Organized by the Frontera Films Corporation of the city of Cúcuta.

5th Norte de Santander International Film Festival

We welcome the participants to this fifth version 2022, we are looking for amateurs and professionals in the audiovisual world who want to participate in the call to participate in the 5th Norte de Santander International Film Festival.

The 5th Norte de Santander International Film Festival is organized by the Frontera Films Corporation. Born from the need to create a film industry in the region, from the Colombian-Venezuelan border and from a pedagogical and training field, our objective is to promote cinema in the Norte de Santander department and the border region, being the most important festival in the Northeast Colombian.

With the aim of projecting Cúcuta as a new city that enters the audiovisual dynamics and creation of world cultural content, taking into account the new restrictions on social events due to the situation we are going through worldwide due to COVID- 19, we will have hybrid, blended events in the city of Cúcuta and virtually. For this reason, like last year, the festival will have screenings of short films via STREAMING for free on facebook live and in person in the city of Cúcuta, respecting social distancing measures and respecting the measures of government and state regulatory entities. .


-There will be talks and talks with professionals of the national cinema.

-The juries will be suitable and professional people in the world of national cinema and delegates of the festival organization.

-The other events will be announced soon.

The respective honorable mentions and awards in each category will be awarded and announced in due course.

The festival reserves the right to improve the festival awards


The festival will be made up of a program of different competitive and non-competitive sections. In the competition, the best short films will be awarded.

The sections are:
Short film

-Official competition for international animation short films.

-Official competition for national animation short films.

-Official competition for national fiction short films.

-Official competition for international fiction short films.

-Official competition for international documentary short films.

-Sample of regional short films.
Productions of maximum 25 minutes duration created by North Santander in Norte de Santander or made in the department. Documentary and fiction short films will be accepted. The works registered in this category must make the registration through the google form that we will enable soon.

-Long cinema: Sample of national feature films.


Registration will be online through filmfreeway. If, if selected, the projection format is required to be MP4. It is an important requirement that they have a download link, if it were to be selected.

For the curation of the short films, aspects of their level of production, technique, content and originality will be taken into account.

To receive the short films, they must register through FILMFREEWAY.

Upon receiving the short films, if your short film is selected, the organization will send the filmmakers an attached file that must be signed for the authorization of circulation of the work at the festival.

FECORNO will also enable an online form in google for regional productions.

The festival reserves the right to modify the terms and bases of the call according to the current social circumstances that we are living as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and if the circumstances warrant it, as long as it is in the search to improve the event.

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