International Festival Signs of the Night - Lisbon

FISDN // International Festival Signs of the Night Lisbon

2nd edition

Nov 23 - Dec 03, 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length

Mission / description Since 2003 the international Festival SIGNES DE NUIT is active in Paris and world wide. In these last years we have presented some thousand films from around 70 countries in our principal yearly festivals and on the same time intent-Disposition: form-data; name="att_ind cultural institutions and festivals in up to now 33 countries, among those Algeria, Australia, Chile, Cuba, Hongary, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Peru, Russia, Slovenia, Tunisia, Turkey, United States ...

The International Festival SIGNES DE NUIT based in Paris is made up of films, which reflects new views, original imagery and critical approach to the crucial points of the modern human existence. It is a place for cinema that expands its own boundaries, that is astonishing, different, potentially free from the pressure of tradition, ready to give itself to the unpredictable experimentation.

We presenting three Competition sections:
1. Short film (including experimental short films)
2. Documentaries and experimental Documentaries
3. Cinema in Trangression (new audiovisual languages)
Only for the Short film competition the screening time should not overpass 30 min.

Beside of this we prepare focus programs about thematics or régions/countries worldwide. Also no time limit here.

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Class Founded: 2003
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Oct 17, 2017

Late deadline: Nov 12, 2017

Notification date: Nov 18, 2017

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Fees Fees range from 8.00 to 11.00 EUR (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: Declaration of awards by International Juries
General rules Rules & Terms:

For the Short Film competition max length is 30 min.
For the Cinema in Trangression ("Experimental") and the Documentary
Competition there is no limitation (short and long).

For the Focus programs (thematical, regional) there is no limitation.

For the competition programs the production year should not be older
than 2016, for the focus programs not older than 2011.

In the case your film is chosen, we will contact you asking for a
screening copy.

Also if your film is not chosen immediately, it can be chosen later
for another upcoming festival organized by during the year (in
another country/town). We will ask for permission in this case.

With the submission on this platform you give automatically the screening permission of your film to the festival for this actual edition in Lisboa. The festival can integrate your film in its actual edition without further permissions from your side. You also can't add further conditions for screening permission (for example fee requests etc.)

We can't send back dvds, blurays, usb keys, hard disc etc.

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