Festival International du Cinéma Indépendant de Bafoussam ()

Festival International du Cinéma Indépendant de Bafoussam


24 Jun 2019
Call for entries

15 Oct 2019
Early deadline

30 Dec 2019
Standard deadline

31 Jan 2020
Late deadline

31 Jan 2020
Festival closed

15 Feb 2020
Notification date

06 Mar 2020
14 Mar 2020


Immeuble à coté du club tennis,  237, Bafoussam, Ouest, Cameroon

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
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
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Festival start: 06 March 2020      Festival end: 14 March 2020

Ladies and gentlemen,
The President of the Organizing Committee, Alvine KOUAMBO is pleased to announce that edition 8 of the International Independent Film Festival of Bafoussam (Cameroon).

-This event, initiated by Ecran for the Renewal of African Culture, abbreviated as ERECA will bring together, as in the past, Cinema Technicians from all over the world.

-The theme of this sixth edition is:
"Promoting the Values of Bilingualism & Multiculturalism through Cinema and Audiovisual"

Entries for films that will be competing and out of competition at the Festival are already open.

- For this festival, a gigantic platform called VILLAGE DU FESTIVAL will be set up. This is where the main activities of the festival will be concentrated. Spaces will be available, but very selective.

-The FICIB is placed under the high patronage of the Ministry of Arts and Culture of Cameroon, the patronage of S.E. Mr. Pascal NGUIHE KANTE and headliner S.E. Mr. Roger MILLA.

We are honored to send you our warmest congratulations for all your efforts to promote culture. We would like, in our turn, to be able to fully count on your contribution to the events of the Bafoussam International Independent Film Festival (FICIB). This edition of the FICIB will feature the participation of the best professional film companies, dancers, craftsmen, cultural entrepreneurs, broadcasters, journalists, stage designers, observers from Africa, Europe, America and Asia.

As in previous editions, the FICIB will organize training workshops, conference-debates, caravans of indoor and outdoor screenings, exhibitions-sales of works of art, inter-school competition (musical interpretations, expressions on the theme of publishing, traditional dances and urban) with the end, the election Miss and Master Ficib.
These different activities will take place at the Village Festival.

The Opening and Closing Ceremonies will take place in the banquet hall of the HE Mr. Governor of Western Region "Bafoussam".

In order to enable us to achieve the objectives of FICIB which are to promote independent cinema, to encourage cultural and cinematographic diversity; to propagate cinematographic art by stimulating the development of quality cinema; promote opportunities for North-South co-production; discover and encourage new talent To encourage meetings between film professionals from all over the world, we respectfully request you to agree to participate in this event. You will find the general regulations here and we kindly ask you to download the Registration Form, fill it out, sign it and send it to the following addresses:

contact@ficib.info -BP: 1203 Bafoussam-Cameroon.

The jury must award the following prizes:
- Best Feature Award
- Best Feature Film Award
- Best Documentary Award
- Best animated film award
- Special Jury Prize
- Award for Best Actress
- Award of male interpretation
- Audience Award.

Article -l-
the aim of the FICIB (International Independent Film Festival of Bafoussam) is to promote independent cinema, to encourage cultural and cinematographic diversity;

Article -11-
The International Independent Film Festival of Bafoussam takes place every year between March and April.

Article -111-
The Selection Committee selects the films to be presented in Competition and Out of Competition.
Only films meeting the following criteria may be selected and invited to the Official Selection.
1 º) To have been produced in the twenty-four months preceding the Festival; 2º) Not to have been previously exploited in the cinema in Cameroon;
3º) Priority will be given to unpublished and topical works; 4º) To serve the purpose of the Festival as defined in Article 1;
5º) The movies don! the language of the dialogues is other than the French must be subtitled in frani;: ais
6º) - Cameroonian Films must be accompanied by a VISA OPERATING THE MINISTRY OF ARTS AND CULTURE OF CAMEROON (MINAC).

- Films must be sent in formal AV / OR MP4, BY WETRANSFER OR
V / MEO BY EMAIL: infos.ficib@gmaí/.com

The Bafoussam International Independent Film Festival will include the following sections:
- Feature films
- Short films
- Documentaries
- Animation

The registration of a film or its sending to the Festival implies the acceptance of the present Regulations by the producers, the directors or their representatives.

The Organizing Committee of the Festival has the power to regulate all the cases not foreseen by this regulation. Once selected, no film can be removed from the program during the event.

The duration of the FICIB, none of the invited films can be screened outside the Festival venues before the official end of the Festival.



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