The 12th edition of the Catania Film Fest will take place from November 15-19, 2023 in Catania, Sicily, South Italy.
Catania Film Fest aims to be a meeting place for young directors - Italian and foreign - of the European independent cinema and, from the tenth edition, also for the cinematography of the nations that overlook the Mare Nostrum in original language and Italian subtitles. The Festival brings together, in a single breath, culture, meetings, music, environment and art in all its forms, starting of course with cinema.
The Official Selection is divided into four competitive sections:
- Catania Film Europa 12: European Competition open to independent feature films and documentaries. Each work will represent a reference country.
- Catania Corto Europa 12: European Competition open to short films. Each work will represent a reference country.
- Catania Film Italiana 12: Competition open to independent Italian feature films.
- Catania Corto Italiana 12: Competition open to independent Italian feature short-films.
European competition open to independent feature films and documentaries and short films, completed after January 1, 2022, almost unreleased or in any case very little distributed.
- "ELEPHANT" Best European Independent Film
- "ELEPHANT" Best European Independent Short Film
- "ELEPHANT" Best Italian independent film
- "ELEPHANT" Best Italian Independent Short Film
European Independent Film and Short-Film, almost unreleased or in any case very little distributed.
Submitting parties must send otherwise at their own expense one digital file or Blu-ray Disk in original version with English subtitles for official and press screenings, including Italian-spoken movies).
Costs of English and Italian subtitles are in any case borne by right-holders. In case of selection, the direction of Catania Film Fest will provide a subtitles office.
Submission deadline: September 20th, 2023
Submission and participation fee: €10, (€8 Gold, €6 Student) to be paid by bank draft to the following bank account:
IBAN: IT55Y0200816910000101524359 UNICREDIT BANK to Associazione Culturale CATANIA FILM FESTIVAL