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American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)

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AmDocs is one of the largest Documentary and Animation only festivals in the United States. We are located in beautiful Palm Springs, not far from the media capital of Hollywood. We take pride in sharing the best viewing environment for both our audience and filmmakers.

AmDocs is very progressive in education outreach, market sharing and doing all we can to help our filmmakers realize their goals.








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Logo of Brussels Short Film Festival
Published: 08 Jul 2022
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



Brussels Short Film Festival

Deadline: 22 Jan 2023

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for cinema lovers, both audience and professionals. The purpose is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

Since 2018, the winner of the Great Prize of the International competition will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/ Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental



Brussels, Belgium



 
 
 
 
Logo of CONCURSO CORTO-TEASER WOMAN IN FAN
Published: 23 Jun 2022
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Short films



CONCURSO CORTO-TEASER WOMAN IN FAN

Deadline: 21 Aug 2022

Call for entries

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International Festival

Short film festival

Girls Just Wanna Have FAN

WomanInFan - Sitges Fanlab Competition Call for Entries

The Sitges - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia presents a call for entries to create a teaser short film as part of its WomanInFan program.

With this competition, this Sitges Film Festival initiative for the visibility and incorporation of female creators in fantastic genre filmmaking invites participants to create a piece destined to be shown around the audiovisual market circuit. And as such, the teaser short film should serve as a sample of an idea for a fantastic genre feature film.

As a result, WomanInFan expands its field of action to include film production in order to support the work done by female filmmakers within the fantastic genre industry.

The Evaluation [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Sitges, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Gijon International Film Festival
Published: 10 Jun 2022
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Short films
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Gijon International Film Festival

Deadline: 10 Sep 2022

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

GIJÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FICX), aims to showcase a wide and varied selection of auteur cinema currently being produced worldwide and especially focused on innovative films and emerging filmmakers. High quality, personal, young in its shape, edgy and independent cinema at a creative level. During its selection process, the Festival will prioritise those works of interest that have their World, International, European or Spanish premiere at FICX as well as those that do not have commercial distribution agreements in the Spanish territory.

Acknowledged as “Specialized Festival” by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association)

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Gijón, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Cortogenia International short film festival
Published: 07 Jun 2022
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Cortogenia International short film festival

Deadline: 10 Sep 2022

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Cortogenia is short film festival held all year along.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Madrid, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of The Pan African Film Festival
Published: 02 Jun 2022
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The Pan African Film Festival

Deadline: 14 Nov 2022

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OSCAR Qualifiers

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Short film festival

Feature film festival

Did you know each year a transformation happens in Los Angeles, CA? People from around the globe gather to attend the largest and most prestigious Black film festival in the United States. From 100 million dollar blockbuster premieres to newly emerging Hollywood talent, The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) showcases a broad array of Black creative works from the world over, highlighting those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes. Nowhere else can audiences find this unique opportunity to come together through film and art to explore new worlds, meet new people and acquire new information and ideas.

PAFF is designated as an official qualifying film festival for narrative live action and animated short films for the Academy of Motion Picture [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Los Angeles, United States



 
 
 
 
Logo of Festival de Málaga
Published: 02 Jun 2022
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Short films
Feature films



Festival de Málaga

Deadline: 15 Nov 2022

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

1. OBJECTIVES

The objectives of Festival de Málaga are to disseminate and promote Spanish films and their general cultural sphere.
In this sense, the Festival is also a platform for Latin American film productions. Its functions include hosting an event for the different professional sectors of films in Spanish (construed as films produced in Spain and all of Latin America, including Brazil) to boost their development and promote international sales.
In compliance with these objectives, the 26th Edition of Festival de Málaga will be held from 10th to 19th March 2023.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Málaga, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Mecal Pro,  25th Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival
Published: 12 May 2022
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Mecal Pro, 25º Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes Y Animación De Barcelona

Deadline: 15 Feb 2023

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Mecal Pro, the Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival, will celebrate its 25th edition. With more than 5,000 short films submitted annually, Mecal has become one of the most important festivals of its field in Spain. Due to its international scope and quality programming, Mecal regularly benefits from grants awarded by various Spanish public cultural institutions.

Mecal is strongly committed to promoting the exhibition and dissemination of audiovisual creations in the short format, not only with the public, but also in having creators and distributors meet through different activities. Mecal is also devoted to foster emerging talent, by holding events and awards specially aimed at young creators. In this sense, it also works as a short film dissemination [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Barcelona, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China (GZDOC)
Published: 09 May 2022
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Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China (GZDOC)

Deadline: 21 Aug 2022

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HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

Official Website: www.gzdoc.cn

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film@gzdoc.cn / screen@gzdoc.cn / project@gzdoc.cn

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Introduction of GZDOC Four Main Sessions:
As China’s only state-level documentary film festival, GZDOC aims at building a professional platform to facilitate exchanges between China and the global documentary communities. GZDOC selects the best films from China and abroad and endeavors to: documenting today for tomorrow.

①GZDOC COMPETITION
GZDOC Competition Section is consist of the Golden Kapok Awards [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Guangzhou, China



 
 

 
Logo of American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)
Published: 26 Apr 2022
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Short films
Feature films



American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)

Deadline: 06 Jan 2023

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

AmDocs is one of the largest Documentary and Animation only festivals in the United States. We are located in beautiful Palm Springs, not far from the media capital of Hollywood. We take pride in sharing the best viewing environment for both our audience and filmmakers.

AmDocs is very progressive in education outreach, market sharing and doing all we can to help our filmmakers realize their goals.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Palm Springs, United States



 
 
 
 
Logo of IBIZACINEFEST
Published: 03 Apr 2022
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Short films
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Ibizacinefest-Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Ibiza

Deadline: 18 Jan 2023

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International Festival

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Festival collaborator and qualifier for the Goya Awards 2023.
After holding the 2021 edition in a hybrid format through Filmin, with almost 24,000 viewings and in auditoriums on the Island as the restrictions caused by Covid-19 allowed, IBZCF22 has returned to face-to-face with its two parallel objectives of bringing to our island the bravest and most cryptic auteur cinema, and at the same time, as a markedly territorial festival, quality independent cinema that will reach commercial theaters on the peninsula, but never to Ibiza.
We believe in committed auteur films, with the necessary points of view, which can move in substance and form to the margins of the norms of commercial cinema, with total creative freedom.
The planning of the sixth edition of the IBZCF was marked
for [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Ibiza, Spain