Fantafestival - Mostra internazionale del film di fantascienza e del fantastico (39)

Fantafestival - International Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Show


18 Feb 2019
Call for entries

05 May 2019
Festival closed

09 Jun 2019
Notification date

10 Jun 2019
16 Jun 2019


via Sant'Alfio 6,  00133, Roma, Roma, Italy

Festival description
Science Fiction and Fantasy Films
Short Films >1' 59'<
Feature Films >60'

 qualifying festival
Festival requirements
 Music Video
 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 
 Any language
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Accepted submissions include movies, shorts and occasionally documentaries belonging to the fantastic genre (science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal and all related genres).

For all non-Italian materials, subtitles or a dialogue list will be required in order to make the Italian subtitles (unless Italian subtitles are already available). Subtitles or dialogue lists should be in English. Please provide at least two copies of DVDs or Blu-rays.

Festival start: 10 June 2019      Festival end: 16 June 2019

Fantafestival (Italian: Mostra Internazionale del Film di Fantascienza e del Fantastico: English International Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Show ) is a film festival devoted to science fiction, fantasy and horror film that is held annually in Italy since 1981.

Fantafestival takes place every year in Rome. In the past years, while maintaining its headquarters in Rome, some editions were held in contemporary in different Italian cities like Milan, Naples, Genoa, Verona, Parma and Ravenna.

For more than 30 years, Fantafestival has been one of the leading Italian events specialized in fantastic films and one of the most important international events of this kind. It has presented and launched in Italy many filmmakers who later would become among the most popular in the fantastic film world.

Golden Bat
- Best Italian Movie
- Best International Movie
- Best Italian Short
- Best International Short

Mario Bava Award for Best Debut Film

Accepted submissions include movies, shorts and occasionally documentaries belonging to the fantastic genre (science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal and all related genres).

Films can be submitted in English or Italian language. We accept any other spoken language as well, but English or Italian subtitles must be provided.

Promotional material: movie artwork and at least three high-resolution pictures. If available, include a director’s picture. Promotional materials can be sent either on CD to the above postal address or to the e-mail address (if necessary, use a large file transfer service provider).

By sending this form you authorize the use and the storage of the personal data hereby included. These data will be kept safely, they will not be given to third parties and they will be used exclusively for the intended purposes, which are the selection and promotion of works for the Fantafestival.

Should the work be selected, you authorize the public screening during the Fantafestival. You also authorize the use of the artworks and the pictures provided for promotional purposes and their inclusion in the Fantafestival’s catalogue.

You hold the rights indicated in article 7 of Italian legislative decree 196/2003: at any time you can ask which data of yours are in our archive, you can ask to remove them, to modify them, or to make them anonymous. The owner of the data is: Magnifica Ossessione, via Sant'Alfio 6, 00133 Roma - Italy.

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