Gijon International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious festivals in the world

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Published: 13 Sep 2019


Gijon International Film Festival, Goya® and Oscar® qualifier, FIAPF recognised, gives out 68000 € in cash awards. Are you going to miss it?

Next September, 13th the call for entries for feature films (short films will be accepted until September, 20th) will close for the 57th Gijon International Film Festival (FICX), acknowledged as “Specialized Festival” by the FIAPF.

This Spanish festival includes in its programme some competitive and non competitive sections for feature and short films, for fiction, non fiction, animation, children and youth, documentary films, etc. It particularly focuses on the quality of modern day independent and auteur films, both from renown filmmakers and young talents, be it local or international. In its last edition the festival screened 180 films from 49 different countries, 30 of which were world premieres. Programmers from the main film events throughout the world atended the festival as well.

Oscar® and Goya® awards qualifier: An international jury of film and culture professionals will be in charge of choosing the winner of the “Principado de Asturias” award to the Best Short Film, which will then automatically qualify for consideration for the Oscar® awards organised by the Hollywood Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science, and for the Goya® awards organised by Spain's Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science.

The festival gives out in excess of 68000 € in cash awards in its different sections. Do not miss your chance and submit your film BEFORE SEPTEMBER, 13th (feature films) or SEPTEMBER, 20th (short films)!


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