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Vienna Shorts

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Vienna Shorts is the international short film festival in Vienna. The presentation of short films and the exchange about them are the main focus. The festival is organized by the association Independent Cinema and shows about 300 productions under 30 minutes. The competition is structured in four categories, for each of which separate entries can be submitted. Other sections include portraits and thematically curated programs.

Vienna Shorts 2021 will take place as a hybrid festival from May 27 to June 1, 2021. The focus is on the presentation of short film forms in the cinema in Vienna (subject to a non-hazardous implementation). The rights holders will be specially informed about online screenings of films.





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Published: 08 Oct 2020
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Bastalavista International Genre Film Festival

Deadline: 28 Feb 2021

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The Bastalavista is a Genre Film Festival established in Hannover (Germany) in 2019. The festival is founded and run only by two people: Wiebke and Johannes Thomsen, the two owners and operators of the awarded LODDERBAST movie theater in Hannover, with 28 seats on 39 squaremeters the smallest movie theater in the world and one of a kind with homemade food and more than 100 different craft beers.

The festival defines the "genre" film as science-fiction, fantasy, horror, action, thriller, mystery or dark comedy including forward-thinking, experimental and dark interpretations of the traditional film genres.


WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR FESTIVAL?
- a carefully and passionately curated festival film program
- a committed, curious and knowledgeable jury of filmmakers, distributors and [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Hannover, Germany



 
 
 
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Published: 07 Oct 2020
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Patagonia Media Festival

Deadline: 06 Nov 2020

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INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF PATAGONIA

This Festival aims to promote culture and film production both in the country and in the world.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Viedma, Argentina



 
 

 
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Published: 07 Oct 2020
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Bahamas International Film Festival

Deadline: 08 Nov 2020

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Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is a unique and intimate Film Festival taking place in Nassau, Bahamas showcasing films from around the globe.

Prospective submitters can be comfortable in submitting their films to the Festival, as it employs a fair and non-biased system of adjudication. Jurors are selected among the most professional in the international film industry as they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. Additionally, it is an excellent opportunity for networking with some of the greatest minds in the industry.

BIFF presents world premieres and all films shown at BIFF are Bahamian premieres. There are four competition categories; Spirit of Freedom: Narrative & Documentary; New Visions; and Short Film. Special sections include World Cinema as well as [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Nassau, Bahamas



 
 
 
 
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Published: 07 Oct 2020
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Holland Film Festival

Deadline: 30 May 2021

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Holland Film Festival goes short in 2021. We gladly accept all genres, as long as the film or video doesn't exceed 50 minutes playtime.

The Festival takes place in Bergen Holland. Bergen is a beautiful village know for its artists. It is a green village near the sea and it is near Amsterdam and the Hague. Bergen is the home town of many film and TV personalities, directors, writers and producers.

We offer screenings, workshops and a market.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bergen, Netherlands




 
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Published: 06 Oct 2020
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AFA Online film festival

Deadline: 18 Nov 2020

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AFA Online Film Festival

Cinema has always been used to inform, entertain, educate and provoke debate. It is in this spirit that the organization Atlanta filmmakers alliance … launched the first edition of the Atlanta filmmakers alliance online film festival. A cultural event dedicated to prevent human trafficking.

This is the start of one of the largest cultural events designed for a wide audience with the aim of raising awareness of the various themes related to human trafficking. The selection of films allows to deal with complex subjects, while satisfying the curiosity of activists, as well as professionals and film amateurs.

The Atlanta filmmakers alliance online film festival starts on 13 November and will run until 15 November 2020. This event is a space for [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Atlanta, United States



 
 
 
 
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Published: 06 Oct 2020
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IMPACTE! Festival de Cinema i Drets Humans de Catalunya

Deadline: 15 Dec 2020

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A new film festival is born for the defense and promotion of human rights through cinema and its exhibition in Catalonia, with main headquarters in Barcelona.

This First edition of IMPACTE! Human Rights Film Festival of Catalonia will be held in four cities –Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Sant Feliu de Llobregat-, although some more may be added in the coming weeks. In any case, all venues will be confirmed as soon as the official selection is communicated.

We look for stories about all kinds of injustices and human rights violations in the world through film language that have a strong impact in a wide range of audiences.

We want to inspire the social conscience of citizens and stimulate actions that reinforce democratic coexistence, social change and global justice.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain




 
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Published: 06 Oct 2020
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Soho International Film Festival 12 Edition

Deadline: 13 Apr 2021

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The festival's mission is to exhibit the best films from the around the world and create a safe haven festival event for filmmakers and cineastes to co exist and learn from each other. Our vision is to be the festival that links independent films to the proper audience and to find distribution during our event.

Accepting full-length features, short films and documentaries from professionals and amateurs alike, SohoFilmFest will hold screenings, panels and host social events and other networking opportunities for everyone involved. Leading figures from all disciplines of the film industry including distributors and media will be in attendance.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



New York City , United States



 
 
 
 
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Published: 06 Oct 2020
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Muestra de Cine Internacional de Palencia

Deadline: 13 Dec 2020

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The Palencia International Films Festival is organised by the Association Friends of the film and the Popular University of Palencia.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Palencia, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 06 Oct 2020
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APOX film festival

Deadline: 15 May 2021

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The APOX film festival brings together international independent documentaries from around the world. All entries are promoted through our social media and website with a dedicated page with synopsis, film stills, and trailer.
For this purpose, we recommend that projects must be fully entered on FilmFreeway, including film stills, production pictures, downloadable posters, and trailers or teasers.

All projects officially selected in each season receive the Independent APOX Awards laurel and certificate.

The 2020 selection included over 200 films, of which 65 films were shown, from over 25 countries around the world. The goal is to promote independent film directors and to stimulate interest in their work. Also, the goal of the festival is to promote young film directors and [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Veli Losinj, Croatia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 06 Oct 2020
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Festival Cine Libre Internacional

Deadline: 24 Oct 2020

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Rueda Libre (Freewheel) is the official call of shortFilms to Cine Libre FilmFestival, we take for symbol THE WHEEL that evokes the hills of Fredonia where children running down with wheels and tires. Now cinema is taken Fredonia and the concept of roll changes cinematically .

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Fredonia, Colombia