Submissions are now open for the 6th International Film Festival for the Animals

Taking place in Curitiba City in May 2016

 

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Filmmakers and producers united with animal causes, can now register their films for the 6th International Film Festival for the Animals, one of the largest film events of its kind in the world. The event promoted by the Brazilian Vegetarian Society (SVB), will be taking place in Curitiba in May 2016.

Short, medium and feature films related to the theme of the event can be registered; produced by professional or amateur film makers.  The films shown will be chosen by a curator nominated by the event organisers.  Film-makers can participate with more that one film, however separate registration forms must be completed.

The complete guidelines (with versions in Portuguese, English and French) and the registration form will be available here on the website.

The chosen films will be published at the start of April, and will form part of the 6th International Film Festival for the Animals.  Three films indicated by both audience and the event organisers, will be honored with the "Oscow" - the events symbolic statue.  "The International Film Festival for the Animals is a unique event in the world, which draws attention to the theme of full respect for animals in their essence." states SVB president, Ricardo Laurino.

In the last event edition, held at the Cinemateca in Curitiba, the Film Festival had the highest attendance on record, with full screenings as well as the presence of directors, producers and authors, that conversed with the moviegoers about the films.  During the entire event there was also a traditional fair with vegan products on sale.

Registration

It is free to register films for the 6th International Film Festival for the Animals, and registrations will be open until the 28th of February.  All details for the submission of films are available on this page.

 

The International Film Festival for the Animals

Launched in 2009 in Curitiba (PR), the International Film Festival for the Animals is one of the largest film events in the world, aimed at discussing respect for animals, and publicising film productions that debate this topic. In addition to Curitiba, several cities in Brazil have already held partner editions.

 

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