APRIL 2018

three minute quickie 04/1/18
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. Here comes our annual home work for you: Scandal. Once again our subject for the Three Minute Quickie competition invites its participants to let their minds run wild with free associations. What matters is this: your movie can’t be longer than three minutes (including opening and end credits 3:59 at the most) and should be here in Hamburg by April 1st 2018. The audience will be your judge and award 1000 euro for the best film.

Hiroshima International Animation Festival 4/1/18
Hiroshima International Animation Festival is a biennial manifestation held in Hiroshima City in August, endorsed by Association Internationale du Film d’Animation (ASIFA). Under the spirit of LOVE & PEACE, the festival has been dedicating to the advancement of visual media art culture in general, by promoting international cross-cultural exchanges through the development of animation art. Today, Hiroshima Festival is considered as one of the most respected animation festivals in the world. It is also qualified as an Academy Award Short Film Festival.

NAFF: Neum Animated Film Festival 4/15/18
Festival has two parts: Working part of festival where children can learn animation techniques and make their own cartoons and Competition part of festival where cartoons from all over the world are presented. Cartoon selection is done by children who attend the Working part of festival. They also make decisions about all awards except for Jury award.

Golden Beggar Award 4/15/18
International Festival of Local Televisions. We encourage you to enter your films/programmes into competition for the Golden Beggar Award in one of the three competition sections – Local Televisions, Production Companies, Young Authors.  We expect entries that reflect the lives and fates of people living where you live. We also welcome works that uncover serious problems of present-day society, such as refugees, terrorism, corruption, blackmail, minority and cross-border problems and the fate of children.

Procida Film Festival  4/15/18
The sea is an element without space nor time which gives rise to dreams and adventures, tales and legends. A means for moving people, goods, ideas. We endeavour to promote this natural element considering all its facets from a social, ecological, historical, artistical and aesthetical point of view.

Super International Teenager Festival 4/20/18
Super began in 2013 due to the desire of teenagers to have a space of their own where to project their films and meet other people that they like and their films. What is specific to Super compared to other festivals, is the only high school students can design their films here, so it’s natural talent, passion, and not sophisticated film schools or any artificial technique. We do not have big budgets or equipment of the highest quality, but our shorts, adolescents are immediate reactions to our world, are experimenting life, where other young people can be found. Festival encourages young people who have already made film, but also those who want to start now, through many workshops and courses.

Kino Short Film Festival 4/20/18
The Kino Short Film Festival is an annual spring event in Moscow, Idaho at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre with support from the School of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Idaho and from local sponsors. We celebrate the art of short film making in the Pacific Northwest and accept short films (10 minutes or less) in any genre; narrative fiction or nonfiction, experimental films, music videos, etc. We only accept work created by filmmakers from Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington. The Kino Short Film Festival supplies a venue for independent and student filmmakers to share their work with an audience. The audience votes for their favorite student film and favorite independent film and the winners are give plaques as prizes

New Zealand International Film Festival 04/20/18
NZIFF presents a non-competitive, invited season of new films in a wide variety of styles and genres. To demonstrate the development of the art and contribute to a knowledge of new styles and trends in filmmaking. New Zealand, Australian and Pacific Islands competition deadline.

DreamGalaxy Multicultural Audience Award 4/28/18
The first global multicultural audience award is now accepting stories in any language from any country each month. email: dream@thepearldream.com, Submit using this link.  

Canaltown Moving Movie Festival 4/28/18
No entry fee submissions are currently being accepted for the Canaltown Moving Movie Festival in Honesdale, PA. Films must be 15 minutes or less. All genres accepted. Entries are due by April 28th for consideration in the 2018 festival. Audience vote determines award winners.

Turku Animated Film Festival 4/30/18
Turku Animated Film Festival is a fresh international film festival that celebrates the creative mind and the art of animation. TAFF seeks to promote animated film culture both in Finland and internationally. We are the biggest animated film festival in Finland, creating a platform for encounters between filmmakers, industry delegates and local lovers of animation. We’re also interested in extending the concept of film screening, bringing together cinema and other forms of creativity as well as entertainment.

Culture Unplugged  Film Festival 4/30/18
To briefly share with you, the upcoming festival will integrate all four themes of the festivals which have been offered so far: We Speak, Here; Humanity Explored; Green Unplugged; and Spirit Enlightened. Below you may learn about the themes of this festival: We Speak, Here Humanity Explored Green Unplugged Spirit Enlightened

Autumn Shorts Film Festival 4/30/18
Somerset Community College Theatre & Film welcomes submissions of films of no longer than fifteen minutes in length. Selected films will be showcased at the Festival and awards will be presented for outstanding achievements by the official selections. There are no cash awards. Submission of film does not guarantee entry.