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shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

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shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short films. The festival is an exceptional twelve-day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in eight cities on five continents worldwide. The festival includes three main segments:

shnit PLAYGROUNDS*
shnit EXPANDED
shnit FINALE*

In its eighteen years of existence, shnit has become a major international short film festival that reinvents itself in ever new forms. What started as a local initiative is now an exceptional transnational event that connects and inspires makers and fans of short films across the globe. shnit embraces diversity, originality, and exchange between creators and an audience from different cultures and backgrounds. [...]



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Logo of ESNE Feelmotion
Published: 06 Feb 2020
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ESNE Feelmotion

Deadline: 30 Mar 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feelmotion ESNE International Short Film Festival is organized by ESNE University in Madrid.

Originally conceived as a film festival for designers and university students, the festival celebrates its first edition in 2012, born from the initiative of the students and Raúl San Julián, director of the festival and professor at ESNE. Since then the festival has celebrated a total of eight editions, with more than 1000 participating short films from over 50 universities in 30 countries around the world and a total of more than 5000 university students who have participated or collaborated with the festival.

Thanks to the support of our partners, our finalists have been able to use Feelmotion to give themselves momentum and reach such important festivals as the San Sebastian [...]

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Madrid, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Fifth International Film Festival in the Mountains
Published: 05 Feb 2020
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Fifth International Film Festival in the Mountains

Deadline: 04 May 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

International competition official short film competition sixth international film festival in the mountains.

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Salento, Colombia



 
 
 

 
Logo of RIR · International Comedy Shortfilm Festival
Published: 04 Feb 2020
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RIR · International Comedy Shortfilm Festival

Deadline: 30 Jun 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

The third edition of RIR (International Comedy Shortfilm Festival), a theme festival where humor is the fundamental base.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Allariz, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of The Icon Festival for Science Fiction & Fantasy, Tel Aviv
Published: 02 Feb 2020
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The Icon Festival for Science Fiction & Fantasy, Tel Aviv

Deadline: 01 Aug 2020

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The Icon Festival for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Role-Playing is held annually in Tel-Aviv (Israel), and runs for 3 days.

The festival's programme features film screenings, lectures, panels, workshops, original theatre productions, the occasional poetry jam, and competitions for the Israeli Science-Fiction and Fantasy loving (or curious) public to enjoy.

Icon is produced by group of non-profit organizations. These work all year round to promote the fandoms and creators of science fiction, fantasy and role-playing games, and to strive to make these genres more accessible to their audience. We also take pride in providing the stage to independent filmmakers and young authors.

The Icon Festival is a seminal cultural event, made possible due to the passion and hard work of [...]

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Tel-Aviv, Israel



 
 

 
Logo of Discovery Film Festival
Published: 02 Feb 2020
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Discovery Film Festival

Deadline: 01 Jul 2020

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

Discovery Film Festival: Scotland's International Film Festival for Young Audiences
Sat 17 October – Sun 1 November 2020

Discovery Film Festival is now in its seventeenth year. Based at Dundee Contemporary Arts, and touring to partner venues throughout Scotland, the UK and Ireland, the festival screens films from all over the world which have been specially programmed for young audiences.

The festival includes three exciting weekends of films, creative activities, and gala events, as well as two weeks of screenings and events for schools.

Discovery aims to develop new audiences for the best in international film, improve media literacy and offer young audiences an insight into the lives of children and young people in other cultures. The festival has been running since 2004 [...]

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Dundee, United Kingdom



 
 
 
 
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Published: 02 Feb 2020
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Bacofest, Festival Internacional de Amor CineVinícola

Deadline: 01 Apr 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

BacoFest, International Wine&Arts Festival is a multidisciplinary artistic event around the culture of wine and its imaginary. The Festival is articulated around a double objective: to value the cultural wealth that the wine universe possesses as well as to culturally revitalize rural areas.

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Madrid, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of FICL Leon International Film Festival
Published: 02 Feb 2020
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Festival Internacional De Cine De León

Deadline: 15 May 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The sixth Leon International Film Festival, a new space to generate interest in the young persons for the seventh art.

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León, Mexico



 
 
 
 
Logo of Festival Internacional de Cine Austral
Published: 02 Feb 2020
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Festival Internacional de Cine Austral

Deadline: 30 Jun 2020

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International Festival

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El Festival Internacional de Cine Austral, con base en la provincia de Córdoba, Argentina, se propone como espacio de reflexión para la producción audiovisual sustentable, social y económicamente consciente.
El cine habla de la sociedad, la crítica, la representa.

El cine, es parte de la sociedad y es por esto que creemos en el cine.

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Ciudad de Córdoba, Argentina



 
 

 
Logo of Prix Vidéo  Arts Convergences
Published: 29 Jan 2020
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Prix Vidéo Arts Convergences

Deadline: 01 Oct 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival


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Milon-la-Chapelle, France



 
 
 
 
Logo of Abuja International Film Festival
Published: 28 Jan 2020
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Abuja International Film Festival

Deadline: 30 Jun 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The Abuja International Film Festival is an initiative of the NAFIFO VENTURES an organization registered under the corporate affairs commission BN LIS 001064 of 17th march 2004. The Festival is affiliated to four major international festivals; DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, DAHLEGONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GEORGIA, ZIMBABWE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND COMMONWEALTH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

It’s an event that must be supported by government and the Nigerian film corporation is solidly behind the Abuja film festival and all other such events.

Mr. Afolabi Adesanya – Managing Director Nigeria Film Corporation
::: Fidelis Duker and his team have done well with this event and we are convinced it will improve
as the years go by. I must confess we are proud of the [...]

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ABUJA, Nigeria