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Message To Man

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The 33rd International Documentary, Short and Animated Film Festival Message to Man will take place on September 22 –September 30, 2023 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The history of Message to Man Festival spans three decades of documentary films, short feature films and animation. The Festival was founded in 1989 in Leningrad by director Mikhail Litvyakov. Today, he is the Honorary President of Message to Man. Alexei Uchitel – director of documentary and feature films, People’s Artist of Russia – became President of the Festival in 2010.The Festival brings thousands of spectators to the city’s cinemas. Three competitions constitute the central part of the Festival’s programme. Full-length and short documentaries, feature and animation films compete on equal footing for the Grand [...]








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Logo of Sax International Film Festival
Published: 19 Feb 2022
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Sax International Film Festival

Deadline: 11 Jun 2022

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GOYA Qualifiers

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The International Film Festival of Sax, in the province of Alicante (Spain), Goya Awards qualifier, stems from the initiative of the filmmaker Miguel Herrero Herrero. Since its creation in 2006,
the festival has the support of Sax City Council but is also backed by: Generalitat Valenciana, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH), Universidad de Alicante, (UA), Diputación de Alicante, ... This, the fourteenth edition of the Film Festival, is the online special edition, a competition for the best short film and project feature films. Encounters and a Master Class for Filmmakers are held hosted by recognized professionals such as the actors Aldo Sambrell, Carlos Santos, Gonzalo García Pelayo, the composer Luis Ivars, the writer and critic Carlos Aguilar...

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Sax, Spain



 
 
 
 
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Published: 17 Feb 2022
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SHORT FILM FESTIVAL K-LIDOSCOPI

Deadline: 30 Jun 2022

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GOYA Qualifiers

Short film festival

Selection Festival for the GOYA AWARDS.

Short Film Festival for three categories:
Fiction, Animation, Documentary

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



CULLERA, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival
Published: 16 Feb 2022
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Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Jun 2022

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The Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival is organised by Les Films du Spectre, a non-profit making association dedicated to genre cinema, which includes fantasy, horror, science-fiction and thrillers.

In addition to the Festival’s international prizes, as a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation, it also awards the Silver Méliès for the best European fantastic film.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Strasbourg, France



 
 
 
 
Logo of Certamen Nacional de Cortometrajes de L`ALFÀS DEL PI
Published: 12 Feb 2022
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Certamen Nacional de Cortometrajes de L`ALFÀS DEL PI

Deadline: 15 May 2022

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GOYA Qualifiers

Short film festival

XXXV NATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION OF L’ALFÀS DEL PI

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



L’Alfàs del Pi , Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Message To Man
Published: 09 Feb 2022
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Message To Man

Deadline: 15 Jun 2022

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HIGHLIGHTED

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Short film festival

Feature film festival

The 33rd International Documentary, Short and Animated Film Festival Message to Man will take place on September 22 –September 30, 2023 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The history of Message to Man Festival spans three decades of documentary films, short feature films and animation. The Festival was founded in 1989 in Leningrad by director Mikhail Litvyakov. Today, he is the Honorary President of Message to Man. Alexei Uchitel – director of documentary and feature films, People’s Artist of Russia – became President of the Festival in 2010.The Festival brings thousands of spectators to the city’s cinemas. Three competitions constitute the central part of the Festival’s programme. Full-length and short documentaries, feature and animation films compete on equal footing for the Grand [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Saint-Petersburg, Russia



 
 
 
 
Logo of Molins Horror Film Festival
Published: 02 Feb 2022
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Molins Horror Film Festival

Deadline: 14 Aug 2022

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Molins Film Festival was established in 1973 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona). In October-November 2023 we will hold the 42th edition.

Known as TerrorMolins, the Festival consists of a competitive Feature Films Official Sections, Short Films Official Section, Retrospectives, Documentaries, Live shows, Workshops, Networking/Pitching, projections for high-schools, projections for children... and one of the oldest horror movies marathon in the world, our 12 Hours Horror Movies Marathon (1973) ...

MHFF - Molins Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals dedicated solely to horror in Spain and in Europe. The Festival is a member of the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Molins de Rei, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of International Cine a la calle Short Film Festival
Published: 29 Jan 2022
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International Cine a la calle Short Film Festival

Deadline: 20 Mar 2022

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International Festival

Short film festival

This call addresses every person, collective, agencies, exhibitions and producers that have produced and/or own the exhibition rights of audivisual pieces of short length and of documentary, argumentative, experimental and videoart nature; on movie film, video or animation formats.

FICICA will take place from 15th to 19 th of August in Barranquilla, Colombia and through virtual channels. You are all welcome to visit us!

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Barranquilla, Colombia



 
 
 
 
Logo of Cortogenia International short film festival
Published: 01 Jan 2022
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Cortogenia International short film festival

Deadline: 10 Sep 2022

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Cortogenia is short film festival held all year along.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Madrid, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Oldenburg International Film Festival
Published: 19 Dec 2021
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Oldenburg International Film Festival

Deadline: 17 Jun 2022

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In 2021, “The Biggest Little Fest In Europe” was heralded as "One of the World's Leading Indie Film Fests"- 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 [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Oldenburg, Germany



 
 
 
 
Logo of FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival
Published: 14 Dec 2021
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FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival

Deadline: 30 May 2022

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HIGHLIGHTED

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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



Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina