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European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux

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DATE AND LOCATION
The 26th edition of the European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux will take place from March 16th to 17th 2023. The projection nights will take place at the UGC Ciné-Cité cinema in Bordeaux.

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The European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux aims to promote the short film format to the Région Aquitaine's audience. It facilitates the access to cinema for a large public, from all ages. It also supports the discovery of talented directors coming from all over Europe.,It’s a way for the filmmakers to be appreciated by a jury, no matter if they are mere enthusiasts or professionals.





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Published: 24 Sep 2022
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!Films International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 28 Feb 2023

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Due to COVID-19 crisis we are postponing our event to December. Stay Tuned with us to know further Information. You can also mail us at ifilmsfest@gmail.com for any query. Please do not review before solving your query with us through email.

It is going to be the Live Short Film Festival of all time. Come Join in and make this Event a Success. !films International Short Fest is conducting an innovative International short film festival and invites participation from aspiring and upcoming independent filmmakers. A unique short film Festival, focusing on opportunity creation for global filmmakers.

iFilms International Short Film Festival stands being a new organization in the area of film festival, which will make endeavors towards imparting a novel identity to the world [...]

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Pune, India



 
 
 
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Spello International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Jan 2023

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“SPELLO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL” 2022

THE WINNERS OF THE FIFTH EDITION ARE:

BEST SHORT
A Moment of Magic
Director Andrea Casadio

SPECIAL GIURY PRICE
Intolerance
Directors Giuliano Giacomelli, Lorenzo Giovenga

Spello is a wonderful old medieval village with amazing history, art, tradition, nature, food and wine, in the beautiful Italian region of Umbria.

Spello is placed in the centre of Italian area between Florence, Perugia and Rome.
…… a film finishes and everyone stands up to leave the screening room, the film credits are however still being shown, and in doing so the immense work by those professionals, who contributed to the making of the film with passion and professionalism, is overlooked. How much hard work and sacrifice has been involved? Who are these [...]

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Spello, Italy



 
 

 
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SHORT FILM SLAM presented by The Madlab Post

Deadline: 23 Nov 2022

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The Short Film Slam is a bimonthly competition presented by The Madlab Post that focuses on providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work. Each round, a selection of up to twelve short films will be screened for local audiences who get to cast a vote for their favorite film. The highest rated film at live screenings will be declared "Movie of the Month" during the following month. The highest rated "in-competition" films from each live and online screening room will advance to the final round. All finalists get to compete for a total of $1,000 in prize money during the final round and festivities preceding the 2022 shnit Cinemas screening in Philadelphia.

Since 2012, The Madlab Post has promoted community outreach and engagement through [...]

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Philadelphia, United States



 
 
 
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Sunfest International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 31 Mar 2023

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WELCOME TO SUNFEST ISFF 2023 !

The SUNFEST exists to celebrate the art of cinema and to create a shared experience around film. We are a non-profit international independent film festival programming shorts & Documentary and strive to bring the best films the industry has to offer to our community from home and abroad. Our programmers aim to faster new talent and help filmmakers connect with the global industry. We are also dedicated to educating and developing audiences for international and independent cinema screening the kind of innovative, visionary work that may not normally achieve distribution in this area.

The Juries will award our filmmakers in over all individual categories. Our selection committee is also made up of a group of industry professionals from various [...]

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Mumbai, India




 
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Serbest International Film Festival (SIFF)

Deadline: 30 Jun 2023

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The Serbest International Film Festival has been organized to showcase the work of film makers from around the world. Its aim is to discover new directors and screenwriters from the world of cinema and give clear support and encouragement to them, but it is also a space where they will represent and promote their work. We especially encourage those who through new innovative approach to the topics can offer a new more human vision of the world in which we live.SIFF is a cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film.

The idea of a new film festival emanated from the dire need for a wider space to present films by many new filmmakers from the region and all over the world.The Serbest International Film Festival brings together the [...]

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Kishinev, Moldova



 
 
 
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Bombshell Movie Awards

Deadline: 20 Nov 2022

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The Bombshell Movie Awards festival wants to reward excellence in independent film with creators and fans alike.

Our event takes place at the Boom Boom Room in St. Louis, Missouri - a staple of Washington Ave. entertainment.

Every film that is submitted to Best Feature or Best Short Film is automatically entered into the award categories for Best Actress / Actor, Cinematography, Director, Comedy, Drama, Horror / Thriller, and Score. You do not need to pay extra to be considered for those awards.

All film genres are accepted at the Bombshell Movie Awards.

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St. Louis, United States



 

 
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Published: 23 Sep 2022
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Censurados Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Dec 2022

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Censurados Film Festival is committed to freedom of expression, human rights and diversity through the screening of films and the organization of artistic and educational activities. We seek to create a dialogue space about censorship, where the diversity of voices and ideas can freely express themselves.

We exhibit films that have been censored or have found barriers for their broadcast for political, social, economic, religious reasons, among others.
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Lima, Peru



 
 
 
 
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Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival

Deadline: 30 Apr 2023

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Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Portugal, reaching its 31st edition in 2023.

Assuming as the main objective the promotion and diffusion of cinematographic and audio-visual works, selected according to quality criteria, Curtas Vila do Conde focus on the discovery of new films and filmmakers and also on the recognized legacy of Cinema.

Short film competitions with animations, documentaries, fiction films, experimental films, and music videos, produced in 2022 or 2023, no longer than 60 minutes (exception made, under 30 minutes duration limit, for Curtinhas – youth and children; My Generation - competitive section aimed for teenagers; Take One! – student films; and music videos), preferably with subtitles in [...]

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Vila do Conde, Portugal



 
 
 

 
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Published: 23 Sep 2022
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FESTIVAL DE CORTOS PARA TIEMPOS LARGOS

Deadline: 16 Oct 2022

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The Festival of Short Films for Long Times is a commitment that was born in 2020 in the midst of the global health crisis due to Covid-19, where the main measure was mandatory isolation, which produced endless artistic manifestations from the homes, turning the place we inhabit into a scene of cultural and artistic expressions that were a reason for hope, union and fraternity with people from all over the world.

In this way, the festival was a space to share all the talents and expressions from the audiovisual, as well as becoming a space for learning through workshops, talks and conferences held during the month of June of that year.

For the year 2022, the Festival de Cortos para Tiempos Largos re-emerges as a space that seeks to unite and transform the different ones that [...]

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Pereira, Colombia



 
 
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Standalone Film Festival & Awards

Deadline: 10 Oct 2022

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The Standalone Film Festival & Awards is in the 2nd Season. In the 1st season, Mr. Kumaar Aadarsh visioned to bring independent filmmakers together from all across the world, and his vision became true. 1st time, in a 7 days festival 143 independent films from all over the world were shown at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood from August 06 to 12. On August 12, 2021, in spite of COVID restrictions, facilitated 43 categories of Awards. Kumaar is an Indian movie-maker, distributor, exhibitor, and actor based in Mumbai. Being an independent filmmaker he understands the problems of standalone makers. Producing films and making money from those are totally different compartments. On August 12, 2021, during the Award show, he promised to assist all filmmakers who [...]

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Los Angeles, United States