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International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films

International Festival of Health and Humanity Films.

About

International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films — all about humanity, health and solidarity.

International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films has specific focus on humanity films. As a forum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement offers the opportunity of fruitful get-together, round tables and discussions.

Varna Festival of Red Cross and Health films became not only film event but a meeting point for the exchange of experiences between medical scientists worldwide, national and international health institutions, leaders of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent, movie stars, directors, filmmakers, film critics, journalists, cinematography and broadcasters.

The goal is to make the Festival an integral part of the cultural life in Bulgaria and Europe and to increase the interest of young people through the medium of culture to basic human values ​​as part of the modern lifestyle.

The Festival is held under the patronage of the vice president of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Awards

  • Special Jury award – for a film representing work of art, innovation, civil positions or else, formulated by the Jury as cinematic achievement;
  • Production award;
  • Screen-play award;

Films from the category of Red Cross and Red Crescent films:

  • Red Cross and Red Crescent best film award; 
  • Award on behalf of the President of the Bulgarian Red Cross;

Health Films:

  • Best film award;
  • Special award on behalf of the Rector of the Medical University of Varna.
  • Award on behalf of the Rector of the Medical University of Varna.

Documentary Films category:

  • Best full-length film;
  • Best short-length film;
  • Special award (for a film with high quality, regardless of the length)

Feature films category:

  • Best full-length film;
  • Best short-length film;
  • The Mayor of Varna award for significant creative achievement.

Rules

  • In the Official Selection of the XVIII edition of the Festival may participate films that have been produced till February 2019.
  • Unlimited number of movies for national organizations of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, documentary films recording studio and feature films recording studio.
  • All the selected films with original language different from English should have subtitles or dialogue lists in English.

For the film selection your films can be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • DVD, HDD (DCP) or USB by post;
  • Youtube, vimeo or other video sharing service; 
  • File transfer server as (dropbox.com, tranz.it, mediafire.com or one of your own choice).

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The Festival is supported by the Municipality of Varna.

Organised by the Bulgarian Red Cross, under the auspices of the Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the World Health Organisation and UNESCO.

Documents

Place

Bulgaria
Varna

Official website

redcrossfilmfest.org

Contacts

Address:

Ilko Raev / director /
International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films – Varna
9000 Varna, 3 “Bratya Shkorpil” Str.

Email: ircfilmfest@gmail.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    November 25, 2018
  • Deadline
    February 28, 2019
  • Notifications
    April 05, 2019
  • Event dates
    14 — 18 June 2019
Categories & Fees

Documntaries on humanity. Issues like medicine, health care, ecology, migration, human rights and others.

  • Deadline — free

Reflecting the activities of the National Societies of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent in the world

  • Deadline — free

Feature films (full-length) on humanitarian issues.

  • Deadline — free

Films with scientific, popular scientific or educational character, specially devoted to the achievements, the condition of the health care and its problems

  • Deadline — free
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