Sorry about the flurry of posts yesterday. I have been really busy, but I finally had a chance to update. From now on I will try to consolidate all the new posts!
Short of the Week (ongoing)
Short of the Week Presents is a non-exclusive promotion program for great filmmakers looking to build an online audience. You make the film—we build the audience. We defined the online launch strategy with the success of our own film, The Thomas Beale Cipher which earned over 200,000 views, articles in Wired, Fast Company, and Motionographer, and drew industry attention from the major studios and talent agencies.
Kyiv International Short Film Festival (Russia) 02/01/13
The aim of organizing Kyiv International Short Film Festival (KISFF) is presenting the wide range of short films from all around the globe, created by professional filmmakers as well as by filmschool students or independent filmmakers, and to develop a space for presentation Ukrainian cinema and for communication and experience exchange between Ukrainian and International directors and artists. DVD or upload link for wetransfer.com or dropbox.
MakeDox (Macedonia) 02/01/13
MakeDox is an International Creative Documentary Film Festival organized by the citizen’s association MakeDox. It will be held in June 2013 in Skopje, Macedonia and as a Traveling Cinema Caravan through 6-10 Macedonian municipalities during August 2013. MakeDox aims to promote creative documentary film production in Macedonia and to support documentary story telling in general. MakeDox focuses on creating a stimulating environment for the exchange of experience and knowledge of documentary creation and promotion of films with cinematographic quality, offering the creative point of view of an author, both in terms of content as well as in form. DVD submission by mail. postmark deadline.
Jeevan Music Video, Animation & Short Film Festival 02/04/13
Create a film with a mobile or any available camera. Jeevan Music Video, Animation & Short Film Festival is being organized in Guwahati alongside Feb 24 Jeevan Kite Festival on the Brahmaputra riverbank. Beyond the barriers of auditoriums, this festival will be held in makeshift arrangements, informal environment and open air. Best of each category shall be awarded. Entries need be of max 10 mins, produced after 01.01.2010, with English subtitles if not made in Assamese or Hindi or English. Suggested (but not necessary) themes are: celebration of life, kite, desire to fly and good news. Send entries to: email@example.com or Jeevan, 2nd Floor, 22 Rajgarh bylane 2, Guwahati 781003.
The international short film festival 20min|max (Ingolstadt) 02/04/13
For the 7th time 20min|max announces an international competition for cinematic expressivity, autonomous formal style, impressive stories – ergo: artistic synthesis of direction, montage and rhythm, sound and light will be presented and awarded. All genres are admitted, from experiments to fiction, from animations to documentaries, music clips and video art – do as you like – only don’t exceed 20 minutes! option of reelport entry or by mail.
The Festival of Amateur and Independent Film KAN, advertising and music videos (Wroclaw, Poland) 02/06/13
For the upcoming finals of XIV edition of The Festival of Amateur and Independent Film, we introduce a new, fresh element – review of advertising and music videos! Do you direct music videos? Or maybe you create TV or web commercials? If that is the case and you would like to present them to the wide audience of KAN Festival, submit them to us. Your work can be submitted either for Music Video Review or Advertising Video Review.
Kimera International Film Festival ‘13 – The Night of The Living Shorts XI (Italy) 02/14/13
Categories: Animation, Fiction and Socially committed shorts. The festival is open to competitors from all-over the world, with no exceptions. DVD submissions.
AyIFF (Ayvalık Uluslararası Film Festivali) (Turkey) 02/15/13
We want SHORT FILMS, DOCUMENTARIES, ANIMATIONS AND EXPERIMENTALS from all over the world.
Our only limitation is max 40 min for short films,max 60 min for documentaries. Send submission by mail or email. Email will require scanned application form and link to uploaded file.
Nontzefilmak Cinema and Animated Short Films competition 3/22/13
In collaboration of Bilbao’s Fantastic Film Festival (FANT). two shorts categories: cinema and animation. The animated shorts will be realized with any kind of technique (Flash, 3D, stop-motion…) The organisation would appreciate that the films are submitted beforehand to be shown on nontzefilmak.com for the entertainment of the Internet users.
Molodist: Kyiv International Short Film Festival (Kyiv, Ukraine) 07/01/13
“Molodist” is one of the greatest specialized cinema events in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, according to the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). It is a priority platform in the region for presenting the latest and the most up cine products and covers the most high-profile events of modern cinema – both mainstream and experimental. The main objective of the festival is to promote young professional cinema. As forty years ago competitive program represents professional and amateur movies of debutants. The main sections – student, the first short film (fiction, animation, documentary) and the first feature film. Geography of contest entries includes countries from almost all continents. So we seek and find – and thus provide an opportunity for young talents to take their place in modern cinema.
BANG Awards, International Film Animation Competition 12/31/13
Welcome to the BANG Awards – International Film Animation Competition! These awards are a Luso-Brazilian production, rewarding the creativity of participants and establishing an online discussion and exhibition forum which offers the best of this ever-changing cinematographic genre. The work entered for BANG should be based on one of the following themes: “CrossWorlds” or “Open theme”. Entries for the category: “CrossWorlds” must include references to, mentions of or personalities linked to the story and / or cultures of different peoples who, by working together, overcame hardships and resolved issues arising from the challenges facing them and managed to construct their own ways of life (see supporting material on the website). Entries for the “Open” category, as is evident from the name, give the participant the freedom
to create and present work based on any subject matter. Upload Entry. Fill out online entry form.