Cinevana - Amsterdam

2nd edition

Aug 26 - Aug 28, 2021
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length Full length, Short

Mission / description Cinevana - Amsterdam is a festival by filmmakers for filmmakers. We strive to curate intimate festivals all around the world in a variety of cinematic styles which highlight the worlds great new artists and examine the new ways that the word “cinema” is evolving into a global democratic dialogue.

From August 26-28, we will showcase media art from all around the world in Amazing Amsterdam. We will screen films at the Eye Museum and have other events throughout the weekend.
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Class Founded: 2015
Festival category: D (local player)
Dates Open call: Aug 25, 2015

Early bird deadline: Sep 30, 2015
Regular deadline: Nov 29, 2015
Late deadline: Jul 16, 2016

Notification date: Jul 14, 2015

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Fees Fees range from 5.00 to 50.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Festival sections
Feature Films
Narrative or Documentary Films of more than 45 Minutes.
Feature Screenplays
Screenplays of more than 45 Pages.
One Minute Story
A film of less than one minute or a script of less than 1 page.
Short Films
Narrative or Documentary Films of less than 45 minutes.
Short Screenplays
Screenplays of less than 45 Pages.
General rules All non-English films (or other forms of media) must have English subtitles.

All written works must be written in English or Dutch.

At this time, we are only requesting online submissions and all materials must be viewable online, as we want to remain as green as possible.

By submitting to the festival, you agree to allow your film (or other artistic work) to be screened by The Amsterdam Festival during the festival run, for which you are submitting, at no charge to the festival.

All media selected by the festival will be asked to provide promotional materials, but we ask that no promotional materials be sent until selection.

By submitting to the festival you are admitting copyright ownership of everything submitted.

The festival reserves the right to disqualify any submission at any time, if there is any question of ownership, copyright infringement or any sign of disrespect (in any form of media) to the festival or its representatives.

All fees are non-refundable. Dates and venues are subject to change.

Although we are not offering cash as a prize, we will cover as many expenses as possible for the winning films (absolutely hotels and possibly transportation) and will provide a number of screening avenues, in order to get proper coverage for your film. As filmmakers ourselves, we want to be 100 percent filmmaker friendly and are open to your suggestions!