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ShorTS International Film Festival

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ShorTS International Film Festival (ShorTS IFF) is organised by the Maremetraggio Association.
Since 2000, ShorTS IFF has been a landmark for short films and up and coming cinematographers at international level. In every edition, ShorTS IFF aims to make the short film genre known to a broad and heterogeneous audience, with particular attention to children and teenagers, and to showcase the recent developments in the field of new technologies.








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Logo of CARTOONCLUB INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION CINEMA, COMICS AND GAMES
Published: 24 Nov 2020
Film festival
Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



CARTOONCLUB INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION CINEMA, COMICS AND GAMES

Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Call for entries

EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

Cartoon Club – International Festival of Animation Cinema, Comics and Games, now at its 38th edition, is one of the best known festivals in the Italian scene.

It is a remarkable window for animation works, short films in particular – fiction, educational, experimental, computer graphic – and with a whole section solely dedicated to comics: Riminicomix.

The Festival features SHORT ANIMATED FILMS in various sections:

Cartoon Club Award, open to short animated films made by professional filmmakers and production companies.

XXV Signor Rossi Award, open to animated films made by secondary school and university students, and by the students of animation film schools.

Cartoon Kids Award, among the submitted films the Festival direction will select, at its own discretion, some [...]

 Animation



Rimini, Italy



 
 
 
 
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Published: 07 Nov 2020
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Short films



ShorTS International Film Festival

Deadline: 28 Feb 2021

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

ShorTS International Film Festival (ShorTS IFF) is organised by the Maremetraggio Association.
Since 2000, ShorTS IFF has been a landmark for short films and up and coming cinematographers at international level. In every edition, ShorTS IFF aims to make the short film genre known to a broad and heterogeneous audience, with particular attention to children and teenagers, and to showcase the recent developments in the field of new technologies.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Trieste, Italy



 
 
 

 
Logo of Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives
Published: 02 Nov 2020
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Feature films



Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives

Deadline: 01 Apr 2021

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives is known internationally as the cinematic event entirely dedicated to life stories and to quality cinema. Biografilm Festival is organised by the Fanatic About Festivals association, under the Artistic Direction of Chiara Liberti and Massimo Benvegnù.

Biografilm Festival – International Celebration of Lives promotes growth, development, knowledge, dialogue and inclusivity through the use of the World cinematic language in all its forms of art, entertainment and industry, focusing on real lives and stories, creating a free, democratic space with no distinction.

For the upcoming 19th edition of Biografilm Festival we are pleased to officially launch the call for both national and international films to participate in [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Bologna, Italy



 
 
 
 
Logo of Tirana International Film Festival
Published: 27 Oct 2020
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Short films
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Tirana International Film Festival

Deadline: 24 Jun 2021

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is the first international film festival created in 2003 as one of the most important cinematic events in Europe.

We are thrilled and honored to be approved as an official Academy Awards® and European Film Awards qualifying festival, it’s truly a tremendous opportunity for our filmmakers and future Best Short Film Award winners also for Student Academy Awards (SAA).

TIFF aims to create in Albania, as well as in the region, a cultural center of worldwide alternative and independent cinema. Albania is a solar, enthusiastic and friendly country and besides the “strong competition” TIFF aims at the same time to be a meeting point of cultures, where people of Tirana, the guests and all those who love films will have a [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Tirana, Albania



 
 
 

 
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Published: 22 Oct 2020
Film festival
Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo

Deadline: 15 Jan 2021

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

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



 
 
 
 
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Published: 22 Oct 2020
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Short films



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



 
 
 

 
Logo of NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival
Published: 20 Oct 2020
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NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Apr 2021

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EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

The tenders are invited for the Neum Animated Film Festival 2022.

The Tenders are invited for the participation in the Competition Part of Neum Animated Film festival 2022. Deadline is antil 01.04.2022. The Neum Animated Film Festival shall take place from 26.06. till 02.07.2022. in Neum

Animated films (duration 15 minutes) can participate. Author can report 3 films. Films that propagandize racism and pornography will not enter competition program. All registrations must fulfill next: 1.HD file of film 2. Filled and signed entry form 3. Photography and biography of director 4. 3 photos from film (minim.) 5. Declaration of author if he is willing to work with children during the camp.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina



 
 
 
Logo of DocsBarcelona, International Documentary Film Festival
Published: 14 Oct 2020
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Short films
Feature films



DocsBarcelona, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental

Deadline: 03 Dec 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

DocsBarcelona International Documentary Film Festival is a festival specialized in the documentary genre, consisting of competitive international sections, non-competitive sections and master classes. All of the films that make up the different sections will be selected by an international programmers committee.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Barcelona, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Palencia International Film Festival
Published: 06 Oct 2020
Film festival
Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



Muestra de Cine Internacional de Palencia

Deadline: 13 Dec 2020

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

The Palencia International Films Festival is organised by the Association Friends of the film and the Popular University of Palencia.
This edition is number 32, and during all these years, our philosphy has been considering cinema a tool of development and social cohesion.

Our festival colaborates with the Spanish Cinema Academy, and its a qualifyer festival for the GOYA shortfilm Awards.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Palencia, Spain



 
 
 
 
Logo of FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival
Published: 06 Oct 2020
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FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival

Deadline: 22 Feb 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  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Espinho, Portugal