AUGUST 2018

 

FilmAid Film Festival 8/4/18
FilmAid’s Film Festival is a unique opportunity for audiences to experience the compelling stories from refugee, and non-refugee filmmakers. It also presents an opportunity for filmmakers to screen their films for the communities living in Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps, as well as in multiple locations in Nairobi. The FilmAid Film Festival will take place from September 3 – 21, 2018.  Short film festival celebrating refugee filmmakers, refugee stories, and opportunities for dialogue.

Singapore International Film Festival 8/05/18* free up until this deadline
The Festival will consider films that are at least a Singapore premiere, have not been broadcast on TV nor made available on the Internet, and completed no earlier than 1 June 2017. All feature films from any country may be submitted for Festival consideration. Only Asian feature films and Southeast Asian Short films are considered for Competition.

10th International Inter University Short Film 8/5/18
10th International Inter-University Short Film Festival- 2018 organized by Dhaka University Film Society is a festival to promote and inspire the work of University going filmmakers with the slogan “Take Your Camera, Frame Your Dream”. This edition of IIUSFF has been organized with the support and partnership from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

Istanbul International Experimental Film Festival 8/5/18
The first showcase of avant-garde and experimental cinema in Turkey. It is led by a group of artists who aim to change the landscape of cinema in Istanbul through filmmaking and networking. We hope to create a platform that allows artists and filmmakers to produce and showcase works for aesthetic and philosophical purposes rather than for profit.

The Bloody Mary Film Festival 8/7/18
The Bloody Mary Film Festival seeks to showcase the work of Canadian female identifying filmmakers making genre films. We thereby are only accepting films: Directed by Canadian women, Predominately made within Canada

Animation Competition Silk Road International Film Festival 8/10/18
It is one of China’s most influential international film festivals.  Films submitted to the Competition Section should meet the following requirements: Animation Films, No less than 70 minutes. Film released after January 1st, 2017. Format should be 35 mm or DCP (Digital Cinema Package). Global or international premiere works are preferred.

Macedonian Film Festival 8/15/18
Macedonian Film Festival (MFF) accepts films made by Macedonian filmmakers and films on subject matters related to Macedonia made by Canadian and International filmmakers. All genres of film will be considered and films from emerging directors are welcome. Screening, final programming and categorization of films will be determined by the Festival programming committee.

Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition 8/15/18
2018 is Ó Bhéal’s ninth year screening International poetry-films, and sixth year featuring this competition. Up to thirty films will be shortlisted and screened during the festival in October. One winner will receive the Indie Cork / Ó Bhéal prize for best Poetry-Film. The festival takes place between the dates of the 7th and the 14th October, 2018. Entry – send email to poetryfilm [at] obheal.ie – including the following info in an attached word document: Name and duration of Film, Name of director, Country of origin, Contact details, Name of Poet, Name of Poem, Synopsis, Filmmaker biography, and a Link to download a high-resolution version of the film. You may submit as many entries as you like. Films must interpret, or convey a poem which must be present in its entirety, having been completed no earlier than August 2016. They may not exceed 10 minutes in duration. Non-English language films will require English subtitles. The final shortlist will be announced here during September. Shortlisted films also appear in Ó Bhéal’s poetry-film touring programme, at a number of film and literary festivals, to date including the Clare Island Film Festival, Belfast Film Festival, Stanzas in Limerick, the Cyclops festival in Kiev, Poemaria in Vigo and at the Madeira Literary Festival (2018). Shortlisted entries are also screened throughout the year from Ó Bhéal’s competition shortlist archive (in random), at the start of each Ó Bhéal poetry evening. This year’s entries are judged by filmmaker Oonagh Kearney and poet Anamaria Crowe Serrano.

Filminute  8/30/18
Filminute is the international one minute film festival that showcases, awards and promotes the best one minute films from around the world. Filminute is built to generate the largest amount of exposure possible for the one minute filmmakers and the collection of one minute films showcased, shortlisted, and awarded by an international jury and the public. Submit by email.

River Aire Ten Minute Amateur Film Festival- RATMA (UK) 8/31/18
The Ratma International Film Festival from here known as “The Festival” or “the event” and refers to the main festival at Keighley College and Keighley town centre. The “Red Carpet event” refers to the finale gala evening and prize giving at the Keighley Picture House Cinema.

CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER (Belfast) 8/31/18
Cinemagic is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people (age 25 and younger). The films can be about anything at all fact or fiction, comedy or drama, news program or documentary. PLEASE NOTE: THE COMPETITION IS ONLY OPEN TO YOUNG FILMMAKERS AGED 25 AND UNDER LIVING IN THE UK AND IRELAND. FILMS ARE TO BE NO LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES.

TBCTV at Somerset House Studios 8/31/18
TBCTV is an installation and performance space in the form of a TV studio, created by Somerset House Studios residents Chloe Lamford, Mel Brimfield and Ewan Jones Morris during Frieze week (03-07 Oct 2018). The sculptural set in the Lancaster Rooms will operate as a publicly accessible exhibition context for embedded screens featuring a regularly updated schedule of moving image work. Playwrights and artists will devise live works for the set, with the same small repertory company of actors appearing in each piece. We are launching an international call for existing single channel film and video work to add to a curated programme that includes work by Tamy Ben Tor, Sol Calero and Dafna Maimon, Kalup Linzy, Mary Reid Kelley, Bedwyr Williams and Rachel Maclean. We are looking for submissions that respond loosely to the broad theme of ‘Television’. We are particularly interested in approaches including performance for camera and expanded script writing practices spanning character-based monologue, adaptation, found footage collage, and repurposing of generic TV formats, but will consider all moving image work of interest. Work under ten minutes is preferable, but longer works considered.

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