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Brussels Short Film Festival

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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.



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Published: 16 Nov 2022
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100-second International Film Festival

Deadline: 20 Jan 2023

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International Festival

Short film festival

The 100-second Film Festival is a gathering for international filmmakers to use their brevity and endless artistic creativity to make a film with promising images of "Ethnical Cinema" in various dimensions, formats and perspectives, to Polish the lives of the audience by creating up to 100 second short pieces of art. The 13th edition of this festival will be held from Feb 28 to March 3,2023 in the city of Tehran – IRAN; after a 4-year break due to the Corona crisis.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Other  Experimental



Tehran, Iran



 
 
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Published: 15 Nov 2022
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Детский фестиваль кино и телевидения КИНОСВЕТ - Children Festival Of Cinema And Television Kinosvet

Deadline: 14 Apr 2023

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The “KINOSVET” Children's Cinema and Television Festival will be held from July, 2023 in Minsk, Belarus.

Festival "KINOSVET" is designed to develop, inspire and support young cinematographers; those who will soon influence the mass culture in their countries. The festival will allow those who want to make this world better, to be seen and heard. And also give a wide range of viewers the taste of a highly moral, deep, humane, inspiring art.

What movies and TV shows are shown around the world today? Who teaches contemporary and, most importantly, future artists and media ways to illuminate moral and, spiritual laws? Who controls the content and ideological direction of the most meaningful and strong types of art? The festival’s purpose is to seek, find, and give a venue to [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Other  Experimental



Minsk, Belarus



 
 

 
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Published: 15 Nov 2022
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Akida International Film Festival

Deadline: 29 Jan 2023

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We are an International Film Festival located in Sevilla, Spain. Our corporation has worked with the largest companies in the world, and has produced films selected in festivals on Hollywood, London, New York, Oregon and Athens.

Our team is full with professionals ready to help everyone. The festival lasts for one week and takes place in various cinemas in Sevilla. The final announcements take place in a different important location in Seville each year.

Each film is going to have a Q&A with the directors or actors, mostly on the premieres and on the end of the festival.

The year AIFF 2023 is going to be held online as well as presential for the people that want to come.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Tomares, Spain



 
 
 
Logo of ZINEGOAK 2023 | Bilboko gaylesbitrans Nazioarteko Zinema eta Arte Eszenikoen Jaialdia | Festival Internacional De Cine Y Artes Escénicas Gaylesbitrans De Bilbao
Published: 12 Nov 2022
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Zinegoak 2023 | Bilboko Gaylesbitrans Nazioarteko Zinema Eta Arte Eszenikoen Jaialdia | Festival Internacional De Cine Y Artes Escénicas Gaylesbitrans De Bilbao

Deadline: 31 Dec 2022

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Zinegoak is organized by Zinegoak Association and will take place in the city of Bilbao, Spain, March 2023.

All films which have an approach to sexual and gender diversity and LGTBQ+ families, which have been produced after January 1st, 2021 and never had been broadcasted or commercially released in Basque Country.

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Bilbao, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 10 Nov 2022
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DokStation

Deadline: 15 May 2023

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In the fall of 2015, DokStation introduced itself as a unique, cutting edge music documentary film festival in Bucharest, Romania. It has since established itself as one of the premiere niche festivals in the country, but more importantly as a vital part of the local cultural scene. Now in its 8th year, the festival has expanded to include year-round programming, unique pop-up events, and special screenings including world and national premieres.

DokStation tells the true stories behind the music and examines music in all its complexity and history, focused exclusively on showcasing amazing national and international non‐fiction music documentaries, covering all genres of music during five days.

For all passionate about independent film and music across all genres, DokStation [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Bucharest, Romania



 
 
 
 
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Published: 08 Nov 2022
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12è Mostremp, cinema rural al Pallars

Deadline: 24 Mar 2023

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Rural themed short film contest.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Tremp, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 08 Nov 2022
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Alterna - Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

Deadline: 03 Feb 2023

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ALTERNA - International Independent Film Festival is a film festival created to promote and exhibit national and international audiovisual works of independent production and/or distribution with auteur, underground and experimental film narratives.

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Zaragoza, Spain



 
 
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Published: 05 Nov 2022
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Actrum International Film Fest (AIFF)

Deadline: 30 Nov 2022

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ACTRUM is a non-profit Cultural Association that works in all areas of the artistic sector.

This year we are organizing our first online film festival.

In this festival, the finalist works will be screened online and it will be open to the public, who will have to vote through our website for their 3 favorite shorts/feature films from each section to award the public prizes.

Register your project! We accept any gender.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of The Just A Minute Festival
Published: 03 Nov 2022
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The Just A Minute Festival

Deadline: 31 Dec 2022

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International Festival

Short film festival

The Just A Minute Festival is an online viewers choice event that encourages people to make short films, one minute or less, using any device or media of any genre or subject matter.

There are cash prizes and there is no entry fee.

There will be a premier event at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA and screenings at various locations.

For more information, visit our site www.JustAMinute.tv

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Winchester, United States



 
 
 
 
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Published: 02 Nov 2022
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Mostra de Curtmetratges Dr. Mabuse

Deadline: 31 Dec 2022

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International Festival

Short film festival

Mostra Dr. Mabuse is an international short film festival taking place in Barcelona for three days. It is conceived as a festival open to new artists as well as experienced. A jury consisting of professionals in the audiovisual world, teachers and students of film festivals and other collaborators carry out the selection of films to be screened in the three sessions that are scheduled during the month of June in Barcelona. The project was initiated twenty years ago and has been growing and multiplying the number of films screened and registered, having received works of relevant directors such as JA Bayona, Nacho Vigalondo, Mateo Gil or Kike Maillo. Instead of just being an audiovisual festival, Dr. Mabuse is intended to be an homogeneous and free event, in which everyone can [...]

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Barcelona, Spain