The IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival is looking for submissions. Running 29 June until 6 July in Bulgaria, the final deadline for submissions is 15 May. A celebration of professional short film, entries must not exceed 27 minutes in length, the festival covers a wide range of genres including fiction, documentary, animation and experimental. Aside from the selection of outstanding films, there will be a programme of training facilities, an industry market and pitching sessions of ideas and rough-cut projects. The festival also encourages an educational and professional environment, where filmmakers of different ages, experience and background can collaborate.
Set in the small picturesque town of Balchik, the unique architecture compliments the festival and IN THE PALACE maintain an exceptionally friendly community, adding a boutique feel to the proceedings. Filmmakers are invited to submit works for the competition programme, and there is also the opportunity to submit free of charge to a new project for the Filmer Forge Pitching Session. The final films chosen for the festival will be show in a stunning setting and will give filmmakers the chance to expose their films to other creatives and professionals.
IN THE PALACE offers filmmakers and audiences a unique cultural experience, showing unseen films on the big screen and showcasing new and emerging talent in directors and performers. It is also a great chance to make friends and contacts, meeting the actors and filmmakers in person.
IN THE PALACE ISFF, 29 June – 6 July 2013, Balchik, Bulgaria.
DEADLINE for Submissions: 15 May