MAY 2018

LIFE AFTER OIL International Film Festival 5/1/18
This festival starts with the intention of overshooting the simple exposure. Although it is important to raise public awareness on the risks connected to the exploitation and to the use of natural resource in the production of fossil fuels, still remains, the enormous and dramatic problem of the disasters caused by the lack of energy, with particular reference to the water supply, highly relevant to the world population. The main objective of the festival will be, therefore, not only emphasizing problems related to the use of fossil fuels, but especially identifying the alternatives which take into account, according to the present scientific knowledge, the several well-known methods of production.

6. Filmfestival Kitzbühel 5/1/18
In August Kitzbuehel will once again become the stage for filmmakers from all over the world. Film Festival Kitzbuehel has set its sights on supporting and promoting national and international talents and provide them with the opportunity to present their films to a large audience as well as industry professionals and representatives of the press. Founded in 2013, the FIAPF accredited FFKB is a young, creative and versatile festival, with a focus on „Young Directors’ Films“.SHORT FILMS Any narrative or documentary film with a running time of less than 50 minutes. In order to qualify as a Short Film. An Austrian premiere status is required for films with its origin outside Austria. This does not apply to AUSTRIAN FILMS: All films may have had any number of public theatrical exhibitions, been released on DVD, and may have been broadcast on television outside Austria and still retain eligibility.

Feast for your eyes 5/1/18
Feast for Your Eyes monthly film screenings in Montreal is seeking short films, made by LGBTQ+ filmmakers. Reminiscent of the historical First film screening of the Lumière Brothers held in the Salon Indien in Paris in the late 1800s, your work without dialogue, can also be showcased and accompanied with live musicians. Videos must be 10 minutes or less. We accept old and new work! DEADLINE May 1st by midnight! Send your videos by wetransfer.com to cinemafeast@yahoo.ca

Cartoon Forum (European only) 5/9/18
Only one TV project can be submitted per company. The submitted project must be: An animation project of a minimum running time of 26 minutes, In state of development, European.

Imaginaria- International Animated Film Festival 5/15/18
IMAGINARIA 2018 – Call for Entries for Feature Films, Short Films, Children Films, Student Films.

Fantoche International Animation Film Festival 5/18/18
Fantoche searches for the best animated short films from all over the world every year. Animated shorts of all kind and techniques are eligible for Fantoche’s 2018 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 March 2017 and last no longer than 40 minutes.

Miami Underground Film Festival 5/18/18
☠ ENTRY IS ONLY OPEN TO SOUTH FLORIDA FILMMAKERS. IF YOU AREN’T FROM SOUTH FLORIDA, DO NOT SUBMIT TO THE MUFF! ☠ email for submission details

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).

LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival 5/27/18
LINOLEUM festival aims to support animation artists and to promote animation worldwide. The objective of the Festival is to encourage and celebrate creativity among animators and media artists; popularize contemporary animation and media art in Ukraine. Festival accepts animation shorts of any genre and technique under 30 min

Xsection Film Festival 5/27/18
XSection: A Dance and Science Film Festival sparking interdisciplinary collaboration between dance – science – film.The methodologies of scientific research and dance creation are abstract. Films can document visual forms and create a tangible record of these concepts. The vision of XSFF is to archive the expression of current scientific findings and instigate with dancemakers on topical scientific issues – space exploration – medical advancements- fundamental principles. The platform is open to interpretation as long as artists are collaborating across disciplines of science and dance.

DreamGalaxy Multicultural Audience Award 5/28/18
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.  

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival (La Jolla, CA) 5/29/2018
Must have fashion element or film sponsorship. The world’s largest gathering of fashion film professionals has announced it has expanded its award categories to include all aspects of fashion film production.“From now on the brilliant work done by makeup artists, hairstylists, art directors, editors, musicians, wardrobe stylists, writers, and others will be nominated and have the opportunity to win awards. These awards are for the best in the world and cut across national boundaries and cultures. Thanks to the global reach of LJFFF everyone is included no matter where on earth they live or work.” stated Festival Producer Fred Sweet. All creators in the fashion film industry are welcome to submit. The easiest way to submit is to send the URL of your film to: submissions@LJIFFF.com

Caminhos 5/31/18* Note: free until this date only
The Caminhos Film Festival has been, since 1988, one of the main references in the cinematographic panorama of Portugal. Presenting itself as the only festival dedicated to Portuguese cinema in all its areas (final projects of schools of cinema, animation, documentary, short film and motion picture), it is the ultimate showcase of the cinematographic works produced every year in Portugal. Includes worldwide categories as well. Filmfreeway submission.

MOITAMOSTRA18 5/31/18
Arts Metting in contryside, Theatre, Music, Dance, Video (short cuts), Literature,Fine Arts,
Exebition, concert, talks and workshops.

Countryside Animafest Cyprus 5/31/18
Countryside Animafest Cyprus is the official Cyprus animation Festival. Its aim is to cultivate the art of animation, by raising audience awareness and promoting cultural, financial and social development in the field of independent animation filmmaking. nternational short film Competition. National Competition, workshop films and student projects (Cypriots only)

Caminhos 5/31/18* Note: free until this date only
The Caminhos Film Festival has been, since 1988, one of the main references in the cinematographic panorama of Portugal. Presenting itself as the only festival dedicated to Portuguese cinema in all its areas (final projects of schools of cinema, animation, documentary, short film and motion picture), it is the ultimate showcase of the cinematographic works produced every year in Portugal. Includes worldwide categories as well. Filmfreeway submission.

Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Budapest, Hungary) 5/31/18
Verzio aims to promote open society, democratic values, rule-of-law, freedom of expression, political and cultural pluralism as well as to expose abuse and human rights violations throughout the world by presenting quality, creative documentaries. For the last 13 years Verzio grew dynamically, has screened more than 700 documentaries attracting altogether over 80,000 visitors. Three categories: International Panorama, Student Film Competition and Hungarian Panorama. International Panorama is a selection of powerful and creative documentaries on human rights and social issues. ZOOM IN Student Film Competition is a selection of the best recent student/diploma films addressing human rights issues. Hungarian Panorama is a selection of best recent human rights documentaries produced in Hungary.

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