Duemila30 - International Sustainability Film Festival & Experience ()


01 Nov 2022
Call for entries

31 Mar 2023
Festival closed

30 Apr 2023
Notification date

09 Jun 2023
11 Jun 2023


Milan ,  20140, Milan, Milan, Italy

Festival description
Student-directed films
Short film festival >1' 20'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 09 June 2023      Festival end: 11 June 2023

Duemila30 is an international film experience dedicated to young talented filmmakers and focused on sustainable development and social inclusion.

Conceived as a platform for the advancement of social impact storytelling, Duemila30 is permeated by a unique atmosphere, made of young filmmakers from all over the world, international movie industry professionals, social and environmental activists and the young and passionate staff.

These elements allow for the creation of a fertile inclusive environment where ideas thrive and knowledge is effectively created and exchanged.

Join us for three days of workshops, screenings and events in Milan on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June 2023.

More details are coming out soon, in the meanwhile we can already tell you that:
you will live an extremely intense three days surrounded by young filmmakers from all over the world (25 different countries attended last year);
you will have the chance to personally interact and work with international professionals and experts of the movie industry (for last edition’s full list of guests click here); all participant’s short films will be screened in dedicated feedback sessions;
you’ll exchange ideas with activists and learn from their experience how to better tell social impact stories.

To be announced

All the shorts films must be student-directed films.

Submissions open on 1st November 2022 and will remain open until 31st* March 2023.

There is no participation fee: the contest is entirely free.

All the shorts films must either be in english, or submitted with english subtitles. Any non-english language short films with dialogue which have been submitted without english subtitles will not be considered.

All short films must have been completed no earlier than January 2020.

We will not accept more than two short films from one entrant per year.

Please note that if the short film is nominated it is expected that a member of the team attend the awards Ceremony on the 11th of June* 2023.

*The date could be subject of any arbitrary change.

All the shorts films must take inspiration from the 17 Goals for Sustainable Development of the 2030 UN Agenda. The shorts films must have deal with a clear humanitarian subject matter, which can range from the local to the global and from the social to the environmental. The short film should critically engage audiences, raise awareness about an issue and allow viewers to reflect on the importance and social impact of the topic that is presented, serving either as a call for change or a way of highlighting the details of a current problem.

In no event will the festival, its members, event partners or its officers, directors, employees, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages arising during the festival.

You accept responsibility for obtaining any and all clearances necessary to exhibit your film at the festival, warrant that you have the rights necessary to exhibit your film at the festival, indemnify and hold harmless Duemila30 Festival and its affiliates against any claim arising out of submission and/or exhibition of your film at Duemila30 Festival.

You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of your name and participation images for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity for the festival.

By entering the competition you hereby accept these competition rules.



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