FilmArte Festival is a festival dedicated to films and screenplays that are artistic or portray any aspect of art(ists). It is hosted twice a year - our Spring editions take place in Madrid (Spain) and our Autumn editions take place in Berlin (Germany). Right now we're open to submission for our 4th edition in Berlin!
An experienced team of programmers, artists and film lovers comes together to organize FilmArte.
We are looking for artistic films and screenplays as well as films and screenplays about arts or artists. Both fictional and documentary works are welcome as long as they show talents and the creative process. Our program is dedicated to cinema that represents innovative and artistic visions and celebrates multicultural diversity.
Maestro Award for Short, Feature and Director
Special Jury Awards
Award for best Music Clips, Experimental, Animation and Student Films
Filmarte is open to creators from all over the world, no limit on age or nationality.
Only documentaries produced after January 1, 2017 are eligible to the competition of Filmarte Maestro Award. Films Produced before this date are eligible for screening and Official Selection, but not for the Maestro Awards.
Films Produced in Madrid by Madrid Filmmakers or Production Companies compete for a Special Award as well as films Produced in Berlin or by Berliner Filmmakers or Productions Companies.
We accept films that are online, or have been already premiered in Europe.
The Festival sets an international jury of at least three members, their decision is final.
Films in other languages rather than English must be subtitled in English. Subtitles in Spanish or German are accepted but not a requirement for films in English language.
The screening copies of selected films must be provided in at least two of the following formats: DCP/ H264/ APPLE PRORES FILE/ .mp4
By submitting the Filmmaker/Applicant agrees to the Terms and Conditions of the festival.
Filmmakers attest and guarantee that they possess all the necessary rights and authorizations.
The Festival does not cover screening fees for the films selected.