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Zinebi International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao

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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 [...]








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Published: 16 Apr 2019
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Octubre corto

Deadline: 17 Jun 2019

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ONLY FOR FILMMAKERS FROM SPAIN

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Arnedo, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia
Published: 12 Apr 2019
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SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

Deadline: 15 Jul 2019

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The SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia is a specialized, competitive fantastic genre Festival in accordance with the regulations established by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations). The Festival has also been declared a “Qualified Festival” by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® in the United States. This means that those shorts winning the awards for “Best Short Film” in the Official Fantàstic Selection and “Best Short Film” in the Anima’t category will automatically be taken into consideration by the Hollywood Academy Awards® selection committee.

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Sitges, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 10 Apr 2019
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American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)

Deadline: 12 Jan 2020

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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



 
 
 
 
Logo of ReAnimania International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan
Published: 04 Apr 2019
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ReAnimania International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan

Deadline: 15 Sep 2019

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EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

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NEW - Please read carefully about ReAON (ReAnimania ONline Animation Film Festival).

ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan was founded by cartoonist, painter and animator Vrej Kassouny in 2008.
Armenia’s history in animation had begun 70 years prior, with the release of the first Armenian film, Lev Atamanov’s (né Levon Atamanyan) The Dog and the Cat in 1938.

In striving to honor the craft in both spirit and in name, the Festival has since reintroduced the art of animated filmmaking to Armenian audiences.

The festival includes a selection of highly anticipated non-commercial features and shorts with 15 in-competition and non-competition programs and a Market Forum for Animation Professionals (MARANI). The festival also offers an array of practical [...]

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Yerevan, Armenia



 
 
 

 
Logo of Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China
Published: 02 Apr 2019
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Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China

Deadline: 31 Aug 2019

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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!
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 [...]

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Guangzhou, China



 
 
 
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Published: 02 Apr 2019
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Festival de Cine de Comedia de Tarazona Y El Moncayo

Deadline: 16 Jun 2019

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GOYA Qualifiers

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ONLY FOR SPANISH FILMMAKERS // SOLO PARA CINEASTAS ESPAÑOLES

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Zaragoza, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 29 Mar 2019
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shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

Deadline: 20 Jun 2019

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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 FINALE*

In its eighteen 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 and backgrounds. [...]

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Bern, Switzerland



 
 
 
 
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Published: 26 Mar 2019
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아시아나국제단편영화제 ( Asiana International Short Film Festival)

Deadline: 15 Jul 2019

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The 18th Asiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF2020) is presented by the AISFF Executive Committee.

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Jongno-gu, South Korea



 
 
 

 
Logo of Oldenburg International Film Festival
Published: 23 Mar 2019
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Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg

Deadline: 21 Jun 2019

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“The Biggest Little Fest In Europe” - The Hollywood Reporter

Rated among the top 5 Film Festivals worldwide for Independent Films by American film critic Chris Gore in his esteemed “Ultimate Film Festival Guide”, and ranked “Top 25 Coolest Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker, Oldenburg has fostered its success with a strong commitment to innovative and Independent filmmaking.

“If there's anything that could be considered the Promised Land of Independent Cinema in Europe today, it is Oldenburg.” - Accred - L'actualité des festivals de cinéma

Labelled ‘the German Sundance’ by Variety, Hollywood Reporter, and Screen International, amongst others, Oldenburg has evolved while preserving its intimate atmosphere and founding purpose: to celebrate and support the diverse voices [...]

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Oldenburg, Germany



 
 
 
 
Logo of Elche International Independent Film Festival
Published: 21 Mar 2019
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Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche

Deadline: 03 May 2019

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

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The Elche International Independent Film Festival, organized by Caja Mediterr·neo
Foundation's main objective is to offer a cultural space to filmmakers and moviegoers.

In a constant commitment to the promotion of culture and supporting emerging values of cinema, focusing on innovation, public conversation with the authors and the elimination of technological compete when barriers and vote.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Elche, Spain