APRIL 2017

three minute quickie 04/1/17
Each year the well liked Three-Minute-Quickie competition puts the short- and shortestfilmer to just one task: shoot a movie no longer than three minutes which deals with a certain topic. And the topic for 2017 is: Resistance. The audience will be your judge and award 1000 euro for the best film.

Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival 4/1/17
seeks films that portray a broad range of experiences – destinations ranging from small African villages to a campground 30 miles from home; solo travel or a family reunion on bicycles; an organized tour from inn to inn or a shoestring jaunt with tent and sleeping bag. This is the only film festival in the USA that focuses specifically on bicycle travel. It intends to increase awareness and appreciation for bicycle travel by showcasing independent films that depict the adventure, humor, and growth inherent in two-wheeled journeys.

Strawberry Shorts  4/8/17
Cambridge Strawberry Shorts is a well established and respected short film festival run under the umbrella of Cambridge Cinema Shorts. The festival is an important event in the Cambridge City calender. It enjoys national support and has international recognition. Each year we try to add a little extra, keeping it fresh and alive, and encouraging continued interest with year round supporting events. There will be two awards presented, The Judges Award and The Audience Award. Films can be of any genre but should be less than 20 minutes long. Follow instructions on site, then send permission slip with NTSC DVD. Note: only DVD submission is free- small fee for online submission.

VOS#4 4/10/17
What is funny? Peoples are laughing with pleasure and like to play jokes. Naturally define different cultures different types of funniness. Why is something funny and how to explain that to others? What is the reason and why do you like it? And after all: Is funniness a must have? VOS#4 is asking for digital artworks related to this theme. VOS – Virtual Open Space presents theme specific, digital exhibitions. All types of digital files, who can be embeded on a website are welcome! Videos, sound pieces, music, images, text, .pdf, gif-animations,… Visit the current exhibition: http://vos.rolandwegerer.com

MakeDox (Macedonia) 04/15/17
Creative Documentary Film Festival. A young and rarely avant-garde festival celebrating the creative documentary film. One of the most powerful catapults for creating cinema audience in Macedonia. It overwhelms, they say, with its warmth and quality. The wonderful KurshumliAn vibrates with film stories, workshops and live performances, doc-talks under a magical fig tree and music under the night sky. Out in the open, every summer since 2010. *for films completed in 2017

NAFF: Neum Animated Film Festival 4/15/17
Animated films (duration 15 minutes) can partcipate. Author can report 3 films. Films that propagandize rasisam and pornography will not enter compettition program. All registrations must fulfil next: 1. DVD film 2. Filled and signed entery form 3. Fotography and biography of director 4. 3 photos from film (minim.) 5. Declaration of author if he is willing to work with children during the camp.

Norwich Underground Film Club 4/20/17
Norwich Underground Film Club provides awesome short film and animation screenings in unique Norwich locations. This May we are returning to the beautiful Anteros Art Gallery courtyard for another alfresco evening of shorts. We aim to combine film and animation, the funny and the beautiful, the short and the reaaally short; to create fun and light hearted evenings out and to provide a platform for films you don’t get to see in any standard setting such as a cinema or on TV. To save our audience from trawling through the internet to find interesting gems, we do the work for you. Our showcases have included films from all over the world as well as our hometown. Please fill in the form and send us a DOWNLOADABLE MOV. FILE OR A LINK TO ONE to this email: norwichundergroundfilmclubbs@gmail.com Drop Box, WeTransfer, Mega are all good options as are Vimeo and any other new thing we have not heard of yet…

Astra Film Festival (Romania) 04/20/17
documentary film festival. AFF is the place to see great documentaries, to feel the pulse of Romanian and Eastern European documentary film production,  meet fellow-filmmakers from around the world, debate upon major issues faced by documentarists while exposing real life and real people on the big screen, and interact with professionals and with an enthusiastic audience.

Hamburg Animation Award 4/24/17
Students and graduates (max. three years into a career) of all film schools, technical colleges, academies and universities worldwide. animated short films (max. 10 minutes) using any technique (2D, 3D, puppet animation, stop motion, etc.)

Autumn Shorts Film Festival 4/30/17
Call for Submissions: Somerset Community College Theatre & Film welcomes submissions of films no longer than fifteen minutes in length. Selected films will be showcased at the Festival on September 14 and 15; 2017. Awards will be presented for outstanding achievements by the official selections. There are no cash awards. The official online entry form for the Autumn Shorts Film Festival can be found at Google Documents.