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.

New deadlines added

Hi all-I refuse to admit summer is over… it’s really that school now starts in the summer. Anyway- a few more additions.

best of luck
tracy

FIA’16 9/1/16
The International Animation Festival (FIA) is an exhibition and promotion space for animated shorts generated by students and graduates from animation schools, high-school students, freelance animators and animation studios all over the world. *note: I received an error in safari browser, but it worked in firefox.

Imagine Film Festival (Netherlands) 12/31/16
Imagine calls on filmmakers working within the fantastic genre to submit their work. Short films: Maximum length 30 minutes (25 minutes to be included in the Méliès competition), Rough cuts and works in progress are accepted. DVD or link to an online platform.

Crossing Europe (Linz, Austria) 1/09/17* European or Austrian only
Two categories: Feature-length films (fiction or documentary) from Europe. A film is considered European, if either director, producer or the story are based in an European state/region, and films and videos by local artists in Austria.*opens for entries 9/12/16

 

Various upcoming deadlines….

Do It In Ten 8/30/16
Create a 10 second animation on the theme of “Trust”. ‘Do it In Ten’ is Show Me The Animation’s monthly animation challenge. The challenge is simple, we give you a theme and all you have to do is respond to that theme within a ten second animation.

Interference Festival (Poland) 9/1/16
An open international competition under the headline “Freedom of Form”, organised as part of the Interference Festival, inviting entries of visual works in one of four main competition categories. 1. FOUND FOOTAGE [max 5 mins], 2. VIDEO CLIP [max 10 mins], 3. CREATIVE ADVERTISING PIECE [max 5 mins], 4. EXPERIMENTAL SHORT VISUAL PIECE [max 8 mins], Submission online or by post.

Living Arts Animation Festival 9/2/16
The Tulsa International Animation Festival features short film animations submitted locally and from around the world. Animations may be stop-motion, Claymation, 2-D animation, 3-D animation or cut-outs, to name a few. Videos MUST be 5:00 minutes or less. Curator Mery McNett and the Living Arts Video Committee will determine the festival selections.  If your animation is selected you will be notified by email on Friday, September 16, 2016 and your film will be presented at the Living Arts Animation Festival on Friday, September 23, 2016, 8pm at Living ArtSpace, 307 E MB Brady St in downtown Tulsa, OK.

 

Festival Transterritorial de Cine Underground

Hi all-
There is a special offer The kind folks at Festival Transterritorial de Cine Underground have made a FREE WAIVER code for no entry fee festivals readers: “noentryfeefestival”

Cineunderground 9/20/16* note free code
Films from the undergound, self-managed, decentralized and free distribution. Environmental and audiovisual tools used for pure joy, happiness, disinformation, emotional connection, television detoxification, collective cooperation, social creation of art, the multiplication of free cinema and more …  The festival is a social tool viewable and controlled. It is an annual event, managed in a friendly network in cities across the continent, which displays unpublished, experimental or out of the system, linking non-conventional spaces, creating a common grid and a shared mission, fruit of a collective intelligence and the freedom of speech. Film Freeway *small fee, but- there is a FREE WAIVER code for no entry fee festivals readers: “noentryfeefestival” (input during checkout)

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Some upcoming deadlines…

Some upcoming deadlines…
best of luck,

tracy


Zero Plus International Film Festival 8/10/16
The festival is hosted in Tyumen city traditionally called “The Gates of Siberia”. The event will take place in November 27 – December 3, 2016. The festival invites value-oriented, educative, positive and life-asserting films from worldwide for children, youth, parents and teachers. The international competition program includes: 1)   competition of short fiction films, 2)   competition of short animated films, 3)   special competition of documentary films «The Man of Labour»: films about a talent, mastership, contribution of professionals into society. FilmFreeway and Withoutabox are also options.

SODOC 9/15/16
Solo Documentary Film Festival is documentary film festival. Sodoc dedicated to showcasing the spirit, passion and skills of independent filmmakers in the world to the audience in Solo, Central Java. The festival is to be held in the city of Solo ( Surakarta ), Central Java Indonesia, in October 2016. We only accept documentary film. Indonesian and International Panorama. *** Please don’t give us Vimeo link for the film, because Vimeo banned in our country *** Together with the film you must submit the following documents: 1. A copy of the film for screening must be available on the platform chosen for submission 2. Synopsis 3. Subtitle file in English (.txt o .str) 4. Poster of the film (.jpg) 5. Foto of the Director (.jpg)