Festival Internacional De Cinema Em Balneário Camboriú (10)



01 May 2020
Call for entries

12 Jun 2020
Early deadline

21 Aug 2020
Standard deadline

18 Sep 2020
Late deadline

18 Oct 2020
Festival closed

21 Nov 2020
Notification date

26 Nov 2020
06 Dec 2020


Rua São Paulo, 581-1, Bairro dos Estados,  88339-025, Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
Spanish French English Portuguese
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Festival start: 26 November 2020      Festival end: 06 December 2020

The festival seeks different ways of sensitivity in fiction films, animation and documentary, directed by newbies or established professionals, in addition to experimental work and new forms of audiovisual art language. The well-known city of Balneário Camboriú provides ideal conditions for creating an atmosphere of the film festival and privileged space for discussion, public formation and revelation of new talents.


01– Competition: with shorts and feature films from any country;

02– Live: audiovisual works produced and projected in different audiovisual formats from any country;

03– Catarina: shorts, mid-length and feature films from any country related to the State of Santa Catarina - Brazil.

04– Little Owl: children’s shorts, mid-length and feature films from any country;

05– Nocturnal: a window for shorts, mid-length and feature films that represent fantastic cinema to be projected in night sessions.

Selected films will be judged by the Official Jury, which will reward the films with the Golden Owl in categories: Best Film, Director, Diretor of Photography, Art, Editing, Actor, Actress and Best Short Film. The festival will also reward a feature film with the Cineramabc Distribution Award, that will ensure distribution in commercial cinema circuit in Brazil. The films will also be awarded with the Public Award and the Especial Critics Award.

01- Only films finished on or after January 2018 will be accepted;

02- Brazilian movies will be accepted even if they may have been screened in other Brazilian festivals;

03- Films need to be submitted in their original version;

04- Films in languages other than Portuguese must be subtitled in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French;

05- Late submission or film materials will not be accepted;

06- All submitted material for selection will not be returned;

07- In order to protect the interests of the filmmakers and the producers, all films submitted will be archived in the reference collections of FILMOTECA CINERAMABC for the sole purpose of onsite documentation and research, excluding any loan;

08- Selected films will be announced in the www.festivalbc.com;

09- All material of selected films will be used for promotional purpose (TV, site, others);

10- Programming is at the sole discretion of the curatorship of each festival section and their decision is final and irrevocable;

11- Each film may be screened during the festival according to grade definition and for festival itinerancy;

12- Films selected as première should preserve its status until official presentations at the festival;

13- No film selected may be withdrawn from the festival program after its confirmation;

14- The responsible for submission must provide the dialog list in .srt to the festival when asked for;

15- The festival will not confirm by email the receipt of the DVDs and application forms. Please do not send emails asking this confirmation;

16- Participation in the festival requires the unconditional adherence to its regulations as set out here;

17- Just be accepted in festival projects that followed and be in accordance with this Regulations;

18- The submission to the festival confirms the agreement with all rules and conditions of the present regulation.



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