Brixia
Film
Festival



September
︎23
︎24

︎25
︎26



Brixia
Film
Festival

September
︎23
︎24
︎25
︎26


Brescia

Italy
︎September 23 - 26





FAQ



1. How can I subscribe?

The registration to the festival takes place through the platform "Filmfreeway" within 30 days, from July 21 to August 21, 2021. Participation is free for people under 27 and it costs 5 € for people over 27. There will be a late bid of 5 € for everyone during the last week of registration (August 15 to 21), in order to avoid an excessive saturation in the last days.


2. How are the short movies judged?

The participating short movies will be selected by a jury of 18 young professionals in the field of filmmaking. The twelve finalists, screened during the two evenings of the Festival, will be judged on the basis of the standard rules available on the Filmfreeway platform.


3. What are the requirements for participating?

To be eligible to participate, films must have been completed after January 1, 2021. Films must not have been released in theaters or on television prior to the festival or available for viewing online (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo) prior to the festival.

All genres and stories are accepted as long as the content of the film is not defamatory to any group or individual. Films that glorify racism, violence and abuse will be disqualified. All films that deal with these issues sensitively are absolutely welcome.

We also accept films made by students as part of their courses, please consult with your production team/teacher/module leader before considering submitting them to us.


4. Who organizes the festival?

The festival is organized by a team of young volunteers who are part of the association Miso Aps, under the patronage of the Municipality of Brescia. The artistic director of the festival is Leonardo Loraschi, young director and student at the RUFA (Rome University of fine arts)


5. What are the prizes?

The jury will award the following prizes to the finalist shorts:

1. Best Film

2. Best Director

3. Best Screenplay

4. Best Acting

5. Best Photography

6. Best Editing

7. Best Soundtrack

8. Special Student Jury Award

9. Audience Award

10. Prize for the 48 Hours Competition

For the best film there will be a cash prize of €1000.


6. What is Miso Aps?

Miso is a non-profit cultural association founded in Brescia. It has about a hundred members: actors, filmmakers, directors or just enthusiasts. It supports young creatives in the world of entertainment.

7. How does the 48 Hours Competition work?

To participate to the 48 Hours Competition, you must register through the Brixia Film Festival website, pay the participation fee (€10 for each member of the team, which must be composed of a maximum of 5 people). To each group will be assigned a theme that must be present in the short film. From that moment, 48 hours will be available to create, shoot, edit and send their film to the festival jury, which will decide the winner. A cash prize of €1000 will be awarded to the winning short film, which will be screened during the evenings of the festival.



 



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