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Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China

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GOLDEN KAPOK AWARD COMPETITION
The Golden Kapok award Competition is now open for feature documentaries, short documentaries, documentary series and new media documentaries from all over the world!
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SCREENING SESSION: PREMIERE IN GUANGZHOU
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Logo of Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema
Published: 02 Jun 2016
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Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema

Deadline: 22 Jul 2016

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OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

FESTIVAL CURTA CINEMA 2020
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival
November - 30th edition
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil.

Festival Curta Cinema - Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival is exclusively dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of short-length audiovisual works. The Festival screens works produced in digital format, with a maximum length of 30 minutes, and is both competitive and informative. The program of the 2020 edition of the Festival will be made up of: International Competition, National Competition, Latin-American Panorama, and Special Programs.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and its huge impact on the Brazilian cultural sector and funding models, Festival Curta Cinema 2020 will take place exclusively at the Festhome TV digital streaming [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



 
 
 
Logo of Gijon International Film Festival
Published: 28 May 2016
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Gijon International Film Festival

Deadline: 20 Sep 2016

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Feature film festival

GIJÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FICX), aims to showcase a wide and varied selection of auteur cinema currently being produced worldwide and especially focused on innovative films and emerging filmmakers. High quality, personal, young in its shape, edgy and independent cinema at a creative level. During its selection process, the Festival will prioritise those works of interest that have their World, International, European or Spanish premiere at FICX.

Acknowledged as “Specialized Festival” by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association)

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Gijón, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China
Published: 18 May 2016
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Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China

Deadline: 31 Aug 2016

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

GOLDEN KAPOK AWARD COMPETITION
The Golden Kapok award Competition is now open for feature documentaries, short documentaries, documentary series and new media documentaries from all over the world!
Submit your works to attend the“Golden Kapok Award Competition” with the most competitive productions!

SCREENING SESSION: PREMIERE IN GUANGZHOU
Be the first Stop to Raise the International Profile for Your Documentary!
We are calling entries for World Premiere/ International Premiere/ Asia Premiere/ China Premiere!
Official screening events include: Red Carpet, Official Premiere Screening, Press Conference, Interviews and More.

DOCSHOP
GZDOC Doc Shop is a year-round factual content marketplace for producers, distributors, content buyers and commissioners. It is dedicated to [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Guangzhou, China



 
 
 
Logo of American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)
Published: 11 Apr 2016
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American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)

Deadline: 10 Jan 2017

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AmDocs is one of the largest Docs only festivals in the United States. We are located in beautiful Palm Springs, not far from the media capital of Hollywood. We take pride in sharing the best viewing environment for both our audience and filmmakers.

AmDocs is very progressive in education outreach, market sharing and doing all we can to help our filmmakers realize their goals.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Palm Springs, United States



 
 
 

 
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Published: 24 Mar 2016
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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Sep 2016

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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, [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Sofia, Bulgaria



 
 
 
 
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Published: 03 Mar 2016
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Festival Internacional de Cine Documental, FIDBA

Deadline: 30 Jun 2016

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HIGHLIGHTED

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In recent decades, and at one time to the emergence of new technologies that have ended up scanning most of the processes of the film, the documentary has known a notorious and systematic growth around the world. In our country, and for more than one decade, a production before linked almost exclusively to fiction has been swelling their ranks with new topics, new approaches, new geographies, new dilemmas.

It is in this context that FIDBA is proposed as the 1st. International Film Festival dedicated to this genre which films with the same fans - as long as we believe that the forms and the doings of the documentary film are different from those of the fiction - may meet and dialogue among them and with the public. If the documentary is a meeting point for the FIDBA, it is [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina



 
 
 

 
Logo of Molins Horror Film Festival
Published: 26 Feb 2016
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Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei

Deadline: 31 Aug 2016

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Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival was established in 1973 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona). In 2020 we will hold the 39th edition.
The Festival consists of a competitive Feature Films Official Sections, Being Different Feature Films Section, Short Films Official Section, Retrospectives, Documentaries, Live shows, Workshops, Networking/Pitching, projections for high-schools, projections for children... and one of the oldest horror movies marathons in the world, our 12 Hours Horror Movies Marathon (1973)...
MHFF - Molins Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals dedicated solely to horror in Spain and in Europe. The Festival is a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF).

There is a Networking with Directors (Short-films and Feature Films) and [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Molins de Rei, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of CORTADA, Vitoria-Gasteiz  Short Film Festival
Published: 24 Feb 2016
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Does NOT have submission fees
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Cortada Festival De Cortometrajes De Vitoria - Gasteiz

Deadline: 16 Sep 2016

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GOYA Qualifiers

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“CORTADA 2020”
XXIV FESTIVAL DE CORTOMETRAJES DE VITORIA-GASTEIZ
UPV/EHU Campus de Álava
Vitoria-Gasteiz

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain



 

 
Logo of Zinebi International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao
Published: 16 Feb 2016
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Zinebi Festival Internacional De Cine Documental y Cortometraje De Bilbao

Deadline: 01 Aug 2016

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ZINEBI
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM OF BILBAO

It got started in the year 1.959 and organized by the Cultural Department of Bilbao City Hall, ZINEBI celebrates its 61st edition from the 8th up to the 15th of November, 2019.

It is the only international Class A festival in Spain in the documentary and short film category recognised by FIAPF since 1974, recognised by the Hollywood Academy as a qualifier for the Oscars among the short films from the official palmares and qualifier as well by the Spanish Academy for the BAFTA Awards and the GOYA Awards.

ZINEBI is a festival which holds all the most current forms and formats, innovative and suggestive and that is making a steady bet for the emerging authors. The line-up of the international schedule [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Bilbao, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Mecal Pro,  23rd Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival
Published: 03 Feb 2016
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Mecal Pro, 23º Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes Y Animación De Barcelona

Deadline: 08 Dec 2016

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Mecal Pro, the Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival, will celebrate its 23rd edition. With more than 5,000 short films submitted annually, Mecal has become one of the most important festivals of its field in Spain. Due to its international scope and quality programming, Mecal regularly benefits from grants awarded by various Spanish public cultural institutions.

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 dissemination [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Barcelona, Spain