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Published: 02 Sep 2019

Short South

Deadline: 31 May 2020

Call for entries!

ORGANIZERS

Cultural Association Time & Memory organizes the octave edition of the Short Film Festival called "SHORT TO SOUTH - POLLA SHORT", to be held in Polla (SA)ITALY from the 03 - 04 June 2020 at the Auditorium "Holy Nicolicchio".


Polla, Italy



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Published: 02 Sep 2019

The International Horror Hotel

Deadline: 08 Mar 2020

Call for entries!

We accept micro films (5min. and under), short films (6-55min), feature films (over 55min), music videos, trailers, TV pilots and web episodes in the following genres: Documentary / Experimental / Fantasy / Horror / Horror-Comedy / Sci-Fi / Slasher / Suspense-Thriller


Cleveland, United States



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Published: 01 Sep 2019

Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival

Deadline: 03 Feb 2020

Call for entries!

The 6th Annual Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival promotes the Latino Cultural impact on Cinema in the United States focusing on a unique mix of filmmakers, artists, film lovers and history at the heart of the Hispanic Community at Historic Capitol Hill.


Oklahoma City, United States



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Published: 31 Aug 2019

VALPARAISO INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

Deadline: 20 Nov 2019

Call for entries!

The 10th International Terror Film Festival of Valparaíso, summons professional and amateur filmmakers from short films, media and feature films from Chile and abroad to participate with their works, linked to the horror, horror, gore, suspense and fantasy genre.

We give recognition to categories "Best Direction", "Best Art Direction / FX" and a Special Noncompetitive Mention to "Audience Award" We will award a diploma of appreciation and recognition to each participant and an artist's work of art from ValparaÍso. We will also exhibit his works in the different exhibitions that the festival performs in cities of Chile and in international festivals.

Registration date and submission of the Material

Registration via platform https://festhome.com/festival/fictv will be open from August 31, 2019 at the latest on November 20, 2019 at 11:00 p.m. from continental Chile (UTC-4).
The Official Selection will be announced from November 30 on the website www.fictv.cl

We are FICTV

The Valparaiso International Horror Film Festival, Chile is a self-managed festival produced by women, this year we celebrate 10 years of blood, sweat and tears and we want to vindicate women filmmakers in the cinema of Chile and the world.
The call is exclusive for women directors and producers of horror, gore, fantastic and bizarre films.
We show lengths and short films of the genre. In addition the festival maintains spaces of reflection, dialogue and creation as Makeup and FX workshops, Performance, Music, Dramatized Reading, Directors' talks and national and international guests.
The objective of the FICTV is to promote the production of emerging filmmakers, bet on innovative and diverse content, as well as being a space for reflection and promotion for independent cinema with a view to the world, from Valparaíso.


Valparaíso, Chile



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Published: 31 Aug 2019

Antic Horror Picture Show Festival

Deadline: 30 Sep 2019

Call for entries!

Fantastic Horror Short Film Festival.


Barcelona, Spain



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Published: 29 Aug 2019

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Short Film Showcase Vila de Noia

Deadline: 28 Sep 2019

Call for entries!

GOYA!

The City Council of Noia convenes the "20th Short Film Showcase Vila de Noia 2019", to be held in the last quarter of this year.


NOIA, Spain



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Published: 28 Aug 2019

Vermenara Challenge by Corto e a capo

Deadline: 30 Sep 2019

Call for entries!

Vermenara's challenge: Trophy + 100 euros. Award dedicated to the best horror film of the edition that will be voted during the drive-in marathon on the night of the first of November.

The award is inspired by a Campania tradition, according to which the Vermenara was an evil able to install itself in the body of man (especially children) following a strong fear. A debilitating evil that could only be saved thanks to magical rituals put in place by the so-called Incarmatrice, an esoteric figure with powers that were handed down with appropriate rites.


Vermenara, Italy



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Published: 28 Aug 2019

NATIONAL CINEMA FESTIVAL OF HUANUCO

Deadline: 04 Oct 2019

Call for entries!

Only for Peruvian Filmmakers.

Pueden participar ficcion nacional, ficción regional, documentales, cortometrajes(animación, documentales, ficción, peliculas hechos por mujeres, cortometraje hecho con smartphone, coartometrajes escolares, cortometraje hecho por realizadores huanuqueños.


HUANUCO, Peru



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Published: 27 Aug 2019

International festival of environmental films

Deadline: 20 Mar 2020

Call for entries!

The International Festival of Environmental Films Chefchaouen, is a film festival dedicated to film lovers and concerned about the environment in Morocco and abroad, it is an annual meeting in the beautiful blue pearl of northern Morocco, the tourist and ecological city Chefchaouen.

The 11th Edition of the International Festival of Environmental Films of Chefchaouen, will be held from 26 to 30 MAY 2020 on the occasion of World Environment Day.

A varied program and a jury made up of internationally and nationally renowned film professionals who will design the prize winners


Chefchaouen, Morocco



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Published: 23 Aug 2019

CINEMIGRARE

Deadline: 25 Sep 2019

Call for entries!

Organized by “NO_NAME”, "CineMigrare – Rassegna Internazionale di Cinema Senza Frontiere" is a festival totally dedicated to movies, short movies and documentaries speaking about immigration and cultural integration.

The third edition of CineMigrare Festival will take in Catania (Sicily, Italy) and it will develop on 18th and 19th of October 2019.

Several SPECIAL GUEST are invited to this second edition and they will be awarded with the CineMigrare Award 2019.


Mascalucia, Italy



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Published: 22 Aug 2019

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Lebu International Film Festival

Deadline: 10 Oct 2019

Call for entries!

OSCAR!

International Film Festival Lebu, mainly oriented to short, is independent, is organized by Agrup. Cult. Fest. De Cine Caverna Benavides. The competencies are: International and regional documentary short film, fiction, animation and documentary Original Peoples. There is an industry section composed of "AF, asesorías" and distribution.

The Regional and International Fiction Short Film and Animation Winners are eligible for the Oscars.


Santiago, Chile



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Published: 21 Aug 2019

Bristol Independent Film Festival

Deadline: 12 Dec 2019

Call for entries!

Welcome to the Bristol Independent Film Festival!

We are proud to announce that we are sponsored and will be screening at the Everyman Bristol Cinema! We are an IMDb Qualified event!

In our first year, we received 3500 submissions with over 120 countries participating in our international film festival. We are the fastest growing and one of the most popular film festivals in the United Kingdom. We strive to bring filmmakers from all over the world under one setting. We continue to represent filmmakers from all levels and experiences.

This year BIFF has decided to nominate one winner to receive $2500.

To help filmmakers and scriptwriters grow, we have decided that everyone that submits will receive notes/ratings of their films/scripts by our judges!

We aspire to promote, recognize and support independent filmmakers throughout the world by hosting a variety of awards in order to provide the best opportunities for filmmakers, helping them receive recognition. We welcome submissions from a range of genres including short films, documentaries, features, animations and screenplays.

Our objective is to provide support for film-makers through reviewing, judging, marketing, and distribution networking. With our live screenings at Everyman Bristol Cinema, we aim to showcase and promote the work of filmmakers. We believe our film festival will give filmmakers a chance to showcase their work to a very wide range of audiences from many different parts of the world.

Bristol Independent Film Fest is based in Bristol, with our jury’s located around the world including countries like Germany, Turkey and USA. All the films will go through a reviewable process by our highly experienced juries, who will go through an evaluation process and select the films.

We are very excited to review your film and observe the detailed creativity of your work!


Bristol, United Kingdom



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Published: 21 Aug 2019

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European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux

Deadline: 03 Feb 2020

Call for entries!

HIGHLIGHTED!

Date and location
The 22nd session of the European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux will take place on March the 26th and 27th 2020 at the UGC CinéCité cinema in Bordeaux, in partnership with this very cinema.

Goals
The European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux aims at promoting the short film format to the Région Aquitaine's audience. It eases the access to cinema for all generations, young people and elderly included. It helps directors coming from whole Europe to be discovered, and is a good way to meet and appreciate cultural differences. This is somehow a springboard amidst the film industry thanks to the jury influence, no matter if the participants are mere enthusiasts or professionals.


Talence, France



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Published: 21 Aug 2019

International Short Film Festival VISION

Deadline: 08 Nov 2019

Call for entries!

XII International Short Film Festival "VISION" was first launched in Siberia (Russia) in 2007.
The Festival aims to demonstrate official selection films in three nominations: fiction film, documentary,animation; and includes an award ceremony and demonstration of films out of selection.

The Festival also hosts workshops by movie critics and directors, and meetings with creative professionals.

One of the wonderful traditions of the "VISION" Festival is the audience vote. Alongside with the professional jury, the audience gets to choose the best film by filling questionnaires.

The best film chosen by the audience is awarded a special prize.

The slogan of the Festival, "Share your Vision of the world", calls upon every young director to visualise his or her view on the world and share it with the audience. Each work is unique and addresses a certain category of viewers. It helps make the Festival programme diverse and versatile.


Kemerovo, Russia



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Published: 20 Aug 2019

BALNEÁRIO CAMBORIÚ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Deadline: 11 Oct 2019

Call for entries!

The festival seeks different ways of sensitivity in fiction films, animation and documentary, directed by newbies or established professionals, in addition to experimental work and new forms of audiovisual art language. The well-known city of Balneário Camboriú provides ideal conditions for creating an atmosphere of the film festival and privileged space for discussion, public formation and revelation of new talents.

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS OF THE OFFICIAL PROGRAM:

01– Competition: with shorts and feature films from any country;

02– Live: audiovisual works produced and projected in different audiovisual formats from any country;

03– Catarina: shorts, mid-length and feature films from any country related to the State of Santa Catarina - Brazil.

04– Little Owl: children’s shorts, mid-length and feature films from any country;

05– Nocturnal: a window for shorts, mid-length and feature films that represent fantastic cinema to be projected in night sessions.


Balneário Camboriú, Brazil



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Published: 19 Aug 2019

Contra el Silencio Todas las Voces. Independent Documentary Film Latin American Meeting

Deadline: 29 Nov 2019

Call for entries!

The Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine y Video Documental Independiente: Contra el Silencio Todas las Voces is a space to travel through various realities and aesthetics of Mexico and Latin America.

Contra el Silencio it has its first edition in the year 2000, when practically the only film festivals that existed in Mexico were Guadalajara (1986) and Guanajuato (1998), and in general, at Latin America the situation was not very different, there were very few spaces that disseminated and gave recognition to the social documentary.

From this same spirit and commitment to promote and support the documentary creation is that we come pleasantly to the eleventh edition to be held from April 20 to 26, 2020. In which we will have projections of the competitive sections, special functions, as well as academic activities and of training that promote criticism and reflection.


Tlalpan, Mexico



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Published: 19 Aug 2019

Dark Escape Film Fest

Deadline: 15 Apr 2020

Call for entries!

The first annual Dark Escape Film Fest (DEFfest) will take place for three days (June 5th-7th) at the Greenwich Odeum in beautiful downtown East Greenwich (Rhode Island).

Our festival is a three day event packed with feature films, shorts, filmmakers & actors, industry insiders, media, special guest panels and an epic awards ceremony. Our film festival is sponsored by film distributor Uncork'd Entertainment, and their CEO Keith Leopard will be attending as a programmer & judge.

As filmmakers ourselves, and having experienced festivals like Sitges in Barcelona, A Night of Horror in Sydney, Feratum in Mexico, MonsterFest in Melbourne, TIFF 'Midnight Madness' and many others, we are COMPLETELY determined to create a wild genre film festival that premieres the best horror, fantasy, sci-fi & action thrillers on the festival circuit. Our festival is dedicated to both the filmmakers attending and the unbelievable fans that support independent horror.

We believe there isn't a better form of escapism than going to a kickass movie, and we aim to find to the best new voices in genre cinema and celebrate them with a worthy festival.


East Greenwich, United States



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Published: 18 Aug 2019

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Jun 2020

Call for entries!

OSCAR!

"One of the Best International Film Festivals and top 10 Short Film Festivals in the United States. The RIIFF provides the kind of intimate festival experience that will change your life. Don't miss it. "
Chris Gore, The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

Now in its 24th year, the FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL celebrates the independent spirit in film and has become a haven for independent filmmakers from throughout the world. In 2019, the Festival presented 321 films representing works that were shot and produced in 51 countries. There were 93 World Premieres and US/North American Premieres. Attending the Festival were 347 filmmakers, producers, cast and crew.

FLICKERS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that supports and promotes the film arts in Rhode Island and throughout New England. Over the past two decades, its production, the Rhode Island International Film Festival, has screened 5,426 independent films and videos out of 68,337 entries, presented 1,322 World/North American premieres, featured over 1,100 entries that were locally produced, and hosted 4,193 filmmakers and crew. Since its inception, over 453,000 film lovers have enjoyed the Rhode Island International Film Festival and its programming, not including those in New England watching its weekly broadcast and cable programming series, doubleFEATURE.

HIGHLIGHTS:
In 2002, RIIFF was selected as a qualifying festival for Best Short Subject through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In December 2003, RIIFF was cited as "One of The Top 10 Short Film Festivals in the United States."

In 2006, RIIFF was cited as one of the Top 12 United States Film Festivals by TravelSmart Magazine.

In 2010, RIIFF launched the Flickers North Country Film Festival at The Balsams in Dixville Notch, NH as part of its outreach in cultural tourism.

In 2010, RIIFF became a host for the annual Oscar® Night America for the state of Rhode Island.

In 2011, RIIFF continued expanding its outreach across the state of Rhode island, hosting exhibitions, symposia, special events and outdoor screenings. RIIFF is also a member of the New England Film Festival Alliance, which it helped found with the Woods Hole Film Festival and the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival. The focus has now become international in scope.

In 2012, RIIFF solidified new programming models such as the Rhode Island Film Forum, ScriptBiz, the Future Filmmaking Symposium, and the Discover RI: Walking Tour, all free to attending filmmakers who have been accepted into the Festival. Programs continue to expand yearly including Acting for Camera Classes, Symposia and morning industry conversations.

On April 25, 2013, the Festival was notified by the Bureau of International Information Programs at the U.S. Department of State that the Rhode Island International Film Festival would be featured as one of the nation’s top summer festivals for an upcoming social media campaign promoting international tourism to the United States.

Eurochannel: a multi national, cable channel based in Paris, Sao Paulo and Miami agreed to become an official partner with RIIFF. The channel provided TV spots ten times a day during the month of August 2013 and had the RIIFF logo displayed on Eurochannel’s partner page. With IPads and smart phone devices the target platforms, Eurochannel provided both international and domestic visibility in niche cinema markets. Eurochannel is now an annual sponsor of the Festival.

In 2013, RIIFF was selected as a qualifying festival for Best Documentary Short Subject through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In 2015, RIIFF became a BAFTA-qualifying Festival in the Short Film Division. RIIFF also partnered with Lexus Short Films and launched their 2015 Call For Entries.
In 2016, RIIFF celebrated its 20th Anniversary.

Flickers introduced the weekly series, "doubleFEATURE" on PBS. Running 58 min. the program featured interviews with members of the industry and short films that have screened at the Festival. The series is now heading into its Third Season with 35 fresh episodes produced each year.

In 2017, Flickers celebrated its 35th Anniversary.

In 2018, "The Silent Child" which had its World Premiere at the Festival won the Oscar® for Best Live Action Short.

In 2019, Nine (9) films from the 2018 Festival were nominated for Academy Awards® bringing the total nominations from the Festival to 66.

RIIFF is cited and recognized as the largest film Festival in New England and one of the Top Ten Regional Events.

RIIFF is a qualifying event for the Canadian Screen Awards.

Awards & Prizes
Our most notable prizes are the selection of Best Short Film Live Action (Grand Prize), Best Documentary Short (Grand Prize), and Best Animated Short (Grand Prize) that in turn are eligible for nomination by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Sixty Six (66) films that were either premiered or discovered at RIIFF have gone on to receive Oscar ® nominations. From this pool, ten (10) have gone on to win the coveted award.

In 2019, nine (9) films from our 2018 Festival competed in the Best Live Action, Documentary and Animated short categories. RIIFF is also an official qualifying event for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, and two shorts from RIIFF 2017 received BAFTA nominations.

RIIFF also recognizes excellence in a number of categories, including Best Feature Film,
Best Feature Documentary Film, and Best Director. Juried and Audience Choice Awards aim to highlight filmmakers who are pushing the medium of film to new and unexplored territories. For a complete list of 2019 awards, please go to this URL: http://www.film-festival.org/award19.php

To view industry, screenplay competition, and other awards: http://www.film-festival.org/awards.php


Providence, United States



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Published: 16 Aug 2019

III Oviclip Festival

Deadline: 01 Oct 2019

Call for entries!

Festival of national videclips, from 7th to 10nd of November, 2019 in the city of Oviedo (Asturias)


Oviedo, Spain



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Published: 16 Aug 2019

L’ Europe Autour De L’ Europe

Deadline: 07 Jan 2020

Call for entries!

L’Europe autour de l’Europe - Festival of European films in Paris will run from March 15th until March 31st 2020 in Paris and Île-de-France. The festival will screen 100 films (63 features) from a total of 31 countries and 28 MEDIA participating countries.. The festival shows feature films, documentaries, shorts, animations, new media and experimental films. Two Juries will award the following prizes: Prix Sauvage for the best recent feature film (French premiere) and Prix Luna for the same selection, awarded by the jury of young cinema professionals and students. The ambition of the Festival is to stimulate the renewal of the European film production and emerging European talents by organizing professional meetings, press and pre-release screenings with producers, distributors and journalists. By offering master-classes and workshops with famous cinema professionals for film students and young audiences, the festival gives film literacy the central place in its strategy. In addition to screenings and Q&A with filmmakers, the Festival presents public masterclasses and panel discussions with prestigious guests from throughout Europe. The place where the current European film meets the European value-keeping cinema.


Paris, France



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