Brač Film Festival is international festival that will be held from 9-12 August 2023 in Supetar, on the island of Brač (Croatia). The Festival is patroned by Croatian Audiovisual Center. Main program is consisted of screenings for children, feature length program and short films screenings. Sidebar program includes workshops, lectures, exhibitions and after parties.
Main program is held in Summer cinema with carefully selected movies from all over the Europe, whilst short film program is platform for young filmmakers and students from film academies to present their annual production.
Article 1—General premise
Brač Film Festival is an international feature film festival which is being held from 9th to 12th of August 2023 in Supetar, on the island of Brač. The festival is a part of a cultural event Supetarsko lito, and is also under the patronage of the city of Supetar, Supetar Tourist Board and Croatian Audiovisual Centre.
The festival consists of: competition program (short film), non—competition program (feature film), educational program (BFF: INDUSTRY) and entertainment program.
Article 3—Terms of application
Films for the competition program can be registered by film directors, producers and national film authorities with film representation rights.
Only short fiction films (up to 20 minutes) that were completed after May 2022 can be applied.
Application deadline is May 30th 2023.
The organizer retains all rights for excluding films submitted outside of this application deadline. Film application fee is 5 USD.
All films that are not in Croatian language must have English subtitles. By sending an application, you accept The Festivals Rulebook.
All films must be submitted online, by sending an application through FilmFreeway.
Article 5—Selection and screenings
The Brač Film Festival artistic director will examine all the applications and will inform all filmmakers if they have passed for selection within a period of 1 month after the submission deadline. The artistic director will invite representatives of the selected films to attend the festival.
An audience award is given for the best short film. Audiences will evaluate films with a 1—5 grade (where 1 is the lowest and 5 is the highest grade).
Special rewards can be given by the Festival, sponsors, professional authorities, professional organizations, non—governmental organizations, media etc.
The organizer of Brač Film Festival is the Association for the Promotion of Film Culture “Globe Media”, Matoševa 29, 21 000 Split.
Article 8—Final provisions
This Rulebook is written in both Croatian and the English language. All participants accept this Rulebook. In case of any obscurities, the Croatian version of the Rulebook is considered the primary. The items that are not included by this Rulebook will be considered by the festivals organizers, in accordance with the organizers’ statute. In case of dispute, only the court in Split is the adjudicating authority.