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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival, Bulgaria

Next festival:
December 1st, 2016 to December 12th, 2016

Official website
www.inthepalace.com

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

IN THE PALACE  is an international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts under 27 minutes in length. The main purpose of the Festival is to present contemporary film art from Bulgaria, Europe and the whole world. IN THE PALACE ISFF provides an exceptionally favorable environment and platform for expression for both young film artists and established professionals in this artistic field. Established in 2003, the festival had grown from a competitive forum for student films into the largest and most prestigious short film festival in Bulgaria and the region.

The festival is implemented within a week and consists of several main components:

  • Competitive programme in 4 genres : fiction, documentary, animation, experimental
  • ON FOCUS programme
  • Q & A sessions
  • Filmer Forge educational programme
  • Pitching session
  • Film industry market
  • Videolibrary
  • Side musical programme
  • Students competitive programme
  • USHI Film Festival for kids

IN THE PALACE is organized by Format SFF Foundation and Community Centre Veshtina in partnership and with support of National Palace of Culture, Sofia Municipality and Bulgarian National Film Centre.

 

COMPETITIONS & AWARDS

  • International competition

Films or other audiovisual works that have been public screened in Bulgaria or published on websites or other open access platforms are NOT allowed to participate in this competitive program.

  • National competition

To participate in the National competitive program are allowed only film or other audiovisual works that have been entirely produced  in Bulgaria or co-productions with Bulgarian participation.

  • Students competition

To participate in the Students competitive program are allowed only films or other audiovisual works that have been created during the educational process of the relevant director.

 

Individual and institutional entries accepted

Total award fund / 10, 000 euro in gold

FESTIVAL CENTER

ADMINISTRATIVE ADDRESS
17A Yantra Str., fl.1, ap.2
1504 Sofia
BULGARIA

+359 2 441 0302

CONTACT EMAIL
mail[at]inthepalace.com

FESTIVAL SHOWS...
Live-action shorts
Animated shorts
Documentary shorts
Experimental shorts
Live performances
Exhibitions
Lectures, seminars, masterclasses, ...

MAXIMUM SHORT FILM DURATION: 27 minutes

FESTIVAL HAS AN ENTRY FEE
Submission deadline: 15 September 2016

Submission fee:
15 APRIL 2016 / 15 EURO
15 SEPTEMBER 2016 / 20 EURO

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