CityBlue Films Awards (4)


15 Oct 2019
Call for entries

31 May 2020
Final deadline


04 Aug 2020
Notification date

02 Oct 2020
04 Oct 2020


Av. Oviedo,  03540, alicante, alicante, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival 120'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  120'<
 Any language
Spanish Portuguese
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Festival start: 02 October 2020      Festival end: 04 October 2020

CityBlue Films Awards, is an international film event organized by the distributor CityBlue Films.
This contest is created to support the Directors and Producers in their arduous road to success. Providing all the filmmakers who wish, a space to disseminate and promote their work to the general public.

Its objectives are to develop a means of communication that promotes values of solidarity and tolerance, favoring intercultural dialogue. This event promotes and supports social cinema, human rights and immigration, contributing to the awareness and reflection of them by the viewer, through audiovisual works.
In addition, it supports the possibility of interacting with other filmmakers and establishing contacts among industry professionals.

All Selected or Guest films for official sections will receive a Certificate.
4 Prizes and Special Mentions are awarded if the jury determines it appropriate.
1. Best Feature Film (International distribution for 1 year by CityBlue Films, valued at € 2,000 and Trophy)
2. Best Short Film (International distribution for 1 year by CityBlue Films, valued at € 1,200 and Trophy). For this award, all registered short films compete.
3. Best Short Film Social Theme / Human Rights / Immigration (Trophy)
4. Audience Award (Trophy)
5. Best Screenplay Award (Certificate)
6. Special Mentions (Certificate)

﹅ Event: from October 01 to 04, 2020. City of Alicante - Spain (It is possible to make simultaneous projections in other cities or countries)
﹅ Registration period: from October 15 to May 31, 2020
﹅ Notification Selected: July 31, 2020

1. International Feature Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental Short Film Competition.

2. International Short Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental Short Film Competition.

3. International Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental Short Film Competition on social issues, human rights or immigration.

4. International Short Film Show (by invitation of the organization of the Competition)

﹅ The call is addressed to directors and producers of all nationalities.
﹅ The registration period is from October 01 to May 31, 2020
﹅ Feature films of up to 120 minutes and short films of up to 30 minutes are accepted.
﹅ Feature and Short films completed as of January 2018 can be registered.
﹅ The productions must be presented in the original language, but with subtitles in Spanish or Portuguese; if that is not the language of the movie.
﹅ The films can not have been registered in previous editions of the Contest.
﹅ You can register as many movies as you want.
﹅ The registration in the contest is free and can be done:

Through subscribed platforms:

The organization of the CityBlue Films Awards will make public the OFFICIAL SELECTION through social networks as of July 31, 2020. Likewise, the representatives of the films will be notified by email.

A Selection Committee, made up of members of CityBlue Films and a jury composed of personalities from the film world, will be responsible for choosing the selected and awarded works.

In case of being selected, the participant will not be able to withdraw his film once the selection has been made public by the organizers of the Contest, he also commits to send a quality copy for the screening until September 15, 2020.

The films will be exhibited in free public sessions in the rooms arranged for it, in the schedules and dates that appear in the official program of the CityBlue Films Awards, according to the organization of the same.

1 Feature, 4 Short films will be selected in the general section, 4 Short films in the Social / Human Rights / Immigration section and will also be invited by the Organization of the Competition, other Short Films to compose the International Sample section.

Upon registration, the entrant declares that they own all the rights to the inscribed film, their sound and / or visual files, and exempts CityBlue Films from any claims that third parties may make about the public display, intellectual property and / o patrimonial of the work within the framework of the CityBlue Films Awards
The participants that are OFFICIAL SELECTION accept for free; the reproduction and / or diffusion of fragments of his works, as well as trailer, poster or photos, with informative and / or promotional purposes related to the Contest.

During the celebration of the CityBlue Films Awards the organization reserves the right to exhibit the films that are OFFICIAL SELECTION, free of charge in all venues of the Contest, without any cost to the organization. It also undertakes not to show the films that participate outside the Contest without notifying its responsible.

The fact of participating in the Contest implies the total acceptance of these rules and the waiver of any legal claim. For any matter that does not appear in the same, it will be attended to what the aforementioned Selection Committee decides.




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