Selected International Film Festivals

Bilbao International Documentary and Short Film Festival

Zinebi - International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao
Colon de Larreategui, 37, 4º D
48009 Bilbao
phone +34-94-4 24 86 98
fax +34-94-4 24 56 24
http://www.zinebi.com
email: info@zinebi.com

Director
Mr. Ernesto del Rio

Program Director / Contact for German Entries
Mr. Luis Mari Egiraun

Year of Foundation 1959

Event Date from 08 November 2019 till 15 November 2019

in Bilbao, Spain

International Competition

Sections International Competition (Short films: animation, fiction and documentary), Retrospectives, Special Programs

Category Documentary, Short

Terms of Entry up to 35 min, completion after 1 January 2018, films have not to be a premiere for the festival, they can have been screened in another festivals before

Genre Animation, Documentary Films, Short Films, Experimental, Fiction

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP, HDCAM, DigiBeta, Beta SP PAL, HD QuickTime

Registration Deadline 15 July 2018

Fees none

Attendance Figures 10,000

Participants of the Film Industry Spanish TV channels, specialized Spanish channels and selection responsible agents from other festivals

Prizes/Awards Grand Prize of the Bilbao Festival (€ 7,000)
Grand Prize for Spanish Films and Grand Prize for Basque Films (€ 5,500)
Golden Mikeldi for Documentary/Fiction/Animation (€ 4,000 each)
Silver Mikeldi for Documentary/Fiction/Animation (€ 3,000 each)
Grand Prix of the Spanish Cinema (€ 5,500)
Grand Prix of the Latin American Cinema (€4,000)

German Films

2019

Official Selection – International Competition (Short Films)
ENTIRE DAYS TOGETHER (GANZE TAGE ZUSAMMEN) by Luise Donschen
PELOURINHO, THEY DON'T REALLY CARE ABOUT US by Akosua Adoma Owusu (GH/DE)
TWO SISTERS WHO ARE NOT SISTERS by Beatrice Gibson (GB/DE/CA/FR)
 
First Film International Competition
IN THE NAME OF SCHEHERAZADE OR THE FIRST BEERGARDEN IN TEHRAN by Narges Kalhor (Oasys Digital, University of Television and Film Munich)
FROM TOMORROW ON, I WILL by Ivan Markovic, Linfeng Wu (CN/DE/RS)

Number of Films Shown 97 films from 35 different countries

Media Coverage local and national TVs, medias, newspapers, radios etc., but few international journalists attend

Specific Characteristics Recognized by FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) as Documentary and/or Short Film Festival. The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.

Evaluation Attractive for short and documentary films. Its specialisation in documentary films makes it unique in Spain.

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