The Competition

>> 19th dresdner schmalfilmtage call for entries Competition Super8/16.

Until November 12, 2017 films of all genres can be submitted to the International Competition Super8/16 at dresdner schmalfilmtage 2018. The films have to be produced in combination with 8 or 16 mm formats, in an independent production since 2015, and are not longer than 20 minutes.

 >> Found Footage Competition

For the first time in 2018, the 19th dresdner schmalfilmtage will award films which draw on archival material. For the International Found Footage Competition films which are in dialogue with archival material in 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.

Films can be submitted until November 12 2017.

The special award is presented by FILMVERBAND SACHSEN e.V. within the framework of the “Audiovisual heritage of Saxony” supported by the Saxon Ministry of Science and Fine Arts. For more information see www.filmverband-sachsen.de

1st Price: 300€

2nd Prize: Subsidy for research in international archives in the amount of 200€

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 selection process, films can be submitted in digital formats. A guarantee for viewing can be given to formats mov and mpg4 with Codex h264. At the Competition itself 8 and 16 mm films as well as those digital formats and Blueray can be screened.



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