CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

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CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

MONTHDEADLINECALLS FOR APPLICATIONS
JULYJuly 10th 2020Documentary Co-production Forum Lau Haizetara
Documentary film projects under development.
When: September 22nd to 24th, 2020
Where: Saint Sébastien, Spain
Website: click here
July 10th 2020Cinemed – Short film competition
Short fiction films dealing with the Mediterranean or whose director is from the Mediterranean basin, the Black Sea, Portugal and Armenia. Films must be no longer than 30 minutes and must have been made after July 1st 2019.
When: October 16th to 24th, 2020
Where: Montpellier, France
Website: click here
July 10th 2020Cinemed – Documentary competition
Documentary film dealing with the Mediterranean or whose director is from the Mediterranean basin, the Black Sea, Portugal and Armenia. Documentaries must be 50 minutes or more in length and must have been made after July 1st 2019.
When: October 16th to 24th, 2020
Where: Montpellier, France
Website: click here
July 10th 2020 Festival international génération court
Open to filmmakers, amateur or professional, under the age of 18 years in the category "Jeunes pousses".
When: November 2020
Where: Paris, France
Website: click here
July 12th 2020Festival Tous Courts
Short fiction, animation, creative documentaries and experimental films up to 30 minutes in length, completed after 1st January 2019.
When: December 1st to 5th, 2020
Where: Aix en Provence, France
Website: click here
July 12th 2020Young Authors Workshop
This workshop is intended for authors preparing their first or second short film. Applications are open to all French-language film projects not exceeding 30 minutes, excluding those that have already received writing, development or any other institutional or private financial contribution.
When: December 2nd to 5th, 2020
Where: Aix en Provence, France
Website: click here
July 15th 2020 International Film Festival – Saint Jean de Luz
First and second short fiction films with a maximum length of 20 minutes.
Where: October 5th to 11th, 2020
Where: Saint Jean de Luz, France
Website: click here
July 15th 2020 Grant - Regards sur les Docs
Writing / development grant for documentary projects on urban territories. Projects to be submitted by an author residing in Belgium.
When: October 2020
Where: Bruxelles, Belgium
Website: click here
July 15th 2020Pro… et + si affinités, saison III des Films Femmes Méditerranée
This day is intended to encourage meetings between directors and producers from the Euro-Mediterranean area.
Any filmmaker from a Euro-Mediterranean country with a feature-length fiction or documentary film project and who has already made a film (short or long) can participate.
When: November 28th, 2020
Where: Marseille, France
Website: click here
July 15th 2020 Directing and directing workshop / short film
Workshop that allows authors with a short film project (10/15 minutes) to understand the staging of their script and to learn casting techniques.
When: September 28th to October 2nd, 2020
Where: Grenoble, France
Website: click here
July 15th 202036th Haifa International Film Festival – court métrage
Israeli short film of less than 30 minutes, produced between 2019 and 2020. Films never released in Israel, but already selected in at least one festival abroad.
When: October 1st to 10th, 2020
Where: Haifa, Israel
Website: click here
July 15th 2020 Metaponto Film Network pitch session
Session for directors looking for a producer or co-producer for their documentary.
When: August 6th to 8th, 2020
Where: Basilicate, Italy
Website: click here
July 15th 2020 TFL Next – Audience Design
Workshop for film, media and digital professionals who wish to gain insight into audience design strategies.
When: September 14th to 18th, 2020 / September 28th and 29th, 2020
Where: online
Website: click here
July 16th 2020 Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen de Montpellier
Development aid grant for directors originating from a state of the Mediterranean basin or whose subject is located in this geographical area, and who have already directed at least one short fiction film.
When: October 20th and 21st, 2020
Where: Montpellier, France
Website: click here
July 20th 2020 Voghera Film Festival
Short film of 30 minutes maximum, subtitled in English or Italian
When: October 15th to 17th, 2020
Where: Voghera, Italy
Website: click here
July 25th 2020Haifa International Film Festival
Films never released in Israel, but already selected in at least one festival abroad. Please note that the festival does not have an international short film section.
When: October 1st to 10th, 2020
Where: Haifa, Israel
Website: click here
July 25th 2020 Visa d'or 2020
Project, content or digital creation distinguished by the original treatment of a current topic and by the use of new multimedia tools. Contents published between July 25th 2019 and July 25th 2020 are eligible
Website: click here
July 25th 202036th Haifa International Film Festival
An Israeli feature film or documentary, at least 75 minutes long, produced between 2019 and 2020. Films never released in Israel, but already selected in at least one festival abroad.
When: October 1st to 10th, 2020
Where: Haifa, Israel
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 Napoli – CortiSonanti International Short Film Festival
Short fiction or documentary film, maximum 20 minutes and completed after January 2019
When: November 11th to 14th, 2020
Where: Naples, Italy
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 Festival International du film – Saint Jean de Luz
First and second feature films.
When: October 5th to 11th, 2020
Where: Saint Jean de Luz, France
Website: click here
July 31st 2020FIDEC
Films from all over the world made as part of a cinema and/or audiovisual training course, produced after 1 January 2019.
When: November 23rd to 27th, 2020
Where: Tétouan, Morocco
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 Maghreb des Films
Festival that aims to promote the cinematographies and filmmakers of the Maghreb countries.
When: November 2020
Where: Paris, France
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 East Silver Market
Project in the pre-divisional phase dealing with contemporary subjects. The film must be produced in a region of Central or Eastern Europe.
When: October 27th to November 1st, 2020
Where: Jihlava, Czech Republic
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 Festival Atmosphères – writing competition
Synopsis competition for feature-length fiction films on sustainable development and on the theme "Investing our imaginations in a positive way".
When: October 6th to 11th, 2020
Where: Courbevoie et Paris, France
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 Paris Courts Devant
Short films of up to 30 minutes produced from 2019 onwards
When: November 24th to 29th, 2020
Where: Paris, France
Website: click here
July 31st 2020Entrevues Belfort
1st, 2nd and 3rd feature films (60 minutes and more) and short and medium-length films (less than 60 minutes), regardless of genre (fiction, essay, animation, documentary)
When: November 15th to 22nd, 2020
Where: Belfort, France
Website: click here
July 31st 2020Festival Entrevues - Festival International du Film de Belfort
International competition open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd feature films (more than 60 minutes) or short and medium-length films (less than 60 minutes). Without distinction of genre, completed after September 1st, 2019.
When: November 15th to 22nd, 2020
Where: Belfort, France
Website: click here
July 31st 2020 MEDIMED
Documentary film in production or development, of any genre, that relates to a human experience or universal subject. The action can take place in any part of the world, but the productions must originate from a European or Mediterranean country.
When: October 8th to 11th, 2020
Where: Sitges, Spain or online
Website: click here
AUGUSTAugust 1st 2020 DOK Co-Pro Market
market looking for creative feature-length documentaries, auteur films, or series in development or in early production.
When: October 26th and 27th, 2020
Where: online
Website: click here
August 1st 2020 The First Crossings programme
Short film festival accepting works that have a "border" theme and/or focus on sound in the context of cinema. Films cannot have been made before 2017, and must be no longer than 30 minutes in length. All genres are accepted.
When: October 2nd to 4th, 2020
Where: Gorizia, Italy and Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Website: click here
August 2nd 2020 Festival de Bastia Arte Mare
Short films, not exceeding 50 minutes in length, and Corsican documentaries produced from 2018 onwards.
When: October 3rd to 10th, 2020
Where: Bastia, Corsica
Website: click here
August 2nd 2020 Festival de Bastia Arte Mare – competition of film schools
Competition of film schools in the Mediterranean. The film presented must be attached to a school or university with a film curriculum. The director must be in his last year or recently graduated (2019).
When: October 3rd to 10th, 2020
Where: Bastia, Corsica
Website: click here
August 6th 2020 Support for the co-development and production of Franco-Italian cinematographic and audiovisual works
Allocation of aid to support the co-development and co-production of feature-length cinematographic works or audiovisual series. Projects must involve at least one production company in France and at least one in Italy.
Website: click here
August 15th 2020Journée Cinématographique de Carthage
Competition reserved for Arab and African directors whose feature or short film was produced after 15th August 2019.
When: November 7th to 14th, 2020
Where: Carthage, Tunisia
Website: click here
August 15th 2020 Mashup Film Festival 2020
Mashup film consisting mainly of pre-existing images and sounds. The theme of the festival is "Commit, re-commit, let them say".
When: September 2nd to 6th, 2020
Where: Île-de-France, France
Website: click here
August 16th 2020 Festival de Bastia Arte Mare
Mediterranean feature-length fiction film lasting at least 80 minutes and directed since 1st January 2019.
When: October 3rd to 10th, 2020
Where: Bastia, Corsica
Website: click here
August 20th 2020Zagreb Film Festival – Industry
Call for applications for a scenario development workshop. The objective of the workshop is to help young screenwriters write a script for their first feature film.
When: November 8th to 15th, 2020
Where: Zagreb, Croatia
Website: click here
August 23rd 2020 Zagreb Film Festival
The director's first or second feature-length fiction film, produced in 2019 or 2020, and longer than 70 minutes.
First or second fiction short film by the director, produced in 2019 or 2020, and no longer than 20 minutes in length.
When: November 8th to 15th, 2020
Where: Zagreb, Croatia
Website: click here
August 23rd 2020 Lab Sud 2020
Feature film scriptwriting residency. Open to directors and screenwriters with a first or second feature film project. Filmmakers must reside in the Southern Region or certify that more than 50% of the shooting time of their project will take place there.
When: October 24th to 29th, 2020
Website: click here
August 24th 2020Cinemed – long feature competition
Fiction feature films dealing with the Mediterranean or whose director is from the Mediterranean basin, the Black Sea, Portugal and Armenia. Films must be more than 60 minutes long and must have been made after July 1st 2019.
When: October 16th to 24th, 2020
Where: Montpellier, France
Website: click here
August 28th 2020 CineComedies Talents
Short film of a maximum duration of 3 minutes (including credits) respecting the theme: " Le Quiproquo " (misunderstanding).
When: September 30th to October 4th, 2020
Where: Lille, France
Website: click here
August 30th 2020 À Ton Court !
A short film of 5 minutes maximum by a director between 16 and 30 years of age on the theme "What world for tomorrow? "
When: August 15th to October 15th, 2020
Where: on line
Website: click here
Submission: click here
August 31st 2020 Rencontres de la cinémathèque de montagne
Films of all kinds related to the mountains
When: November 18th to 21st, 2020
Where: Gap, France
Website: click here
August 31st 2020Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Bruxelles
Feature and short fiction and documentary films, produced between 2019 and 2020. Films must be produced by a Mediterranean country, directed by a director who is a native of a Mediterranean country or who deals with the Mediterranean.
When: November 26th to December 5th, 2020
Where: Brussels, Belgium
Website: click here
August 31st 2020Festival du Film Court Francophone - "Un poing c'est court"
French-language films of all genres up to 30 minutes in length.
When: January 15th to 23rd, 2021
Where: Vaux-en-Velin, France
Website: click here
August 31st 2020 Sport Movies & TV – International FICTS
Festival that promotes the values of sport through images. All television, film or new media productions, produced since 2018, dealing with sport can participate.
When: November 7th to 10th, 2020
Where: Milan, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
August 31st 2020 EAVE Producers Workshop
Three-week workshop for producers who wish to expand their activities internationally.
When: Mars 5th to 12th, 2021 / June 2021 / October 2021
Where: Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Orléans, France / Catalonia, Spain
Website: click here
August 31st 2020 Job Film Days
Short films of up to 30 minutes, produced since 2018, in Italy or abroad, dealing with labour issues.
When: September 21st to 23rd, 2020
Where: Turin, Italy
Website: click here
August 31st 2020 Cinemamed
Films (fiction or documentary) made since 1st January 2019, either produced by a Mediterranean country, or whose director is a native of one of the countries of the Mediterranean basin and/or whose subject is specific to Mediterranean countries.
When: November 26th to December 5th, 2020
Where: Brussels, Belgium
Website: click here
SEPTEMBERSeptember 1st 2020 Festival International du Film de Fano
Short films up to 30 minutes long.
When: October 13th to 17th, 2020
Where: Fano, Italy
Website: click here
September 2nd 2020Festival des 3 Continents
Films completed after November 1st, 2019, of at least 45 min. and directed by a person from a country in Africa, Latin America or Asia.
When: November 20th to 29th, 2020
Where: Nantes, France
Website: click here
September 4th 2020Festival du Film de Turin
Feature and short fiction and documentary films produced after September 1st, 2019.
When: November 20th to 28th, 2020
Where: Turin, Italy
Website: click here
September 4th 2020 University Diploma Creatacc – Writing, production, directing
End of the third session.
The GREC and the IUT of Corsica offer a one-year university diploma (Master 1 level), the "CREATACC mentions Writing, Production, Realization". The pre-requisite is to have a bac+3 level in audiovisual or the bac with three years of professional experience in this sector.
Website: click here
September 4th 2020 Cartoon Springboard
Pitching event of one's animation project (feature film, TV series or TV project). Open to people who have graduated from an animation school within the last 5 years.
When: October 27th to 29th, 2020
Where: Valencia, Spain
Website: click here
September 4th 2020 Arc Film Festival
Feature film, of any genre, entirely or predominantly produced by a European production company
When: December 12th to 19th, 2020
Where: Les Arcs, France
Website: click here
September 6th 2020MedFilm Festival
Fictions and documentaries, long or short, produced in a Mediterranean country after 1st January 2019.
When: November 6th to 15th, 2020
Where: Rome, Italy
Website: click here
September 7th 2020 Ushuaïa TV – Festival Pariscience
Filmmakers who have never made a popular science documentary can submit a 52-minute project illustrating Ushuaïa TV's themes (such as biodiversity or the environment) from a scientific perspective.
When: October 8th to 28th, 2020
Where: Paris, France
Website: click here
September 10th 2020 Festival de cinema de Muntanya de Torello
Films made from 2018 onwards on the theme of the mountains or anything related to them (sports, culture, nature, etc.).
When: November 13th to 22nd, 2020
Where: Torello, Spain
Website: click here
September 10th 2020 Cesare Zavattini Award
The award is open to filmmakers, professional or amateur, who are interested in the use of archival film. A short film project, no longer than 15 minutes, based (partially or totally) on an archival film must be submitted. The prize is open to filmmakers aged between 18 and 35 with no nationality limit.
Website: click here
September 13th 2020Mente locale - Visioni sul teritorio
Italian and foreign films of all genres and durations that talk about their territory.
When: November 11th to 15th, 2020
Where: Bologna et Modena, Italy
Website: click here
September 14th 2020Short Comedies TSFM
Pitching session for filmmakers and producers presenting short comedy projects. Short films can be up to 30 minutes long and must not have been shot at the time of pitching.
When: November 19th to 21st, 2020
Where: Turin, Italy
Website: click here
September 14th 2020Short films – Turin Short Film Market
Dedicated to filmmakers, directors and producers of short films who want to promote their films. Short films must be completed by 2020.
When: November 19th to 21st, 2020
Where: Turin, Italy
Website: click here
September 15th 2020Porto/Post/Doc
- International documentaries of more than 50 minutes
- Short documentaries of less than 40 minutes, directed by Portuguese students.
When: November 20th to 29th, 2020
Where: Porto, Portugal
Website: click here
September 15th 2020Close-Up
International training programme in documentary co-production for directors from North Africa and the Middle East with a documentary film project.
Website: click here
September 15th 2020 360° Film Festival
Immersive films: fiction, documentary, escape game, artistic or interactive experience, 3D mapping, 360° screen...
When: November 3rd and 4th, 2020
Where: Meudon, France
Where: click here
September 15th 2020 Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia
Productions with a mountain-related theme and produced after January 1st 2018
When: December 4th to 13th, 2020
Where: Bilbao, Spain
Website: click here
September 20th 2020 Mostra de Valence – Cinéma méditerranéen
Fiction feature films produced or co-produced by a Mediterranean country after January 1st 2019 and never broadcast in Spain.
When: October 22nd to November 1st, 2020
Where: Valencia, Spain
Website: click here
September 24th 2020 Cartoon 360
Pitching sessions dedicated to transmedia animation projects
When: November 17th to 19th, 2020
Where: Lille, France
Website: click here
September 30th 2020Trieste Film Festival
Films produced in Central and Eastern Europe
When: January 21st to 28th, 2020
Where: Trieste, Italy
Submission: click here
September 30th 2020Noisy-le-sec Franco-Arab Film Festival
Short films (documentary or fiction) produced in 2019 or 2020, less than 20 minutes in length, which show the links between French and Arab cultures.
When: November 6th to 17th, 2020
Where: Noisy-le-Sec, France
Website: click here
September 30th 2020MEDIA LITERACY FOR ALL
A call to stimulate media literacy in Europe. Proposal for tools or activities to inform citizens about misinformation and promote responsible use of communication channels.
Website: click here
OCTOBEROctober 2nd 2020 Festival Cine Marbella
Feature films of all nationalities produced since 2018.
When: October 30th to November 1st, 2020
Where: Marbella, Spain
Website: click here
October 4th 2020Festival Filmer le travail
Creative documentaries on the theme of work.
When: February 19th to 28th, 2021
Where: Poitiers, France
Submission: click here
October 5th 2020 Festival International du court métrage
International competition. Registration for films completed in 2020. Maximum duration of 40 minutes.
When: January 29th to February 6th, 2021
Where: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Website: click here
October 10th 202012th Doc of the Bay
Feature-length music documentaries.
When: January 11th to 16th, 2021
Where: San Sebastian, Spain
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 10th 2020 Désir... Désirs
A festival that highlights relations between the sexes, gender and sexual minorities. It focuses on LGBTI themes but also more broadly on the desires and place of women in society.
When: January 2021
Where: Tours, France
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 11th 2020 Human rights Film Festival
Films must deal with human rights
When: November 15th to 24th, 2020
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 12th 2020Festival International du Film d'Aubagne Music & Cinema
First, second or third film of less than 30 minutes produced after September 2019 with original music.
When: March 15th to 20th, 2021
Where: Aubagne, France
Submission: click here
October 13th 2020 Festival de cine Fantastico de Canarias – Isla Calavera
Fantastic short and feature films (in animation or live action). Films of all nationalities are accepted if they are in Spanish, or with Spanish subtitles.
Short films must have been produced between 2018 and 2020 and be no longer than 20 minutes in length.
Feature films must have been produced between 2017 and 2020 and be at least 70 minutes long.
When: November 13th to 21st, 2020
Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Website: click here
October 15th 2020 Festival International du court métrage
National competition. Entry for films completed in 2020. Maximum duration of 59 minutes.
When: January 29th to February 6th, 2021
Where: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Website: click here
October 15th 2020 FIPADOC
Films produced between December 1st, 2019 and October 15th, 2020. Short films must not exceed 20 minutes. Films for the Young Creation selection must be no longer than 60 minutes long.
For other selections, movies can be of any format but not longer than 50 minutes.
When: January 18th to 24th, 2021
Where: Biarritz, France
Website: click here
October 15th 2020 Orobie Film Festival
Films of any genre, and duration, produced after 2016, whose main theme is the environment and mountain culture.
When: January 26th to 30th, 2021
Where: Seriate, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 19th 2020 COFFI – CortOglobo Film Festival Italia
Participation is open to all, with no subject or age limit for directors. Among the categories are short films of 15 minutes maximum, or documentaries of 30 minutes maximum.
When: December 1st to 5th, 2020
Where: Vietri sul Mare, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 20th 2020 Apulia We Fest
Competition open to short and feature-length films, documentaries, school films and web series produced since 2011.
When: September 3rd to 5th, 2021
Where: Bari, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 30th 2020Ermanno Olmi Award
This award is open to directors of any nationality under 30 years of age. The films (fiction, documentary and animation) must not exceed 15 minutes in length and must have been produced in 2019 or 2020.
When: December 10th, 2020
Where: Bergamo, Italy
Submission: click here
October 31st 2020 Dieciminuti Film Festival
Short film and animated film competition.
When: March 23rd to 27th, 2021
Where: Ceccano, Italy
Website: click here
Submission: click here
October 31st 2020 International Film Festival of Larissa
Competition of short films with a total duration of 20 minutes.
When: March 31st to April 4th, 2021
Where: Larissa, Greece
Website: click here
Submission: click here
NOVEMBERNovember 1st 2020 Eurodoc
Annual training program for producers with a documentary project in development.
When: March to October 2021
Website: click here
November 3rd 2020 Ribalta Experimental Film Festival
Experimental Film Festival
When: January 16th and 17th, 2021
Where: Modena, Italy
Website: click here
November 8th 2020 MiMo Milano Mobile Film
Works (video or photographic) made using a telephone, tablet or drone.
When: December 27th, 2020
Where: Milan, Italy
Website: click here
November 15th 2020Call for Mediterranean cultural projects
The Marc de Montalembert scholarship supports the realisation of cultural or craft-related projects carried out by young people under the age of 28 in the Mediterranean basin.
Website: click here
November 16th 2020Festival International du Film d'Aubagne
Feature film competition. Films submitted must be a first, second or third project, have original music, be over 60 minutes long and be completed after September 2019.
When: March 15th to 20th, 2021
Where: Aubagne, France
Website: click here
November 19th 2020 Samawa Cinema
Short and feature-length films produced in 2019 or 2020 that have never been broadcast on television or social networks.
When: December 18th to 24th, 2020
Where: Samawa, Iraq
Website: click here
Submission: click here
November 30th 2020 Your script produced
Open to screenwriters and writers from 18 years old with an original screenplay (short film, feature film or TV show) to propose.
Genre accepted for short and feature films: thriller/horror, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, comedy and drama.
Website: click here

 

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