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Montreal Festival of New Cinema

Festival of New Cinema in Montreal.

About

The Festival is committed to the exploration and development of new practices in cinema and new media. It is a premiere showcase for original and brand-new works, particularly in the fields of independent cinema and digital creation. The Festival calling card is its rigorous and diverse programming, consistently presenting high-quality and often unseen works selected for their originality and innovation. The FNC has always developed in tandem with evolving practices and trends in cinema, and equipped with high-tech screening and presentation facilities, it has earned an international reputation as a leading-edge festival. The FNC is also an excellent platform for discoveries, introductions, events and exchanges uniting audiences and industry professionals. 

Program

  • International Selection: International films offering a new vision and approach to cinema. The films presented must be first, second or third feature-length works by a director;
  • Focus: Discover the vitality of Quebec and Canadian cinema;
  • Special Presentation: Great names in cinema and the year’s best films;
  • Panorama International: A tour of the latest gems in world cinema;
  • Temps Zéro: The festival's wildest section is an eclectic showcase of films that defy classification. Avant-garde, mischievous, off-kilter and totally riotous, this section is all about surprising discoveries and penultimate audience pleasure;
  • Les P'tits Loups: youth section;
  • FNC Lab: Wide-ranging works of experimentation at the crossroads of cinema, visual arts and new technology. A laboratory that pushes beyond traditional narrative and aesthetic forms in a program spanning films, installations, performances and transmedia projects;
  •  FNC Pro: The annual rendez-vous for media and industry professionals. Activities that facilitate the exchange of expertise in the domain of cinema with a special attention towards the new technological realities of the field.

Awards

COMPÉTITION INTERNATIONALE – FEATURE FILMS

  • Louve d'Or - Quebecor ($15 000 cash) - Best feature film from the International Selection;
  • Daniel Langlois Innovation Award
  • Best Actor or Actress Award 
  • People’s Choice Award: $5,000 cash from Canal + Canada
  • AQCC Award (Association Québécoise des Critiques de Cinéma)
     

COMPÉTITION INTERNATIONALE - SHORT FILMS

  • Loup argenté for the Best short
  • Special Mention 

 

  • Grand Prix Temps Ø 
  • Temps Ø People’s Choice Award - Presented by TFO: ($5,000 cash from TFO)
  • FNC Lab grand Prize (feature film)
  • FNC Lab grand Prize (short film)
  • Special Mention (short film)

Rules

  • Works must have been produced after January 1st, 2017.
  • Canadian premier for international short films and New Media art works and Quebec premier for Canadian short films 
  • Quebec premier status for all feature films. 
  • The copy has to be in the original language, subtitled in french (preferably) or english. 
  • The short films must last less than 52 minutes and, as a consequence, the feature ones more than 52 minutes.

Submission via Filmfreeway or Withoutabox is available.

Participants must pay the shipping, customs and insurance costs (including return costs) for their selected work. The FNC covers insurance costs only between the time of reception of the material and the time of its return to the participant.

Subtitles language: French and/or English

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

  • Director — Mr. Nicolas Girard Detruc
  • Programming Director — Mr. Claude Chamberlan
     

 

Documents

Place

Canada
Montreal

Official website

nouveaucinema.ca

Contacts

Address:

3805, Boulevard Saint Laurent
Montréal, Québec H2W 1X9
Canada

Phone: +1 514 282 0004
Email: info@nouveaucinema.ca

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    March 14, 2018
  • Earlybird Deadline
    April 30, 2018
  • Regular Deadline
    May 31, 2018
  • Late Deadline
    June 15, 2018
  • Notifications
    September 15, 2018
  • Event dates
    3 — 14 October 2018
Categories & Fees

The short films must last less than 52 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $40
  • Late Deadline — $50

The feature films more than 52 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $55
  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $40
  • Late Deadline — $50
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