Magma international short film festival

Magma // Magma mostra di cinema breve

12th edition

Nov 27 - Nov 30, 2020
Acireale (CT), Italy

Open Call May 01, 2013 - Deadline TBA  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Narrative fiction
Film length Short

Mission / description Magma – mostra di cinema breve has so far examined 4.500 short films coming from 73 countries of the world, reaching a total attendance of about 13.000 spectators and standing out as one of the best short film festivals in Italy.

In addition to the international competition, this year the programme offers special sections devoted to producers or distributors of the short film.

In contrast to bigger Italian film festivals, Magma has always focused exclusively on the short film, considering it as a separate art form, as a format allowing the experimentation of new styles and the creation of new trends, the presentation of works from both first-time amateurs and established directors.

The festival offers a chance of visibility for high-value works that are often precluded from the main distribution channels. Its aim is to build a bridge between the audience and the endless forms of expression of the short format, ranging from documentaries to animation, from narratives to the experimental
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