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OFFline Film Festival

OFFline Film Festival offers the audience a range of film activities such as workshops, screenings, filmmaking and opportunities to meet with film directors in talk-back sessions. 

Films from around the world are screened during the five day festival at numerous venues throughout the town of Birr. Workshops catering for many elements of film such as special effects make-up will take place. 

The winners of the festival's 72-Hour Filmmaking Challenge are guaranteed a slot at Galway Film Fleadh and a prize fund to the value of €4,000 including film rental equipment and cash.

 

Cellar Door Film Festival is Now Accepting Submissions!

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Every filmmaker starts with their first camera; every festival starts with its first film. Ottawa’s newest film festival, Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF), is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2014 inaugural edition of the festival.   CDFF invites filmmakers to submit speculative films of both short and feature lengths. This includes films made within the genres of: horror, thriller, science-fiction, fantasy, avant-garde, experimental, the supernatural, alternative history,...

Call for Entries

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30th Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival Come and submit your short films (fiction, experimental or documentary; max length 30 min) to our competitions, with their international, experimental or German sections, and from 3 June to 9 June 2014 let’s celebrate the short film here in Hamburg: cinema’s least compromising, most daring and most experimental art form.   And for the youngest cinema fans: The 16th Mo&Friese Children’s Short Film Festival, 1 June to 9 J...

TODAY Is the ABSOLUTE LAST DAY to ENTER!!! (WE NEED SHORTS!!!)

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ENTER TODAY THROUGH OUR SITE! ENTER TODAY THROUGH WITHOUTABOX!   MISSION & OBJECTIVE The itsFILM.com International Short Film Competition was created to help locate fresh new voices in filmmaking, and give them the tools and promotional opportunities they deserve.  ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The itsFILM.com Online Magazine and Industry Network is proud to sponsor this festival. Our Overall Winner will receive a trip to the 2014 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, where his/her short fi...

Final deadline extended to October 15th : The itsFILM.com International Short Film Competition

Final-Extended Deadline October 15th http://www.shortscompetition.com    The itsFILM.com International Short Film Competition was created to help locate fresh new voices in filmmaking, and give them the tools and promotional opportunities they deserve.  The itsFILM.com Online Magazine and Industry Network is proud to sponsor this festival. Our Overall Winner will receive a trip to the 2014 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, where his/her short film will be featured at an indu...

The XPOSED International Queer Film Festival

The XPOSED International Queer Film Festival is Berlin's only Queer Film Festival which kicks off the Berlin Pride Month. The Festival focuses each year on a specific land or region dedicated to screening independent, artistic, experimental and smart short and feature films. XPOSED also screens a Queer German Shorts program as well as the widely popular International Queer Shorts Program. All films screening in competition are up for the coveted LOLLY AWARDS!

Deadline for New York No Limits Film Series Event on 8/29 in NYC

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Today 7/30 is the deadline for the NYNL film series short film night on 8/29 at The Wild Project in NYC.  All genres and film categories are accepted. Running time limit is 30 minutes. Foreign language, experimental, music video and student films are strongly encouraged to submit. Our emphasis is on micro independent film.  To submit visit our website at http://www.newyorknolimits.com and visit the submission page. Contact us at info@newyorknolimits.com. Lineup announcement is 8/7.&n...

Send your short film to Iceland

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The Northern Wave Internatnional Film Festival is now open for entry! The deadline is the 15th of August 2013. The festival takes place in a picturesque fishing village in the West of Iceland on the weekend of the 15th-17th of November.  The Northern Wave weekend consist of a numerous screenings of a variety of international short films. The program also includes a lecture from a professional from the film industry, a fish soup competition at the local fish market and numerous concerts and...

Let's All Be Free Film Festival

MISSION & OBJECTIVE:


The Let’s All Be Free Film Festival explores and celebrates what 'being free' means to people all over the world, via the medium of film.

We seek to create a comfortable and open forum that will encourage constructive dialogue and debate around the notion of being free, with the aim of creating greater understanding and awareness around this vital issue. 

We want to use this enhanced knowledge and insight to implement a tangible, positive force for good in the world around us, and inspire others to do the same.

One of the ways we want to achieve this is through creative expression – through the powerful and timeless medium of film. We seek to find the best, boldest and brightest cinematic expressions of being free, and showcase them to the world. We want to know what being free means to YOU.

We welcome anyone who is interested in becoming involved, in whatever way they can. If you have something to say about what being free means to you, then we want to hear it!

 


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:


The Let’s All Be Free Film Festival is one part of a wider creative project, also entitled Let's All Be Free. This cross-platform initiative encompasses many things - the annual film festival; a creative platform for essays, photography, art and music exploring what it means to be free; an online exhibition space and community; a forum for discussion and debate; a regular blog; and short documentaries where people are asked what 'being free' means to them.

More more information about the Let's All Be Free Film Festival, you can check out our dedicated festival website at www.labfff.com.

To find out more about the wider Let's All Be Free project, please visit: www.letsallbefree.com.

The inaugural Let's All Be Free Film Festival was held at the Brunei Gallery in central London from 5th-7th April 2013, and was a resounding success! Hundreds of film-lovers, filmmakers, activists, academics, press, curious participants and the general public gathered to watch nearly 40 superb new short films from around the world – a truly diverse range of fascinating voices that explored what it means to be free.

We hosted panel discussions and audience Q&As with high-profile guests such as BAFTA nominated director Kim Longinotto, Amnesty International, filmmaker and award-winning human rights activist Marijn Poels, civil liberties organisation Liberty, The Equality Trust, Institute for Fiscal Studies economist Prof. Richard Disney, and international filmmakers visiting from across the world to see their film on the big screen.

"The Let’s All Be Free Film Festival was brilliant – I really hope it’s back next year!” (Hannah Khalil, BBC)

“Definitely a bright new star on London’s film festival circuit and hopefully here to stay.” (Life Is A Festival)

"We loved being at Let's All Be Free! Amazing films and people!" (Rachael Henley, actress - Chronicles of Narnia)

"Wow - the Let's All Be Free Film Festival was one of the best independent film festivals I've been to in years." (Maggie Gogler, producer)


Let’s All Be Free was founded in 2012 by award-winning film director Tariq Nasir, who has been exploring issues of equality and what it means to be free all his life. Born in New York to an American mother and a Palestinian father, Tariq has lived in Palestine, Jordan, the UK and the US, and has always wanted to improve communication and understanding between people, a shared aim of the Let’s All Be Free project. 

As well as having extensive experience in conflict resolution and diversity training, he has also led workshops to combat prejudice and has facilitated Jewish-Palestinian dialogue groups. He has always been passionate about cross-cultural activities that aim to promote greater understanding between people.

With its overwhelmingly successful debut, The Let’s All Be Free Film Festival has caught the world’s attention - and we want you to be part of the next one!

International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World, Courts des îles

 

2016- the third edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles.

The perspective of island directors at the heart of the “Courts des îles” Festival

The APICA wishes to highlight island sensitivities from all over the world through their audiovisual and cinematic creations, by gathering them around a unique event: The International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World, Courts des îles.

 

New York No Limits Film Series Early Deadline June 7th for Short Films

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New York No Limits (NYNL) upcoming deadlines include the Early Deadline for upcoming short film series on August 29th in New York at The Wild Project, 195 E. 3rd St. NYC. The deadline to submit for short films is June 7th.  Shorts must be no longer than 29 minutes in length. Any language, style or genre is accepted.  Student films, videos, documentaries etc. accepted.  Please visit our website at http://www.newyorknolimits.com to submit or email us at info@newyorknolimits.com.&n...

New York No Limits Early Deadline Open for short film event on August 29th

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New York No Limits Film Series early deadline for our August 29th Short Film Breakthrough program is now open. The Aug. 29 event will be presented at THE WILD PROJECT in New York City.  The early deadline is June 7th. All genres and styles of short films are accepted. Foreign language films are accepted and strongly encouraged to submit. Short films must be no longer than 29 minutes in length.  Lineup will be annc. Aug. 7th.  NYNL hosts an ongoing series of short film programs t...

Filmplus

FILMPLUS - Forum for film editing and the art of montage

22nd - 25th november in Cologne/Germany

Filmplus is a Cologne based festival honoring the art of film editing and montage. Outstanding editing performances are decorated In the categoeries fiction, documentary and short film (advancement). Furthermore there is an Hommage to a distinguished editor.

The awards are accompanied by a rich film programme, panels and lectures.

Call for entries for the advancement price section ends on 12th july 2013.

For further information please contact us by info@filmplus.de and please also visit www.filmplus.de.
 

NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES Call For Short Film Screenplays

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NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES Call For Entry for its 2013 Screenplay Competition is still open.  The deadline to submit a screenplay is 5/15/13. Please go to our website at http://www.newyorknolimits.com for submission instructions.  The winning screenplay will receive a $4,000.00 prize towards producing the short film. NYNL will announce the award winning screenplay in August 2013. This is an international competition and screenplays from all over the world are accepted.  For ...

New York No Limits Film Series Short Film Call For Entry

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NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES continues its 2013 programming with a short film night on June 27th at NUYORICAN POETS CAFE at 7pm. Films must be no longer than 29 minutes in length from anywhere in the world. All categories of film, style and genre are accepted.  Extended deadline ends on 5/15/13 for short film night on 6/27. Lineup will be announced on 5/25. NYNL is hosting the following short film night on 8/29/13 at The Wild Project in NYC. Early deadline for the short film night ...

The Angeleno Film Festival - October 2013

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The  Angeleno Film Festival is continuing to accept submissions for the 2013 screenings and award ceremony to be held in October of this year!  Short films and features are being accepted to this 3 day festival which will honor both short films and features!  Last year's festival was held September 20, 2012 in the City of the Angels, and you can view photos and the list of winners and nominees at our website www.angelenofest.com. The submission fee for short films and feature...

VIDEOHOLICA 2013 [OUT OF FOCUS!] OPEN CALL

VIDEOHOLICA 2013 INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL 6TH EDITION [OUT OF FOCUS!] OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART 1 – 5 AUGUST 2013, VARNA, BULGARIA VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria starts the new open call for video art submissions for its 6th edition. The 6th VIDEOHOLICA will take place between 1st and 5th August 2013 in Varna, Bulgaria. The theme of VIDEOHOLICA 2013 is [OUT OF FOCUS!]. --- The 6th VIDEOHOLICA edition pleads defocusing...

NYC Independent Film Festival

New York City Independent Film Festival (NYCIndieFF) will hold a physical festival this year. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory and observed throughout. But we are determined to be a celebration of the Independent Filmmaker, documentaries, short and feature-length films and animation. Whether a submission is comedic, dramatic, or something in between, The NYCIndieFF is eager to embrace fresh ideas and storytelling.

Home of the NYC Indie Awards the festival aims to discover the Artist Filmmaker, showcasing them to the entertainment industry and the NYC public. All NYCIndieFF screenings take place in the historic center of NYC, Time Square which is the perfect home for an event geared toward creating incredible opportunities for independent voices.

NYCIndieFF honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Covid Diaries, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay.

NYCIndieFF provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, feature films, music videos, and animated works. With panels, parties and a week-long gathering of fellow indie filmmakers NYCIndieFF is the place to be June 12 to June 19, 2022 This dates may move to accommodate any and all government regulations.

Submit now to be apart of all the excitement and join our community of Filmmakers from around the world. See in this year in NYC in 2022!! 

REGULAR SUBMISSION DEADLINE! Submit Your Short Film!

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NEW! Every submission we receive for our 2013 festival will receive constructive, respectful, and honest feedback.  Screener feedback will be provided after official selections have been announced. The Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford, Florida, is accepting short films in all genres and films with Florida connections. Entries cannot exceed 30 minutes, including credits. There are two ways to submit your film. We highly recommend and prefer you submit through Withoutabox....

SUBMIT YOUR SHORT! 2013 Love Your Shorts Film Festival

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NEW! Every submission we receive for our 2013 festival will receive constructive, respectful, and honest feedback.  Screener feedback will be provided after official selections have been announced. The Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford, Florida, is accepting short films in all genres and films with Florida connections. Entries cannot exceed 30 minutes, including credits. There are two ways to submit your film. We highly recommend and prefer you submit through Withoutabox....

Cine//B_5 deadline coming soon

Cine//B Film Festival 23-30 November, 2012. Santiago de Chile Iternational Competition for Short films & Features Films Deadline for submissions: 14.09.12 www.festivalcineb.com

altcineAction! Submission is open!

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Whether an established or aspiring filmmakers, here’s your chance to shine—and win a full scholarship or production equipment that will jump-start your career. The Balkan film portal altcine.com is holding the first online short film festival for the Balkans. Submissions are open until September 7th and don’t delay: here’s the twist. altcineAction! will screen a maximum of 360 minutes—and films are accepted on a first-come, first served basis. But there’s another ...

9th development filmdays in Austria focus on Madagascar

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The 9th development filmdays take place fro the 30th of november until the 5th of december in cinemas in austria/europe. 2012 we bring movies from and about madagascar.   we invite filmmakers and distributors to send us their works but ask to provide only movies which fullfill our criterias which are: - movies should be made in or about madagascar. - we search for short movies, features, documentaries.   looking forward to your entries.   ...
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