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Key
ani = animated films
doc = documentaries
educ = educational films
exp = experimental/innovative
fant = fantasy films

flf = full-length features
gen = general subject matter
hor = horror films
ind = industrial films
kid = children's films

new tech = new technology
retro = retrospectives
sci-fi = science fiction
shorts = short films
vid = videos

TBA means date is yet to be announced.

Figures in parentheses before telephone or fax numbers represent the country code and area code.

Albania

TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Rr. A. Toptani, Torre Drin,
Shoping Center, Nr 28
P.O. Box 8361
Tirana, Albania
tel: (355-68) 306-7636
e-mail: info@tiranafilmfest.com
website: www.tiranafilmfest.com
contact: Ilir Butka
deadline: TBA
formats: 35mm, Betacam SP, DVD
categories: ani, doc, exp, shorts
no fee
competitive
comments: "As a unique cinematographic event in Albania, TIFF will be supported by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Albania and the City Hall of Tirana. For seven days in a row, there will be screened short films from Balkans, European and worldwide filmmakers, categorized in fiction, documentary, animated and experimental. During the festival everybody has the chance to take part everyday in press conferences,TV talk-show, seminars, workshops, retrospectives screenings, etc."

INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE film + arc.graz
(November 2011; this is a biennial event.)
Hallerscholsstrasse 21
A - 8010 Graz, Austria
tel: (43-316) 356-155
fax: (43-316) 356-156
e-mail: artimage@xarch.tu-graz.ac.at
website: http://xarch.tu-graz.ac.at/filmarc/
contact: Charlotte Pochhacker, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: doc, exp, new tech, retro, shorts, vid
no fee
competitive

DIAGONALE
(March 2010)
Verein zur Fšrderung des šsterreichischen Films
Zollergasse 31, 4. Stock (Entrance Mondscheing. 15)
1070 Wien
Vereinsregisterzahl: XV-6139
Austria
tel: (43-1) 526-6089
fax: (43-1) 526-6124
e-mail: wien@diagonale.at
website: www.diagonale.at
contact: Sandra Mrkwa
deadline: TBA
theme: Films (co-)produced in:Austria, Albania, Bosnia/Herzegowina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kroatia, Macedonia, Poland, Rumania, Serbia-Montenegro, Slowenia,Turkey, Cyprus, the Baltic States, Malta, Slowakia, the Czech Republic, the Ukraine, and Hungary
categories: all
formats: all
no fee
competitive

GRAND PRIX CIFFT: INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF TOURISM FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Schaumburgergasse 18
1040 Vienna, Austria
tel: (43-1) 505-5337
fax: (43-1) 505-5307
e-mail: info@cifft.com
website: www.cifft.com
contact: Petra Popovic
deadline: TBA
theme: tourism films
formats: DVD
fee: 250€
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The principal objective of the non-conventional CIFFT Festival is to maintain an international platform encouraging global tourism through the audio-visual media. The CIFFT competition ought to upgrade the audio-visual artwork in its creative and marketing-oriented presentation. It successfully sustains the line of promoting the tourism film knowledge through press and other media. Taking place annually this 'Festival of the Festivals' awards the Grand Prix CIFFT to the worldbest tourism film."

SHORTSKURZ FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Fuenfhausgasse 5
Vienna, Austria
tel: (43-1) 897-3846
fax: (43-1) 897-3846
e-mail: info@shortskurz.com
website: www.shortskurz.com
contact: Tonia Walsh
deadline: TBA
theme: 8 minutes or less, theme for 2004 is FLY
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, gen, shorts
formats: DVD, mini DV, Betacam SP, VHS, DIJcam; Finalists to submit on Betacam SP
competitive
fest organizers say: "An open air event held on one night. 2004 is the premier year! Films up to 11 minutes and not including the theme 'fly' will be allowed this year only!"

VIENNALE: VIENNA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2009)
Siebensterngasse 2
1070 Vienna, Austria
tel: (43-1) 526-5947
fax: (43-1) 523-4172
e-mail: office@viennale.at
website: www.viennale.at
contact: Catrin Seefranz
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, flf, doc
no fee
non-competitive

INTERNATIONALE WIRTSCHAFTSFILMTAGE
(April 2010)
Schaumburgergasse 18
1040 Wien
Austria
e-mail: info@filmservice.at
website: www.wirtschaftsfilmtage.com
contact: Alexander V. Kammel
deadline: TBA
theme: corporate videos, image films
categories: ind, newtech
formats: DVD
fee: € 290
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Internationale Wirtschaftsfilmtage are held since 1962 and thus the oldest festival for corporate films in the german speaking countries. Every second year films from Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and South Tyrol compete in Vienna to win the Grand Prix Victoria. Tourism is one of the main categories. It is a 2 day event. Films are preselected by an international jury and are competing in front of the public and the jury for Golden Victorias and the Grand Prix."

Belguim

BRUSSELS CARTOON AND ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL
(February 2010)
Folioscope a.s.b.l.
rue de la Rhetorique 19
1060 Brussels, Belgium
tel: (32-2) 534-4125
fax: (32-2) 534-2279
e-mail: info@folioscope.be
website: www.awn.com/folioscope
contact: Philippe Moins/Doris Cleven
deadline: TBA
theme: animation
categories: flf, shorts, computer ani
formats: 13mm, 35mm, Video (Betacam)
no fee
non-competitive

BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF
FANTASTIC FILMS
(March 2010)
8 rue de la Comtesse de Flandre
1020 Brussels, Belgium
tel: (32-2) 201-1713
fax: (32-2) 201-1469
e-mail: peymey@bifff.org
website: www.bifff.org
contact: Bozzo Freddy
deadline: TBA
theme: fantasy, sci-fi and thrillers
categories: flf, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Betacam SP, Digital Video, DVD
no fee
competitive & non-competitive sections

COURTISANE FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILM AND NEW MEDIA
(April 2010)
Courtisane vzw
Scheldestraat 169
9040 gent
tel/fax: (32-9) 219-9143
e-mail: info@courtisane.be
website: www.courtisane.be
contact: Thierry Vandenbussche
deadline: TBA
theme: short film/video and new media projects
categories: dig, doc, educ, exp, fant, gen, hor, newtech, sci-fi, shorts
formats: pre-view - VHS (pal&NTSC) screening is Beta
no fee
competitive
Fest organizer say: "Founded in 2001, COURTisane festival for short film, video & new media is a annual event dedicated to the work of short film and video makers and new media artists. The festival is focused on the artistc, aesthetic and fun side of independent filmmaking."

GHENT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 12-23, 2010)
Leeuwstraat 40b
9000 Gent / Gand
Belgium
tel: (32-9) 242-8060
fax: (32-9) 221-9074
e-mail: info@filmfestival.be
website: www.filmfestival.be
contact: Jacques Dubrulle
deadline: August 1, 2010
categories: ani, doc, fant, flf, hor, kid, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 35mm, HDCam, DCP, Betacam SP or DigiBeta (Pal & NTSC) et DVCam.
competitive

KING NOBEL INTERNATIONAL INTERNET FILM VIDEO FESTIVAL
(January 2010)
Baljuwweg, 1
B-9080 LOCHRISTI
Belgium
tel: (32-9) 355-7114
fax: (same as above)
e-mail: Bernard.Benoot@ping.be
website: www.ping.be/film
contact: Bernard Benoot
deadline: TBA
categories: no limitations
formats: no limitations, but screening with video cassette VHS, SVHS, Video8 or Hi8
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Please visit our website. Only entry forms sent over the Internet will be accepted. Each participant will get their own page on our website with the description of their film and the participation status of their film during the festival."

Bosnia

NEUM ANIMATED FILM FETIVAL: NAFF
(June 2010)
Stepeniste agava 8
88 390 NEUM Bosna i Hercegovina
tel/fax: (387-36) 880-320
e-mail: sanja.rajic_banjac@tel.net.ba
website: http://NAFF.ba
contact: Sanja Rajic Banjac, Executive Producer
deadline: TBA
categories: ani
formats: DVD
competitive

RFAF - FIRST INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL IN B&H
(January 2010)
Stepeniste Agava 8
88 390 Neum
Bosnia and Herzegovina
tel/fax: (387-36) 884-334
e-mail: sanja.rajic-banjac@tel.net.ba
website: http://RFAF.ba
contact: Jurinko Rajic
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, shorts
formats: DVD
no fee
competitive

SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Obala Kulina Bana 10
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
tel: (387-71) 668-186
fax: (387-71) 664-547
e-mail: sff@sff.ba
website: www.sff.ba
contact: Paula Gordon, General Manager
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, shorts, doc, ani, kid
competitive

Croatia

ANIMAFEST: ZAGREB WORLD FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILMS
(June 2010)
Kneza Mislava 18
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
tel: (385-1) 461-1808/461-1709/461-1589
fax: (385-1) 461-1807/461-1808
e-mail: animafest@animafest.hr
website: www.animafest.hr
contact: Margit Antauer, Managing Director/Sanja Borcic Toth, Secretary
deadline: TBA
theme: animated shorts lasting 30 seconds to 30 minutes in all genres
categories: ani, exp, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, vid (Betacam)
no fee
competitive

DUBROVNIK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2010)
P.O. Box 480280
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 903-0483
e-mail: info@DUBROVNIKiff.org
website: www.DUBROVNIKiff.org
contact: Ziggy Mrkich
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, flf, gen, kid, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 35mm, DigiBeta SP
fee: USD$35
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Featuring fresh independent films and the hottest new filmmaking talent in one of Europe's oldest and most enchanting cities."

LIBERTAS FILM FESTIVAL, DUBROVNIK - CROATIA
(June 2010)
tel: (385-9) 868-4308
e-mail: petra@libertasfilmfestival.com
website: www.libertasfilmfestival.com
contact: Petra Akarun
deadline: TBA
formats: 35mm, BETA
fee: $40
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Libertas Film Festival will be held in the beautiful old town of Dubrovnik, 'The Pearl of Adritic', a city built in the 7th century, surrounded by protection walls and listed as the World Heritage UNESCO site. Libertas will once again combine the excitement of World and European premieres, discovery of new international and Croatian filmmakers, and the rich culture and history of the region and the city itself."

MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
Tomislav Topic
Baruna Filipovica 12/1
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia
tel: (387-63) 455-125
e-mail: topic@mff.ba
website: www.mff.ba
contact: Tomislav Topic
deadline: TBA
categories: doc, retro
formats: all
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Festival is the initiator of the new relations in the world of culture, there is no elitism, VIP loggias or privileges. Over the years we have succeeded in creating an environment in which no one feels foreign, less valuable or less invited to be a part of this event."

MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL
(July 2010)
Zvonimirova 54
Kneza Mislava 18
10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
tel: (385-1) 464-7700
fax: (385-1) 464-7587
e-mail: mff@motovunfilmfestival.com
website: www.motovunfilmfestival.com
contact: Boris T. Matic
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, shorts (for internet portion)
formats: Motovun Online (Shorts),35mm, All Video Formats
no fee
competitive

TRASH FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
Trash Udruga
"za Trash Film Festival"
P.P. 13
42 001 Varaždin
Croatia
tel: (385-1) 976-0889
e-mail: info@trash.hr
website: www.trash.hr
contact: Festival Committee
deadline: TBA
categories: fant, hor, sci-fi
formats: DVD Region 0
no fee
competitive

VAFI – INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL VARAŽDIN
(April 9-11, 2010)
P. P. 5
42000 Varaždin
Croatia
tel: (385-4)220-6509
e-mail: vafi@vanima.hr
website: www.vanima.hr
contact: Sandra Malenica
deadline: Janury 15, 2010
categories: ani
formats: DVD - PAL
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The winning films will be shown through the following year in the movie theaters across the Croatia in corporation with Croatian Film association with the intention to promote children`s and youth`s film creation."

ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
SC - Savska 25
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
tel: (385-1) 482-9477
fax: (385-1) 459-3691
e-mail: info@zagrebfilmfestival.com
website: www.zagrebfilmfestival.com
contact: Lana Ujdur
deadline: TBA
theme: debut films (first or second works) for feature, short and documentary
categories: doc, flf, shorts
formats: 35 mm
no fee
competitive

Czech Rebulic

CYPRUS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL - CIFF
(April 2010)
CIFF HQ & Programming Office
P.O. Box 70
Agioi Theodoroi
20003 Corinthia
Greece
tel. (30-697) 208-0441
fax (30-274) 106-0122
e-mail: cyfilm@cytanet.com.cy
website: www.ciff2006.com
contact: Petra Terzi
deadline: TBA
theme: films concerning peace in all aspects of life
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, fant, flf, gen, ind, kid, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: DVD, 35mm
fee: $150
competitive

CYPRUS SMALL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Dimitriou Maurogenous 4 (Apt.003)
2013 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: (357-22) 879-216
Fax: (357-22) 879-217
e-mail: info@filmfestival.com.cy
website: http://filmfestival.com.cy
contact: Yiangos Hadjiyiannis
deadline: by invitation only
theme: creative documentaries
categories: doc
formats: Beta SP, DV/CAM, Mini DV, DVD, 16mm
no fee
non-competitive

Czech Rebulic

ANTI-ANTI-FEST
(August 2010)
P.O. Box 515
Praha 1 111 21
Czech Republic
tel: (420-2) 2251-3616
e-mail: marika@provokator.org
website: www.provokator.org/~mike/phome
contact: Marika Ley
deadline: TBA
theme: short films
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, gen, hor, ind, kid, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: Mini DV (PAL)/DVD (PAL or NTSC)
fee: 15 Euros/$20 USD
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Provokator Anti-Anti-Fest is an all out onslaught of Anti. Heck, we're just contrary. Anti Film – digital and analog short movies; Anti Digital – true celluloid film; Anti Digital Moving Image – true film photographic exhibition. We are an online and hard copy magazine that provides an outlet for writers and others with artistic ambitions. Provokator sponsors events with the intention to foster the creative community locally and globally through the internet. When hosting and promoting happenings, we choose a charitable organization to sponsor. The Festival will be held in the NoD / Roxy complex which features a theatre, television and projection equipment, a gallery, and a café."

EAST OF CENTER FILM FEST
(June 2010)
Instigator Media Group
PO Box 515
111 21 Prague 1
Czech Republic tel: (420-7) 3141-6321
e-mail: eastofcenter@gmail.com
contact: Marika Ley
deadline: TBA
theme: Central and Eastern European films
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, flf, gen, newtech, shorts
formats: DVD, VHS
fee: 15 euros
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "East of Center is a festival in London showcasing new, independent films from Central and Eastern Europe."

JIHLAVA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
tel: (420-7) 7601-2369
fax: (420-5) 6733-3812
e-mail: office@dokument-festival.cz
website: www.dokument-festival.cz
contact: Alena Marcová
deadline: TBA
categories: dig, doc, edu, exp, flf, gen, newtech, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, beta, DV, DVcam
no fee
competitive

KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2010)
Panska1, Prague1
110 00, Czech Republic
tel: (420-2) 2423-5412
fax: (420-2) 2423-3408
e-mail: festival@kviff.com
website: www.kviff.com
contact: Eva Zaoralova, Program Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, doc
formats: 35mm (exceptionally, the 16mm)
competitive and non-competitive

ONE WORLD INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL
(April 2010)
People in Need - Czech Republic
Kavci Hory
140 70 Prague 4
Czech Republic
tel: (420-2) 4101-1555
fax: (420-2) 4101-1559
e-mail: mail@oneworld.cz
website: www.oneworld.cz
contact: Igor Blazevic/Lucas Laichter
deadline: TBA
theme: human rights issues, ethnographic films, globalization, international affairs
categories: doc, animated shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP
no fee
competitive

ZLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
(June 2010)
Academy Center of Tomas Bata University
Mostní 5139
760 01 Zlín
Czech Republic
tel: (420-5) 7759-2275
fax: (420-5) 7759-2442
e-mail: festival@zlinfest.cz
website: www.zlinfest.cz
contact: Ondrej Hrudka
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, flf, gen, kid
formats: 35mm with optical soundtrack; Animated films (15 min. max): 35 mm, Betacam SP, DVD; non-competing films: 35 mm, Betacam SP, DVD, DVCAM
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Together with the festival in Chicago the Zlin festival is the largest film festival for young and teenage audience in the world. The festival is held under the auspices the Czech UNESCO Commission and the Czech UNICEF Commission."

Denmark

AFIA FILM FESTIVAL
(March 2010)
Boegeskovparken 197
DK-8260 Viby J
Ĺrhus, Denmark
tel: (45-28) 262-399
fax: (45-86) 284-028
e-mail: entry@afiafilmfestival.dk
website: www.afiafilmfestival.dk
contact: Annemette Juul
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dog, doc, exp, fant, flf, gen, hor, kid, newtech, sci-fi, shorts
formats: DVD (PAL/NTSC, reg.0 or 2); BetaSP (PAL); 35/16 mm
fee: free submissions by Early deadline; US$ 25 - by regular deadline for all Non-Scandinavian Entries
competitive
Fest organizers say: "For Feature Films Competition only debut features (both fiction and documentary) are accepted.."

BALTICUM FILM & TV FESTIVAL
(June 2010)
Skippergade 8
DK-3740 Svaneke
Denmark
tel: (45-70)230-024
fax: (45-70)230-025
e-mail: cindyjoergensen@bmc.dk
website: www.bmc.dk
contact: Cindy Joergensen
deadline: TBA
theme: films from 9 Baltic Sea countries
categories: docs/film schools - all genres
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Betacam SP
no fee
competitive and non competitive
Fest organizers say: "EXTRA: The Baltic Sea Forum - a unique cofinancing and selling point with a pitching of ideas to an international panel of commissioning editors."

COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Kronprinsensgade 6,1
DK-1114 Copenhagen
Denmark
tel: (45-33) 454-749
fax:: (45-33) 454-745
e-mail: info@copenhagenfilmfestival.com
website: www.copenhagenfilmfestival.com
contact: Richard Engström richard@copenhagenfilmfestival.com
deadline: TBA
categories: flf
formats: 1.85
no fee

NATFILM FESTIVAL
(March 2010)
Store Kannikestraede 6
1169 Copenhagen K
Denmark
tel: (45-33) 120-005
fax: (45-33) 127-505
e-mail: info@natfilm.dk
website: www.natfilm.dk
contact: Kim Foss
deadline: TBA
theme: feature length films only
categories: doc, flf, hor, sci-fi, exp, retro, fant
formats: 35mm, 16mm, BetaCam
no fee
competitive and non-competitive

ODENSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Vindegade 18
DK-5100 Odense C,
Denmark
tel: (45-66)131-372 ext. 4044
fax: (45-65) 914-318
e-mail: off.ksf@odense.dk
website: www.filmfestival.dk
contact: Trine Spliid Bech/Carina Lykke Johannessen
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts, ani, exp, fant
no fee
competitive

Estonia

TALLINN BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Gonsiori 21
10147 Tallinn, Estonia
tel: (372) 631-4640
fax: (372) 631-4644
e-mail: poff@poff.ee
website: www.poff.ee
contact: Tiina Lokk, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, flf, gen, kid, retro, shorts + student films
formats: 35mm, DigiBeta, Beta SP
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Sleepwalkers Student Film Festival: November 13-16, 2008;
Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams: November 19-23, 2008.
Children and Youth Film Festival Just Film: November 22-29, 2008
Main feature film festival: November 28 - December 7, 2008."

Finland

ANIMATRICKS ANIMATION FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
Fleminginkatu 7
00530 Helsinki, Finland
tel: (358-5) 322-2373
e-mail: palikkary@animatricks.net
website: www.animatricks.net
contact: Nick Dorra, Producer
deadline: TBA
categories: ani
formats: 35mm, Digital Beta SP PAL, Betacam SP PAL, DVD
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Accepted are all animated films not exceeding a length of 30 minutes. The competition is open for all animated films with country of origin Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Lithuania or Latvia. Screening copies must have English subtitles OR dialogue lists in original langue AND English. The selection will be made on completed productions. Educational, industrial, advertising and tourist films will not be accepted. At least 70% of films total duration must be animation."

ESPOO CINÉ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
P.O. Box 95
02101 Espoo
Finland
tel: (358-9) 466-599
fax: (358-9) 466-458
e-mail: espoocine@cultnet.fi
website: www.espoocine.org
contact: Satu Elo, Coordinator
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, flf, doc, short, ani, exp, fant, hor, kid, sci-fi, retro
no fee
non-competitive

HELSINKI FILM FESTIVAL: LOVE & ANARCHY
(September 2010)
P.O. Box 889
00101 Helsinki, Finland
tel: (358-9) 6843-5230
fax: (358-9) 6843-5232
e-mail: lanerva@hiff.fi
website: www.hiff.fi
contact: Pekka Lanerva
deadline: TBA
theme: "Love & Anarchy"
categories: flf, shorts, doc, gen, ani, exp, fant, hor, sci-fi
formats: VHS (PAL preferably), 35mm, 16mm, DVD
no fee
non-competitive

KYNNYSKINO DISABILITY FILM FESTIVAL
(April 2010)
Ateneum Hall / KynnysKINO5
Kaivokatu 2
00100 Helsinki, Finland
tel: (358-9) 6850-1132
fax: (358-9) 6850-1199
e-mail: info@kynnyskino.info
website: www.kynnyskino.info/english
contact: Erika Poikolainen / Ismo Helen
deadline: TBA
theme: KynnysKINO5 wants to bring forth different dimensions of “travelling”
categories: shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP, SuperVHS, DV, DVCAM, DVD
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "KynnysKINO5 invites all film and video makers who have personal experience on disability. We also present the invitation to professional filmmakers and students finding partners with disabilities with whom to take part in the competition."

MIDNIGHT SUN FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2010)
Lapintie 16 as. 2
99600 SODANKYLÄ
Finland
tel: (358-16) 1661-4525
fax: (358-16) 1661-8646
e-mail: office@msfilmfestival.fi
website: www.msfilmfestival.fi
contact: Ari Lehtola, Project Manager
deadline: TBA
categories: doc, flf, shorts, vid
formats: 16mm, 35mm
no fee
non-competitive

OULU INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Torikatu 8
90100 Oulu, Finland
tel: (358-8) 881-1293
fax: (358-8) 881-1290
e-mail: oek@oufilmcenter.inet.fi
website: www.ouka.fi/lef
contact: Eszter Vuojala/Pentti Kejonen
deadline: TBA
theme: feature-length children's films
categories: kid, ani
formats: 16mm, 35mm
no fee
competitive

TAMPERE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(March 2010)
P.O. Box 305
FIN-33101 Tampere
Finland
tel: (358-3) 213-0034
fax: (358-3) 223-0121
e-mail: office@tamperefilmfestival.fi
website: www.tamperefilmfestival.fi
contact: Jukka-Pekka Laakso, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts (30 min. or under) - ani, doc, educ, exp, fant, kid, retro, vid
no fee
competitive

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Germany

AUTOVISION FESTIVAL
(September 17, 2011; this is a biennial festival)
Sauerlacherstr. 24
82041 Deisenhofen
Munich, Germany
tel: 49(89) 6665-9860
fax: 49(89) 6665-9889
e-mail: info@auto-vision.org
website: www.auto-vision.org
conatct: Alexander V. Kammel
deadline: TBA
theme: corporate videos, image films
categories: ind, newtech
formats: DVD
fee: € 290
competitive
comments: "AutoVision is an international festival for films, spots, websites, and interactive productions in the automotive industry. The festivals prestigious OttoCar trophies are presented biennially to TV & cinema commercials, TV programs, brand and corporate websites, interactive and multimedia productions, corporate video, informational films, and product presentation films. Categories cover cars, SUVs, trucks, motorcycles, oil companies, suppliers, insurance, and road safety. New categories have been introduced covering video blogs and podcasts, mobile advertising, and interactive campaigns for integrated Internet promotions."

BACKUP_FESTIVAL
(June 5, 2010 - September 5, 2010)
tel: (49-3643) 583929
fax: (49)3643-583701
e-mail: info@backup-festival.de
website: www.backup-festival.de
contact: Juliane Fuchs
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts
formats: 16mm, 35mm, VHS, Beta SP, DV, DVD, MiniDV, MPEG, AVI, Quicktime, RealMedia, DIVX no fee
competitive

BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(February 2011)
Budapester Strasse 50
10787 Berlin, Germany
tel: (49-30) 254-890
fax: (49-30) 2548-9249
e-mail: info@berlinale.de
website: www.berlinale.de
contact: Moritz de Hadeln
deadline: TBA
categories: gen and kid - flf, doc, shorts, ani, retro
no fee
competitive

BFILM + DIGIAL VISION
(October 2010)
Kšpenicker Str.154a
10997 Berlin, Germany
tel: (49-30) 2431-3027
fax: (49-30) 2431-3031
e-mail: info@bfilm.de
website: www.bfilm.de
contact: Andreas Dšhler/Anatol Weber
deadline: three weeks before festival
categories: dig, doc, exp, fant, flf, hor, newtech, sci-fi
formats: 35mm, Beta, DigiBeta, DVD, DV Cam, Mini DV
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Competition is only for digitally shot and produced feature films by young and new German directors

BITFILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Bitfilm GmbH Steintorweg 4
20099 Hamburg, Germany
tel: (49-40) 2484-5110
fax: (49-40) 2484-5111
e-mail: tim@bitfilm.de
website: www.bitfilm-festival.org
contact: Tim Rittmann/Aaron Koenig
deadline: TBA
theme: digitally produced
categories: ani, dig, exp, flf, newtech, shorts
formats: see website
no fee
competitive
comments: "There are six categories looking to be filled with your very many submissions, each winner of one of the categories listed below receives a prize money of 1500 Euros: (1) 3D Space: A categorie for the best entirely computer generated 3D animation; (2) FX Mix: This category welcomes all kinds of digital film hybrids: any combination of live action footage, digital effects, 2D and 3D animation; (3) Flash: Germany's oldest and biggest competition for Flash movies show innovative animations made with Macromedia Flash; (4) 64K Demos: As Germany's first film festival we present the "Demo" screne to a broader audience in a film competition; (5) Machinima: Since 2003 we have organised Europe's first competition for films which were "shot" in real time in virtual 3D environments; (6) Micromovies: Since 2003 this competition is open for films made for mobile devices."

BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA BERLIN
(May 2011)
Tempelhofer Damm 52
12101 Berlin/Germany
tel: (49-30) 782-1621
fax: (49-30) 786-3466
e-mail: bicdance@aol.com
website: www.black-international-cinema.com
contact: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith, Co-founder/Director
deadline: December 31 annually
categories: ani, dig, doc, educ, fant, flf, gen, kid, retro, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Video, DVD
fee: 28,- Euro
competitive
Fest organizers say: "We are an international, intercultural community of persons engaged in achieving increasing understanding and cooperation between individuals and groups in support of democratic procedures and the elimination of violence, religious, ethnic and gender persecution, youth exploitation, homophobia and racial hatred through the process of art, education, culture and dialogue."

BRAUNSCHWEIG FILMFEST
(November 2010)
Hochstrasse 21
D-38102 Braunschweig
Germany
tel: (49-531) 75597
fax: (49-531) 75523
e-mail: filmfest@t-online.de
website: http://forum.gaertner.de/filmfest/index.php
contact: Volker Kufahl, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, flf, kid, retro, shorts
no fee
competitive

CINEMA AFRICA
(November 2010)
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
John-Foster-Dulles Allee 10
10557 Berlin
Germany
tel: (49-30) 3978-7155
fax: (49-30) 394-8679
e-mail: richter@hkw.de
website: www.hkw.de
contact: Franziska Richter
deadline: TBA
theme: South African film
categories: flf
competitive

COLOGNE CONFERENCE: INTERNATIONAL TV & FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
c/o Cologne Conference GmbH
IM Media Park 5b
50670 Köln
Germany
tel: (49-221) 454-3280
fax: (49-221) 454-3289
e-mail: info@cologne-conference.de
website: www.cologne-conference.de
contact: Dr. Martina Richter, Program Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, fant, flf, gen, hor, new tech, retro, sci-fi
formats: VHS PAL cassettes
no fee
competitive

COTTBUS FILM FESTIVAL - FESTIVAL OF EAST EUROPEAN CINEMA
(November 2010)
Werner-Seelenbinder-Ring 44/45
tel: (49-355) 431-070
fax: (49-355) 431-0720
e-mail: info@filmfestivalcottbus.de
website: www.filmfestivalcottbus.de
contact: Roland Rust, Festival Director
deadline: TBA
theme: Eastern European films
categories: flf, kid, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm
competitive

DUISBURGER FILMWOCHE
(November 2010)
c/o VHS
Am Kšnig Heinrich Platz
D-47049 Duisburg
Germany
tel: (49-203) 283-4187
fax: (49-203) 283-4130
e-mail: filmwoche.vhs@uni-duisburg.de
website: www.duisburg.de/filmwoche
contact: Mark Stoehr
deadline: TBA
theme: German speaking documentaries
formats: all
no fee
competitive

FILMFEST EBERSWALDE
(October 2010)
Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 33
16248 Liepe
Germany
tel: (49-333) 627-1157
e-mail: office@filmfest-eberswalde.de
website: www.filmfest-eberswalde.de
contact: Andreas Gläßer
deadline: TBA
theme: "Temptation of the moment."
categories: ani, dig, doc, hor, kid, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, DigiBeta (PAL), Beta SP (PAL), DVD(PAL), MiniDV(PAL)
no fee
competitive

EMERGEANDSEE - BERLIN
(May 2011)
tel: (49-179) 2936-4669
e-mail: kathrin@emergeandsee.org
website: www.emergeandsee.org
contact: Kathrin Schöps
deadline: always August 1
theme: student short films under 10 min.
categories: ani, dig, exp, fant, gen, newtech, shorts
formats: miniDV (Pal), VHS (Pal)
no fee
competitive
comments: "EMERGEANDSEE promotes young creative talent from film schools and art colleges. We have annual events in London, Berlin and Budapest and distribute showreels. We are always looking for creative work. Please see our website for submission details and submission to special programs."

EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL
(April 2011)
Postbox 1861
Lohstr.45A
D-49074 Osnabrüeck
Germany
tel: (49-541) 25779/(49-541) 21658
fax: (49-541) 28327
e-mail: info@emaf.de
website: www.emaf.de
contact: Hermann Noering
deadline: TBA
categories: exp, retro, shorts, vid, new tech
no fee
competitive and non-competitive sections

EXGROUND-DAS FILMFEST
(November 2011)
Jahnstrasse 17
Ernst-Goebel-Strasse 27
65207 Wiesbaden
Germany
tel: (49-611) 174-8227
fax: (49-611) 174-8228
e-mail: info@exground.com
website: www.exground.com
deadline: TBA
theme: American, Asian and international independents
categories: exp, retro, shorts, vid, sci-fi, flf, fant, hor, ani, doc
formats: Super 8, 16mm, 35mm, Video
no fee
competitive

FANTASY FILMFEST
(July 2011)
Rosebud Entertainment
Fregestrasse 36
12161 Berlin
Germany
tel: (49-30) 861-4532
fax: (49-30) 861-4539
e-mail: rosebud_entertainment@t-online.de
website: www.fantasyfilmfest.com
contact: Schorsch Müller
deadline: TBA
theme: science fiction, animation, thrillers
formats: 35mm
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "Every summer in these cities: Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt and Stuttgart."

FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS
(June 2011)
Collini-Center, Galerie
D-68161 Mannheim
Germany
tel: (49-621) 156-0153
fax: (49-621) 291-564
e-mail: info@festival-des-deutschen-films.de
website: www.festival-des-deutschen-films.de
contact: Marija Capek
deadline: TBA
theme: German \"Autorenkino\"
categories: doc, flf
formats: 35 mm, Betacam SP (PAL), Digibeta (Pal), DVD (Pal or NTSC)
no fee
competitive

FILM+
(November 2010)
c/o Schnitt Verlag
Breite Straße 118-120
50667 Köln
Germany
tel: (49-221) 285-8706
fax (49-221) 285-8704
e-mail: haehnel@filmplus.de
website: www.filmplus.de
contact: Cornelis Hähnel
deadline: TBA
theme: Cutter Festival
categories: doc, flf, shorts
formats: all
no fee
competitive

FILMFEST DRESDEN: INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR ANIMATION AND SHORT FILMS
(April 2011)
c/o Filminitiative Dresden e.V.
Alaunstrasse 62
01099 Dresden, Germany
tel: (49-351) 829-470
fax: (49-351) 829-4719
e-mail: info@filmfest-dresden.de
website: www.filmfest-dresden.de
contact: Robin Mallick
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts, ani, doc, exp

FILMFEST HAMBURG
(September 2010)
Postfach 500480
0-22704 Hamburg, Germany
tel: (49-40) 3982-6210
fax: (49-40) 3982-6211
e-mail: FILMFEST-HAMBURG@t-online.de
website: www.filmfesthamburg.de
contact: Josef Wutz, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, kid, shorts, Asia specials, independents
non-competitive

GÖTTINGEN INTERNATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2010)
C/o IWF
Nonnenstieg 72
D-37075 Göttingen
Germany
(49-551) 5024-170
e-mail: info@gieff.de
website: www.gieff.de
contact: Beate Engelbrecht
deadline: TBA
theme: documentaries on socio-cultural processes
categories: all
Formats Accepted: 16mm, 35mm, Digital Betacam, Betacam SP, DVCam, DV, HDV, DVD
fee: 20 Euro/10 Euro (student)
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The festival is partly competitve, e.g. it has a competitin for Student films."

HAMBURG INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
Filmhaus, Friedensallee 7
D-22765 Hamburg
tel: (49-40) 3910-6323
fax: (49-40) 3910-6320
e-mail: festival@shortfilm.com / presse@shortfilm.com
website: www.shortfilm.com
contact: Jürgen Kittel
deadline: TBA
theme: shaking/trembling
categories: shorts, doc
formats: all formats
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The audience decides who is going win the 1000 Euro prize. The Mo&Friese Children's Film Festival Award is worth 1500 Euro and is chosen by a children's jury. The German broadcasting companies Arte and ZDFdokukanal will each select a film to buy and broadcast. Suppoprted by the ZDF dokukanal the Festival will allocate an award for documentaries for the first time. Furthermore the Werkleitz Gesellschaft donated a prize worth 2000 Euro (plus 3000 Euro non-cash benefit). The overall sum of of money is more than 25000 Euro. There will also be two additional special programs. Polyvision will focus on films working with a splitscreen. Again(st) the categories is a program exploring the borders of humor, taste and terror."

INTERFILM: INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF BERLIN
(November 2010)
Tempelhofer Ufer 1A-D
10961 Berlin, Germany
tel: (49-30) 693-2959 / (49-30) 2529-1322
fax: (49-30) 693-2959
e-mail: interfilm@interfilmberlin.de
website: www.interfilmberlin.de
contact: Heinz Hermanns, Director deadline: TBA
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts, student
formats: 16mm, 35mm, BetaSP PAL no fee
Fest organizers say: "International juries will present 'interfilm Short Awards' in the following competitions: International, German, Documentary, Children’s Short Film as well as the categories 'Confrontations – Films Against Violence and Intolerance' and 'Eject – the Long Night of Films that Went Astray'."

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Osterbergstrasse 9
0-72074 Tubingen
Germany
tel: (49-707) 156-960
fax: (49-707) 156-9696
e-mail: Filmtage.Tuebingen@T-online.de
website: www.cityinfonetz.de/filmtage/index.html
contact: Jean-Michel Sidaine, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts, ani, exp
formats: 35mm, 16mm
no fee
non-competitive

INTERNATIONALE GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE
(April 2011)
Postfach 307
95622 Wunsiedel, Germany
tel: (49-923) 24770
fax: (49-923) 24710
e-mail: office@grenzland-filmtage.de
website: www.t-online.de/home/grenzland-filmtage
contact: Lena Wilfert
deadline: TBA
theme: focus on Eastern European productions
categories: shorts, ani, exp, doc, flf, gen, kid, retro
formats: 35mm, 16mm, video
no fee
non-competitive

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL DORTMUND | COLOGNE
(April 17-22, 2012)
c/o Kulturbuero Dortmund
Kuepferstrasse
D-44122 Dortmund
Germany
e-mail: info@frauenfilmfestival.eu
website: www.frauenfilmfestival.eu
tel: (49-231) 50-25162
deadline: TBA
categories: all
formats: all
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "IWFF Dortmund |Colonge showcases films in which women are chiefly responsible for the directing, scriptwriting, sound, camerawork or editing. Int. Debut Feature Film Competition for Women Directors 10.000 Euro), biennial Int. Feature Film Competition for Women Directors (25.000 Euro), biennial National Competition for Women Directors of Photography (5.000), biennial Audience Award (1.000 Euro)."

KUNSTFILMBIENNALE
(October 2010)
c/o SK Stiftung Kultur
Im Mediapark 7
50670 Köln, Germany
tel: (49-221) 225-5745
e-mail: info@kunstfilmbiennale.de
website: www.kunstfilmbiennale.de
contact: Detlef Langer
deadline: TBA
theme: films by visual artists; documentaries about visual artists; feature films with visual arts as the subject, the works must be produced after 2003

categories: exp
formats: 16mm, 35mm, Beta SP, DVD
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The programmatic focus of the Cologne KunstFilmBiennale will be the intersection of visual arts and film.The main prize is sponsored by the Film Foundation North Rhine-Westphalia. It is worth 15,000 euros."

KURZUNDSCHOEN
(February 2011)
Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D-50676 Köln
Germany
tel: (49-221) 201-8917
e-mail: info@art2b.net
website: www.kus.khm.de
contact: Judith Ruzicka/Kerstin Bergmann
deadline: TBA
theme: short formats
formats: Betaca SP Pal, mini DV
fee: 10 Euro
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Kurzundschoen is a competition for young creatives in the area of TV and film spots."

LEIPZIG INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM
(October 2010)
Leipziger Dok-Filmwochen GmbH
GroRe Fleischergasse 11
tel: (49-341) 980-3921
fax: (49-341) 980-6141
e-mail: dok-leipzig@t-online.de
website: www.dokfestival-leipzig.de
contact: Fred Gehler, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, retro, vid
no fee
competitive

MANNHEIM-HEIDELBERG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Collini-Center, Galerie
D-68161 Mannheim
Germany
tel: (49-621) 152-316
e-mail: press@iffmh.de
website: www.iffmh.de
contact: Marija Capek
deadline: TBA
categories: doc, flf, kid, retro
formats: 35mm
no fee
competitive

MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL COLOGNE
(December 2010)
Bonnerstr.211
tel: (49-221) 1707-0661
fax: (49-221) 1707-0699
e-mail: info@kinema-gmbh.de
website: www.mittelmeer-filmfestival.de
contact: Yvonne Eckhardt
deadline: TBA
theme: feature films from Mediterranean directors
categories: flf, retro
formats: 35mm
no fee
competitive

MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL (TUBINGEN-STUTTGART)
(June 2011)
Osterbergstrasse 9
0-72074 Tubingen
Germany
tel: (49-7071) 56960
fax: (49-7071) 569-696
e-mail: Filmtage.Tuebingen@T-online.de
website: www.cityinfonetz.de/filmtage/index.html
contact: Dieter Betz, Director/Andrea Bauer, Assistant
deadline: TBA
theme: productions from countries belonging to the Mediterranean area, max 2-3 years old, only English or German subtitled prints
categories: doc, flf
formats: 35mm, 16mm, VHS, Beta
no fee
non-competitive

MO & FRIESE KINDER FILM FESTIVAL HAMBURG
(June 2011)
Friedensallee 7
22765 Hamburg
Germany
tel: (49-40) 3963-1029
e-mail: kinder@shortfilm.com
website: http://shortfilm.com
contact: Stefanie Glatz
deadline: TBA
theme: shortfilm, childrens film
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, fant, gen, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 35 mm,16mm, 8mm, Beta, mini DV,digital
no fee
competitive

MÜNICH FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH
Sonnenstrasse 21
D-80331 Münich, Germany
tel: (49-89) 3819-9040
fax: (49-89) 3819-0426
e-mail: program@filmfest-muenchen.de
website: www.filmfest-muenchen.de
contact: Eberhard Hauff
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, doc, flf, retro
no fee
non-competitive

MÜNICH FILM FESTIVAL OF FILM SCHOOLS
(June 2011)
Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH
Sonnenstrasse 21
D-80331 Münich, Germany
tel: (49-89) 381-9040
fax: (49-89) 3819-0426
e-mail: programmkoordination@filmfest-muenchen.de
website: www.filmfest-muenchen.de
contact: Eberhard Hauff
deadline: TBA
theme: film school-chosen entries only
categories: gen, doc, flf, retro
formats: 16mm, 35mm
no fee
non-competitive

NIPPON CONNECTION: JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL
(April 2011)
Mertonstrasse 26-28
60325 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
tel: (49-69) 467-114
fax: (49-69) 7982-2987
e-mail: nipponconnection@web.de
website: www.nipponconnection.de
deadline: TBA
theme: Japanese productions or films with Japanese topics only
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, flf, hor, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 16mm, 35mm, 8mm, vid (Betacam SP, S-VHS, VHS)
no fee

OBERHAUSEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
Grillostrasse 34
D-46045 Oberhausen, Germany
tel: (49-208) 825-2652
fax: (49-208) 825-5413
e-mail: info@kurzfilmtage.de
website: www.kurzfilmtage.de
contact: Sabine Niewalda
deadline: TBA
themes: German shorts - 45 min. or less; all others - 35 min. or less
categories: all
formats: 8mm, 16mm, 35mm, S-VHS (PAL, SECAM, NTSC), Beta-SP/PAL, DV, DVCAM (PAL or NTSC)
no fee
competitive

ÖKOMEDIA: INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Ökomedia Institute
Hahsburgerstrasse 9A
D-79104 Freiburg, Germany
tel: (49-761) 52024
fax: (49-761) 555-724
e-mail: oekomedia@t-online.de
website: www.oekomedia-institut.de
contact: Dr. Erika Tränkle-Nielsen
deadline: TBA
theme: environmental films
categories: ani, doc, educ, exp
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, U-matic, S-VHS, VHS, Hi 8
no fee
competitive

OLDENBURG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
Bahnhofstrasse 15
26122 Oldenburg, Germany
tel: (49-441) 925-0855
fax: (49-441) 925-0856
e-mail: tnt@filmfest-oldenburg.de
website: www.filmfest-oldenburg.de
contact: Thorsten Neumann
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, flf, hor, sci-fi, shorts, fant, doc, retro, ani
no fee
competitive

OPEN AIR FILMFEST
(August 2010)
Filmfest Weiterstadt
P.O. Box 1164
D-64320 Weiterstadt
Germany
or
Filmfest Weiterstadt
Kino im Buergerzentrum
Carl-Ulrich-Str. 9 - 11
D-64331 Weiterstadt
Germany
tel: (49-615) 012-185
fax: (49-615) 014-073
e-mail: filmfest@weiterstadt.de
website: www.filmfest-weiterstadt.de
contact: Andreas Heidenreich (international entries)/Mario Rempp (German entries)
deadline: TBA
formats: S-8, 16mm, 35mm, VHS, S-VHS, Beta, Digi-Beta, DV, DVD
categories: all
no fee
non-competitive

PRIX EUROPA
(October 2010)
RBB, 14046
Berlin, Germany
tel: (49-30) 3031-1610
fax: (49-30) 3031-1619
e-mail: ofiice@prix-europa.de
website: www.prix-europa.de
contact: Cathrin Brinkmann
deadline: TBA
theme: films must be from a European country
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, flf, gen, shorts
formats: VHS/Beta
no fee
competitive

PRIX JEUNESSE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
Bayerischer Rundfunk
D-80300 Münich, Germany
tel: (49-89) 5900-2058
fax: (49-89) 5900-3053
e-mail: ks@prixjeunesse.de
website: www.prixjeunesse.de
contact: Ursula von Zallinger
deadline: TBA
theme: kid TV
no fee
competitive

RECOWARD
(January 2011)
Event_Us e.V.
RecOward
Windscheidstraße 18
10627 Berlin
Germany
tel: (49-176) 9641-1424
e-mail: info@recoward.de
website: www.recoward.de
contact: RecMedia
deadline: TBA
theme: only for digital media designer film apprentices
catagories: shorts
formats: dvd, video, pal
no fee

SHORT CUTS COLOGNE
(November 2010)
Koelner Filmhaus
Maybachstrasse 111
50670 Koeln, Germany
tel: (49-221) 2227-1014
fax: (49-221) 2227-1099
e-mail: info@short-cuts-cologne.de
website: www.short-cuts-cologne.de
contact: Stephan Sarasi
deadline: TBA
theme: shorts under 30 min. only, not older than two years
formats: Super 8, 16mm, 35mm, VHS, s_VHS, BetaSP, digital video
no fee
competitive and non-competitive

STUTTGART INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM
(March 2011)
Film- und Medienfestival GmbH
Breitscheidtrasse 4
D-70174 Stuttgart, Germany
tel: (49-711) 9254-6100
fax: (49-711) 9254-6115
e-mail: kontakt@festival-gmbh.de
website: www.itfs.de / www.festival-gmbh.de
contact: Prof. Albrecht Ade, Managing Promgram Director/Andrea Bauer, Program Implementor
deadline: TBA
theme: Cinema Europa: European full-length features produced after June 2001 (competition), hommage, country focus, German focus, films for children/short film section: European short films up to 30 min., produced after June 2001(competition), special programmes
categories: ani, flf, shorts, kid
formats: 16mm, 35mm, Betacam-SP, PAL
competitive and non-competitive sections

TOURA D'OR FILM CONTEST FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
(March 2011)
Kapellenweg 3
82541 Ammerland/Starnberger See
Germany
tel: (49-8) 177-1783
fax: (49-8) 177-1349
e-mail: info@studienkreis.org
website: www.tourador-contest.org
contact: Dr. Dietlind von Laßberg
deadline: TBA
theme: sustainable tourism
formats: DVD, VHS/PAL in English or German Language
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The way people choose their travel destination and the holiday attitudes are increasingly influenced also by the audio-visual media. The TOURA D´OR honours film productions which stand for a socially responsible, environmentally compatible and sustainable tourism."

TUBINGEN-STUTTGART INTERNATIONAL FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Filmtage Tubingen e.V.
Hintere Graben Str. 20
72070 Tubingen, Germany
tel: (49-7071) 56960
fax: (49-7071) 569-696
e-mail: Filmtage.Tuebingen@T-online.de
website: www.cityinfonetz.de/filmtage/index.html
contact: Dieter Betz/Stefanie Schneider
deadline: TBA
theme: productions from French-speaking countries, films from film schools (international), only English or German subtitled prints
categories: ani, doc, exp, flf, retro, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, VHS, Beta
no fee
competitive

UNDERGROUND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Tempelhofer Ufer 1A-D
10961 Berlin, Germany
tel: (49-30) 693-2959/(49-30) 2529-1322
fax: (same as above)
e-mail: interfilm@interfilmberlin.de
website: www.interfilmberlin.de
contact: Heinz Hermanns, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts

UNLIMITED EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
kurzfilmfreun.de / UNLIMITED
Hansaring 98
50670 Cologne
Germany
tel: (49-221) 6777-4116
e-mail: info@kurzfilmfreun.de
website: www.unlimited-festival.de
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts
formats: DVD
competitive

Holland

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - ORENING NIGHTS
(September 2010)
5, BENAKI Str.
152 38 Athens
Greece
tel: (30-210) 606-1363
fax: (30-210) 601-4137
e-mail: festival@pegasus.gr
website: www.aiff.gr
contact: Chistos Mitsis/Orestis Andreadakis
deadline: TBA
categories: gen
formats: 35mm, 16mm, BETA
competitive

CIFF-CYPRUS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
(March 2011)
P.O BOX 70
Agioi Theodoroi 20003
Greece
tel: (30-697) 208-0441
e-mail: ciff@email.com
website: http://ciff2006.com
contact: Petra Terzi
deadline: TBA
theme: rising star film directors
categories: all
formats: 35mm, DVD
fee: 100 Euros
competitive
Fest organizers say: "New local directors have the opportunity to participate with their film in an International Film Festival, to be awarded and to get together with Hollywood people."

THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
9 Alexander Avenue
11473 Athens
Greece
tel: (30-210) 870-6000
fax: (30-210) 644-8143
e-mail: info@filmfestival.gr
website: www.info@filmfestival.gr
deadine: TBA

Holland

AFRICA IN THE PICTURE
(September 2010)
Postbus 16404
1001 RM Amsterdam
tel: (31-20) 622-7151 / (212) 864-5921
fax: (31-20) 627-1544
e-mail: festival@aitp.nl
website: www.africainthepicture.nl
contact: Sasha Dees, Programmer deessasha@cs.com
deadline: May 15, 2010
theme: African and African Diaspora films
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, flf, gen, newtech, sci-fi, shorts
formats: DV-CAM, BETA-SP, DIGI BETA, film: 16mm, 35mm
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Festival now has an audience award."

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL: AMSTERDAM
(March 2011)
P.O. Box 1968
1000 BZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel: (31-20) 626-4436
fax: (31-20) 624-0889
e-mail: filmfestival@amnesty.nl
website: www.amnesty.nl/filmfestival
contact: Leo Hannewijk/Taco Ruighaver
deadline: TBA
theme: human rights
categories: flf, doc, shorts, vid, ani + multimedia
no fee
competitive and non-competitive

AMSTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
244 5th Avenue, Suite 1908
New York, NY 10001
(267) 543-0425
e-mail: info@amsterdamfilmfestival.com
website: http://amsterdamfilmfestival.com/Home/tabid/252/Default.aspx
contact: Gina McClain
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, fant, flf, gen, hor, ind, kid, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: DVD
fee: 24-45 euros
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Held in Amsterdam, the Festival celebrates films that capture both the artistry and progressive nature of world cinema today. Created to recognize and award films that have potential to move audiences and change perceptions, the Amsterdam Film Festival is devoted to filmmakers whose quest is self-expression and communication."

AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (IDFA)
(November 2010)
Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10
1017 RR Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel: (31-20) 627-3329
fax: (31-20) 638-5388
e-mail: idfa@xs4all.nl
website: www.IDFA.nl
contact: Ms. Ally Derks
deadline: TBA
theme: documentaries only
categories: doc (all lengths)
no fee
competitive and non-competitive sections

BLACK SOIL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010; held in Rotterdam and Amsterdam)
207 West 102nd Street #5A
New York, NY 10025-8704
tel: (212) 864-5921
e-mail: deessasha@cs.com
website: www.blacksoil.com
contact: Sasha Dees
deadline: TBA
theme: hip hop films
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, flf, gen, hor, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: DVD, Beta-Sp PAL, 35mm
no fee
non-competitive

CINESTUD - THE IDEAL FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
Roeterstraat 170
1018 WE Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel: (31-20) 771-9912
fax: (31-20) 625-1479
e-mail: julie@cinestud.nl
website: www.cinestud.nl
contact: Julie Ng, PR Officer
deadline: TBA
theme: ideals
categories: all
formats: all
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "Since 1960 Cinestud has been one of the largest film festivals in Europe entirely organized by students. Throughout the years Cinestud has been the ideal platform for student filmmakers to show their best of works. Have we mentioned that Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, Paul Verhoeven, Jim Jarmusch and Jane Campion, to name a few, have been among a long list of participants at Cinestud. As we take great care to ascribe appropriate and relevant themes to the festival we have decided that Cinestud should be in light of the ideal film festival. Ideal not in the sense of perfection, the best or even supreme, but ideal in the sense of morals, values and beliefs."

GO SHORT - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN
(March 16-20, 2011)
Attn. Program Department
Postbus 1449
6501 BK Nijmegen
The Netherlands
tel: (31-24)663-6789
e-mail: web@goshort.nl
website: www.goshort.nl
contact: Wouter Jansen
deadline: September 17, 2010 (for films completed between between September 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009)/December 1, 2010 (for films completed after January 1, 2010)
theme: European shorts
catagories: shorts
formats: 35 mm, 16mm, digital beta PAL, beta sp PAL, HDCAM, HDV, mini-DV
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "This year we are organising the Cinepoem Competition, in collaboration with Wintertuin and European Foundation Joris Ivens. This competitions wants to show the best short films that are based upon a poem. All European shorts under 40 minutes and produced in 2009 and 2010 are eligible for the Cinepoem Competition. The deadline for entry is October 15, 2010."

HIMALAYA FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Hortensialaan 162
1702 KJ Heerhugowaard
The Netherlands
tel: (31-72) 562-8120
fax: (31-72) 574-0492
e-mail: himalaya@pagina.nl
website: www.himalayafilmfestival.nl
contact: Glenn Mitrasing
deadline: TBA
theme: every subejct on the Himalayan region and its people, fiction and non-fiction
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, flf, kid, retro, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Betacam-SP, Digital-Beta, DV, HDTV
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "We do award the films but the general aim of the Himalayan Film Festival is to promote documentary cinema and to give credit to films or videos dealing with the Himalayan region in a wide sense of the term. The festival provides an opportunity for exchange of films and videos and for seeking ways for their broader use. The festival is meant to be a chance for authors, owners and distributors, but also for users to exchange their views at the screenings and following discussions, as well as at additional specialised events which may be an integral part of the festival."

HOLLAND ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2011; festival is biennial)
Hoogt 4
3512 GW Utrecht
The Netherlands
tel: (31-30) 233-1733
fax: (31-30) 233-1079
e-mail: evdrunen@haff.nl
website: www.awn.com/haff
contact: Gerben Schermer/Erik van Drunen
deadline: TBA
theme: animation only
categories: applied and independent short animation
no fee
competitive and non-competitive sections

NETHERLANDS FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
P.O. Box 1581
3500 BN Utrecht
The Netherlands
tel: (31-30) 238-3800
fax: (31-30) 238-3801
e-mail: info@filmfestival.nl
website: www.filmfestival.nl
contact: Doreen Boonekamp, Managing Director
theme: Dutch films only; international films with major Dutch contributions may be considered for an invitation
categories: ani, doc, educ, exp, flf, retro, shorts
deadline: TBA
no fee
competitive

ROTTERDAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(January 2011)
P.O. Box 21696
3001 AR Rotterdam
The Netherlands
tel: (31-10) 890-9090
fax: (31-10) 890-9091
e-mail: tiger@filmfestivalrotterdam.com
website: www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com
contact: Simon Field & Sandra den Hamer, Directors/Rene van der Giessen
deadline: TBA
categories: doc, flf, shorts, ani, exp, gen, new tech, vid, retro, hor, fant, sci-fi
no fee
competitive

SHADOW FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Ceintuurbaan 13 3rd Floor
1072 ER Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel: (31-20) 671-5982
e-mail: info@shadowfestival.nl
website: www.shadowfestival.nl
contact: Stefan Mayakovski
deadline: TBA
theme: creative documentaries
categories: doc
formats: all
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Shadow Festival highlights a critical selection of creative documentaries which display the signature or authorship of the filmmaker. Extended discussion periods after each screening allow the public to come closer to the complex decisions faced by the filmmaker. The submitted films must not have screend before in Holland."

SOUALIGA FILM FESTIVAL
(December 2010)
#6 Annatto Tree Drive
Well Road, Cole Bay
St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
tel: (599) 523-3731
e-mail: info@trulycaribbean.net
website: www.trulycaribbean.net
contact: Nerissa Golden
deadline: TBA
theme: Caribbean films
categories: dig, doc, edu, exp, flf, gen, shorts
formats: DVD
no fee
non-competitive

INTERNATIONAL STREAMING FESTIVAL (THE HAGUE)
(December 1-5, 2010)
Mauritskade 47 E
The Hague
Netherlands
2514HG
tel: (31-70) 387-5399
e-mail: info@streamingfestival.com
website: www.streamingfestival.com
contact: Ronald Lindgreen
deadline: October 15, 2010
catagories: ani, doc, exp, flf, gen, newtech, retro, shorts
formats: all
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizer say: "The Streaming Festival is an art event for independent artists exhibiting unconventional audiovisual art from all over the world. This event takes place once a year. Anyone with an internet connection can plug into a festival stream from any location, at any given time and start watching contemporary art and films."

Hungary

INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Tisza Mozi Kft.
5000 Szolnok, Templom út 4
Hungary
tel: (36-56) 511-270
fax : (36-56) 420-038
e-mail: katalin.hatvani@tiszamozi.hu
website: www.tiszamozi.hu
contact: Katalin Hatvani, Festival Secretary
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, flf, gen, kid, newtech, retro, shorts
formats: DVD
fee: 10Euros competitive
Fest organizer say: "We accept film entries that were made after January 1, 2006, that present, (re)interpret pieces of art by means of cinematic methods or deal with the life or certain stages of one or more artists (art groups). We also welcome works that discover certain tendencies or periods of fine arts or their social context. Last but not least, we accept films created by using artistic methods or instruments (e.g. animated and experimental films, features)."

MEIDAWAVE INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
(April 2011)
International Visual Art Foundation
Kazinczy u.3-5
H-9021 Gyor, Hungary
tel: (36-96) 517-666/(36-96)517-667-888
fax: (36-96) 517-668
e-mail: entry@mediawave.hu
website: www.mediawave.hu
contact: Jeno Hartyandi, Festival Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, exp, flf, retro, shorts
formats: 16mm, 35mm, BetaCam SP(PAL), DV(PAL), DVD, VHS
no fee
non-competitive

TITANIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - BUDAPEST
(October 2010)
P.O. Box 602, Budapest
H-1371 Hungary
tel: (36-1) 239-4146
fax: (36-1) 320-5525
e-mail: titanic@mail.datanet.hu
website: www.datanet.hu/titanic
contact: Gyorgy Horvath, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, doc, retro
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "We present approximately 45 features and 8 documentaries. Our event is the only international feature-film fest in Hungary."

VERZIO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
1051 Budapest
Arany János u. 32
Hungary
tel: (36-1) 327-3250
fax: (36-1) 327-3260
e-mail: verzio@ceu.hu
website: www.verzio.ceu.hu
contact: Zsuzsa Zadori
deadline: TBA
theme: human rights international documentaries
cateogories: doc
formats: Beta SP
no fee
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "In the spirit of diversity, we present documentaries with exceptional stories and universal problems. We host creative quality films with civic commitment. Everything from award-winning films to obscure debuts."

Iceland

REYKJAVIK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
Vonarstraeti 3
101 Reykjavík
Iceland
tel: (354) 693-2363
e-mail: info@filmfest.is
website: www.filmfest.is
contact: Louise H Johansen
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, flf, gen, hor, kid, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 35mm, Beta
no fee
competitive

Ireland

CORK FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
10 Washington Street
Cork, Ireland
tel: (353-21) 427-1711
fax: (353-21) 427-5945
e-mail: info@corkfilmfest.org
website: www.corkfilmfest.org
contact: Michael Hannigan, Director/Una Feely, Programmer/Georgia Hopkins, Administrator
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, ani, doc, flf, shorts, exp, educ
no fee
competitive for shorts

THE DARKLIGHT FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
69 Dame Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
tel: (353-1) 670-9017
e-mail: linda@darklight.ie
website: www.darklight.ie
contact: Linda McGrath, Festival Manager
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, hor, kid, newtech, retro, shorts
fee: 50 euro
non-competitive
Fest organizers say: "Darklight began as an opportunity for artists and filmmakers working with new technologies to show their work and share their ideas and has grown to become one of the most important arts events of the year. Darklight encourages the contribution of local Irish filmmakers while also featuring international work. The festival now encompasses an online presence, a newsletter, year-round touring programme, a biennial film and video festival, regular exhibitions, workshops, conferences and seminars initiating debates on all aspects of digital art and filmmaking, from practice and technology to copyright, distribution and education."

IRISH FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS
(November 2010)
IFTN
Palmerstown Centre
Kennelsfort Road, Plamerstown
Dublin 20.
Ireland
tel: (353-1) 620-0811
fax: (353-1) 620-0810
e-mail: info@ifta.ie
website: www.ifta.ie
contact: Deirdre Hopkins
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, fant, flf, gen, hor, ind, kid, sci-fi, shorts
fee: varies; see website
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Irish Film & Television Awards are a platform to honour and celebrate outstanding Irish creativity, talent and achievement; and to set an Irish standard for young crafts people to aspire to in the future."

SUPER8 SIZE IT
(June 2011)
ArdBia
2 Quay Street
Galway, Ireland
tel: (353-91) 539-897
website: www.super8ireland.com
contact: Julien
deadline: TBA
theme: Super8 or transfered Super8
formats: Super8 or transfered Super8 onto MiniDV or DVD
no fee
non-competitive

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Latvia

ARSENALS: INTERNATIONAL FILM FORUM
(September 2010; this festival is biennial)
P.O. Box 1626
Marstalu 14, Riga
LV-1050, Latvia
tel: (371) 722-1620
fax: (371) 782-0445
e-mail: programm@arsenals.lv
website: www.arsenals.lv
contact: Leva Pitruka/Anna Rozenvalde
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, shorts, doc, ani
no fee
non-competitive

Liechtenstein

Malta

GOLDEN KNIGHT MALTA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 24-27, 2010)
Malta Cine Circle
P.O. Box 450
Marsa GPO CMR 01
Malta
tel/fax: (356) 2144-6617
e-mail: asn@maltanet.net
website: www.goldenknightmalta.org
contact: Alfred Stagno Navarra
deadline: September 30, 2010
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, fant, gen, hor, ind, kid, sci-fi, shorts
formats: Mini DVD, DVD
no fee
competitive

Malta

IMAGINA: THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR DIGITAL IMAGES
(February 2011)
Monte-Carlo
Monaco
tel: (377-93) 9310-4066
fax: (377-93) 9350-7014
United States address:
The Lippin Group
6100 Wilshire Blvd # 400
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 965-1990
fax: (323) 965-1993
e-mail: b.yasso@imagina.mc
website: www.imagina.mc
contact: Bernadette Yasso
deadline: TBA
categories: dig, ani, flf + student, screenplays
competitive

MONACO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: CELBRATION OF NON-VIOLENT FILMS
(December 2010)
M. Mariani (Monacofilmfest)
Via Girolamo Rossi 47
18012 Bordighera (IM)
Italian Riviera
tel: (33-661) 252-451
fax: (39-184) 266-354
e-mail: rosana@monacofilmfest.com
website: www.monacofilmfest.com
contact: Rosana Golden, Director
deadline: TBA
theme: new non-released features in competition for the Angel Awards
categories: fant, flf, gen
fee: $60 (late)
competitive
Fest organizers say: "This year the Monaco Int'l Film Fest-Celebration of Non-violent Films will televise its Angel Awards. It will be 'open to the public' with talent, filmmakers, screenwriters and other artists of independent vision attending the glamorous sponsored film parties and gala-evenings during the 4-day event with rockn' royalty, cinéphile from all over the world participating in sunny Monaco-Monte Carlo. Student discounts available, and for the winners, discounts are available on hotel accommodation in Monte Carlo and the nearest airport in Nice (France), 20 minutes away. For our Third Magic Festival - we the Organizers, are giving away 30 VIP-Festival passes valid for all film parties and Gala Awards Evening Party (not inluding airline tickets or hotel accommodations). QUESTION? Who was The Winner (which movie) of the 2004 BEST SOUNDTRACK AWARD in our festival? E-mail us now at: bentley@monacofilmfest.com or rosana@monacofilmfest.com. The Lucky Winner be contacted via email."

Norway

BERGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Georgernes verft 12
NO5011 Bergen
Norway
tel: (47-55) 322-590
fax: (47-55) 323-740
e-mail: biff@biff.no
website: www.filmweb.no/biff
contact: Tor Fosse
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, flf, gen, newtech
formats: all
no fee
competitive

FILMS FROM THE SOUTH FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Dronningensgt. 16
0152 Oslo
Norway
tel: (47-28) 2282-2480
fax: (47-28) 2282-2489
e-mail: info@filmfrasor.no
website: www.filmfrasor.no
contact: Lasse Skagen, Director
deadline: TBA
theme: films and filmmakers from Asia, Africa, and Latin America
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, flf, gen, kid, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: Beta SP, 35mm
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Films from the South shall be known and recognized, in Norway and abroad, as a leading European festival for quality films from the three continents of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our festival strives to provide Norwegian immigrants with a broader range of cultural events. Films from the South shall also work to increase Norwegians' understanding of other cultures and to bring out the nuances in our image of countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Through our activities, Films from the South shall introduce audiences to quality films produced outside the West."

NORWEGIAN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
(April 2011)
Volda University College
Post boks 500
6100 Volda
Norway
tel: (47-99) 159-102
e-mail: leiar@dokfilm.no
website: www.dokfilm.no
contact: Gunnhild Asting
deadline: TBA
theme: documentaries
categories: ani, doc
formats: Beta Pal, DVD, 35mm
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Idealistic and noncommercial festival for students and proffesionals. Price of festivalpass 20 NOK (appr. 3 euros)."

OSLO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Dronningensgate 16 (Filmens Hus)
N-0152 Oslo
Norway
tel: (47-22) 200-766
fax: (47-22) 201-803
e-mail: info@oslofilmfestival.com
website: www.oslofilmfestival.com
contact: Tommy Lordahl, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, doc, shorts
formats: Beta SP PAL, 16mm, 35mm
no fee
non-competitive

Poland

AMATEUR AND INDEPENDENT CINEMA FESTIAL KAN
(April 2011)
Zrzeszenie Studentów Polskich
KAN Festival
ul. Kosciuszki 34
PL 50-012 Wroclaw
tel: (48-71) 799-4561
fax: (48-71) 343-8584
e-mail: kan@pro.onet.pl
website: www.kan.art.pl
contact: Beata Urban
deadline: TBA
theme: shorts
categories: ani, dig, doc, shorts
formats: Mpeg, Avi, DivX, Video-CD, SuperVideoCD, DVD
no fee
competitive

ERA NEW HORIZONS INTERNATINAL FILM FESTIVAL
(July 22 - August 1, 2010)
tel: (48-22) 530-6640
fax: (48-22) 831-0663
e-mail: festiwal@eranowehoryzonty.pl
website: http://enh.pl
contact: Joanna Lapinska / Anna Dabrowska
deadline: April 15, 2010
theme: several, among them: European Debut Short Film
catagories: all
formats: all
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Please submit your European Debut Short Film (lengh up to 25 minutes) to our festival before the 15th of April. Three prizes: best documentary, fiction and animation film."

"ETIUDA&ANIMA" INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
tel: (48-12) 633-3538
fax: (48-12) 633-7448
e-mail: etiuda@rotunda.pl
website: http://etiuda.org
contact: Katarzyna Surmacz
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, shorts + student films
formats: 16mm, 35mm, DVD
no fee
competitive
comments: "For the first time in Poland there will be animated competition on such a high level with a traditional award for student animation. The Anima section will give the Festival a new appearance and for audiences it will definitely be a great opportunity to become familiar with latest trends and techniques used by students as well as famous animators. In addition to prizes given in the Etudes and Animation competitions (Golden, Silver and Bronze Dinosaur or Golden, Silver and Bronze Jabberwocky respectively) there will also be Special Golden Dinosaur Award for the Outstanding Artist and Pedagogue."

FULL LENGTH FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Centrum Kultury w Lublinie
20-007 Lublin
ul. Peowiakow 12
20-007 Lublin
Poland
tel: (48-81) 536-0323
e-mail: kinoteatrprojekt@o2.pl
website: www.kinoteatrprojekt.pl
contact: Andrzej Mathiasz
deadline: TBA
theme: full length feature films only
categories: flf
formats: DVD, Divx
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "This is the only festival exclusively devoted to independent full length feature films in Poland. The pictures are based on the authors’ own scripts, which allows them to serve as an important and authentic medium of expression for the young generation. We believe that the full length format of the films encourages the authors to express deeper, better considered views on relevant issues, and the audiences to better appreciate the thoughts and messages carried by the pictures."

GDANSK DOCFILM FESTIVAL
(February 2011)
24 Wa?y Piastowskie st.
80-848 Gda?sk
Poland
tel/fax: (48-58) 308-4340
e-mail: gip@ifdw.org.pl
website: www.ifdw.org.pl
contact: Kazimierz BEER
deadline: TBA
theme: "Dignity and Work"
categories: doc
formats: Beta, DVD, VHS
no fee
competitive

KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
ul. Morawskiego 5, pok. 434
30-102 Kraków
Poland
tel: (48-12) 294-6945
fax: (48-12) 294-6945
e-mail: info@kff.com.pl
website: www.kff.com.pl
contact: Barbara Orlicz-Szczypula, Head of Program Office
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, shorts
formats: PAL
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Krakow Film Festival is among Europe's oldest events dedicated to documentary, animation and short films. Screening more than 350 films every year, the diverse programme includes retrospectives, thematic cycles and masters' screenings. The core of the festival remains competition screenings divided into 3 sections: National Competition, International Competition and the Feature-Length Documentary Competition. Every year the festival hosts over 500 accredited guests - filmmakers, journalists and film festivals representatives. The festival is accompanied by Krakow Film Market and Dragon Forum pitching."

MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL ART OF DOCUMENT
(November 2010)
arkana studio
ul. Chelmska 21
00-724 Warszawa
Poland
tel/fax: (48-22) 840-2745
e-mail: dokument@arkanastudio.pl
website: www.artofdocument.pl
deadline: TBA
theme: "Year 1989 in Europe. Freedom - Media - Democracy."
categories: dig, doc, flf, retro, shorts
fomats: DVD, Beta SP, 35 mm, 16 mm
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Art of the Document Festival is a meeting with the most interesting docs from Eastern Europe. It is a new place of exchange of ideas in the old centre of the Poland's capital city. This year's festival will be entirely devoted to events associated with the downfall of communism."

PHILOSOPHY FILM FESTIVAL
(April 2011)
Philosophical Pictures II
ul. Wietora 15, 31-067 Krakow
Poland
tel: (48-12) 430-5090
fax: (48-12) 430-5154
e-mail: kinematografff@gmail.com
website: www.eksit.pl
contact: Marzena Dudziuk, Dagmara Romanowska
deadline: TBA
theme: Cinema of Existential Questions
formats: DVD, VCD, CD
no fee
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, flf, shorts
competitive
Fest organizers say: "International Philosophy Film Festival, which takes place in one of the historical Jewish quarters of Kraków, Poland, looks at the connections between philosophy and film. The aim is to present the presence of philosophy in cinema. The organizers seek for creative artists who want to confront their thinking and experience with other filmmakers and viewers."

SMOFI 2000: INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT&
NON-PROFESSIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
Krowoderska str.8&17
31-142 Cracow, Poland
tel: (48-12) 430-0025 ext.38/(48-50) 195-5093
fax: (48-12) 422-5205
e-mail: sekr_cm@bci.krakow.pl
website: www.bci.pl/cmk/smofi/smofi.html
contact: Mr. Boguslaw Natkaniec
deadline: TBA
categories: all except educ
formats: video PAL/NTSC 443
fee: 10 USD (Europe)/15 USD (other countries)
competitive

WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
P.O. Box 816
PL-00-950 Warsaw 1
Poland
tel: (48-22) 621-4647
fax: (48-22) 621-6268
e-mail: festiv@wff.pl
website: www.wff.pl
contact: Stefan Laudyn, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf
formats: 35mm films which have not been presented in Poland
no fee
non-competitive

Portugal

AVANCA FILM FESTIVAL
(July 2010)
3860-078 AVANCA
Portugal
tel: (351-23) 488-4174
fax: (351-23) 488-0658
e-mail: festival@avanca.com
website: www.avanca.com
contact: Antonio C. Valente
deadline: TBA
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Digital Video
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, flf, shorts
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The works admitted for selection are those produced on January 1st, 2001 or after and cannot have been screened in Portugal."

CORTA! PORTO 3RD INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
Apartado 4055
4000-001 Porto
Portugal
tel: (351-93) 639-1704
e-mail: festival@corta.pt
website: www.corta.pt
contact: Jose Antonio Fundo
deadline: TBA
theme: up to 15 minutes
categories: gen, shorts
formats: miniDv, Hi8, digital8, Dv, DvCam, DVC-pro, Betacam, Betacam digital, CD-Rom (Quicktime 720x576), DVD
no fee
competitive

CURTAS VILA DO CONDE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(July 2010)
tel: (351-25) 264-6516
fax: (351-25) 224-8416
e-mail: info@curtas.pt / press@curtas.pt
website: www.curtas.pt
contact: Hugo Ramos
deadline: TBA
formats: 16mm, 35mm or BETACAM-SP/Pal
ani, doc, exp, shorts
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Animations, documentaries, experimental films, fictions and music videos, in 16mm, 35mm or BETACAM-SP/Pal, produced in 2007 or 2008, no longer than 60 minutes, preferably subtitled in Portuguese or English."

FANTASPORTO: OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(February 2011)
Rua Aníbal Cunha
84 - sala 1.6
4050 - 048 Porto
Portugal
tel: (351-22) 207-6050
fax: (351-22) 207-6059
e-mail: info@fantasporto.online.pt
website: www.fantasporto.com / www.fantasporto.online.pt
contact: Mario Dorminsky
deadline: TBA
theme: fantasy, sci-fi and horror films
categories: flf, shorts, retro
formats: send VHS tapes and info (press-book, photos) on films submitted
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Affiliated member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (www.melies.org) and of the European Coordination of Festivals."

FIKE - ÉVORA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Páteo do Salema, n.ş 7 - A
7000 - 818 Évora
Portugal
tel/fax: (351-26) 670-3137
e-mail: fike@fikeonline.net
website: www.fikeonline.net
contact: Joao Paulo Macedo
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, shorts
formats: 16mm, 35mm, video
no fee
competitive

FUNCHAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - MADEIRA
(November 2010)
November 7-15, 2008 R. Antonio Jose Almeida, 25 - 1ş
9000-062 Funchal
Madeira, Portugal
tel/fax: (351-29) 128-2205
e-mail: funchalfest@gmail.com
website: www.funchalfilmfest.com
contact: Henrique Teixeira
deadline: TBA
theme: films produced and co-produced on the Atlantic countries
categories: fant, flf, gen, kid
formats: 35mm
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The Funchal International Film Festival is sponsored by the local government to promote the films and various events around them, as well as to promote Madeira Islands its capital city of Funchal. Atlantic Films Official Section is the competitive section for feature films produced and co-produced on countries around the Atlantic."

IMAGO: INTERNATIONAL YOUNG FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Apartado 324
6230-909 Fundăo
Portugal
tel/fax: (351-27) 577-1607
e-mail: info@imagofimfest.com
website: http://www.imagofilmfest.com/
contact: Pedro Teles Ramos
deadline: TBA
theme: shorts under 15 minutes from directors younger than 35 or a first or second short film
categories: shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm

INDIELISBOA
(April 2011)
R. Gonçalves Crespo
56-1ş Lisboa
Portugal
tel: (351-21) 315-8399
fax: (351-21) 316-0057
e-mail: indiepress@netcabo.pt
website: www.indielisboa.com
contact: Marta Lisboa
deadline: TBA
formats: 35mm, 16mm, vídeo
competitive

VIDCF - VILLAGE INTERNATIONAL D-CINEMA FESTIVAL®
(June 2011)
Rua Tenente Valadim 6, Loft 70
1350-319 Lisboa
Portugal
tel: (351-21) 390-8055
fax: (351-21) 390-8057
e-mail: dcinema@villagefestival.com
website: lisbon.villagefestival.net/pt
contact: Marco Espinheira
deadline: TBA
theme: Digital Cinema
categories: dig, flf, newtech, shorts
formats: Betacam Digital, Betacam IMX, HD CAM, MiniDV, DVCAM, HDV
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Lisbon Village Festival is a cultural event for the digital generation that comprises: Village International Digital Cinema Festival®, Musical performances at Village Lounge, and Art exhibitions at Village Gallery. The Village International Digital Cinema Festival® is the main event as Portugal recently inaugurated the national Digital Cinema Network featuring movie on-demand. Not only does the network plays a very important role in redefining film distribution, but also promotes the creation of film in digital format."

VIDEOLAB COIMBRA
(June 2011)
Projecto Videolab
Coenços Cimeiros
3220-411 Semide
Portugal
tel: (351-23) 954-9399
e-mail: videolab@videolab.ath.cx
website: www.videolab.ath.cx
contact: Pedro Almeida / Sergio Gomes
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, flf, gen, newtech, retro, shorts
formats: DVD
no fee
non-competitive
comments: "Videolab is a project for the promotion and advertising of the arts, based on multimedia. Our main goal is to present good quality works that reflect the society in which we live, so that our Festival may contribute to free the voice of conscience and create some cultural awareness in our public. We want it to be an international event that attracts people from different parts of the world in the same quest – to look for a place to screen their films and to see good quality works."

Romania

ANONIMUL INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Anonimul Foundation
12, Primaverii Street
code 011974, sector 1
Bucharest, Romania
tel: (40-21) 230-1693 / (40-21) 230-1695
fax: (40-21) 230-1298
e-mail: festival@anonimul.ro
website: www.festival-anonimul.ro
contact: Daria Pall, General Secretary
deadline: TBA
formats: Beta, Print, DVD
categories: ani, dig, doc, flf, shorts
no fee
competitive

Russia

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
Khokhlovsky per., 10, bld.1
109028 Moscow, Russia
tel: (7-95) 917-2486
fax: (7-95) 916-0107
e-mail: info@miff.ru
website: www.miff.ru
contact: Renat Davletiarov, General Director/Kirill Razlogov, Program Director
deadline: TBA
theme: full length films only
competitive

SAINT-PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
194355, P.O. Box 44
Art Centre "Insight In"
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
(7-921) 751-6325
e-mail: info@.iyfest.org
website: www.iyfest.org
contact: Tigran Ayrapetyan
deadline: TBA
theme: youth films
categories: ani, dig, doc, edu, exp, fant, flf, gen, hor, ind, kid, newtech, retro, sci-fi, shorts
formats: all
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The first film festival on the roof."

ST. PETERSBURG "MESSAGE TO MAN" INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY, SHORT AND ANIMATED FILMS FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
Karavannaya 12, 191011
St. Petersburg, Russia
tel: (7-812) 230-2200
tel/fax: (7-812) 235-2660
fax: (7-812) 235-3995
e-mail: centaur@spb.cityline.ru
website: www.message-to-man.spb.ru
contact: Mikhail Litviakov, General Director/Alexander Leybovitch, Chief Coordinator
deadline: TBA
categories: flf doc, short doc, short fiction, short ani
formats: 35mm, 16mm
competitive

Slovakia

PRIX DANUBE: INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PROGRAMMES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
(September 2010)
This fest is a biennial event.

Slovak Television
Mlynska dolina
845 45 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
tel: (421-2) 6061-2491
(421-2) 6061-2498
fax: (421-2) 6542-8609
e-mail: prixdanube@stv.sk
website: http://prixdanube.stv.sk
contact: Jela Kezmanova
deadline: TBA
theme: TV programs for children and youth
categories: kid, ani, flf, doc, shorts
formats: Betacam (PAL)
fee: $100
competitive and non-competitive sections

Slovenia

ANIMATEKA - INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL
(December 2010)
Kinodvor
Kolodvorska 13
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
tel: (386-1) 434-2521
fax: (386-1)434-2520
e-mail: igor.prassel@animatekafestival.org
website: www.animatekafestival.org
contact: Igor Prassel
deadline: TBA
theme: Central and East European directors only
categories: ani, dig, exp, kid, newtech, shorts
formats: 35mm, Beta SP, DVD
no fee
competitive
Fest orgnaizers say: "The goal of our festival is to become a relevant regional festival where selectors from other festivals will be able to choose from the yearly production of animated films from Central and Eastern Europe. Another very important part of the festival is the side programme, where we show a wide geographical range of animated and short film. Every year we host a new 'artist in residence' with a comics/illustration exhibition. We also organize an animation film workshop."

LJUBLJANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
CANKARJEV DOM
Presernova 10
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
tel: (386-1) 241-7150
fax: (386-1) 241-7298
e-mail: jelka.stergel@cd-cc.si
website: www.ljubljanafilmfestival.org
contact: Jelka Stergel, Director/Brane Kodrin, Assistant brane.kodrin@cd-cc.si
tel: (386-1) 241-7174
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, flf, doc, shorts, retro
no fee
non-competitive

Spain

ASTURIANO FILM FESTIVAL
(April 2011)
ciudad real 9-1-14
28045 Madrid
Spain
tel: (34-91) 539-2384
e-mail: festivalcineastur@wanadoo.es
website: www.sidreria.com/portal/madrid/cine/index.asp
contact: Xavi Vilareyo
deadline: TBA
theme: Asturian films
categories: all
formats: any
no fee
competitive
Fest orgnaizers say: "The Asturian Film Festival was created to celebrate the centennial of Asturian national cinema."

BORGES EN CURT
(September 2010)
C/del Carme nş 21, 25400
Les Borges Blanques
Lleida, Spain
tel: (34-64) 581-1553
e-mail: mail@borgesencurt.com
website: www.borgesencurt.com
contact: Jordi Castillo
deadline: TBA
formats: DVD, Mini DV, DV-cam
categories: ani, doc, exp, newtech shorts
no fee competitive
Fest organizers say: "The aim of the Festival is to show a selection of the best short films recently produced at home and abroad. The Festival is organised by Zoom Associació Cultural and Les Borges Blanques Town Council."

CINEMAD: INDEPENDENT AND CULT CINEMA FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
tel: (34-91) 532-5772
fax: (34-91) 522-6118
e-mail: cinemad@festimad.es
website: www.cinemad.org
contact: Santiago Camuńas
deadline: TBA
theme: shorts only
categories: exp, fant, gen, hor, sci-fi, shorts
formats: any
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "Every genre is welcome, also strange matters, such as gore."

DIBA DIGITAL BARCELONA FILM FESTIVAL
(May 2011)
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Office 440
Rambla Santa Monica, 30-32
08002 Barcelona
Spain
tel: (34-62) 585-0254
e-mail: diba@dibafestival.com
website: www.dibafestival.com
contact: Alexis Borras
deadline: TBA
theme: digital films
categories: dig
formats: Beta, miniDV, DVcam
no fee
competitive

BILBAO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILMS
(November 2010)
Colon de Larreategui
no-37, 4o-dcha.
48009 Bilbao
Spain
tel: (34-94) 424-8698
fax: (34-94) 424-5624
e-mail: info@zinebi.com
website: www.zinebi.com
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts, doc, gen, ani, exp
formats: 16mm, 35mm
competitive and non-competitive sections

EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF REUS
FESTIVAL EUROPEU DE CURTMETRATGES REUS
(March 2011)
POCC
Tiradors, 6 esc F atic 1
08003 Barcelona
Spain
tel: (34-67) 002-7166
e-mail: info05@fec-reus.com
website: www.fec-reus.com
contact: Christina Inaraja
deadline: TBA
theme: European short films
categories: shorts, ani, dig, exp, gen, retro
formats: 35mm, dig
no fee
competitive

FESCURTS
(June 2011)
Att. Festival de Curtmetratges Fescurts
Apartado de correos 18
08570 Torelló
BCN - SPAIN - CATALONIA
tel: (34-93) 859-3612
fax: (34-93) 859-3900
e-mail: info@fescurts.com
website: www.fescurts.com
contact: Albert Serra
deadline: TBA
theme: short films under 20 minutes in length
categories: ani, dig, exp, fant, newtech
competitive
Fest organizers say, "The short films have to be in Catalan or Spanish or subtitled."

FESTIVAL DE CINE AFRICANO DE TARIFA
(April 2011)
Via Expres
Buzón 61
Avda de Andalucía 24/A
11380 Tarifa (Cádiz)
Spain
tel: (34-95) 668-1771
fax: (34-95) 668-8600
e-mail: gaetano@fcat.es
website: www.fcat.es
categories: Gaetano Gualdo
deadline: TBA
theme: African movies or mvies with African subjects
categories: ani, doc, edu, flf, shorts
formats: digital, Beta SP
no fee
competitive

FESTIVAL DE CINEMA DE COMEDIA DE PEŃÍSCOLA
(May 2011)
Patronato de Turismo
Plaza de la Constituci—n 1
12598 Pe–’scola, Castell—n
Spain
tel: (34-91) 521-2947
fax: (34-91) 521-2947
e-mail: info@festivaldepeniscola.com
website: www.festivaldepeniscola.com
contact: Borja Crespo, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: gen - flf, retro, kid, shorts, comedy
no fee
competitive

GIJON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Paseo de Begona, 24-Ent.
33201 Gijon, Spain
tel: (34-98) 518-2940
fax: (34-98) 518-2944
e-mail: festivalgijon@telecable.es
website: www.gijonfilmfestival.com
contact: Jose Luis Cienfuegos, Director
deadline: TBA
theme: preferably films made by young directors or with a thematic for young audiences
categories: flf, shorts, exp, gen, kid, retro, ani
formats: 16mm, 35mm
no fee
competitive and non-competitive sections

GRANADA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
C/ Varela 14, bajo
18009 Barcelona, Spain
tel: (34-958) 224-963
fax: (34-958) 222-183
e-mail: info@filmfest-granada.com
website: www.filmfest-granada.com
contact: Félix Gómez-Urdá, Director/Luis A. Cabezón
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts
formats: Super 8, 16mm, 35mm
no fee
competitive

HUESCA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(June 2011)
Avda Parque, 1 2o
22002 Huesca, Spain
tel: (34-74) 212-582
fax: (34-74) 210-065
e-mail: huescafest@tsai.es
website: www.huesca-filmfestival.com
contact: Jose Maria Escriche
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts under 30 min.
no fee
competitive

L'ALTERNATIVA: INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL OF BARCELONA
(November 2010)
Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona
C/ Montelegre 5
08001 Barcelona, Spain
tel: (34-93) 306-4100
fax: (34-93) 301-8251
e-mail: alternativa@cccb.org
website: http://alternativa.cccb.org
contact: Marc Va’llo
deadline: TBA
categories: shorts, ani, doc, flf
formats: all
no fee
competitive

LA BOCA DEL LOBO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Apartado de Correos 18198
28080 Madrid
Spain
tel: (34-91) 523-1391
fax: (34-91) 523-1391
e-mail: festival@labocadellobo.com
website: www.labocadellobo.com
contact: Marcos Flores
deadline: TBA
theme: fiction and animation shorts
categories: ani, dig, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, VHS (PAL), DVD
no fee
competitive

MFA-INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL-ILLES BALEARS CINEMA
(March 2011)
apartado de correos 5125
07011 Palma de Mallorca
Spain
tel: (34-971) 073-279
fax: (34-971) 403-796
e-mail: info@mfa-iff-illesbalears.com
website: www.mfa-iff-illesbalears.com
contact: Philip Rogan, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, gen, shorts
formats: DVD - VHS for entries; 35 mm. - Beta Cam for selected
no fee
competitive

NAVARRA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
(February 2011)
Santo Domingo 8
31001 Pamplona
Spain
tel: (34-948) 426-068
fax: (34-948) 426-389
e-mail: video@cfnavarra.es
website: www.cfnavarra.es
contact: Ana Herrera
deadline: TBA
categories: doc
formats: VHS, Betacam (PAL), DVD, 16mm, 35mm
no fee
competitive

EL OJO COJO MADRID INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL:
THE LAME EYE

(October 2010)
c/Salitre 60 Bajo A
28012 Madrid
Spain
tel: (34-914) 675-239
e-mail: elojocojo@gmail.com
website: www.elojocojo.org
contact: Amparo Gea
deadline: TBA
theme: cultural integration
categories: dig, doc, edu, gen, kid, retro, shorts
formats: DVD, European multizone
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "First Festival of Madrid dedicated to cultural integration."

OURENSE INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Isabel A Católica Nş 1
E-32005 Ourense
Spain
tel: (34-988) 224-127
fax: (34-988) 269-619
e-mail: coordinator@ourencine.org
website: www.ourencine.org
contact: Antonio P. Ginori, Coordinator
deadline: TBA
categories: all
no fee
competitive

SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2010)
Plaza de Oquendo S/N
20004 San Sebastian, Spain
tel: (34-943) 481-212
fax: (34-943) 481-218
e-mail: films@sansebastianfestival.com
website: www.sansebastianfestival.com
contact: Diego Galan, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: gen - flf, retro
no fee
competitive

SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DE CINE FANTçSTICO
(March 2011)
Universidad de M‡laga
Vicerrectorado de Cultura y Proyecci—n Exterior. Edfo.
Rectorado, 3» Pl.
29013 M‡laga
Spain
tel: (34-95) 213-4193 / (34-95) 227-2817
fax: (34-95) 213-1453 / (34-95) 235-9234
e-mail: reina-director@wanadoo.es / meperezn@uma.es
website: www.fantastico.uma.es
contact: Ram—n Reina, Director
deadline: TBA
theme: feature & short films
categories: ani, fant, flf, hor, sci-fi, retro, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Betacam SP, DVD
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "An entry form is not necessary to submit a film."

SITGES: INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CATALONIA
(October 2010)
Av. Josep Tarradellas, 135
esc. A, 3r 2a
08029 Barcelona, Spain
tel: (34-93) 419-3635
fax: (34-93) 439-7380
e-mail: cinsit@sitgestur.com
website: www.sitges.com/cinema
contact: Roc Villas, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, flf, shorts, ani, fant, hor, sci-fi, vid, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, VHS, Betacam
no fee
competitive

VALENCIA FILM FESTIVAL
(Ocotber 2010)
Plaza del Arzobispo
2 Acc.B
46003 Valencia, Spain
tel: (34-6) 392-1506
fax: (34-6) 391-5156
e-mail: festival@mostravalencia.com
website: www.mostravalencia.com
contact: Luis Fernandez, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf
no fee
competitive

VALLADOLID INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
P.O. Box 646
47003 Valladolid, Spain
tel: (34-983) 426-460
fax: (34-983) 426-461
e-mail: elena@seminci.com
website: www.seminci.com
contact: Elena Nistal, Coordinator
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, flf, doc (films must not have been screened anywhere else in Spain)
formats: 35mm, 15mm
no fee
competitive & non-competitive sections

Sweden

GÖTEBORG FILM FESTIVAL
(January 2010)
Box 7079
402 32 Göteborg, Sweden
tel: (46-31) 339-3003
fax: (46-31) 410-063
e-mail: goteborg@filmfestival.org
website: www.goteborg.filmfestival.org
contact: Agneta Green
deadline: TBA
formats: 16mm, 35mm, 70mm
no fee
non-competitive except for prize for best Nordic film
Fest organizers say: "Goteborg Film Festival is by invitation only and has no application forms."

STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(November 2010)
Box 3136
SE-10362 Stockholm, Sweden
tel: (46-8) 677-5000
dir: (46-8) 677-5011
fax: (46-8) 200-590
e-mail: program@cinema.se
website: www.filmfestivalen.se
contact: Lisa Taube
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, doc, shorts, retro, exp
no fee
competitive

UPPSALA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
P.O. Box 1746
S-751 47 Uppsala, Sweden
tel: (46-18) 120-025
fax: (46-18) 121-350
e-mail: uppsala@shortfilmfestival.com
website: www.shortfilmfestival.com
contact: Asa Garnert
deadline: TBA
theme: shorts only (60 min. maximum)
categories: ani, doc, exp, kid, retro
no fee
competitive

Switzerland

CINEMA TOUT ECRAN: INTERNATIONAL CINEMA & TELEVISION FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
Maison des Arts du Grutli
16 rue General Dufour
CP 5305-1211 Geneva 11
Switzerland
tel: (41-22) 800-1554
fax: (41-22) 329-3747
e-mail: info@cinema-tout-ecran.ch
website: www.cinema-tout-ecran.ch
contact: Leo Kaneman, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: flf, shorts, retro + series
no fee
competitive

FANTOCHE: INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL
(September 2011; held bi-annually)
Ottikerstrasse 53
CH-8006 Zurich
Switzerland
tel: (41-1) 361-4151
fax: (41-1) 364-0371
e-mail: fantoche@access.ch
website: www.fantoche.ch
contact: Otto Alder, Frank Braun, Suizanne Buchan, Peter Hossli
deadline: TBA
theme: animation only
categories: flf, shorts, videos
no fee
competitive

FRIBOURG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(March 2011)
rue de Locarno 8
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland
tel: (41-26) 322-2232
fax: (41-26) 322-7950
e-mail: info@fiff.ch
website: www.fiff.ch
contact: Martial Knaebel
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, docs, shorts, flf
no fee
competitive & non-competitive sections
Fest organizers say: " The Fribourg International Film Festival is interested in films from the south, African, Asian and Latin American films."

LES ETRANGES NUITS DU CINÉMA
(April 2011)
ru de la Ronde 3
post box 2274
2302 La Chaux-de-Fonds
Switzerland
tel/fax: (41-21) 311-2824
e-mail: macalder1@hotmail.com
website: www.2300plan9.com
contact: Maria Calderone
deadline: TBA
theme: exploitation, B films, etc.
categories: ani, dig, fant, gen, hor, sci-fi, shorts
formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP PAL, DVD
no fee
competitive

LOCARNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(August 2010)
Via Luini 3a
6600 Locarno, (CH)
Switzerland
tel: (41-91) 756-2121
fax: (41-91) 756-2149
e-mail: info@pardo.ch
website: www.pardo.ch
contact: Marco Müller, Director
deadline: TBA
categories: gen, retro, shorts, vid, flf, fant, exp, doc
no fee
competitive and non-competitive sections

ONE MINUTE FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL AARAU
(August 2010)
P.O.Box 2761
CH-5000 Aarau
Switzerland
tel: (41-79) 327-9772
e-mail: info@oneminute.ch
website: www.oneminute.ch
deadline: TBA
theme: one-minute films
categories: ani, dig, doc, exp, fant, sci-fi, shorts
formats: all
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The One Minute Film & Video Festival Aarau explores the creative potential of one-minute films. Every year there is an international contest of very short films and also a showcase of short films from other international festivals. Each filmmaker can submit only one film."

VISIONS DU REEL: NYON'S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY FILMS
(April 2011)
CP593
CH-1260 Nyon
Switzerland
tel: (41-22) 361-6060
fax: (41-22) 361-7071
e-mail: docnyon@iprolink.ch
website: www.visionsdureel.ch
contact: Jean Perret, Director
deadline: TBA
theme: documentaries only
categories: long and short docs, vid + market screenings
no fee
competitive and non-competitive sctions

WHO'S WHO IN NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT
(August 2010)
Langstrasse 64
8004 Zürich
Switzerland
tel: (41-78) 615-3463
e-mail: nollywood@nigeriaentertainment.com
website: www.nigeriaentertainment.com
contact: T.J. Oyebanji
deadline: TBA
categories: doc, edu, gen, shorts
formats: DVD/VCD
fee: $35
competitive
Fest organizers say: "In Celebration of the Nigerian Images Project, The Heart of Africa Project and the Who's Who in Nigeria Entertainment Project being promoted at the highest level of governance."

ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL
(September 20-30, 2012)
Spoundation Motion Picture GmbH
Bederstrasse 51
800 Zürich
Switzerland
tel: (41-44) 286-6000
fax: (41-44) 286-6001
e-mail: info@zff.org
website: www.zff.com
deadline: TBA
theme: films by new filmmakers (first, second or third films)
categories: doc, flf, gen
formats: 35mm, DVD PAL; BetaSP PAL, DigiBeta PAL
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The aim of the Zurich Film Festival is to offer audiences an insight into the work of the most promising filmmakers from around the globe and to promote the exchange of ideas between established film workers, creative talent and the public. Emerging directors have the opportunity to present their films to the wide attention of the entire German-language market. Participants come from all over the world and include both rising and renowned filmmakers as well as buyers, sellers, distributors, media professionals and industry leaders."

Ukraine

MOLODIST: KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
6 Saksagansky Street
Suite 115, Dom Kino
252033, Kiev, Ukraine
tel: (380-44) 227-4557
fax: (same as above)
e-mail: molodist@oldbank.com
website: www.molodist.com
contact: Andrei Khalpakhtchi
deadline: TBA
theme: first-time directors and student directors
categories: ani, doc, shorts, gen, retro, flf + student films
formats: 16mm, 35mm
no fee
competitve

Yugoslavia

BELGRADE INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
(March 2011)
Majke Jevrosime 20, 11000
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
tel: (38-11) 1334-6946
fax: (38-11)1334-6837
e-mail: kratkimetar@fest.org.yu
website: www.shortfilmfest.org
contact: Vera Vlajic, Artistic Director
deadline: TBA
categories: ani, doc, exp, retro, shorts
formats: 35 mm, 16mm, Beta SP PAL, DV, DVD
no fee
competitive

MIKROKINO FEST
(February 2011)
Knjizara BEOPOLIS
Makedonska 22
11000 Belgarde
Yugoslavia
tel: (381-63) 830-5144
fax: (381-11) 544-071
e-mail: mikrokino@yahoo.com
website: www.lowfivideo.com/mikrokino
contact: Milos Kukuric/Igor Basorovic
deadline: TBA
theme: independent, low budget short films
formats: VHS, miniDV (PAL only)
no fee
competitive

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM
(October 2010)
Studentski trg 13
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
te: (381-11) 328-1888
fax: (381-11) 328-2944
e-mail: etnografski.muzej@nadlanu.com
website: www.etnografskimuzej.rs
contact: Sasa Sreckovic
deadline: TBA
theme: ethnological films only
categories: doc
formats: DVD, Beta SP
fee: 40 euro
competitive
Fest organizers say: "The ethnological (i.e. ethnographic or anthropological) film, as a kind of documentary film, deals with traditional, ”folk” cultures, and the process of their changes and transformation in modern time, and increasingly phenomena of dynamic urban cultures. In addition to classical, strictly ethnological films, the Festival represents different film categories, from the experimental to feature films and documentary drama."

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL
(October 2010)
tel: (381-11) 624-1566
fax: (381-11) 624-1566
e-mail: tamara.stojanovic@fsf.org.yu
website: www.fsf.org.yu
contact: Tamara Stojanovic
deadline: TBA
theme: student films
categories: ani, doc, exp, shorts
formats: 16mm, 35mm, BETA (all PAL) no fee
competitive

INTERNATIONAL UNDERWATER FILM FESTIVAL BELGRADE
(December 2010)
Pop Lukina 4
11000 Belgrade
Serbia and Montenegro
tel: (381-63) 861-1455
e-mail: dive.bgd@EUnet.yu
website: www.kpa.co.yu
contact: Milorad Djuknic, President
deadline: TBA
theme: underwater documentaries
formats: BETA, mini DV, DV Cam (PAL)
no fee
competitive
Fest organizers say: "We are hoping that you will find our festival interesting enough to support our desire to make it an important event and gathering point for divers and all people who enjoy watching and being in the underwater world. Films for the contest would have to be 2004 or 2005 production, with at least 30% underwater shots."

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