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ALICANTE FILM FESTIVAL

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The 17th edition of the Alicante Film Festival will be held from 23 to 30 May, 2019 and will be open to filmmakers worldwide.








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Published: 02 Oct 2018
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BIFFF (Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival)

Deadline: 10 Jan 2019

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International Festival

Short film festival

Every year, during the month of April, the city of Brussels becomes the capital of all things Fantastic. The BIFFF, one of the biggest International Fantastic Film Festivals of the world (certainly the craziest), screens more than 100 movies during its 13 days marathon, ranging from Fantasy to Thriller, Sci-Fi, Cult, Horror, Anime, Experimental, underground, etc., of which some 90 features and 50 shorts in World, International, European or Belgian premiere.

 Fiction  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Bruxelles, Belgium



 
 
 
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Published: 02 Oct 2018
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Busan International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 03 Jan 2019

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OSCAR Qualifiers

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Short film festival

Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF) was launched in 1980 as the Korean Short Film Festival.

It was the first short film festival to appear in Korea and will be held its 37th year in 22, April 2020.

BISFF will be a remarkable opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts from across the nation and the around the world.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Busan, South Korea



 
 

 
Logo of Cartagena International Film Festival- FICCI
Published: 19 Sep 2018
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Cartagena International Film Festival- FICCI

Deadline: 05 Dec 2018

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The Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) opens the call for its 60th edition.

The FICCI announces the opening of entries for films that aspire to be part of the different samples in its 60th edition, which will take place from March 11 to 16, 2020.

The call will be open until November 27, 2019, to register for the 10 categories and 4 work in progress (WIP).

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Cartagena de Indias, Colombia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 18 Sep 2018
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International Medina del Campo Film Week

Deadline: 18 Jan 2019

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Films shot in any format, either silent or with soundtrack, produced after July, 1st, 2018 in any country other than Spain that have not been submitted to previous editions of the festival can be submitted.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Medina del Campo, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 05 Sep 2018
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Leiden International Short Film Experience

Deadline: 21 Dec 2018

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HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Leiden International Short Film Experience (LISFE) is an annual film festival held in the beautiful city of Leiden in The Netherlands. LISFE is dedicated to Short Films from all genres and from anywhere in the world. Over the years we have built the reputation of successfully showcasing though-provoking films through a diverse and selective program.

This year the festival will take place from the 7th until the 10th of May in Kijkhuis (Leiden).

Note: We are interested in programming films from around the globe. In extraordinary geo-political circumstances, we may wave our submission fee. If you think you qualify, please contact us for more information.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Leiden, Netherlands



 
 
 
 
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Published: 21 Aug 2018
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Festival Européen du Court Métrage de Bordeaux

Deadline: 11 Feb 2019

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HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Date and location
The 22nd session of the European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux will take place on March the 26th and 27th 2020 at the UGC CinéCité cinema in Bordeaux, in partnership with this very cinema.

Goals
The European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux aims at promoting the short film format to the Région Aquitaine's audience. It eases the access to cinema for all generations, young people and elderly included. It helps directors coming from whole Europe to be discovered, and is a good way to meet and appreciate cultural differences. This is somehow a springboard amidst the film industry thanks to the jury influence, no matter if the participants are mere enthusiasts or professionals.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Talence, France



 
 
 

 
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Published: 09 Aug 2018
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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Mar 2019

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OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

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 18 – 26 September 2020 in the beautiful seaside city of Varna.

The program will consist of the following main components:

• Professional competitive programme

• Student competitive [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Sofia, Bulgaria



 
 
 
 
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Published: 05 Jul 2018
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Brussels Short Film Festival

Deadline: 27 Jan 2019

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OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for lovers of cinema, both audience and professionals. The purpose is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

Since 2018, the winner of the Great Prize of the International competition will be eligible for consideration in the Animated
Short Film/ Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film
otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Brussels, Belgium



 
 
 

 
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Published: 29 Jun 2018
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The Pan African Film Festival

Deadline: 05 Nov 2018

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OSCAR Qualifiers

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Short film festival

Feature film festival

Did you know each year a transformation happens in Los Angeles, CA? People from around the globe gather to attend the largest and most prestigious Black film festival in the United States. From 100 million dollar blockbuster premieres to newly emerging Hollywood talent, The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) showcases a broad array of Black creative works from the world over, highlighting those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes. Nowhere else can audiences find this unique opportunity to come together through film and art to explore new worlds, meet new people and acquire new information and ideas.
PAFF is designated as an official qualifying film festival for narrative live action and animated short films for the Academy of Motion Picture [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Los Angeles, United States



 
 
 
 
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Published: 09 Jun 2018
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Feature films



Festival de Málaga

Deadline: 15 Jan 2019

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The objectives of Festival de Málaga are to disseminate and promote Spanish films and their general cultural sphere. In this sense, the Festival is also a platform for Latin American film productions. Its functions include hosting an event for the different professional sectors of films in Spanish (construed as films produced in Spain and all of Latin America, including Brazil and Portugal) to boost their development and promote international sales.

In compliance with these objectives, the 23rd Edition of Festival de Málaga will be held from the 13th to the 22nd of March 2020.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Málaga, Spain