The “MOITAMOSTRA – Meeting of the Arts in Rural Environment” is a set of events (exhibition, show and workshop) in the field of Fine Arts, Theater, Music, Literature and Audiovisuals and others of artistic and cultural scope. It is still a moment of encounter and brief residence of artists, in which the rural environment carries out a space-time of conviviality, exchange and debate of ideas; sharing processes and products for experimentation / artistic creation and community and cultural intervention; and forging new projects and partnerships.

Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition

Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition 8/15/19
2019 is Ó Bhéal’s tenth year screening International poetry-films, and seventh year featuring this competition.
Entry is free to anyone, and should be made via email to poetryfilm [at] – including the following info in an attached word document: Name and duration of Film, Name of director, Country of origin, Contact details, Name of Poet. Name of Poem, Synopsis, Filmmaker biography, and a Link to download a high-resolution version of the film.**** If you are sending a vimeo or youtube link, etc, please ensure that the download button is enabled.


Chinese American Film Festival

Chinese American Film Festival 6/12/19
The Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) was founded in 2005 by EDI Media Inc. (USA). It is the most authoritative and influential annual Chinese American cultural event connecting two of the world’s largest film markets. Every year in November, which coincides with the American Film Market (AFM), CAFF hosts its Opening Ceremony and Golden Angel Award in Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the world. Hundreds of top box office films from China-US participate in CAFF, of which the Top 10 are selected and awarded with the Golden Angel, named after the city of Los Angeles.
CAFF is the only Chinese American cultural event in the United States that is officially recognized by both the U.S. and Chinese governments. In 2014, it became the only China-US film festival recorded in the 5th Round of China-US High-level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange and Cultural Activities as a national event. CAFF is also the only China-US film cultural events formally written in the U.S. Congress report, as part of U.S. History.

Some April/May updates

Reel Asian Film Festival(Canada) 4/14/19 * Note: early deadline has no submission fee
A showcase dedicated to contemporary Asian cinema and media arts from Asia, North America and all over the world. We invite you to submit new independent films and videos of all genres by and/or about East, South and Southeast Asians.We welcome films and videos of all genres, including but not limited to: narrative, documentary, short, animation, experimental, etc. DVD submission or link to online screener.

Film Festival della Lessinia(Verona) 4/30/19
The theme of the Film Festival della Lessinia is: mountains and faraway lands. Eligible for the Festival are both films and videos (features, shorts, documentaries, animated films) that represent, emphasize, and encourage the understanding of social, linguistic, human, economic, environmental, natural, historical, and artistic realities pertaining to the mountains or to other lands far from urban centres, as well as of the traditions, customs, and habits of the people who live in the mountains and in other distant lands.

FAITO doc FESTIVAL(Italy) 4/30/19
The 10th edition of Faito Doc Festival theme is RHYTHM.“Now this is very profound, what rhythm is, and goes far deeper than words. A sight, an emotion, creates this wave in the mind, long before it makes words to fit it”. (Virginia Wolf) During the selection process of the movies related to that theme, priority will be given to filmmaker’s original point of view, to innovative techniques and to the creative and artistic interpretation given to the term rhythm, so difficult to define. What is rhythm? According to dictionaries, it is a regularly repeated pattern of changes, natural changes (such as the breath, the heartbeat, the waves of the sea…) or artificial changes (the tick of the clock, a ringtone…). The rhythm can also be found in art. Indeed, it defines the alternation of colors in a painting, the movements in a dance performance, the arrangement of note lengths in music and of words in poetry. Submission regulation: Each filmmaker or director cannot submit more than two movies. To submit a movie, entrants can: Send an e-mail to with the VIMEO link of the movie, a short synopsis, and the technical specifications. (or can send by mail)

AVANCA Portugal) 5/30/19* only Trailers and Portugese films have free submission
***Trailers- works should have less than 3 minutes. Trailers of all film categories will be admitted. Video clips – works should have up to 6 minutes. NOTE: All trailers sent with the submitted films will be considered for this competition. Each candidate should send the trailer or video clip using the submissions platforms or using a file transfer service (, Films should be sent, preferably in high-definition video file.

More deadlines added

1. The film presented must be one minute long,10sec. titles without editing. 2. The work must be shot in one frame. Shots cannot be cut, combined or mixed into one (chroma key is not allowed). 3. Multiplication in animation is not against the rules as it is a production technique. However direct editing, cuts in different scenes (close up – middle, etc) are not allowed. 4. The titles must be 10 seconds long and must be placed at the beginning of one minute film. Besides original language, English subtitles are required. 5. The author is free to express his/her ideas and views in any form and genre.

Do you find one-minute film form challenging, interesting and creative? You have always wondered what can be filmed in only one minute? Send us your films and be part of the global one-minute magic. We hope you’ll be able to be our guests personally during 26th CROATIAN ONE-MINUTE FILM FESTIVAL. You’re kindly requested to inform all your friends and people you know who might be interested in making one-minute films and participating at our festival.

BUSTER Film Festival for Children and Youth(Denmark) 4/15/19
Denmark’s largest film festival for children and youth BUSTER directs its attention towards both schools and families. Films aimed at children and youth (age 3-16) are eligible, and we accept both fiction features, short films and documentaries. We do not accept films made by children or as part of a school project.

Golden Apricot International Film Festival(Armenia) 04/15/19
We welcome films representing diverse ethnic groups, religions, and nations that depict the human experience, daily lives of people, both ordinary and extraordinary, their troubles and joys, as they try to find meaning in a changing world, struggling to redefine themselves in a world that recognizes fewer and fewer boundaries.

Miscon International Short Film Festival(Missoula, Montana) 04/30/19
Our mission here at the MisCon International Short Film Festival is simple: to provide a rewarding place for innovative and creative beings from all over planet Earth to display their talents in the Art of Film making. Entries may be in any style, but they must be related in some fashion to the following genres: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Horror. Entries must be longer than 1 minute, and shorter than 30 minutes. DVD submission.

Curtas International Film festival(Portugal)  04/30/19
Note: only one free category- Take One (school films, until 30 minutes, by Portuguese film students, national or in film schools abroad).

Student Academy awards 6/1/19
The Student Academy Awards is a film competition conducted by the Academy and the Academy Foundation. Four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. Maximum running time is 40 minutes, Electronic submission.

Updates for May

Miami Underground Film Festival 5/1/19

Cartoon Forum (European only) 5/8/19
Only one TV project can be submitted per company. The submitted project must be: An animation project of a minimum running time of 26 minutes, In state of development, European.

Imaginaria- International Animated Film Festival 5/15/19
IMAGINARIA 2018 – Call for Entries for Feature Films, Short Films, Children Films, Student Films.

LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival 5/15/19
LINOLEUM festival aims to support animation artists and to promote animation worldwide. The objective of the Festival is to encourage and celebrate creativity among animators and media artists; popularize contemporary animation and media art in Ukraine. Festival accepts animation shorts of any genre and technique under 30 min

Fantoche International Animation Film Festival 5/17/19
Fantoche searches for the best animated short films from all over the world every year. Animated shorts of all kind and techniques are eligible for Fantoche’s 2019 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 March 2018 and last no longer than 40 minutes.

Sedicicorto International Film Festival Forti (Forli, Italy) 5/30/19
Two categories with no entry fee:  ANIMARE – International Animated Films for Children (NO ENTRY FEE), SCHOOL & DISTRIBUTION – Films of Any Genre coming from film schools and distribution companies (NO ENTRY FEE).

Countryside Animafest Cyprus 5/31/18
Countryside Animafest Cyprus is the official Cyprus animation Festival. Its aim is to cultivate the art of animation, by raising audience awareness and promoting cultural, financial and social development in the field of independent animation filmmaking. nternational short film Competition. National Competition, workshop films and student projects (Cypriots only)