Crossing The Screen International Film Festival

Crossing The Screen International Film Festival
81, Langney Road
BN21 3QE
Eastbourne, United Kingdom

Tel: 0044 7961896149

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 15th Sep 17
Fri 24th Nov to Sun 26th Nov

Festival Overview

CROSSING THE SCREEN is an international film festival, meant to showcase innovative and independent forms of visual art from all over the world.

A successful 1st year, in 2016, presented 85 International short films (34 UK premieres, 6 International premieres and 5 World premieres), including previous selections from Cannes IFF, Berlin IFF and Sundance IFF.
The Festival also displayed a Virtual Reality Filmmaking workshop, accredited by Creative Skillset.

CROSSING THE SCREEN 2017 (November 2017) will introduce for the first time a section for feature narrative films, running beside a strong short film programme.

Submissions for the 2017 edition are now open and will end on the 15th of September 2017.

Awards

CROSSING THE SCREEN AWARD (to the Best Overall Feature Production):
£400 + Crossing The Screen Statuette + Certificate

CROSSING THE SCREEN AWARD (to the Best Overall Short Production):
£200 + Crossing The Screen Statuette + Certificate

MMBF Rising Star Award:
£150 + MMBF plaque, opportunities to get work experience within the Film Industry (within the UK only), as well as tickets for film festivals & film related events.

BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM:
Award Statuette + Certificate

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM:
Award Statuette + Certificate

BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM:
Award Statuette + Certificate

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM:
Award Statuette + Certificate

BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM:
Award Statuette + Certificate

BEST SUSSEX SHORT FILM:
Award Statuette + Certificate

Genres

Action Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Murder Mystery Musical Mystery National Noir Period Political Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller War Western Women

Submit your film via festival focus
Short Experimental - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Students)
Submission Fee: $10
Short Experimental Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Short Experimental - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Professionals)
Submission Fee: $20
Short Experimental Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Short Animation - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Students)
Submission Fee: $10
Short Animation Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Short Animation - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Professionals)
Submission Fee: $20
Short Animation Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Short Narrative - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Students)
Submission Fee: $10
Short Narrative Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Short Narrative - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Professionals)
Submission Fee: $20
Short Documentary Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Short Documentary - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Students)
Submission Fee: $10
Short Documentary Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
Make submission now
Short Documentary - Competitive Section / Late Deadline (Professionals)
Submission Fee: $20
Short Documentary Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 45 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible. Filmmakers submitting with "Student" fees will need to provide a scanned copy of a valid and current Student ID card.
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Feature Narrative - Competitive Section / Late Deadline
Submission Fee: $30
Feature Narrative Films filmed in any film, video or digital format with a duration of up to 100 minutes (including credits) that completed production after November 26th, 2015 are eligible.
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Known festival contacts Contacts
Domenico Della Valle
Director
Manfredi Mancuso
Director / Programmer
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Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Open to any Filmmakers

Formats:

Only online Submission will be accepted, either through the Official Website or through our film festival platforms partners. Crossing The Screen does not download submissions or accept Dropbox submissions. No responsibility can be accepted for any submissions lost, delayed or damaged.

Fees:

FEATURES:

Regular Deadline (1 August 2017) Standard Fee: $25 USD
Late Deadline (15 September 2017) Standard Fee: $30 USD

SHORTS:

Regular Deadline (1 August 2017) Standard Fee: $15 USD (Students: $8)
Late Deadline (15 September 2017) Standard Fee: $20 USD (Students: $10)

Submission Deadline: 15 September 2017

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