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Palencia International Film Festival

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The Palencia International Films Festival is organised by the Association Friends of the film and the Popular University of Palencia.

This edition is number 33, and during all these years, our philosphy has been considering cinema a tool of development and social cohesion.

Our festival colaborates with the Spanish Cinema Academy, and its a qualifyer festival for the GOYA shortfilm Awards.



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Logo of Re-Frame: Debut Film Festival Vienna
Published: 28 Apr 2023
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Re-Frame: Debut Film Festival Vienna

Deadline: 10 May 2023

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RE-FRAME: Debut Film Festival Vienna is now open for submissions for its 2nd edition!

Last year we had a fantastic experience at Stand129 in Vienna! In 2024 we are expanding our horizons with extra screening days, more invited guests, free filmmaking workshops and… presenting selected films from both this and 1st edition in a special programme in Basque Country (Spain) and Italy.

We are inviting young international filmmakers from the FLINTA* community to submit their debut short films to us. Additionally, we focus on low-budget independent productions (films with a budget of less than EUR 7500) to give space to unconventional stories and artistic approaches to filmmaking.

The selected films for the Viennese edition will be screened in June 2024 at Stand129 on [...]

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Vienna, Austria



 
 
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Published: 25 Apr 2023
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Dundead

Deadline: 29 Feb 2024

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Dundead is based at Dundee Contemporary Arts in Dundee, Scotland and has been running since 2011, screening the best in new horror and genre films, as well as cult classics. Traditionally, the festival runs at the end of April/start of May.

 Fiction  Documentary  Fantastic  Terror



Dundee, United Kingdom



 
 
 

 
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Published: 18 Apr 2023
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Festival Internacional De Cine De León

Deadline: 15 Jul 2023

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The International Film Festival of Leon IFFOL, invites all filmmakers to participate in the IFFOL Official Call 2024 from April 1 to August 05 of this year, being able to apply with fiction, non-fiction or animation feature film, short film or short documentary to be part of the 9th Consecutive Edition to be held between October 30 to November 03 of this year. Those selected may be part of the three competitive sections of the festival: International Talent, Local Talent and University Talent.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



León, Mexico



 
 
 
 
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Published: 03 Apr 2023
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Actrum International Film Fest (AIFF)

Deadline: 30 Apr 2023

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

This year we are organizing our first online film festival.

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



 
 

 
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Published: 30 Mar 2023
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Festival de Cine de Elche

Deadline: 30 Apr 2023

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The Elche International Independent Film Festival, organized by Mediterraneo Foundation's main objective is to offer a cultural space to filmmakers and moviegoers.

In a constant commitment to the promotion of culture and supporting emerging values of cinema, focusing on innovation, public conversation with the authors and the elimination of technological compete when barriers and vote.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Elche, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 28 Mar 2023
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Festival Rellisquín

Deadline: 04 Jun 2023

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The RELLISQUÍN FESTIVAL is an audiovisual exhibition that wants to reflect on the relationship between the city and its neighbors. We look for projects that talk about life in cities: protest movements, struggles to preserve historical memory, urban transformations and changes, social demands and the experiences of neighbors with their environment.

We are looking for projects that understand the audiovisual as a tool of struggle, denunciation and testimony of realities in danger of disappearing. We want to vindicate the critical, committed and cooperative spirit, making known aspects that concern society and that are not sufficiently covered in commercial medias, cinemas and the usual distribution channels. We want to show national or international works about historical, [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Barcelona, Spain




 
Logo of Internacionalen Etnografski Filmski Festival `ilindenski Denovi´-bitola
Published: 24 Mar 2023
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Internacionalen Etnografski Filmski Festival `ilindenski Denovi´-bitola

Deadline: 10 Jun 2023

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“From the roots to the flower” is this year's slogan of the first edition festival Ilinden Days. We started the creation of our film program from the roots of the Bitola's film tradition, the one of the Manaki brothers – the first cinematographers in Macedonia and in the Balkan, who left us invaluable testimonies of the everyday life and the great events of their time, engraved on the film tape. They actually made the first ethnographic documentaries.
It was natural that the Festival Ilinden Days, which has risen to international level, to include in its rich program a festival of ethnographic films. Then the creation of new customs and beliefs. All covered by the artistic passion of the artists, who follow the need to leave indelible traces with their cameras.

In addition to [...]

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BITOLA, North Macedonia



 
 
 
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Published: 24 Mar 2023
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+ RAIN Film Festival

Deadline: 07 Apr 2023

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Second call of the first European festival of films generated using artificial intelligence (AI).+RAIN Film Festival is interested in the use of creative methodologies with AI in the service of storytelling. Beyond the visual dimension, this technology poses challenges in the ways of telling stories and also stresses concepts such as creativity and imagination. +RAIN Film Festival seeks to be the gateway to films that experiment with narrative language and these new technological approaches.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Barcelona, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of Visualízame Short Film Festival. Audiovisual&Women
Published: 21 Mar 2023
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Xiv Festival De Cortometrajes Visualízame. Audiovisual&mujer

Deadline: 16 Apr 2023

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The Visualízame festival began in 2011. Organized by Fundación Inquietarte, the main objective of Visualízame is to serve as a platform for the dissemination of cinematographic works in which women participate in the direction, script and/or production.

Likewise, serve as a dissemination platform for short films that promote equality, in addition to respect for Human Rights. That is why we have two special awards for short films committed to the 2030 agenda of Sustainable Development Goals, and films whose plot addresses the topic of death and mourning.

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San José, Níjar, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 20 Mar 2023
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Mi Primer Festival

Deadline: 31 May 2023

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MI PRIMER FESTIVAL (MY FIRST FESTIVAL) - International film festival for children, Barcelona & Madrid - 17th edition: from November 9 to December 1, 2024

"Mi Primer Festival" is an International film festival for children from 2 to 12 years. My First Film Festival features over 100 films in a total of 21 screenings. In short, MPF is a film extravaganza that showcases both different techniques and formats and the creativity of artists from all around the world.

The international competition of SHORT FILMS for children will include 3 programmes:

- International Short Competition for children over 2 years old
- International Short Competition for children over 4 years old
- International Short Competition for children over 7 years old

The international competition of FEATURE [...]

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Barcelona, Spain