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LUCAS - Frankfurt International Festival for Young Filmlovers

LUCAS - Internationales Festival für junge Filmfans
c/o Deutsches Filminstitut
Schaumainkai 41
60596 Frankfurt
Germany
phone +49-69-9 61 22 06 70
fax +49-69-9 61 22 06 69
http://www.lucasfilmfestival.de
email: info@lucasfilmfestival.de

Festival Director
Julia Fleißig



Year of Foundation 1975

Event Date from 20 September 2018 till 27 September 2018

in Frankfurt, Germany

International Competition

Sections Short Film Competitions (8+, 13+), Feature Film Competitions (8+, 13+, 16+), Classics, Young European Cinephiles

Category Short, Feature, Documentary

Terms of Entry open call for submissions only for short films, completed in 2016-2018, short films up to 30 min, feature films longer than 59 minutes

Genre Children & Youth, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Documentary Films

Subtitles English subtitles necessary German subtitles recommended

Format DCP

Registration Deadline 04 May 2018

Fees none

Attendance Figures 9,500

Participants of the Film Industry small distributors, TV buyers, festival scouts, representatives of non-profit organizations

Prizes/Awards 8+
Best Feature 8+ (Euro 5,000)
Best Short 8+ (Euro 2,000)
ECFA Award
Audience Award

13+
Best Feature 13+ (Euro 5,000)
Best Short 13+ (Euro 2,000)
Best Extraordinary Cinematic Achievement (Euro 2,000)
Audience Award

16+ / Youngsters
Lucas Youngsters Award (Euro 3,000)
Audience Award

Number of Films Shown around 60 films

Media Coverage 20-30 international journalists; traditional summaries in most of the trade papers and regional radio and TV stations

Evaluation Germany´s oldest festival for young audiences.

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