September deadlines

Nihilist Film Festival (Los Angeles) 9/15/16

“If you’ve made a video that has appalled and offended other film festivals,” says Nihilist Film Festival organizer Elisha Shapiro, “we’re looking for you.” Send DVD (ntsc) and SASE if you want it returned. scroll down for info.

Motion + 9/15/16
Motion Graphic Design: short film that combines the language of film and graphics by incorporating a number of different elements such as 2D or 3D animation , video, typography, illustration, photography and music. stop-motion, the video (official) and videos combining these techniques are also accepted. Submit through link or wetransfer.

Chicago 8 Small Gauge Film Festival ongoing

Chicago 8 is a small gauge film festival that is dedicated to exhibiting experimental works on Super 8mm film. The Chicago 8 Fest was created to celebrate small gauge filmmaking, to offer a unique event for S8 filmmakers to exhibit their work in its original format, and for viewers to experience the joy and rarity of seeing S8mm films. Send link and application by email. or application and dvd by mail.

Updates

Some festivals have just been added. In updating festivals from last November, I have noticed deadline changes. Some festivals maintain the same date each year. As always, if you notice anything awry, feel free to comment.
and-best of luck,
tracy

 

Courts des îles 9/30/16
International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World, Courts des îles, your film must comply with the following criteria: made by a director born on an island*1, max 20 minutes, credits included, displaying the characteristics of a fiction or animation short film, the version delivered must be in French or in English, or in either one with subtitles in the other. Submission online through submission platforms.

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Prague) 9/30/16
Organized by People in Need. People in Need is a Czech non-profit, non-governmental organization. One World’s programme consists of two competition categories, a variety of non-competition categories and thematic categories, as well as Docs for Kids section. Films are chosen by One World’s selection committee. When selecting films, the committee concentrates equally on both human rights content and artistic quality.Films need to meet these criteria: documentary films or short animated films, feature, mid-length or short films, films provided with English subtitles or English spoken films, upon prior agreement with the festival, unfinished films can be submitted.

New Vision Film Festival (Ukraine) 11/10/16
Imagination, genre variety, shocking plots, unexpected upshots, brevity, brilliant actor game, visual sophistication, authorial style – all these are the distinguishing features of the New Vision International Film Festival program. Festival presents a competition. The audience chooses the winners of different nominations by means of an independent voting. A festival of films that remain in your heart forever.

Landshut Short Film Festival 11/15/16
Competition categories: Short film competition for films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. international Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mystery or Thriller Short Film. International Animation Short Film. Online Entry. (FFL)

BUFF Filmfestival 11/15/16
The international film festival for children and young people in Malmö, Sweden.

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Prague) 11/30/16
Organized by People in Need. People in Need is a Czech non-profit, non-governmental organization. One World’s programme consists of two competition categories, a variety of non-competition categories and thematic categories, as well as Docs for Kids section. Films are chosen by One World’s selection committee. When selecting films, the committee concentrates equally on both human rights content and artistic quality.Films need to meet these criteria: documentary films or short animated films, feature, mid-length or short films, films provided with English subtitles or English spoken films, upon prior agreement with the festival, unfinished films can be submitted. (for films finished between September and November 2016)

Cortex International Film Festival 11/18/16
National and international short films must comply with the following conditions in order to be selected: Genres: fiction, animation, documentary, and/or experimental; Do not exceed 30 minutes in running time, including credits; Films are presented in video format.

Festival International de Films de Femmes 11/20/16
Films directed or co-directed by women filmmakers

DOCUDAYS UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 11/30/16
Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is held annually in the last week of March in Kyiv. On completion, Docudays UA traditionally presents the best movies in the regions of Ukraine within the Docudays UA Travelling Festival.

danubeVIDEOARTfestival 2016 11/30/16
danubeVideoArtFestival is searching for artists from all over the world to submit their latest expressions in Video Art. All kinds of VideoArt are allowed and warmly invited. Only two restrictions: Works must be single-channel and a maximum length of 10 Minutes. 

International Underwater Film Festival (Serbia) 12/05/16
underwater documentaries. BETA, mini DV, DV Cam (PAL), will accept NTSC if other formats present a hardship.

 

 

 

 

Town of Bel Air Film Festival

Hi all-
This is a little last minute, due today. This festival does present features, which I am looking out for… for those of you who have created features….
best of luck,

Tracy

 

Town of Bel Air Film Festival 8/19/16
The Town of Bel Air Film Festival’s features inspiring and thought provoking films from around the country. We are proud to present fascinating, high caliber films that might not have been shown in the area. Feature Films and documentaries. Filmfreeway link.