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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

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IN THE PALACE is an established international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts up to 27 minutes in length.

The main purpose of the Festival is to present and promote the contemporary short film art form from Bulgaria, Europe, and the rest of the world. IN THE PALACE is an Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe (EFFE) Label holder, a Student Academy Award® Qualifying Festival, and an Academy Award®/Oscar® Qualifying Festival for shorts in the categories of Best Animation, Best Fiction and Best National Film.

17th IN THE PALACE will take place on 27 February – 03 March 2021 in Festival and Congress Center-Varna in the beautiful seaside city of Varna.

The program will consist of the following main components:

• International and national, [...]





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Logo of Melbourne Documentary Film Festival
Published: 19 Sep 2020
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Short films
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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Deadline: 30 May 2021

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

2021 Submissions Now Open
2020 Fest has been postponed
- Online advance screenings (completed)
- Awards 20/12/2020 (Pending)
- 5th Edition Cinema screenings TBD

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is a popular and beloved institution and has grown over the last 6 years to become an important and essential Australian film festival, showcasing the world's best and most innovative cutting edge documentaries. If accepted you are guaranteed to be part of an incredible, world class line up. Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is a forerunner event in July before Melbourne's premier event Melbourne International Film Festival which starts is in August. Join us as we make the comeback, the fightback against Covid-19 and bring business back to Melbourne in 2021 for the inevitable [...]

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Melbourne, Australia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 19 Sep 2020
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Festival de Cortometrajes en Camping

Deadline: 21 Sep 2020

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

FCC is a festival focused on presenting the best short films from different parts of the world.

Our goal is to create a space for filmmakers to premier their shorts, receive their deserved recognition within their community, and gather and comment short films. FCC is an open network built to share this form of art and welcomes all sorts of cinema, from amateur to professional work.

Our venue is located in an outdoor park in the heart of Barcelona, which is why we provide our attendants with headphones. For this reason we pay special care to the sound design from the short films we select.

FCC contains a wide variety within its selection in which our understanding of cinema doesn't divide it as "genres", but tries to find the hidden meaning which might have been intended by [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Barcelona, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of Human Rights Film Festival Brazil
Published: 19 Sep 2020
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Human Rights Film Festival Brazil

Deadline: 15 Nov 2020

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

The Festival is dedicated
to short films about human rights and/or films that collaborate in the struggle for minority rights.
The competition will be in two phases. In the 1st phase: online audiences watch and vote for "Best Film", the winner adds 1 point in October 1st. In the 2nd phase: On October 9st, at 8:00 p.m., in the Theater da Rua Eliza the audience will vote, the winner will add 1 point. If there is a tie, the curatorship of the festival gives the final vote.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



São José dos Campos, Brazil



 
 
 
 
Logo of Piggy Bank International Short Film Festival
Published: 18 Sep 2020
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Piggy Bank International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 31 Dec 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

This festival promotes both amateur and professional, independent films. This year's festival will take place at JAIPUR (INDIA). Submission forms and Submission guidelines are available on its website www.pbisff.com. This Festival has been organized by Gravity Group

* Season 4, will be held in February 2021 in Jaipur (INDIA)
The competition section provides an opportunity for upcoming filmmakers to showcase their work to a global audience. Over 25 films will be showcased during the festival. The festival is not just about unique films; it's also a wholesome package of entertainment. In Season 4th, there’ll be a special focus on children's films and women-oriented films.

Awards & Prizes
Available on its website www.pbisff.com

Rules & Terms

Regulations
1. All [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Jaipur, India



 
 

 
Logo of Bringing Human Rights to the people,  short film contest
Published: 18 Sep 2020
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Short films



Concurso De Cortos Giza Eskubideak Herrira (Acercando Los Derechos Humanos Al Pueblo)

Deadline: 10 Oct 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

GEHT short contest is a human rights shortfilm contest to be held in Ordizia.

This shortfilm contest, is a part of the overall project Eskubideak Giza Herrira / Bringing human rights to the people. GEH is a project to raise awareness of human rights is taking place in this town of about 10,000 inhabitants located in the Goierri region (Gipuzkoa).

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Ordizia, Spain



 
Logo of Cine Pobre Film Festival
Published: 18 Sep 2020
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Cine Pobre Film Festival

Deadline: 20 Apr 2021

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Cine Pobre is a self-funded filmmaking genre without a set of stylistic criteria nor format boundaries, involving many geographically separated creators with at least two things in common: a strong desire to tell their story and to do so with their own resources.

Cine Pobre builds bridges based on the belief that film becomes art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper. Since 2002 the 100% cartel-free intersection of culture and capabilities curating the world's best self-funded films.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



La Paz, Mexico



 
 

 
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Published: 18 Sep 2020
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Festival Internacional de Documentales de Santiago, FIDOCS

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

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The Santiago International Documentary Film Festival (FIDOCS) is the main broadcasting, diffusion, and competition event for documentary cinema in Chile and Latin America.

Focused on the promotion of dialogue and reflection, as well as in training audiences towards the appreciation of documentary film in a context of permanent transformation, FIDOCS seeks to explore the multiple paths available in documentary making as well as in the drifts proper to nonfiction works. In its program, FIDOCS incorporates the works of both experienced and emerging directors in order to address the question of “THE REAL”, and in doing so, it considers the various dimensions, disciplinary frontiers, and tensions that the question “what is real?”, as well as the documentary genre itself, has to [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Santiago, Chile



 
 
 
 
Logo of LA  Sci-Fi & Horror FILM FESTIVAL
Published: 17 Sep 2020
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LA Sci-Fi & Horror FILM FESTIVAL

Deadline: 12 Dec 2020

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We are committed to the future of humanity through Science Fiction Films and Science-based documentaries. We honour those who are committed to creating visions and concepts that inspire future generations. We also are very welcoming to horror and fantasy films under our leviathan category.

The Los Angeles Science Fiction Film Festival is open entrants from all over the world. Based in the film industry capital of the world, we endeavor to showcase the great talent in both the Science Fiction and Horror genres.

Anything science-based, or has a good sense of story-telling is always welcome. Also especially interested in art films.

We are excited, fresh and new, and open to your entries. Being that we are new, your chances of winning are good.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Agoura Hills, United States



 
 

 
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Published: 17 Sep 2020
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Festival Chorégraphique International de Blois

Deadline: 31 Dec 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

The International Choreographic Festival of Blois will take place in Blois, France, from June 30th to July 4th, 2021

The Festival aims to bring the art of dance to the Loire Valley Region in France and to democratize this art form by offering performances, dance short-film screenings, master classes, performance workshops and community outreach events.
The past edition of the festival welcomed 2.200 audience members.

There will be 2 film screenings of an hour each in a theatre of over 250 seats.

It is a unique festival that aims to feature choreography for the camera, dance documentaries and any short-film that emphasizes movement.

We encourage every dance and/or movement related short-film to apply.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Blois, France



 
 
 
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Published: 17 Sep 2020
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Short films



MiTS Festival Videodanza

Deadline: 15 Oct 2020

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

MiTS (Movement & Social Transformation) is a Social Video-dance Festival which explores the interrelation between video and dance as a tool to bring about powerful discussions and visibility to all kinds of diversity: diverse identities, diverse bodies and territories to discover.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Barcelona, Spain