IN THE PALACE - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Bulgaria)
 
12 Trepetlika str.
1407 Sofia (Sofia)
Bulgaria
Telephone: +359 2 441 03 02
Email: mail@inthepalace.com
Web: http://www.inthepalace.com/en/home.html
 
Fiction Animation Documentary Experimental Music Video
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Deadline: 01/Apr/2020 
 

In 2017 IN THE PALACE received an EFFE Festival Label from The European Festivals Association, and with the up-coming 15th edition, it will also hold the honor of being approved by the OSCAR® Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to choose a number of eligible films for their consideration in the categories of Best Animation, Best Fiction and Best National Film of the Academy Awards ®

IN THE PALACE is a showcase for the art of short filmmaking from Bulgaria, Europe and the world. It is a recognized platform for the expression of both young artists and established professionals. Set in a pleasant seaside city location, it encompasses a range of film competitions, specially curated film programs, music parties and concerts, exhibitions, industry events, an educational program, and a film pitching session.

Premiere in Bulgaria required.

Eligible films must be maximum 27 minutes in length

Films completed after 1 January 2018.

English subtitles are mandatory for all the movies, also for the ones with English dialogues. The subitles must be burned in movie.

I. SILVER PRINCESS COMPETITION, National and international professional films (OSCAR® Qualifying)
BEST FICTION FILM CATEGORY
BEST ANIMATION FILM CATEGORY
BEST NATIONAL FILM CATEGORY (fiction and animation films)

II. DOCUMENTARY & EXPERIMENTAL COMPETITION, National and international professional and student films (Student Academy Awards® Qualifying for student documentary and experimental films)
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM CATEGORY
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM CATEGORY (experimental films, hybrid forms and formats, digital art works)

III. STUDENT COMPETITION, National and international student films (Student Academy Awards® Qualifying)
BEST STUDENT FICTION FILM CATEGORY
BEST STUDENT ANIMATION FILM CATEGORY
Eligible are only films that have been completed during the study years of their directors.

This is just an excerpt of the regulations, carefully read the complete regulations before submitting.

 

SECTIONS:
- DOCUMENTARY & EXPERIMENTAL COMPETITION
- FICTION & ANIMATION - SILVER PRINCESS COMPETITION (Oscar® qualifying)
- STUDENT COMPETITION (Student Academy Awards® Qualifying)