EN - International Short Film Festival Beveren is a festival with live screenings.

From Friday evening, November 23rd to Sunday evening, November 25th 2018 the Festival shows national- and international short films, (student) animation shorts and documentary shorts. As with the first edition, Showtime! and the Grand Finale are again present.

NL - Het Internationaal Kortfilmfestival Beveren is een festival met live vertoning.

Van vrijdagavond 23 november tot en met zondagavond 25 november 2018 vertoont het Festival tal van nationale- en internationale kortfilms, (studenten) animatie kortfilms en documentaires. Net zoals bij de eerste editie is het wederom tijd voor Showtime! en de Grand Finale.

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The winners of the Live Festival receive a beautiful trophy and a certificate and laurel of winning.

► Best Short Film National.
► Best Short Film International.
► Best Documentary Short Worldwide
► Best Animated Short Worldwide.
► Best Animation by a Student
► Cultural Prize by Municipality Beveren

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De winnaars ontvangen een mooie trofee alsook een certificaat en laurel van winst.

► Beste Kortfilm Nationaal.
► Beste Kortfilm Internationaal.
► Beste Documentaire kort Wereldwijd
► Beste Animatie Kortfilm Wereldwijd.
► Beste Studenten Animatie kortfilm
► Cultuurprijs Gemeente Beveren

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To be accepted into the Festival, a short film needs to comply with our general rules and terms.

General rules & terms for all categories:

01. The following genres are very welcome: action-adventure-thriller, drama, comedy, horror, science fiction, music video, experimental video.
02. Movie files needs to be in h264/mp4 format.
03. Movie sizes need to be 1280x720 pix or 1920x1080 pix (full HD).
04. Subtitles: unless spoken in the Dutch or English language, all short films need to have English subtitles, preferable burnt-in into the h264/mp4 file.
05. When selected for live screening, you will be asked to send us your movie file, a trailer of the short film and a movie poster.
06. Submission fees are non refundable.
07. The decission of the preselection jury and the main Festival jury is final.
08. For our selection method: www.filmfestivalbeveren.be/EN/selection-process.html
09. All short films need to be submitted though our platform at FilmFreeway, our loyal partner in this short film adventure.

Rules & terms for the categories:

► National Short Film | International Short Film
01. Maximum playing time for national- and international short films: fifty minutes.

► Animation Short Film | Animation Short Film by Students
01. Maximum playing time: twenty minutes.
02. Animated short films can be: 2D-animation, 3D-animation, stop-motion-animation
03. Animation Short Films by Students need to be submitted into the correct category.
04. Animation Short Films by Students need to be accompagnied by a "proof of student".
This could either be a student card naming the school or institute where one is following the course, or a document from the school or institute which conferms the status of the student's project.

► Documentary Short Film
01. Maximum playing time for documentaries: thirty minutes.

***IMPORTANT NOTICE ***
Pixure Center Of Creativity does not publish your short film, not on any media, nor online!

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Om geaccepteerd te worden in het Festival, dient uw kortfilm te voldoen aan onze algemene voorwaarden & regels.

Algemene voorwaarden & regels voor alle categorieën:

01. Toegelaten genres: aktie-avontuur-thriller, drama, komedie, horror, science-fiction, muziekvideo, experimenteel
02. Filmbestanden dienen aangeleverd te worden in het h264/mp4 formaat.
03. Filmbestanden dienen als afmetingen 1280x720 pix or 1920x1080 pix (full HD) te zijn.
04. Ondertitels: tenzij de film in het Nederlands of Engels gesproken is, dienen alle films voorzien te zijn van Engeltalige ondertitlels, met voorkeur ingebrand in het h264/mp4 bestand.
05. Indien u geselecteerd wordt voor de live vertoning, zal u gevraagd worden om uw filmbestand door te zenden, vergezeld van een filmtrailer en filmposter.
06. Inschrijvingsgelden zijn niet terugbetaalbaar.
07. De beslissing van de pre-selectie jury en wedstrijd jury is finaal en onbetwistbaar.
08 Selectiemethode: www.filmfestivalbeveren.be/selectieproces.html.
09. Inschrijvingen dienen te gebeuren via het platform van FilmFreeway, onze trouwe partner in het kortfilmavontuur.

Voorwaarden & regels voor de categorieën:

► Nationale Kortfilm | Internationale Kortfilm
01. Maximale speeltijd nationale- en internationale kortfilms: vijftig minuten.

► Animatie Kortfilm | Animatie Kortfilm van en door studenten
01. Maximale speeltijd voor Animatie Kortiflms: twintig minuten
02. Onder animatie kortfilm wordt verstaan: 2D-animatie, 3D-animatie, stop-motion-animation
03. Animatie kortfilms van en door studenten dienen in de correcte categorie te worden ingeschreven.
04. Animatie kortfilms van en door studenten dienen voorzien te worden van een bewijs van student.
Dit kan een studentenkaart zijn van de school of het instituut waar men de opleiding volgt of een bewijs van de school/instituut waarin de status van studentenproject bevestigd wordt.

► Documentaire Kortfilm
01. Maximale speelduur voor documentaires: dertig minuten.

***BELANGRIJKE OPMERKING ***
Pixure Center Of Creativity publiceert nooit uw kortfilm, noch op mediadrager, noch online!

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  • Zlila Helman

    Great cooperation with the team who are eager to bring to the public the vision of filmmakers of allover the world and tell their stories. Wonderful way to connect people but unfortunately I could not attend there - i hope my short documentaries " spoke " for me.

    December 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much, Zlila.
    We are looking forward to seeing more of your work. And, if you are able to visit our Festival, you're more than welcome!

  • Very good festival! Interesting content. You help greatly to promote new films and authors.

    December 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much, Pedro.
    We hope to see you again for our third edition.

  • Antonio Chavez Trejo

    We had an amazing time, our team came from LA and Amsterdam to the festival and had an amazing time. The quality of the movies were fantastic and having been at dozens of festivals we have never seen such an amazing selection! The communication with the festival was always great and very kind and would love to come back next year! Thank you guys!!

    December 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much for all those kind words, Antonio. It was a pleasure to welcome your team member Ragnhilde and Anchel. What lovely, kind and friendly ladies they were.
    We are looking forward to seeing them both again at our next edition and hopefully meeting you as well.
    For now, we wish you a Merry Christmas to you and your team!

  • Artur Barseghyan

    It was very friendly and nice festival.

    December 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much for the kind words, Artur.

  • Pedro Solís García

    We are very happy to have been part of International Short FIlm Festival Beveren. Cuerdas was the Best Animated Short Film.
    We could not attend the festival but communication and networking were perfect.
    Great festival!

    December 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much, Pedro. We're looking forward to seeing your next animation.