๐Š๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐…๐ข๐ฅ๐ฆ ๐…๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ is ๐ˆ๐Œ๐ƒ๐›-๐ช๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฆ ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ (https://www.imdb.com/event/ev0013367/2021/1/) with live screenings in Koลกice, in Slovakia. Our mission and goal is to discover and promote talented filmmakers from all over the world and present them to the public. Therefore our festival is a brilliant opportunity to participate in international competition.

FilmFreeway has ranked our festival, among the ๐“๐Ž๐ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ ๐Œ๐Ž๐’๐“ ๐๐Ž๐๐”๐‹๐€๐‘ ๐…๐ˆ๐‹๐Œ ๐…๐„๐’๐“๐ˆ๐•๐€๐‹๐’ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐š ๐ญ๐จ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ’,๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง ๐„๐ฎ๐ซ๐จ๐ฉ๐ž. An international independent jury works at the festival, composed of judges from the ๐‘ช๐’›๐’†๐’„๐’‰ ๐‘น๐’†๐’‘๐’–๐’ƒ๐’๐’Š๐’„, ๐‘บ๐’๐’๐’—๐’‚๐’Œ๐’Š๐’‚, ๐‘บ๐’‘๐’‚๐’Š๐’, ๐‘ฑ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‚๐’, ๐‘ด๐’†๐’™๐’Š๐’„๐’, ๐‘จ๐’“๐’ˆ๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’‚ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ผ๐‘บ๐‘จ.

From ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—, we registered more than ๐Ÿ“,๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ projects, some of which premiered at the ๐‘ญ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’ ๐’…๐’† ๐‘ช๐’‚๐’๐’๐’†๐’”, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘บ๐’–๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’๐’Ž ๐‘ญ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’, ๐‘ป๐’๐’“๐’๐’๐’•๐’ ๐‘ฐ๐’๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’๐’Ž ๐‘ญ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’ or have been awarded and nominated for ๐€๐‚๐€๐ƒ๐„๐Œ๐˜ ๐€๐–๐€๐‘๐ƒ๐’, ๐†๐Ž๐‹๐ƒ๐„๐ ๐†๐‹๐Ž๐๐„๐’, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐€๐…๐“๐€-๐ฐ๐ข๐ง๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐ข๐ซ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ, but most of all, hundreds of films and scripts.

Previous winners of our festival are directors such as ๐ƒ๐ž๐ค๐ž๐ฅ ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ("Anna", premiered: Festival de Cannes), ๐Œ๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ ๐Œ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐Ÿ๐š ("HENET WARD", premiered: Clermont Int Film Festival), ๐Œ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐–๐š๐ฅ๐ค๐ž๐ซ ("GOOD THANKS, YOU?", premiered: Semaine de la Critique โ€“ Cannes), ๐™๐š๐œ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐–๐จ๐จ๐๐ฌ (โ€œDAVIDโ€, premiered: Festival de Cannes), ๐†๐ฎ๐ฒ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ (โ€œSkinโ€ โ€“ Winner Academy Awards Oscar), ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐ข๐ž ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐จ๐ง (โ€œNOVEMBER 1STโ€, Bronze Academy Awards Oscar), ๐†๐ž๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐ข ๐Œ. ๐”๐ง๐ค๐จ๐ฏ๐ฌ๐ค๐ข (โ€œSTICKERโ€, premiered: Sundance Film Festival), ๐€๐ง๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ง๐ฒ ๐๐ญ๐ข (DA YIE?, premiered: Clermont Int Film Festival) and others.

๐‰๐ฎ๐ซ๐š๐ฃ ๐‹๐ž๐ก๐จ๐ญ๐ฌ๐ค๐ฒ was a guest of the last year's film festival in Koลกice. We screened his latest film "Plastic Symphony". His first feature-length documentary Blind Loves (2008) premiered in the Quinzaine des Rรฉalisateurs section at the ๐‘ช๐’‚๐’๐’๐’†๐’” ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’๐’Ž ๐‘ญ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’ ๐’Š๐’ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ–, ๐’˜๐’‰๐’†๐’“๐’† ๐’‰๐’† ๐’˜๐’๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ช.๐‘ฐ.๐‘ช.๐‘จ.๐‘ฌ. ๐‘จ๐’“๐’• ๐‘ช๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’Ž๐’‚๐’” ๐‘จ๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’…. This was followed by successful participation in important international festivals and several awards (Golden Eye for the best documentary film at the ๐‘ญ๐‘ญ ๐’๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’„๐’‰, ๐‘จ๐’–๐’…๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† ๐‘จ๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’… ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’…๐’๐’„๐’–๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•๐’‚๐’“๐’š ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’Ž ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ญ๐‘ญ ๐‘ป๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’†, ๐‘บ๐’‘๐’†๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’„๐’๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’‚๐’Ž๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ท๐’๐’–๐’” ๐‘ช๐’‚๐’Ž๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’‡๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’, ๐‘บ๐’‘๐’†๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ฑ๐’–๐’“๐’š ๐‘ท๐’“๐’Š๐’›๐’† ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ด๐‘ญ๐‘ซ๐‘ญ ๐‘ท๐’๐’‚๐’š-๐‘ซ๐’๐’„ ๐‘ป๐’–๐’Š ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’๐’š ๐’๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’“๐’”). In 2013, he made his debut in the field of feature films with the feature film Miracle, which was the opening film of the competition section ๐‘ฌ๐’‚๐’”๐’• ๐’๐’‡ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘พ๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ฒ๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’๐’—๐’š ๐‘ฝ๐’‚๐’“๐’š ๐‘ฐ๐‘ญ๐‘ญ, where he received a Special Jury Award, and later successfully participated in other world festivals. His second feature film Nina won, among other important awards, the ๐‘ญ๐‘ฐ๐‘ท๐‘น๐‘ฌ๐‘บ๐‘ช๐‘ฐ ๐‘ฐ๐’๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’๐’Ž ๐‘ช๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’„๐’” ๐‘จ๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’… ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘พ๐’‚๐’“๐’”๐’‚๐’˜ ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’๐’Ž ๐‘ญ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’.

The best films from the autumn edition and the spring edition will be screened at the Kino รšsmev at the year-round festival. Some films will be screened internally for students of the Secondary Film School of Film in Koลกice. We project the best super short film, short film and feature film and you can visit the city Koลกice and get to know our culture. Koลกice is a beautiful city with a wonderful culture and amazing nightlife.

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The best film, screenplay and music video will be nominated for the main prize at the ๐†๐จ๐ฅ๐๐ž๐ง ๐€๐ซ๐ญ ๐…๐ข๐ฅ๐ฆ ๐€๐œ๐š๐๐ž๐ฆ๐ฒ (๐†๐€๐…๐€), which will redistribute $ ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ,๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ annually which they will receive in the form of various movie rewards.

๐Œ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐‚๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ

๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Feature Film
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Feature Documentaty
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Short Film
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Short Documentary
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Super Short Film
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Student Film
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Short Script
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Feature Script
๐Ÿ† Grand Prix Best Television Script - Pilot
Best Slovak Short Film
Best Music Video
Best Animation
Best Experimental
Best Director Feature Film
Best Director Short Film
Best Director Super Short Film
Best First Time Director (Short)
Best First Time Director (Feature)
Best Director Student Film
Best Director Music Video

๐’๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐‚๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ

Best Indie Short Film
Best Indie Feature Film
Best Web/TV Series
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Thriller
Best Sci-fi
Best Fantasy
Best LGBTQ
Best Mobile Phone Short
Best Inspirational
Best Action
Best Poster
Best Trailer
Best Drama Screenplay
Best Comedy Screenplay
Best Actor Short Film
Best Actress Short Film
Best Actor Feature Film
Best Actress Feature Film
Best Original Screenplay
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Best VFX
Best Cinematography
Best Production
Drama Screenplay
Comedy Screenplay
Thriller Screenplay
Horror Screenplay
Action Screenplay
Sci-fi Screenplay
LGBTQ Screenplay
Television Script - Pilot

In addition to the gold place, we also award special prizes.

๐Ÿ’ต $๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐‚๐€๐’๐‡ ๐๐‘๐ˆ๐™๐„๐’ ๐–๐ˆ๐‹๐‹ ๐๐„ ๐€๐–๐€๐‘๐ƒ๐„๐ƒ ๐“๐Ž ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐–๐ˆ๐๐๐„๐‘๐’ ๐ƒ๐”๐‘๐ˆ๐๐† ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐‹๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐’๐‚๐‘๐„๐„๐๐ˆ๐๐†

1. All films that are not in English, must have English language subtitles. English movies do not have subtitles.
2. No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.
3. Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.
4. The decision of the festival selection committee will be final.
5. The festival authorities will have the right to retain copies of each film and the material send as part of our festival library & can be screened in for Education, promotion, awareness & commercial purposes.
6. The excerpts from films send for Koลกice International Film Festival can be shown on the Slovakian / Int. T.V. / Local Network / Internet etc. For Promotional / Publicity.
7. Films that are submitted must be the entrantโ€™s original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third Parties. Contestants agree that they have obtained all required copyright permissions regarding music, sound & images. Etc presented in their film.
8. Koลกice International Film Festival organizers reserve rights change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent or information to contestants.
9. The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.
10. By submitting the project, you agree that our partner film festivals will be able to send you an offer to submit your projects.

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  • Neri Ricci Lotteringi

    Just an online festival with no screenings

    March 2024
  • Pavel Janak

    It is a nice surprise and pleasure.

    November 2023
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    Response from festival:

    It's amazing to hear these positive words from you!

  • nadia kordlooo

    Thank you so much for selected Resurrection short film. Being selected in this festival is very valuable for us.

    November 2023
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    Response from festival:

    We believe that one day we will meet in person! You are a talented artist!

  • A festival that offers many opportunities for visibility, clear in communication and super professional! Thank you again very much for awarding my script 'the loss of innocence' as the best short screenplay in the summer edition.

    October 2023
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    Response from festival:

    We are glad that you were part of our competition!
    It's great that your work has raised the level of our festival!

  • Thank you so much for selecting our film EarthLove! We are very happy and honored!

    October 2023
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your feedback! It's amazing to hear such nice words!