The 34th Ghent International Film Festival will once again include the widest possible selection of films from all over the world, mainly focusing on fiction films (feature-length and short) and, to a lesser extent, documentary (feature-length and shorts) focussing on film and (film)music. Animation is also included. The short film program will consist mainly of European productions. The festival presents films in 35mm, 70mm and Betacam SP or Digital (PAL and NTSC). Sep/mag prints are for technical reasons, not accepted. Deadline for applications: August 1st, 2007 - Competitive festival: Impact of music on film, Xplore Competition, Prix UIP Ghent - sections: Competition, Festivalpreviews, World Cinema, A Look Apart, Belgian Cinema Today, retrospective, competitions for European, Belgian & Flemish shorts. - PRIX UIP competition for European Shorts in co-operation with the European Film Academy (production year 2006 or 2007 - max. length 15') - Each year strong focus on (film)music - 2007: focus on new Argentinean cinema - 2007 closing event: 7th edition World Soundtrack Awards Send your applications (DVD or VHS + info) to: Ghent Film Festival Wim De Witte Leeuwstraat 40B 9000 Ghent (Belgium) More info: firstname.lastname@example.org For more info, entry form and regulations, click here. The Ghent International Film Festival, which started in 1974 as a student's film festival, has developed into one of Europe's foremost film events. Every year in October it presents some 150 feature films and 100 shorts from all over the world in various sections to an audience of over 100,000. The Ghent Film Festival is recognised by the IFFPA as a competitive festival, focusing on 'The Impact of Music on Film'. Some 12 films compete for four prizes: The Grand Prix for the Best Film; The George Delerue Award for Best Music (or Best Application of Music); The Sabam Prize for Best Screenplay and The Robert Wise Award for Best Director. Looking forward to welcome you in Ghent!
Call for entries: Submit your film now!
If you want to submit a film for the festival's 34th edition (9-20 October 2007) programme please send a screener together with an entry form and some brief info over the film and its makers before August 1st, 2007 to our offices!