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The Greenmotions Film Festival is a call to action aiming to raise awareness in people around sustainable thinking! The fourth edition will take place at Kommunales Kino im Alten Wiehre Bahnhof in Freiburg (Germany) on November 09 – 12, 2017.With the presentation of solution-oriented, constructive and positive films we would like to convince the audience of the need for active participation. This year, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the bicycle’s invention we will have a special prize about sustainable mobility.
Inspiring documentaries and feature movies will be presented at the festival weekend along with the best short films of our international short film competition. Save the date and do not miss our Greenmotion Film Festival 2017 so that you can experience the inspiring movies of this year.
We welcome all filmmakers to take part in our film competition and our program for this year. The submission period for Greenmotions Film Festival in 2017 is open from now until 31.07.2017. We are looking forward to your contribution through interesting and inspirational films.
● The participation is open to everyone.
● The festival is open to films of all production techniques, including animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artist film and hybrid work from low to high budgets.
● All films should be solution oriented towards the current and future environmental problems. The movies which are inspirational, empowering to take action and giving tools how to involve in change towards a more sustainable life are preferred. Problem focused movies without given solutions will not be accepted. The movies can focus on one or more of the environmental or sustainability topics. This may include: recycling, agriculture / agriculture transition, energy / energy transition, green economy / green business, green tech / green design, sustainable mobility, sustainable cities, sustainable consumption, biodiversity, degrowth / slow food, renewable energies, the energy transition and/or climate change.
● Films for the short film competition must have a running time of 20 minutes or less, including credits.
● Long feature movies should have a running time of 20-120 minutes.
● The festival does not require any premiere status but notes that this may come into consideration during the selection process. Films must have been completed after 31st December 2015.
● Films that have previously been submitted to the festival will be accepted again, aslong as they were not shown in the program of 2015 or 2016.
● Preferred languages: German or English. For all other languages, German or English subtitles are required, German is preferred. For German movies, English subtitles are preferred.
PRIZES & AWARDS:
Prices are amounting up to 3500€. The exact amount depends on the fundraising done throughout the year. Juries of experts will select the best short and long feature movies. The festival may consider to create categories of the short film submissions. The categories may be awarded differently. The prize of the audience choice will be given only to long feature movies.
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