The competitions of the 20. dresdner schmalfilmtage 2019

International Competition Super8/16
Films of all genres can be submitted to the International Competition Super8/16 at dresdner schmalfilmtage. The films have to be produced in combination with 8 or 16 mm formats, in independent production produced since 2017 and not longer than 20 minutes. Deadline Call for Entries: 9th November 2018
1. Award
2. Audience Award

International Found Footage Competition
In cooperation with the Filmverband Sachsen (Saxony Film Association) the dresdner schmalfilmtage awards again prizes in 2019 for works that deal with film and heritage. For the International Found Footage Competition films which are in dialogue with archival material in 8mm or 16mm can be submitted. For the International Fount Footage Competition 2019 works can be submitted, which deal with archive material in the film formats 8mm or 16mm can be submitted. Whether including archival footage, a new score or mixing original sound with new footage – there are no set limitations concerning the engagement with historical film material.
1st Award: 300€
2nd Award for research work in international film archives: 200€

The special prize was initiated in 2018 by FILMVERBAND SACHSEN e. V. in the framework of his project "Audiovisual Heritage in Saxony" with the support of the Saxon State Ministry for Science and the Arts (SMWK). For more information, see www.filmverband-sachsen.de

If you want to be concidered for the Found Footage Competition please note under Synopsis also, that you used Found Footage and how you used it.
For the selection process, films can be submitted in digital formats. A guarantee for viewing can be given to formats mov and mpg4 with Codex h264. Video links, with or without a password, can also be submitted. We do not send copy back. At the festival competition itself 8mm and 16mm films as well as digital formats and Blueray can be screened.




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