5th International Short Film Internet Festival Diogenes 2024 (5)



Deadlines

01 Feb 2024
Call for entries

15 Aug 2024
Final deadline

27
days

15 Sep 2024
Notification date

15 Sep 2024
30 Sep 2024

Address

Online,  0102, Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 15 September 2024      Festival end: 30 September 2024

Slogan: "New Horizons, Creative Adventure, and Innovation."

The short film festival "Diogenes 2024," which features innovative projects, represents itself as a festival with short films on the internet globally. It holds two seasons of screenings, each in two different countries. The innovation in Diogene's short film festival, "From Diogenes," is the automatic submission of the film's announcement once, and the automatic participation in the festival in Diogenes two autonomous seasons - Diogenes - Odessa (Ukraine) and Diogenes - Tbilisi (Georgia) in the autumn.

1. Summer Festival - "Diogenes Odessa" (Ukraine).
2. Autumn Festival - "Diogenes Tbilisi" (Georgia).

Nomination of the "Diogenes Odessa" Festival.

a) Prizes:

Main Jury Award for the Best Film
Student Jury Award for the Best Film


b) Four awards from the main jury in the following categories:

Best Artistic Film Award
Best Documentary Film Award
Best Animated Film Award
Best Experimental Film Award

c) Four awards from the student jury in the following categories:

Best Artistic Film Award
Best Documentary Film Award
Best Animated Film Award
Best Experimental Film Award

Nomination of the "Diogenes Tbilisi" Festival.
a) Prizes:
Main Jury Award for the Best Film
Student Jury Award for the Best Film
b) Four awards from the main jury in the following categories:
Best Artistic Film Award
Best Documentary Film Award
Best Animated Film Award
Best Experimental Film Award
c) Four awards from the student jury in the following categories:
- Best Artistic Film Award (Alaverdoba)
- Best Documentary Film Award (Sapovnela)
- Best Animated Film Award - Musical Film (Musicians)
- Best Experimental Film Award (Serenade)

d) Four main jury diplomas in four categories - Artistic, Documentary, Animated, and Experimental.

e) Four student jury diplomas in the following categories:
- Artistic Literature (Alaverdoba)
- Documentary (Sapovnela)
- Animation - Musical (Musicians)
- Experimental (Serenade)

Announcement for "Diogenes Tbilisi"
Due to a sudden force majeure situation and reasons beyond our control, the festival dates have been moved forward by one month.

Film submissions will close on August 15th.

From September 15th to September 30th, the winning films will be announced, and diplomas and prizes will be awarded to them.

Screenings of the films selected for the main competition will also take place from September 15th to 30th, subject to the consent of their authors. We apologize for the one-month advance in dates. All films submitted after August 15th will be considered for the 6th festival competition in 2025.


Rules:

1. "Diogenes Odessa" and "Diogenes Tbilisi" have a joint leadership and an organizational platform (Georgia and Ukraine).

2. The festival starts accepting submissions for competition films from February 1st.

Starting from February 1st, films submitted will have the opportunity to participate in the competition program of the Summer Festival - "Diogenes Odessa" (to be held in June 2024) and the Autumn Festival - "Diogene Tbilisi" (to be held in September 2024).

3. Both "Diogenes Odessa" and "Diogenes Tbilisi" will host two international juries - the main jury and the student jury.

4. The deadline for submitting films to "Diogenes Odessa" is May 15.

5. The deadline for submitting films to "Diogenes Tbilisi" is September 15.

6. The main events of the Summer Festival "Diogenes Odessa" - announcement, screening, selection of winners, and award ceremony - will take place from June 15 to June 30.

7. The main events of the Autumn Festival "Diogenes Tbilisi" - announcement, screening, selection of winners, and award ceremony - will take place from September 15 to September 30.

8. In case of force majeure circumstances related to current activities in Ukraine, the dates of the thematic part of the "Diogenes Odessa" festival may be changed by the organizers.

9. The jury has the right not to select a winning film in any category if the submitted works do not meet the standards and criteria for receiving the award.

10. Masterclasses will be held within the "Diogenes Tbilisi" festival.

11. Regulations for the presentation of films at the "Diogenes Odessa" and "Diogenes Tbilisi" festivals:

1. Films produced in 2022 or later, up to 2023 and 2024, are eligible for submission.

2. The duration of the film should not exceed 20 minutes.

3. Professional films in the following genres will be accepted: Artistic, Documentary, Animation, and Experimental.

4. Vertical cinema films are welcome.

5. The festival condemns the promotion of war, occupation, and any form of propaganda that supports the use of force in Ukraine and opposes any form of aggressive actions on the territory of Ukraine and Georgia.

6. We are against: violence, propaganda of war, revanchism, extremism, national and religious hatred, discrimination based on social, ethnic, and gender factors, and films created for propaganda purposes in this content and ideological context will not be included in the competition program.

7. Film registration is subject to a fee of $5 (five dollars).

8. If a film is registered once from February 1, it automatically participates in the selection programs of both festivals ("Diogenes Odessa" and "Diogenes Tbilisi") without the need for a new registration and payment. Free registration is available only for films produced in Ukraine and Georgia.



  

 
  

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