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DocuTIFF invites all documentaries from established and debut filmmakers alike to apply their films in International Competition and In Albanian Competition. DocuTIFF aims to encouraging documentary film production in Albania and to give more chances to our filmmakers finding cooperation and enabling mutual contacts with their colleagues in our region, to build up a favorable climate creation in Albania and wider in region for development and cooperation of such productions. DocuTIFF last year screened 180 films in three venues as well as in open air making it the largest film festival of its kind in Albania and one of the most important in the region. There are no entry fees for films in Albanian language.

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 6/30/19
Welcome to the hub airport of animation. This autumn, the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival will screen animated films from all around the world at the terminal building of New Chitose Airport, which connects Hokkaido with the rest of the world. The festival was launched in 2014 as the first festival ever held inside an airport’s terminal building. Animated Shorts.

Mequinensa International Film Festival 6/30/19
Mequinensa International Film Festival is looking for music videos Water-related Music Videos not longer than 20 minutes. Non-competitive section..(note: other sections have a fee)

Klik Animation Festival(Amsterdam) 7/01/19* student deadline
KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival is six days jam-packed with animation awesomeness. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re an animation fanboy/girl, animation professional, student, or designer. Brace yourself for a dazzling showcase of the world’s best animated shorts and features, matched with fine presentations, workshops and zany parties. Immerse yourself in absolute animation frenzy and take part in this warm celebration of all that is animation.

Fredrikstad Animation Festival (Norway) 07/01/2019*
Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF) is organized by Norsk Animasjonsforum. The object of the festival is to promote screening of animation and increase the awareness of animated expressions in the Nordic-Baltic countries. Fredrikstad Animation Festival is a Cartoon d´Or partner festival, and is obliged to nominate a film to the Cartoon d´Or Award.

DOCK11: POOL INTERNATIONAL Dancefilm Festival7/4/19
Every year POOL presents a selection of fascinating dance film productions from all over the world, making the event a meeting place for creatives in the fields of dance, film, fashion and advertisement. The focus of the festival is on films that not only record dance but create independent filmchoreographies through the intense interplay between dance and cinematic tools like camera and editing.

Panorama Coisa de Cinema7/20/19
Brazilian Film Competition. The Panorama Internacional is made by the Coisa de Cinema in Salvador Bahia. It is a competitive festival of shorts and features nacionals and internacionals.

Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival7/22/19
The Festival caters to the art of short filmmaking that visualizes some aspect or aspects of Iranian “Heritage”, which includes the arts, culture, history, crafts geography, cuisine, and lifestyle. Calling on individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to submit short films, less than 9 minutes in length, visualizing some aspect of Iranian art, culture, and heritage, that will inspire and spark the audience’s interest in learning more about Iranian culture.

The Viennale International Film Festival Vienna – is a NON-COMPETITIVE FILM FESTIVAL.It is acknowledged by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). The Viennale’s main program presents films of all genres and formats (presented in original version with English and/or German subtitles). The Viennale’s festival program mainly consists of films participating BY INVITATION.

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 7/31/19
Welcome to the hub airport of animation. This autumn, the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival will screen animated films from all around the world at the terminal building of New Chitose Airport, which connects Hokkaido with the rest of the world. The festival was launched in 2014 as the first festival ever held inside an airport’s terminal building. Animated Features.

PRIMANIMA is a festival, which is exclusively dedicated to up-and-coming animation artists from all over the world! The competition programme of PRIMANIMA is divided between- WORKSHOP AND STUDENT WORKS (stuff you make during your studies or at animation workshops) DIPLOMA FILMS (the film you finish your academic studies with) DÉBUT ANIMATIONS (your first film made without school background) FILMS FOR CHILDREN (your student, diploma or first film made for children) PRIMANIMA will take place for the 6th time in the town of Budaörs (in the suburbs of Budapest, Hungary)

Holebikort short film contest 7/31/19
Holebikort is an international LGBT-themed short film contest that is organized during the LGBT film festival of Flemish-Brabant.

Bang Awards 8/31/20
Directed at digital arts and Multimedia, BANG combines new technology and the magic of animated films. It aims at bringing together different audiences, as are the films that we are sent. Our audience is truly wide and varied, since school children to adults looking for inspiration; from teenagers to whom new technology is the future, to senior citizens that allow themselves to be amazed by new worlds.

Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema

XV Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema 7/20/19
The fifteenth edition of the Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema will take place from October 30th to November 6th, 2019, in the city of Salvador, Brazil. International competition for shorts and features from around the world. All films submitted must have been completed after July, 2018 and have English subtitles. Further informations you may find in the website (English translation available).

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International Inter University Short Film 5/31/19
International Inter-University Short Film Festival- 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.

Reel Asian Film Festival(Canada) 5/31/19
This spring, Reel Asian is bringing back SEE YOURSELF HERE, a nation-wide contest for Asian-Canadians to tell narratives based on the Asian Canadian experience on screen. We encourage participants of all experience levels, even those with little to no filmmaking experience, to express your unique voices and share your stories. Tell us about your connection to your heritage, what kind of culture (pop or otherwise) influences you, or perhaps even a quirky or sentimental family story. We want to see you tell us whatever you think makes you unique!

The North America Teaser Future Film Festival (NATFFF) 5/31/19
Compiles exemplary teasers and short scenes from films yet to be completed, featuring artists from the United States and Canada. Submisions now open via FilmFreeway for the 4° North America Teaser Future Film Festival – Natfff 2019. The only Teaser Festival of North America supported by Diego Echave Foundation. We will be hosting our festival this year in the glorious city of Toronto, Ontario – Canada. *early submission deadline.

FilmAid Film Festival 6/15/19
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.

CINE HORROR Film Festival 7/31/19
The CINE HORROR Film Festival is dedicated exclusively to genre productions (Horror, Suspense, Trash/B-Movie, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Thriller). It takes place in the city of Salvador, Brazil. The fourth edition will happen between October 17th and 27th, 2019. We accept shorts and features. Non-Brazilian films must have/provide English subtitles. Further informations regarding submissions you may find in the link above.



The “MOITAMOSTRA – Meeting of the Arts in Rural Environment” is a set of events (exhibition, show and workshop) in the field of Fine Arts, Theater, Music, Literature and Audiovisuals and others of artistic and cultural scope. It is still a moment of encounter and brief residence of artists, in which the rural environment carries out a space-time of conviviality, exchange and debate of ideas; sharing processes and products for experimentation / artistic creation and community and cultural intervention; and forging new projects and partnerships.