updates to lists

Sedicicorto International Film Festival Forti (Forli, Italy) 5/27/18
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).

CineEco (Portugal) 6/01/18
The CineEco – Serra da Estrela International Environmental Film Festival, is the only film festival in Portugal, totally dedicated to environmental issues, in its widest sense. Takes place in Seia, annually in October, and continuously since 1995, by the initiative of Municipality of Seia.

Student Academy awards 06/01/18
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.

WNDX (Winnipeg) 06/01/2018
WNDX seeks new Canadian and international films and videos for our next edition, to be held in October 2018. WNDX pays special attention to the most innovative and ground-breaking works created by moving image artists. In the past, WNDX has featured spotlights on Crispin Glover, Martha Colburn, Richard Tuohy, Guy Maddin, Joyce Wieland, George Kuchar, Steve Reinke, Barbara Sternberg, Phil Hoffman, John Price and Michael Snow, a well as the work of the Loop Collective. We do not program conventional feature narrative films, conventional documentaries, or any type of commercial cinema. Our focus is on the experimental, the unconventional, and the otherwise unique. If you are considering submitting, please see our archives section, which provides an overview of how we program the Festival. There is no entry fee to submit and we pay artist fees to all works selected for the festival.

Josiah Media Festival 6/01/16
Talented, young filmmakers, 21 years of age or under, can now submit their films for competition in this year’s Josiah Media Festival. Almost $2,000 in prizes will be awarded to winning filmmakers. Films should be no longer than 20 minutes trt and can be about anything you wish (no theme required). We accept films in the categories of narrative, animation, documentary, and experimental, which covers just about everything. DVD or thumb drive.

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival 6/3/18
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) again invite the world’s youth to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL+ themes: migration, diversity and social inclusion. PLURAL+ is seeking for short videos, of up to 5 minutes. Entrants must be youth between the ages of 9-25. Preferably all videos should be submitted on DVDs, or through a file hosting website of choice (MediaFire, YouSendit,)

Short Riga (Latvia) 6/8/18
Short Riga thinks that a short film is the natural habitat for the contemporary avant-garde in cinema. It is a format through which the filmmaker explores and experiments. When selecting films for the competition we want to see the filmmaker’s search for fresh stories and images, see them questioning the contemporary trends of cinema or the concept of cinema itself. Online submission.

World Festival of Animated Film (Bulgaria) 06/15/2018
Again the Festival and Congress Centre halls in our sea capital will host a variety of animated events. This year the competition programme consists of six categories. The newest addition is the category for Animated Music Video. Our Panorama will present the best and latest of the animated world. An extended version of the traditional children workshop will let our little guests experience what it is to make an animated film. Specialized lectures, master-classes, screenings of student films from universities from around the world, programmes from guest-festivals, documentaries, exhibitions and lots more in September! After that expect the special programme of films “Echo from Varna” in Sofia held in the halls of The National Palace of Culture!!

Portobello Film Festival (London, UK) 06/22/2018
UK’s biggest independent film competition.The Film Festival was created in 1996 as a reaction to the moribund state of the British film industry, to provide a forum for new film-makers and give exposure to movies on different formats. Many of our previously out-on-a-limb directors have since been recognised by the big fish in the industry. The festival has been dubbed ‘the wild side of Brit Film’ (Metro), ‘this pioneering film festival’ (Evening Standard), ‘the biggest celebration of independent film in Europe’ (The Independent) and ‘London’s biggest filmic free-for-all’ (Time Out). That the Portobello Film Festival shows tomorrow’s films today is evident in the number of ideas first presented here that regularly crop up in the mainstream.  International submissions can include link to Pro-Res 422 file on application. All films will be screened on a DVD player.

 

 

 

 

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