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FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival

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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 [...]








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Logo of FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival
Published: 24 Feb 2021
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FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival

Deadline: 11 Jun 2021

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FEST - NDNFF #19
19 - 26 June 2023 | Espinho, Portugal

FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival is an all-encompassing celebration of the new tendencies of world cinema. The event focuses on a competitive and non-competitive showcase of the most promising new figures and works from around the globe.

The 19th edition of the festival will take place between the 19th and the 26th of June 2023, in the seaside town of Espinho (Portugal).

The selection is divided into several categories which include Feature Film and Short Film competitions in the Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Experimental Non-Narrative formats, as well as also content adequate for children and teenagers. The event also includes non-competitive sections that range from retrospectives, national and regional [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental



Espinho, Portugal



 
 
 
 
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Published: 21 Jan 2021
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Fidba, Festival Internacional De Cine Documental de Buenos Aires

Deadline: 30 Jun 2021

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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  Other  Experimental



Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina



 
 
 

 
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Published: 19 Jan 2021
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Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo

Deadline: 26 Mar 2021

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Medina Film Festival (SECIME) is one of the most consolidated events in the national film scene, identified as one of the major references for the promotion and dissemination of short films. It has managed to forge itself as a festival with its own personality, betting equally on emerging talent as well as on the most consolidated trajectories.

The festival is synonymous with commitment to the short film, placing itself at the epicenter of an audiovisual offer endorsed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain as one of the key festivals in the pre-selection of candidates for the Goya Awards. In addition to having since 2016 with the recognition of the AIC (Short Film Industry Association).

Its offer encompasses six competitions at both national and [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Medina del Campo, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of Busan International Short Film Festival
Published: 06 Jan 2021
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부산국제단편영화제 - Busan International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 14 Jan 2021

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OSCAR Qualifiers

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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 40th in 2023.

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  Music Video



Busan, South Korea



 
 
 

 
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Published: 30 Dec 2020
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Skyline Benidorm Film Festival

Deadline: 07 Feb 2021

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The 7th annual Skyline Benidorm Film Festival will be celebrated from the March 25th through April 1st 2023, in the city of Benidorm (Spain).

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Benidorm, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 06 Dec 2020
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부산국제단편영화제 - Busan International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 04 Jan 2021

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OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

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 40th in 2023.

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  Music Video



Busan, South Korea



 
 
 

 
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Published: 02 Dec 2020
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Festival de Cine de Bogotá

Deadline: 01 Jun 2021

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Internationally, the Festival will award the Best Film, among the first three feature films of a director who has not yet made the fourth, with the Pre-Columbian Circle in its Gold, Silver and Bronze categories and the Pre-Columbian Gold Circle for Best Director, Best Social Documentary, Art and the Environment., Among the first three films. At the national level, the Pre-Columbian Gold Circle will be awarded for Best Colombian Film short and feature films.

Sidebars: International Short Films, Animation, Sacred Films, Films for Children.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bogotá, Colombia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 26 Nov 2020
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International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) Golden Kuker- Sofia

Deadline: 28 Feb 2021

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CHECK OUT NANCY DENNEY-PHELPS' ARTICLE ABOUT
THE GOLDEN KUKER FESTIVAL HERE
https://www.awn.com/blog/11th-golden-kuker-international-animation-festival-1-6-september-2020-sofia-bulgaria

The International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) Golden Kuker- Sofia run for the first time in October 2010 in Sofia. Named after Proyko Proykov (legendary Bulgarian animator) it is the first animation festival from the new century. One of the most attractive events in the arts calendar of Bulgaria takes place every spring in May. It is organised by the Bulgarian Association of The Independent Artists and Cartoon Animators an NGO chaired by Mrs. Nadezhda Slavova (cartoon artist, director, filmmaker and author of numerous animation films). The Association aims to connect animators, support their [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Sofia, Bulgaria



 
 

 
Logo of FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival
Published: 25 Nov 2020
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Fidba, Festival Internacional De Cine Documental de Buenos Aires

Deadline: 28 Feb 2021

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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  Music Video



Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina



 
 
 
 
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Published: 24 Nov 2020
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Premios Quirino

Deadline: 07 Jan 2021

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Os Prêmios Quirino nascem da necessidade de reconhecer o talento na indústria da animação ibero-americana, criando laços e redes entre ambos os lados do oceano.

O evento reúne, portanto, a florescente indústria latino-americana, junto com a de Portugal, Andorra e Espanha, construindo uma verdadeira irmanação para o desenvolvimento conjunto do grande mercado que é a Ibero-América.

Além de reconhecer os melhores trabalhos de animação ibero-americana em nove categorias, os Prémios Quirino servem de marco para o Fórum de Coprodução e Negócios. Cem empresas de vinte países participam todos os anos em reuniões B2B.

Os prêmios foram nomeados em honra do criador do primeiro longa-metragem de animação da história. Em 1917, Quirino Cristiani dirigiu “El Apóstol” (O Apóstolo), uma [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain