Grecanica International Film Festival ()

Grecanica International Film Festival


01 Aug 2018
Call for entries

31 Oct 2018
Early deadline

31 Dec 2018
Standard deadline

28 Feb 2019
Late deadline

31 Mar 2019
Festival closed

30 Apr 2019
Notification date

16 May 2019
19 May 2019


Via Prunella Superiore, 168,  89063, Melito di Porto Salvo, RC, Italy

Festival description
Short Films >1' 30'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2010
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
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Festival start: 16 May 2019      Festival end: 19 May 2019

The Grecanica International Film Festival aims to host Documentaries, Animations, Music films, Graekanic and italian minorities poetry produced anywhere in the world aimed at enhancing and promoting human rights, dignity, equality, lands, peoples, cultures, linguistic or historical minorities, popular and ethnic music from international productions.
The videos admitted to the competition must be in Italian or, if in other languages, they must have italian subtitles.

Subscriptions will only be made online through the site that will be advertised on newspapers and on the web.
The festival will include a series of excursions to promote the Calabrian Greek territory and enhance the language, minority culture, musical and gastronomic traditions of the entire Graekanic Area.

Stage and thematic meetings with language, culture, traditions and local gastronomy will be provided.

Miglior Documentario - Premio GIFF 2019
Miglior Film d'animazione - Premio GIFF 2019
Miglior Film musicale - Premio GIFF 2019


In order to submit your documentary, animation or music film at Grecanica International Film Festival you must fully comply with these Entry Rules & Regulations, including all deadlines, film length, entry material and other requirements.

1. All non-Italian speaking films must be presented in their original version with Italian subtitles.

2. Films Entries should not exceed 30 minutes in duration excluding titles provided the titles don’t last for more than 1 extra minute.

3. Films previously entered into and screened at our festival are not eligible for re-entry in subsequent years.

4. All submissions are screened and evaluated by the GIFF Preview and Selection Committees, appointed by the festival steering committee. Their reports are final and confidential. All films received, which meet our criteria, and only winning films from the following categories - BEST ITALIAN DOCUMENTARY, BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY, BEST ITALIAN ANIMATION, BEST INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION, BEST ITALIAN MUSIC FILM, BEST INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FILM will be screened at the festival.

5. In the event of a film being withdrawn, GIFF will not be liable to refund the fee or return the materials entered.

6. GIFF will attempt to resolve any technical matter related to submission. For more information and queries, contact.

7. One entry fee per category. The same film can be entered into one or more categories, but each category requires an entry fee. If the filmmaker chooses to enter more than one category with the same film, please add an incremental numerical addendum in brackets after the title; i.e. “Film Title” (1), “Film Title” (2) etc as the system requires this differentiation in the case of multiple entries with the same title.

8. Student Filmmakers are encouraged to apply with their student identity in order to prevail occasional discounts.

9. Filmmakers are responsible for acquiring copyrights, licenses and releases for media used in their films.

10. Filmmakers retain the rights to their films.

11. Judges' decisions are final.

By submitting their film, filmmakers gives GIFF the right to post their posters, trailers, website and social media links on our website.



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