New additions

Hi all- some recent additions to my blog listings.
best of luck,

Benpaali (Young Filmmaker’s Festival) 6/8/16
Benpaali (connoting a new dawn in the Bulsa language) encourages emerging artists to give voice to their lives, ideas, aspirations, commitments in 5-15minutes long films. Whether live action, documentary, animated, or fiction; created with tablets, smart phones or video cameras. The 2nd Annual Benpaali Young Filmmakers Festival, which comes off on the 7th to the 9th of July 2016, seek creative and technical innovation, clarity of storytelling and the potential to impact society under the theme – “CONTEMPORARY ARTIVISM”.  Artists must be aged between 15 and 30 years, trained or self-taught, and from diverse ethnic groups, gender, class and religious backgrounds. Your film might explore: 1. The role of art in creating social change. 2. Artivism that challenges your thinking or inspires you. 3. Unsung heroes, heroines and artivists. Request an entry form by sending a mail to us at For more information please call +233(0)20-073-7100.

POOL 16 – INTERNATIONALES TanzFilmFestival BERLIN 6/15/16
Send your dance film to POOL’s 10th edition! POOL is a festival for videodance
and offers space for the mutual exchange of experiences, development, training, and production prospects. Every year POOL presents a selection of fascinating videodance productions from all over the world, which makes the event a meeting place for creative people involved in the fields of dance, film, fashion and advertisement. All dancers, choreographers, filmmakers and artists are invited to apply with dance short films and dance animations. 
Films should not be longer than 30 minutes and not only a documentation of a dance piece. The POOL 16 jury will create a film programme from all submissions and select the winner films, the PEARLS 16. PEARLS are the equal winners of POOL – INTERNATIONALES TanzFilmFestival BERLIN and will be honored with a prize money.

XII Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema 7/24/16
The 12th edition of the Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema, a festival that will take place between November 9-16, 2016, at Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. International competition for short and feature films. Films must be completed after January 2015 and subtitled in English (when the language is other than English). Online submission.

Primanima World Festival of First Animations 8/1/16
Primanima is an exclusively animation festival which is dedicated to up-and-coming film directors. There are separate competition categories for student films, diploma works and first films, which are made outside schools.
Animation films for children are competing in a separate programme.

The Third Sahar Short Film Festival 8/1/16
Foreign short films need English subtitles. Only HD shorts will be accepted
International Competition. Section 1: Films shot in HD, up to 10 minutes. In Competition section, All the films have been produced since 2013. The films will not have been screened at other International Festivals at the time of submission. Section 2: Films shot in HD, up to 20 minutes. The films may have been screened at other international Film Festivals. Non-competition section: No limitation for films which produced before 2013
and screened at other festivals. Genre: Fiction, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Animation, Children, Documentary, Human Rights, Experimental, Music video, LGBBT- Send your electronic link to Please fill the submission form and send it to

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