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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

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During one week of the year over 100,000 film-lovers gather in over 300 Cinemas across 6 Continents to view and vote on the Finalists Films' in the Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival - MANHATTAN SHORT is more than just one of the largest short film festivals in the world....it's the World's First Global Film Festival.

If making short films is about getting your work out there, nothing compares to MANHATTAN SHORT.

Every Film Selected is eligible to enter the Oscars:
MANHATTAN SHORT does a full week's run in a cinema in Los Angeles, California. This theater booking means all ten finalists in the 2020 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival will be eligible to enter the Oscar competition for 2021.

MANHATTAN SHORT is now in compliance with the rules governing the Oscar Awards set forth [...]



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Logo of International Children“s and Youth Film Festival, Calibélula
Published: 01 May 2020
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International Children“s and Youth Film Festival, Calibélula

Deadline: 15 Jun 2020

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The International Festival of Children and Youth Film CALIBELULA, FICIJCALIBELULA - is created through a group of friends who love cinema, who see the need to generate new exhibition and training spaces, for a very special audience that is children and young people .

The purpose is to train audiences through cinematographic audiovisual material made by and for children, youth and adults that promotes conflict resolution and peaceful coexistence through the construction of values ​​and principles.

Generate new exhibition alternatives that consolidate processes of formation and creation expressed in the production and audiovisual realization, with understanding and critical sensitivity, trying with this to involve from an early age this target population through the cinema as [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Experimental



Cali, Colombia



 
 
 
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Published: 29 Apr 2020
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Shortcup World Film Festival

Deadline: 30 Apr 2020

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International Festival

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[Español abajo]

The Shortcup Film Festival is the world cup of short films. The selected films are distributed in 4 days of exhibition, where each film represents their country and the popular jury votes definies the final round where the winner is chosen in the fifth day.

The festival's main purpose is to merge a competitive film showcase with the casual ambient of a bar; this year, in it's 6th edition it will happen in 4 cities simultaneously, those cities are:

- São Paulo, Brasil
- Bogotá, Colômbia
- Monterrey, México
- Buenos Aires, Argentina

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VI Shortcup, el festival de cine que se lleva a cabo en bares en un formato deportivo por grupos de clasificación, acontecerá este año en 4 ciudades simultáneamente, donde el ganador es escogido por el voto popular.
Las [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



São Paulo, Brazil



 
 

 
Logo of Festival de Courts Métrages de la Côte Bleue
Published: 29 Apr 2020
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Festival de Courts Métrages de la Côte Bleue

Deadline: 07 Apr 2021

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International Festival

Short film festival

The 8th Short Film Festival of the “Côte Bleue” (FCMCB) is a festival for young film directors up to 30 years of age. We are committed to showcasing the works of emerging filmmakers and helping them distribute and promote their shorts. The competition is open to young people from all over the world.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Carry le Rouet, France



 
 
 
Logo of FLICKFAIR
Published: 29 Apr 2020
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FLICKFAIR

Deadline: 25 Nov 2020

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Short film festival

Ever thought about how we make progress? Things always start with an idea that was spurred by a question. Our question was, how do we create an online festival that is a quality experience for the filmmaker as well as the viewer? We have spent countless hours creating a streaming platform that will showcase the best films from around the world every MONTH! So if you have a film that the world shuld see, submit for free today!

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Los Angeles, United States



 
 

 
Logo of Unofex International Film Awards 2020
Published: 28 Apr 2020
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Unofex International Film Awards 2020

Deadline: 20 Jul 2020

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The UNOFEX International Film Awards 2020 (Union of Excellence) is a semi annual, online film competition recognizing excellence in filmmaking worldwide.

As an organization and network, the UNOFEX unites an exceptional community of accredited and award winning professionals worldwide working within the Film & TV, Art and Entertainment industry. Over the years we have accredited hundreds of members who achieved our UNOFEX Standards of Excellence. 
The UNOFEX International Film Awards was initiated in 2020 during the global outbreak of the coronavirus in order to support filmmakers worldwide. Our panel of experts and UNOFEX CEO Deivis H. Valdes decided to held this year's 2020 edition completely free of charge. The entire process, from film submission to nomination and the final [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



New York City, United States



 
 
 
Logo of Dramátique: Festival De Cine Hecho Por Mujeres Y Disidencias
Published: 28 Apr 2020
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Dramátique: Festival De Cine Hecho Por Mujeres Y Disidencias

Deadline: 27 May 2020

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Dramátique es un festival de cine on-line no competitivo multiformato enfocado en fomentar la visualización de cine hecho por mujeres y disidencias y al mismo tiempo promover la formación de nuevas audiencias para que este cine sea del interés de espectadorxs no relacionados directamente con el cine y las artes.

Queremos hablar de lo incómodo, de los derechos humanos, de las experiencias de vida, aborto, sexualidad y política. Todo esto en dos categorías: cortometraje y largometraje.

Buscamos ser una ventana de exhibición para el cine hecho por mujeres y disidencias desde y hacia todos los territorios ♥ Queremos expandir la visualización crítica y formar espectadorxs activxs.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Concepción, Chile



 

 
Logo of Chefchaouen International Film Festival For Children and Youth
Published: 27 Apr 2020
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Chefchaouen International Film Festival For Children And Youth

Deadline: 22 Jun 2020

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Chefchaouen International Film Camp - Festival
For Children and Youth (FCFEJ)

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Chauen, Morocco



 
 
 
Logo of Tels Quels Festival / LGBT shortfilm
Published: 26 Apr 2020
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Tels Quels Festival / LGBT Shortfilm

Deadline: 15 Nov 2020

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LGBT Shortfilm Festival

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bruxelles, Belgium



 
 
 

 
Logo of Cinestesia Fest Festival Internacional de Cortos universitarios
Published: 26 Apr 2020
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Cinestesia Fest Festival Internacional de Cortos universitarios

Deadline: 26 Aug 2020

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Short film festival

The International Short Film Festival 'CINESTESIA' was born in 2017 as an initiative of professors from the Faculty of Communication Sciences with audiovisual experience in order to provide university students with a space that motivates them and invites them to build stories, to create ideas, to produce an innovative cinema at the forefront.

OBJECTIVE

To give the university public a space that motivates, refreshes and invites you to build stories, to produce a young, creative and innovative cinema with divergent thinking.

Specific objectives

- Promote a space for meeting and exchange of experiences around the audiovisual, for the visualization of the work done in the academy, which aims to create links between new filmmakers, national and international.

- To [...]

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BOGOTA, Colombia



 
 
 
 
Logo of Home Quarantine Creation International Film Festival
Published: 25 Apr 2020
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Home Quarantine Creation International Film Festival

Deadline: 31 Jul 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

Short films, documentary, web series, music video, home video, family moment 2 minute clip, painting, sketch, photography

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Pune, India