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Published: 02 Aug 2022
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Santander International Independent Film Festival (2025) - SANFICI

Deadline: 10 Dec 2022

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SANFICI is a space to generate meetings at different levels, with an overcoming and innovative will. First of all, it is a space for the relationship between spectators, filmmakers and theorists around cinema and all border and heterodox manifestations. Secondly, it is a special and temporary meeting point.

SANFICI wants to become, year after year, the place of convergence for world independent cinema. But it also wants to be the space where the past and the future dialogue. The place where the most diverse film traditions are embraced with their riskiest proposals.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Bucaramanga, Colombia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 01 Aug 2022
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FENAVID Santa Cruz International Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Aug 2022

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The FENAVID International Film Festival is held annually in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Organized by the Audiovisual Foundation (FUNDAV), the Festival has become the most important film event in Bolivia and one of the most relevant in Latin America.

Since its first version, carried out in 2001, more than 10,000 audiovisual works from 30 countries have been presented at this meeting, which has transcended the borders of Bolivia and America.

In each version, FENAVID offers the public more than 150 screenings of feature films, short films, music videos and a series of audiovisual works that are exhibited free of charge for the public.

FENAVID always has first-rate guests. The event was attended by internationally renowned figures such as Celso Franco, protagonist of "7 [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia



 
 
 

 
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Published: 27 Jul 2022
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Santurtzi Film Festival

Deadline: 14 Aug 2022

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Santurtzi Film Festival will take place between October 3rd and 19th.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Santurtzi, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 21 Jul 2022
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Certamen de Cine Lento

Deadline: 20 Sep 2022

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This short films contest up in order to motivate people to convey their ideas through cinema.

The theme that identifies it is based on the idea of ​​"slowness" or "slow life", what we understand as a bunch of actions (respect for the Environment and people, responsible consumption, defense of culture, decrease, life and leisure alternative, cooperation, food sovereignty, social economy ...) that make individuals improve their quality of life, control their time and be critical of the current economic and social system.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Guadalajara, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 20 Jul 2022
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Storia in Corto

Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

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Ricreazione Soc.Coop.Soc.ONLUS in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Mentana, organizes the seventh edition of the historical audiovisual Festival "STORY IN SHORT".

The idea was born because our territory is rich in testimonies, from the pre-Roman era up to the Risorgimento: the enhancement of this heritage therefore also passes through a film festival that collects the works of authors who have ventured into an area that is not very 'frequented' such as reconstruction and historical analysis through short films, documentaries and audio-documentaries.

There are no content limits set for participation in the festival: all of History will be the subject of the works presented.

The jury will reserve the right to select the works to be screened [...]

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Mentana, Italy



 
 
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Published: 20 Jul 2022
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FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH

Deadline: 16 Sep 2022

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FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH - Festival of Future Storytellers has been one of the most important festivals for young filmmakers worldwide since 1981. Each year, it offers young filmmakers from all over the world a platform for presenting their own short films and exchanging ideas about filmmaking. Each November, Munich becomes the focal point of up-and-coming international filmmaking — a place for lively exchange, networking, and discussion.

The short fiction, documentary, and animated films screened in international competition are eligible for valuable prizes, which are awarded by an independent festival jury. In addition, FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH will also present a DACH Short Film Competition for the first time in 2024, in which short films from the DACH region will be programmed. [...]

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München, Germany



 
 
 

 
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Published: 15 Jul 2022
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Festival Kinoarte de Cinema

Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

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The 26th Kinoarte Film Festival, to be held from November 14th to December 1st, is receiving applications for its competitive sessions of short films. Films up to 25 minutes long, produced from January 2023 may participate in the Ibero-American, National, Paranaense and Londrinense competitions.

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Londrina, Brazil



 
 
 
 
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Published: 14 Jul 2022
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ZAbrinsky Festival Internacional de Cine

Deadline: 25 Sep 2022

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The ZAFIC Festival 2024 call will have 5 lines of development that will be called "Capsules", which will be aimed at 5 different industries with the objective of articulating Cinematography and audiovisual, with new creators and cultural managers.

The capsules that will be developed in the call are:

1. Cinematographic capsule.
2. Musical capsule.
3. Literary capsule.
4. gastronomic capsule.
5. Dance capsule.

Similarly, different categories detail in each capsule that detail diverse interests, genres and creation formats, as well as their requirements and who can take part.

These projects can come from any country or region, and must be originally developed, subtitled or folded to the Spanish language.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Mosquera, Colombia



 

 
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Published: 13 Jul 2022
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PUNTO FINAL

Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

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The theme of the contest is death understood as the end of life. The works must reflect death from the perspective of the authorship of the works.

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Quinto, Spain



 
 
 
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Published: 07 Jul 2022
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ALMA, Almassora International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Oct 2022

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VI Almassora International Short Film Festival (Castellón) SPAIN

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



ALMASSORA, Spain