FRANCE / 24th PriMed begins its selection process

PriMed – International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage is open to all directors, producers and broadcasters who, through their programmes or films, help to create a better understanding of the countries of the Mediterranean region in its broadest sense, from the Atlantic coast to the Black Sea.


The audiovisual works submitted should deal with subjects which help our understand of current issues, culture, heritage, societies and the lives of men and women in Mediterranean countries. They must not contain any advertising or propaganda.

Each film can only compete in one of the following categories:
– Mediterranean Issues
– Mediterranean Memory
– First Film
– Art, Heritage and Cultures
– Mediterranean Short

The competition has three phases :
– January 2020 : call for applications – Deadline for registration and sending films : March 31st 2020
– May / June 2020 : an international Selection Committee chooses the films for the final phase.
– November / December 2020 : final phase of PriMed. An international jury selects the award-winning films while a jury of young people from across the Mediterranean region choose their best film. Together with public screenings, meetings, and finally the award ceremony.

There are six awards for the films in competition. Broadcasting awards may also be given by a television company, at the sole discretion of their representative, chosen from the films selected for the final phase. The subsequent distribution of a film which wins a broadcasting award will be subject to a specific agreement between the broadcaster and the film-maker.

Registration is free and can be done directly on line at the PriMed web-site.
The deadline to take part and register films is March 31st 2020.

To see previous editions of PriMed, click here.

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