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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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Published: 16 Apr 2024
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Sitges FanPitch

Deadline: 01 Jul 2024

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SITGES FANPITCH 2024

The Sitges - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia organizes Sitges FanPitch (Sitges FanLab), its pitch competition for feature film and serialized production projects, for the tenth consecutive year.

Sitges FanPitch is an international pitching competition focused on feature films and serialized production in development with themes of horror, science fiction, and/or fantasy. The event will take place in a hybrid format on October 6 and 7, 2024, as part of the Sitges Festival.

A maximum of five series and a maximum of seven feature films from around the world will be selected. Additionally, projects selected by the Festival at collaborating film markets of Sitges FanPitch will also be included.

The creators of the selected projects will [...]

 Fiction



Sitges, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 16 Apr 2024
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WOMAN IN FAN

Deadline: 01 Jul 2024

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Girls just wanna have FAN

Sitges - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia presents its third call for the creation of a short teaser within the WomanInFan program (Sitges FanLab). This initiative aims to promote the visibility and inclusion of women creators in fantastic cinematography by proposing the creation of a piece for circulation in the audiovisual market, serving as a sample of an idea for a fantastic genre feature film.
WomanInFan expands its scope to film production to support the work of female filmmakers within the fantastic genre industry.
The Evaluation Committee will select 10 projects from all submissions, of which there will be one winner. The 9 finalists and the winning project will have the right to participate in the industry sessions of the [...]

 Fiction  Fantastic  Terror



Sitges, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 16 Apr 2024
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Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



国际学生影视作品展

Deadline: 15 Aug 2024

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Please visit submission.isfvf.online to fill out the submission form.

a. Screenings

1. International Competition Screenings:
The shortlisted works of this year’s ISFVF will be screened, and the audience will vote on the screened works. Post-screening exchanges with the main creators and teachers will be arranged, and they will be asked to share their experiences with the audience through discussions.

2. Special Screenings:
To promote high-quality film education resources from around the world, the Festival will collaborate with other film and television schools, cultural institutions or short film festivals to present joint screenings and thematic screenings. They will provide a platform toshowcase and inspire discussions on diverse cultural expressions in cinematic works [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Beijing, China



 
 
 
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Published: 13 Apr 2024
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Festival Cine Zaragoza

Deadline: 10 Aug 2024

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The Zaragoza Film Festival, founded in 1995 to create a cinematic activity in the city. At first his main title was the Young Filmmakers. Since 2007 its official name became the Zaragoza Film Festival.

Festival with various events, generalist and national character (although some of its events are international).

Starting in 2021, after celebrating the 25th edition of the Festival, we propose an evolution of the project.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Zaragoza, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 13 Apr 2024
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Competencia Internacional Cortometrajes Nuevos Talentos Latinoamericanos (Festival Cine Zaragoza)

Deadline: 10 Aug 2024

Call for entries

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International Festival

Short film festival

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.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Zaragoza, Spain



 
 
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Published: 09 Apr 2024
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Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China (GZDOC)

Deadline: 31 Aug 2024

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Official Website:
https://www.gzdoc.cn/en/index.aspx

Official Email Address:
film@gzdoc.cn / screen@gzdoc.cn / project@gzdoc.cn / docshop@gzdoc.cn

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Introduction of GZDOC Four Main Sessions:
GZDOC is the only state-level professional platform with documentary financing and trading functions and has become the pioneer in China's documentary industry, [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Guangzhou, China



 
 
 

 
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Published: 07 Apr 2024
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Festival Internacional de Documentales de Santiago, FIDOCS

Deadline: 19 Jul 2024

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International Festival

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Feature film festival

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



 
 
 
 
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Published: 06 Apr 2024
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Short films
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American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (Amdocs)

Deadline: 11 Jan 2025

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

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Feature film festival

AmDocs is one of the largest Documentary and Animation 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  Music Video



Palm Springs, United States



 
 
 

 
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Published: 04 Apr 2024
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CineBH - Belo Horizonte International Film Festival

Deadline: 06 May 2024

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

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Feature film festival

CineBH - Festival Internacional de Cine de Belo Horizonte fue diseñado para develar la nueva cadena de producción audiovisual nacional e internacional, establecer una conexión con la producción audiovisual de la Grande BH, exhibir y hacer puentes e intercambios con la producción latinoamericana y contextualizar el mercado audiovisual – perfil, posibilidades, alternativas y la realidad de exhibición en Brasil en intercambio con el mundo y con la presencia de otros países. Es un espacio de formación y reflexión sobre la sustentabilidad del cine nacional, su capacidad de seducción del público, las posibilidades y la factibilidad de la coproducción internacional, las tendencias, los nuevos medios y tecnologías. El programa es gratuito y ofrece proyecciones de largo, medio y [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Belo Horizonte, Brazil



 
 
 
 
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Published: 02 Apr 2024
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Muestra Internacional Documental De Bogotá

Deadline: 31 May 2024

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The Bogota International Documentary Film Festival (MIDBO), organized by Colombia’s Documentary Filmmakers Guild ALADOS, is a non-fiction cinema specialized event that throughout the last 24 years has been consolidated in Colombia and Latin America as a fundamental space of the exhibition, dialogue, and thinking around non-fiction audiovisual.

Regarding the 26 MIDBO, we would like to invite local and Ibero-American filmmakers and producers to submit their audiovisual works to our 2024 call for films and to participate in the varied formative and debate spaces that will take place virtually and on-site throughout the festival.


26 MIDBO

This year the 26th edition of MIDBO will take place from October 29 to November 4 in Bogotá, Colombia. During the year, MIDBO will screen [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bogotá, Colombia