ International LGBT+ Film Festival

Lima, Peru

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Deadline
31 Mar 2022


Published: 16 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



The International Gay, Lesbian Trans Film Festival of Lima - the OutfestPerú - opens its call for the XIX edition and films of all nationalities whose theme is LGBTIQ, and which are eligible for the various sections of the festival can participate in it: Feature films ( Official Section and International Panorama), Short Films Section either Documentary or Fiction and Video Art (Official and Panorama). The works must not have been exhibited in commercial theaters, broadcast on TV or be available to the public on the Internet or other windows in Peruvian territory prior to the celebration of the festival and must have copyright after 2019. Feature films and short films must preferably be unpublished in Peru, although this is not exclusive but will be valued very positively. OutfestPerú reserves the right to include films that do not meet these conditions in the programming, but out of competition.


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Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Experimental


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Brain Film Fest - Solé Tura Award

Barcelona, Spain

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Deadline
31 Dec 2021


Published: 16 Dec 2021
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


The Brain Film Fest (BFF) is an international film festival dedicated to highlighting and promoting the creation and dissemination of short films about all aspects of the brain, from its amazing abilities to its diseases. BFF is organized by the Uszheimer Foundation, Pasqual Maragall Foundation, and Minimal Films.

The Brain Film Fest is calling for entries for the Solé Tura Award, which includes three prizes as judged by a jury, one Micro-shorts award, and one voted by the public at the festival.

Brain Film Fest 2021 edition will be held on March 17 - 20, 2022


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 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental


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Split Videoart Festival

Split, Croatia

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Deadline
01 Apr 2022


Published: 15 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films


Our goal is to promote video art in public space and attract new audiences by organizing exhibitions in galleries and unconventional spaces and locations around town. Why Split? Split has a specific tradition in film and video art and with its rich history and mediterranean spirit it makes a perfect choice for this new and specific festival.

Split Videoart Festival will take place 26th - 29th May 2022 in Split. Festival focuses on recognizable author esthetics and individual views. The call is opened for international and domestic artists.


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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International queer filma festival Merlinka

Beograd, Serbia

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Deadline
01 Sep 2022


Published: 15 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


International queer film festival Merlinka is organized every year from 2009 in Belgrade Serbia. For five days we screen short, documentary and featured LGBT-themed films.

Only gay, lesbian, bisexual, trangender, transsexual-themed films.


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 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental


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Love & Hope International Film Festival

Barcelona, Spain

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Deadline
29 Aug 2022


Published: 15 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Event Date: September 6 - 10, 2022 - Venue: Salla Aquarella (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 572, 08011 Barcelona - Spain)

Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) invites both emerging and established filmmakers, from all over the World to take part in film experience, based in the most glamorous location in Europe.

We offer you the opportunity to attend industry events, masterclasses, workshops, guest speaker talks, film premieres, financing advisers, director Q&A’s recorded, film screenings and network with like-minded creators.

5 days cinematic fest, providing an unique platform for filmmakers to meet, network and do business, supported by our diverse team of professionals. All CROWNED, with a fabulous Gala Night on Sep 10TH 2022, 19:00h when the winners will be announced.

We have the right people and skills to make IT happen. We want to provide you with expertise and help your movie to be seen internationally.
Be bold, be glamorous and send us your art. It all can begin for you here, at Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) 2022 Edition.


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Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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MDOC - Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival

Viana do Castelo, Portugal

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Deadline
31 May 2022


Published: 15 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


MDOC – Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival will select for 2022, documentaries under the themes of identity, memory and border. All films must express the author's point of view on aspects related to social, individual, cultural and identity issues.


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VIEW Conference

Turin, Italy

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Deadline
15 Sep 2022


Published: 15 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films


#VIEWCONFERENCE is the premiere International event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, Animation, VR/AR, Games, VFX and immersive storytelling.

1) VIEW AWARD: First Prize is 2000 Euros
2) ITALIANMIX: First Prize is a Wacom Tablet

www.viewconference.it
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/viewconference
YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UChGdAnZQE6UcH_OQ5DNFW_Q
Twitter: @viewconference.it
Instagram: view_conference


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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SHORT FILM SLAM presented by The Madlab Post

Philadelphia, United States

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Deadline
08 Feb 2022


Published: 15 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films


The Short Film Slam is a bimonthly competition presented by The Madlab Post that focuses on providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work. Each round, a selection of up to twelve short films will be screened for local audiences who get to cast a vote for their favorite film. The highest rated film at live screenings will be declared "Movie of the Month" during the following month. The highest rated "in-competition" films from each live and online screening room will advance to the final round. All finalists get to compete for a total of $1,000 in prize money during the final round and festivities preceding the 2022 shnit Cinemas screening in Philadelphia.

Since 2012, The Madlab Post has promoted community outreach and engagement through film, screening dozens of exceptional short films from around the world to local audiences; including the Academy Award nominated short film A SINGLE LIFE, Clermond-Ferrand International Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner THE BATHTUB and Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee Et ta prostate, ça va? (HOW'S YOUR PROSTATE). Main venues include the historic Bok building and Taller Puertorriqueño's state-of-the-art El Corazón Cultural Center.


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Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic


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FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival

Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Deadline
30 May 2022


Published: 14 Dec 2021
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films

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In recent decades, and at one time to the emergence of new technologies that have ended up scanning most of the processes of the film, the documentary has known a notorious and systematic growth around the world. In our country, and for more than one decade, a production before linked almost exclusively to fiction has been swelling their ranks with new topics, new approaches, new geographies, new dilemmas.

It is in this context that FIDBA is proposed as the 1st. International Film Festival dedicated to this genre which films with the same fans - as long as we believe that the forms and the doings of the documentary film are different from those of the fiction - may meet and dialogue among them and with the public. If the documentary is a meeting point for the FIDBA, it is insofar as it proposes an interpellation to the little-known memoirs, disturbing present and (our) future in suspension. FIDBA will then be an approach not only among audiences, filmmakers and thinkers linked documentary but also in relation to the always stimulating possibilities that allow you to open this space to other border and heterodox expressions framed inside of what we would call "non-fiction" and that encourage us to dialogue with contemporary expressions that go beyond even the scope of the film.

FIDBA will pay special attention to those filmmakers for whom cinema is linked to a form of research and knowledge of the world that surrounds us as to the portrait of human beings whose conditions of life, in certain historical and social contexts, allow you to ask us about our. It is, therefore, authors who not only reflect reality but also ethical and moral relationship which involves filming the other.

FIDBA aims to become a point of support for filmmakers seeking to widen the perception of reality and to films which represent a step forward in the effort to understand it and anticipate it. So, it will make focus on films whose aesthetic originality put at risk not only an idea of the documentary but also a thought about the same film and its possibilities. Since this focus implies questioning the status of the real front of the camera or of the film in relation to reality, this is as inseparable from the mediations that arises.


HIGHLIGHTED!

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 Fiction  Documentary  Other  Experimental


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Hecho por Mujeres Film Festival

-, Peru

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Deadline
15 Jan 2022


Published: 14 Dec 2021
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Peruvian Film Festival Made by Women is the first festival that aims to contribute to the reduction of gender gaps in Peruvian cinema, through the exhibition of feature films and short films made by women filmmakers, training meetings and the debate about of the current situation of the audiovisual and cultural sector with a feminist approach and a decentralist vision.


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Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Other  Experimental


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KirolWomen Film&Art Festival

Bilbao, Spain

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Deadline
03 Jan 2022


Published: 14 Dec 2021
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


KirolWomen Film & Art is a festival where sport, art and feminism are combined and its main objective is to give a voice to sportswomen.

In 2020 the first edition was held in Bilbao, and in October 2021 a repetition was held in Valencia.

Today we are working to carry out the second edition in Bilbao.


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 Documentary


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