Amarcort Film Festival, 14-18/11/18

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14 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Rimini, Italy
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Amarcort Film Festival is open to all filmmakers presenting digital short movies.

Authors must also provide a still from each submitted movie. A short resume about the author will be appreciated.

Only movies realized after January 2016 can be submitted. Non-English language short movies must have English subtitles. All authors who pass the first selection will have to provide Italian subtitle for their movies. Amarcort Film Festival can provide Italian subtitles at a price of € 6,00 per minute of running time.

Participation fee is € 6,00 for each author (more movies by the same author will be accepted at the cost of a unique fee).

Festival sections:

  • AMARCORT: international fiction and documentary short films, whose maximum running time is 30 min;
  • GRADISCA: international all genres short films, whose maximum running time is 5 min;
  • FULGOR: local authors’ all genres short films, whose maximum running time is 20 min;
  • REX: international animation short films, whose maximum running time is 15 min;
  • ALDINA: fiction, all genres short films, by students film school, whose maximum running time is 15 min;
  • GIRONZALON: international experimental short films, whose maximum running time is 10 min;
  • CANTAREL: international musical videoclip, whose maximum running time is 5 min;
  • BLOCK NOTES: pitch for authors of short movies projects, who have already found a part of funds for the making of the movie or have already shot some scenes. (The authors of selected projects will have to present their work to a Jury Committee, composed by producers and distributors, during festival days)



1. “Grand Jury” award – best fiction short film (Prize and 1000 €);
2. “Youth Jury” award - best fiction short film (Prize)
3. “Fellini’s” award – Amarcort section (Prize);
4. “Il Pataca” award – best acting (Prize);
5. “Popular Jury” (Prize);
6. “AFIC” (Prize);

  • REX
    1. “Grand Jury” award – best animation short film (Prize and Money);
    1. “Audience award (Prize)
    1. “Regione Emilia-Romagna” award – best local authors’ fiction short film (Prize);
    1. “Grand Jury” award - best fiction students short film (Prize and Money)
    1. “Grand Jury” award - best experimental short film (Prize);
    1. “Grand Jury” award - best musical videoclip (Prize);
    1. “Grand Jury” award - best Pitch (Prize and 300 €);


  • Read the regulations here
  • Submit your entry via the official website, filmfreeway, festhome or clickforfestivals
  • Deadline: June 28 2018 (regular), July 15 2018 (late), July 31 2018 (final)
  • The submission fee is € 6,00 for the regular deadline, € 10,00 for the late deadline and € 15,00 for the final deadline

Event Dates

  • From 14 November 2018 to 18 November 2018


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