Festival RNAB ( Revelando Novos Atores Brasileiros) (2021)

RNAB Festival (Revealing New Brazilian Actors)


22 Apr 2021
Call for entries

30 Sep 2021
Final deadline


07 Oct 2021
Notification date

01 Nov 2021
18 Dec 2021


Av. Paulista, 2073 ,  01311-300, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 30'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Any language
Spanish Portuguese
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Photo of Festival RNAB ( Revelando Novos Atores Brasileiros)
Photo of Festival RNAB ( Revelando Novos Atores Brasileiros)
Photo of Festival RNAB ( Revelando Novos Atores Brasileiros)


Festival start: 01 November 2021      Festival end: 18 December 2021

International Festival of Cuts with the objective of establishing a useful platform for the promotion of the audiovisual industry: a space and time for the diffusion and promotion of audiovisual content, transforming into a meeting point for filmmakers, favoring the exchange of initiatives and promoting a open market for new projects.

All selected films will be screened in a public event. All tickets for this live project will be free for filmmakers and the public. Also, the films of the Official Section are projected in our Virtual Event.

Muestra Libre de cortos competes within many festivals of the Podcultura producer. With an annual festival dedicated to awards from Brazilian actors for TV and Cine.

We do not require the state of stress and we will consider the shortcuts that are available for viewing online.

Each film sent will be viewed in its entirety by members of our selection team.

The Festival is open to the public, as well as assisting distribution and sales professionals. We work with a series of accredited national and international media outlets that work with project sites in brazil.

Official national organizations and individuals or professionals may present short films at the Festival.

The films sent to the preselection must be sent no later than August 30, 2021 and must be sent according to previous instructions.

When sending your film, you accept that the RNAB Festival projects your film during the Festival and uses your film with promotional purposes, as with all previous regulations.
Form - https://forms.gle/jE2NYDHHh4fnuFyb6

At our awards ceremony, the winners in each of our categories took home a prestigious trophy to highlight their talents as artists.

Best actress
Best Actor
For that category, access the official site of the event to receive the text

Prestigious trophy award!


Best fiction (short film)
Best animation (short film)
Best Documentary (Short Film)
Best international short film
Best national short film
Best regional short film
Audience award
Special jury award

Exclusive prizes for
Best Female Scriptwriter
Best Female Director
Best LGBTQIA short
Best Feminist Short

For shorts, all awards are honorary


1. This 8th edition of the Free sample of shorts, Videoclips, trailers within the RNAB Festival, is open to Filmmakers from all over the world.

2. Any filming system as well as genre is allowed.

3. The execution time will not exceed 30 minutes; credits included.

4. The call for entries will close on August 30, 2021.

5. Short film production must have ended after January 1, 2018.

6. It is imperative that short films that are not in Portuguese and Spanish in their original version are subtitled in those languages ​​if possible.

7. The selection of short films will be in charge of the Special Committee of experts appointed by on our website at the end of September 2021.

8. Films already sent to previous editions will not be accepted.

9. The selected shorts may be screened in any of the sections in the competition at the discretion of RNAB.

10. For the promotion of Short Films and Festival, the Organizing Committee will use clips from selected Short Films for no more than 1 minute.

11. Short films can only be presented online, through the platforms approved by the RNAB Festival.

12. All short screenings will be in digital format regardless of their filming system.

13. The Organizing Committee will contact all the selected films to request that the projection file be sent.

14. Accepted formats for projection purposes are, in the same order: MOV ProRes422HQ (preferred) or H.264; HD (1920x1080) or 2K (1998x1080 / 2048x858).

15. Short films admitted to the competition will be eligible for the Prize within their category. In addition, all the competing categories will be eligible for the audience award and the special jury award. The Festival may also award an exclusive Prize
if necessary.

The awards will be announced at the awards ceremony.

16. The authorization of the authors or holders of these rights for the screening by the festival of the works selected during the festival is implicit, without there being any contractual obligations on the part of the RNAB organization with the author, material or intellectual of the work. , nor of any other representative society of any kind.

17. Participation in the Festival implies full acceptance of these rules.

Accepts: independent shorts, new emerging talents

Other objectives:
The event is interested in paving the way for women entering the industry.

FILMMAKERS ATTENTION: If you are submitting a film, we accept projectors online in order to review the film for your consideration.



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