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International short film competition for new Latin American talents (FCZ)

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The Zaragoza Film Festival was born in 1995 to create a cinematographic activity in the city. In principle its main denomination was that of Young Directors. As of 2007, its official name became the Zaragoza Film Festival.

Festival with different Contests, of a general and national nature (although some of its Contests are International).

As of our silver anniversary, we are carrying out a renovation and updating of the project.

As of our 28th edition and within the Official Section of our Festival, the Short Film Contest for New Latin American Talents was born, thanks to the collaboration with the Pampa Film Commission, from Argentina.








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Logo of Mecal Pro,  27th Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival
Published: 20 Jul 2024
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Mecal Pro, 27th Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Apr 2025

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International Festival

Short film festival

Mecal Pro, the Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival, will celebrate its 27th edition. The long history of MECAL PRO has consolidated it as one of the most important short film festivals in Europe and the world, thus receiving the support of local, national and international institutions. We have screened in 2024 more than 300 short films in 29 sections that we program.

Mecal is strongly committed to promoting the exhibition and dissemination of audiovisual creations in the short format, not only with the public, but also in having creators and distributors meet through different activities. Mecal is also devoted to foster emerging talent, by holding events and awards specially aimed at young creators. In this sense, it also works as a short film [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Barcelona, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Diputación de Jaen Short Film Festival against Gender violence
Published: 17 Jul 2024
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Diputación de Jaen Short Film Festival against Gender violence

Deadline: 15 Sep 2024

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Short film festival

The topic of the work will be the violence of gender, in any of its manifestations, its prevention and sensitization against it, being able to present documentaries and short films of plot fiction.

The jury will have special consideration for those works that address this issue by focusing on the youth world.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Jaén, Spain



 
 

 
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Published: 16 Jul 2024
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shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

Deadline: 04 Aug 2024

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HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short films. The festival is an exceptional twelve-day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in eight cities on five continents worldwide. The festival includes three main segments:

shnit PLAYGROUNDS*
shnit EXPANDED
shnit OPENING | shnit FINALE*

In its twentyone years of existence, shnit has become a major international short film festival that reinvents itself in ever new forms. What started as a local initiative is now an exceptional transnational event that connects and inspires makers and fans of short films across the globe. shnit embraces diversity, originality, and exchange between creators and an audience from different cultures [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Bern, Switzerland



 
 
 
 
Logo of CINEMA24 - III Cordoba Film Week
Published: 16 Jul 2024
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Cinema24 - III Semana Del Cine De Córdoba

Deadline: 15 Oct 2024

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Feature film festival

CINEMA24 - Córdoba Film Week aims to bring together a wide and varied selection of cinema that is produced from Andalusia, with special attention to the most innovative proposals and emerging filmmakers, having the cordovan capital as a meeting point in order to position itself as the cinematographic event of reference in the cultural agenda of the city and become a meeting point for the state cinematographic sector.

The 3rd Edition of CINEMA24 will take place from November 29 to December 5, 2024.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Córdoba, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of Almería International Film Festival
Published: 13 Jul 2024
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Festival Internacional de Cine de Almería

Deadline: 16 Aug 2024

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The 23th Almería International Film Festival will be held in Almería (Spain), in order to promote the province of Almeria through the strengthening the historical links of the province with the audiovisual industry and culture, from Friday 15th November to Sunday 24st November 2024. The Festival is organized by Almería Provincial Council.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Almería, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 02 Jul 2024
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42èmes Rencontres Du Cinéma Latino-américain - Pessac - Long-métrages

Deadline: 15 Nov 2024

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The festival "Rencontres du cinéma latino américain" organized by France Amérique Latine Comité Bordeaux Gironde is 42 years old.
The missions developed since the creation of this event are:

- To make the Latin American continent known: its cultures, its struggles, its peculiarities...
- To increase the visibility of little-known works.
- To share the political and artistic visions of Latin American countries.
The feature film program is divided into two categories: films in competition and those not participating in the competition. Depending on the year, the film committee reserves the right to add a category to the selection.

The film committee will decide the dates and times of the screenings of each film.

This information will be published on the website:
 [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bordeaux, France



 
 
 

 
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Published: 02 Jul 2024
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Rencontres Du Cinéma Latino-américain - 41ème édition - Pessac - Compétition : Court-métrages

Deadline: 30 Sep 2024

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This year, for the 42nd Rencontres du Cinéma Latino-Américain, a festival organized by the association France Amérique Latine in Bordeaux, The cinema team would like to propose for the 4th consecutive year an official competition of short films.

These 12 films selected by the employees and volunteers of the association will be presented to students who will award different prizes and use the short films as a study support.

The scholar work on and with the short films will start in september: the final answer of your participation in the official competition will be given at the beginning of december.

The Award winners will be notified after the Festival is concluded.

Information
The Festival reserves the right to place entries into alternative categories if they feel it [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bordeaux, France



 
 
 
 
Logo of CINERGIAS, I Festival de Cine Iberoamericano Edición Lanzamiento
Published: 02 Jul 2024
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Cinergias, I Festival De Cine Iberoamericano - Edición Lanzamiento

Deadline: 10 Jul 2024

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Short film festival

Feature film festival

La asociación cultural “Festhome con la cultura” con sede en Madrid, España, organiza la Edición Lanzamiento de Cinergias Festival de Cine Iberoamericano, que tiene como objetivo la promoción, difusión y reconocimiento de cineastas iberoamericanos para dar impulso a los jóvenes talentos con la divulgación de sus obras en formato corto, o de sus óperas primas de largometraje.

En esta primera edición de 2024 el festival busca generar una programación a partir de la reflexión, la multiplicidad de voces y discursos, y la diversidad de miradas.

El festival quiere constituirse en un espacio trascendente para un cine que sea relevantemente contemporáneo y que no tenga miedo de mirar al pasado ni al futuro.

Se trata de un festival no competitivo en su sección oficial de [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Madrid, Spain



 
 

 
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Published: 27 Jun 2024
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ABYCINE – FESTIVAL Y MERCADO DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE ALBACETE

Deadline: 30 Jul 2024

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Short film festival

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ABYCINE – FESTIVAL Y MERCADO DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE ALBACETE tiene entre sus objetivos fundamentales la difusión y promoción de películas y cortometrajes de categoría artística que, por una u otra razón, no disfrutan de la distribución regular en los circuitos convencionales de exhibición.

El Festival trata de cubrir, en la medida de lo posible, este importante vacío, siendo otro de sus objetivos, y no de menor importancia, presentar una selección de películas participantes que atiendan las nuevas corrientes del cine joven contemporáneo, el fenómeno “indie” en el cine español y la educación de la mirada en las nuevas generaciones de espectadores.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Albacete, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 21 Jun 2024
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FICVI, Festival Internacional de Curtmetratges de Vila-seca

Deadline: 31 Jul 2024

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International Festival

Short film festival

FICVI, International Short Film Festival of Vila-seca is a festival focused on the exhibition of short films.

It is organized by the Vila-seca Tourism Board and collaborates with the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España – Premios Goya as a Collaborating Contest in the Preselection of Short Films in the categories of Fiction and Animation for the Goya Awards.

The IX edition of the FICVI, Vila-seca International Short Film Festival will be held from November 8 to 17, 2024.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Vila-seca, Spain