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Montreal Festival of New Cinema

Montreal Festival of New Cinema
3805, Blvd. Saint-Laurent

QC H2W 1X9 Montreal
phone +1-514 2 82 00 04
fax +1-514 28 26 664
http://www.nouveaucinema.ca
email: info@nouveaucinema.ca

Executive Director
Nicolas Girard Deltruc
ngirard@nouveaucinema.ca

Programming Director
Zoé Protat
zprotat@nouveaucinema.ca

Year of Foundation 1971

Event Date from 07 October 2020 till 18 October 2020

Event Date

in Montreal, Canada

Sections FNC Explore, International Competition, Focus Quebec/Canada, Temps Ø, Les Nouveaux Alchimistes, Pan-Canadian Student Film Meeting, P'tits Loups

Category Feature, Documentary, Short

Terms of Entry short film under 52 minutes, feauture film over 52 minutes; works produced after 1st January 2019; no previous screening in Montreal (for short films, interactive works, and performances) and/or Quebec (for feature films)

Genre Art, Children & Youth, Documentary Films, Drama, Experimental, Family, Short Films

Subtitles English subtitles necessary French subtitles recommended

Format 16 mm, 35 mm, Blu-ray, DCP

Registration Deadline Early: 30 April 2020
Reg.: 31 May 2020
Late: 15 June 2020

Fees Shorts, interactive works, performances: 15 March - 30 April: USD35, 1 May - 31 May: UDS40, 1 June - 15 June: USD50; Feature Films: 15 March - 30 April: USD40, 1 May - 31 May: USD45, 1 June - 15 June: USD55

Attendance Figures 100,000

Participants of the Film Industry 1.500 participants of the industry, largely Canadian distributors and producers

Prizes/Awards International Competition (feature film): Louve D'Or - Best Feature Prize ($ 15.000), Prix D' Interpretation (best actor/actress), Prix De L'Innovation Daniel Langlois (outstandingly daring aesthetics, creative use of new technologies, and/or groundbreaking treatment of a sensitive matter); International Competition (short film):Loup Argenté; Temps: Prix Du Public Temps ($2.000); Les Nouveaux Alchimistes: Prix De L'AQCC - Best feature; Prix Dada (best short); Prix Des Rencontres Pancanadiennes Du Cinéma Étudiant ($1.500); Prix Du P'Tits Loups (Best Short Film)

German Films

2020

Panorama International

COCOON (KOKON) by Leonie Krippendorff (Jost Hering Filme)


Les Incontournables
THERE IS NO EVIL (ES GIBT KEIN BÖSES) by Mohammad Rasoulof (DE/CZ/IR, Cosmopol Film)
UNDINE by Christian Petzold (DE/FR, Schramm Film Koerner & Weber)

WIM WENDERS, DESPERADO by Eric Friedler & Andreas Frege (Studio Hamburg Enterprises)


Temps Ø
SIBERIA by Abel Ferrara (IT/DE/MX, maze pictures)


International Competition – Short Films
BATTLEFIELD by Jannis Lenz (AT/DE)


Les Nouveaux Alchimistes – Feature Films
DAU. NATASHA by Ilya Khrzhanovskiy, Jekaterina Oertel (DE/UA/GB/RU, Phenomen Berlin Filmproduktion)

Les Nouveaux Alchimistes – Short Films
ALTÖTTING by Andreas Hykade

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION by Lukas Marxt (DE/AT)
INFLORESCENCE by Nicolaas Schmidt

SERIAL PARALLELS by Max Hattler (DE/HK)
SFUMATO by Robert Seidel

THERE MUST BE SOME KIND OF WAY OUT OF HERE by Rainer Kohlberger (AT/DE)
UNTITLED SEQUENCE OF GAPS by Vika Kirchenbauer


FNC Explore
1ST STEP – FROM EARTH TO THE MOON by Jörg Courtial, Maria Courtial

DREAMIN’ ZONE by Fabienne Giezendanner (FR/CH/DE/KR)


P’tit Loups
MISHOU by Milen Vitanov

Number of Films Shown over 300 works from about 40 countries

Media Coverage wide coverage in all national print and electronic media, about 200 journalists

Specific Characteristics The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.

Evaluation The festival sees itself as a "contrasting event" to commercially oriented festivals and calls for innovative contributions, particularly from the field of the "new media". It is the city's oldest festival. The festival showcase around 200 independent foreign productions and presents a choice selection of 25 international feature films in the competitive feature section. The festival's uniqueness lies in it being a prime platform for new media productions in the widest sense. Focus on experimental and innovative/artistic independent productions.

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