Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, 8-18/10/2020

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Category
ANIMATION & FILM FESTIVALS
Deadline | Event Dates (period)
08 October 2020 - 18 October 2020
City
Sitges, Catalonia
Email
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Edition
53
Submission deadline
2020-07-15
Submission/Registration Fee
Yes

Festival Description: The Sitges - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia is a competitive festival, specializing in fantastic genre, festival in accordance with the regulations established by the FIAPF.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood has also declared the Festival to be a “Qualified Festival” for the Oscar® Awards. This means that those shorts winning the awards for «Best Short Film» in the Official Fantàstic Selection and «Best Short Film» in the Anima’t section will automatically be taken into consideration by the Selection Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood for the Oscar® Awards.

2020 Call for entries

Anima’t Section:

  • Animated feature films produced in 2019/2020, previously unreleased in Catalonia. On an exceptional basis, the Festival reserves the right to program films previously screened out of official competition at another Spanish film festival.
  • Anima’t includes a subsection for short films produced in 2019/2020 with a maximum runtime of 30 minutes. The selected shorts must also be previously unreleased in Catalonia.

The Selection Committee reserves the possibility of selecting advertising, promo or music video works that it considers to have sufficient artistic and cinematic value as short films, as long as they are thematically related to the Festival’s area of specialization. The Carnet Jove Jury will present the following awards:

  • Award for Best animated short film (this short will automatically be taken into consideration by the Selection Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood for the Oscar® Awards) and
  • the Award for Best animated feature length film.

 

 

 

 

 
 

Event Dates

  • From 08 October 2020 to 18 October 2020