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Brussels Short Film Festival

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Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for cinema lovers, both audience and professionals. The purpose is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

Since 2018, the winner of the Great Prize of the International competition will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/ Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.



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Logo of Vegan Çiftlik Short Film Festival
Published: 16 Jul 2024
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Vegan Çiftlik Short Film Festival

Deadline: 01 Nov 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

Vegan Çiftlik
International short film and video art festival
İzmir / Türkiye

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Izmir, Turkey



 
 
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Published: 16 Jul 2024
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Арктический международный кинофестиваль ’Золотой ворон’ - Arctic International Film Festival ’Golden Raven’

Deadline: 20 Dec 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The Arctic International Film Festival "Golden Raven" is being held annually on the territory of the Chukotka Autonomous Region and is the professional competitive screening of cinematic works from around the world. The dates of the festival are agreed annually.

The 9th Arctic International Film Festival "Golden Raven" will take place from April 07 to April 20,2025.

The festival sets its goals and objectives as following:

• search and promotion of the best modern films related to the Arctic and reflecting various aspects of life in this region;

• attracting the attention of the public and professional community to the topics relevant to the Arctic including ecology, interethnic relations, the continuity of generations, the preservation of traditions and culture, etc.;

• [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Anadyr, Russia



 
 

 
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Published: 13 Jul 2024
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Festival Internacional de Cine de Almería

Deadline: 16 Aug 2024

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

The 23th Almería International Film Festival will be held in Almería (Spain), in order to promote the province of Almeria through the strengthening the historical links of the province with the audiovisual industry and culture, from Friday 15th November to Sunday 24st November 2024. The Festival is organized by Almería Provincial Council.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Almería, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Gardunha Fest. 2021
Published: 12 Jul 2024
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Gardunha Fest. 2021

Deadline: 25 Jul 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

Organized by Histérico- Associação de Artes (Histérico - Arts Association).

This event has the Gardunha Mountain has the main reason.

The theme is the ‘Paranormal’. This must be explicit on films at contest.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Fundão, Portugal



 
 

 
Logo of Film @ Jesus Short Film and Script-Writing Competition!
Published: 12 Jul 2024
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Film @ Jesus Short Film and Script-Writing Competition!

Deadline: 07 Sep 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

Announcing our Summer Term Short Film, and Script Writing Competition!

This time we have multiple categories:

- ‘Open’ allows anything and everything, giving filmmakers the freedom and flexibility to create something unique!

- 'Silent Film' is a category that is open to both filmmakers, and scriptwriters who want to get creative with stage directions! We define a silent film as something that features no dialogue.

- 'Monologue' is a category open to both filmmakers and scriptwriters which emphasizes dialogue! Create a monologue that is 3-5 mins in length, on any topics, scenario or theme that you like!

Filmmakers can submit short films, 3-5 minutes in length, of any style, theme or genre. Scriptwriters should submit a scene, or collection of scenes that is four to five [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Cambridge, United Kingdom



 
 
 
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Published: 11 Jul 2024
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International Film Festival Zoom - Zbliżenia

Deadline: 27 Sep 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

IFF ZOOM - ZBLIZENIA (Jelenia Góra) is one of the largest and most important independent cinema festivals in Poland. Its aim is to present the author's cinema, ambitious, high artistic value, moving independent and original subject matter, as well as promotion of independent film art.

Ladies and Gentlemen,
due to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, we would like to inform you that the Russian films which will be submitted to the 28. IFF ZOOM-ZBLIŻENIA 2025 will not be eligible for competitions.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Jelenia Gora, Poland



 
 
 

 
Logo of international Film Festival on Cultural Tourism
Published: 10 Jul 2024
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International Film Festival on Cultural Tourism

Deadline: 20 Sep 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

It is an International event to showcase and recognize authentic, artistic, effective and
informative short films on cultural tourism.

Subject:Subject of film may be Culture & Tourism of any tribe, group, country. However, you are at liberty to define culture and tourism, let your film convince the Selection Committee and your film is in.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Mumbai, India



 
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Published: 10 Jul 2024
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3. International Gobeklitepe Film Festival

Deadline: 30 Aug 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

3. INTERNATIONAL GÖBEKLİTEPE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

If you want an event in Şanlıurfa where you will be satisfied with art and culture, 3.International Göbeklitepe Short Film Festival is for you. It is a great Festival that blends historical monuments and culture. We invite you esteemed directors to this excellent The Third İnternational Göbeklitepe Short Film Festival is. Organized by Şanlıurfa Volunteers Association (Şanlıurfa Gönüllüleri Derneği) Join us.

GOAL

3.International Göbeklitepe Short Film Festival is organized by Şanlıurfa Volunteers Association for the following purposes.

3. International Göbeklitepe Short Film Festival people who are interested in cinema and experts in their fields, to contribute to Turkish cinema by providing successful and effective works and [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Şanlıurfa, Turkey



 
 

 
Logo of Actrum International Film Fest (AIFF)
Published: 10 Jul 2024
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Actrum International Film Fest (AIFF)

Deadline: 21 Jul 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

ACTRUM is a non-profit Cultural Association that works in all areas of the artistic sector.

In this festival, the finalist works will be screened online and it will be open to the public, who will have to vote through our website for their 3 favorite shorts/feature films from each section to award the public prizes.

Register your project! We accept any gender.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain



 
 
 
Logo of VI Jaraba Castle Short Film Show
Published: 09 Jul 2024
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VI Muestra De Cortometrajes Castillo De Jaraba

Deadline: 21 Jul 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

Show of short films in summer cinema format in Plaza de Jaraba (Zaragoza).

A non-profit attempt to bring the art of the big screen and audiovisual communication to the rural areas of emptied Spain.

The objectives of the “Castillo de Jaraba” Short Film Exhibition are the dissemination, dissemination and screening of cinematographic works, as well as the knowledge of these by the attending public. The works presented do not compete for any cash prize, only for the evaluation of the attending public.
All selected short films will receive an accreditation diploma and the winners of each section will receive an exclusive trophy made of cut-out paper designed by Jose Antonio Berdie from the Eustaquio Castellano Cut-Out Toy Museum.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Jaraba, Spain