FIFO - Reminder!

Posted Friday 11 Sep 2015

The 13th edition of the International Festival of Oceanian documentary films (FIFO Tahiti), will take place from January 30th to February 7th 2016 in Papeete (Tahiti - French Polynesia)

The competition is open to all productions concerning Oceania which are not older than three years.

Remember registration for the 13th edition of the Oceanian International Documentary Film Festival ( FIFO) is open. The deadline is October 1 2015.

There are no inscription fees and the organiser ask that you don't wait for the closing date to send files to facilitate the work of the pre-selection committee responsible for viewing the films.

Like every year, FIFO will select about 40 films, in two categories : Films in the category 'in competition' will be presented to an international jury which will assign a big prize and three special prices. Films in competition and out of competition are also eligible to the audience award. Every prize is a money prize.

You can also register your project with their website :

Also note that they have a category for shorts fiction films (30 mn max). The selection will be screened for the �  7th Oceanian short fiction film night � of FIFO 2016. And the audience will select the best short film.

And FIFO is more than a festival, they are a pool of ideas and creation, organizing different events for professional guests, such as the Oceanian television dialogue, the night of the fiction and practical workshops around filmmaking, as well as an oceanian doc market place and the pitch dating.

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International call for entries Mobile Film Festival

Posted Friday 11 Sep 2015

Bonjour members - the French chapter of Women in Film (WFT) are offering women all over the world the opportunity to submit films for the Mobile Flim Festival. Check out one of the entries and the story behind climate change here:

There is one simple rule: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film. This year, WFT  together with the United Nations, are focusing on Climate Change and launching an international edition.

The rules are very simple : 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film - 1 theme : Act on Climate Change.

Submissions are free and filmmakers can submit as many films as they want on

The call for entries ends on September 28, 2015.

100 films will be selected in competition and watchable online on their website in November 2015. Web users from all over the world would be able to vote for their favorite short film and attribute the Public Award.

Best news is that a 30.000 � Grant (that's about $50,000 NZ) will be awarded to the Grand Prize by an international jury. This grant will be dedicated to the production of a film within a year with the help of a producer chosen by the awarded director.

Come on talented members! Get those short films online and into the competition. And Bonne Chance!

Mobile Film Festival : Act On Climate Change

In partnership with the United Nations

Submit your film before September 28, 2015


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