Selected International Film Festivals

ZINEBI - 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
Mrs. Vanesa Fernández Guerra

Year of Foundation 1959

Event Date from 12 November 2021 till 19 November 2021

Event Date

in Bilbao, Spain

International Competition

Sections International Competitions for Debut Features and Short Films, Retrospectives, Special Programs

Category Documentary, Short, First Feature

Terms of Entry First Film Competion: debut features (fiction, animation, documentary), completed in 2021, longer than 60 min
Short Film Competition: completed in 2020/2021, up to 30 min

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

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP, HD QuickTime

Registration Deadline Short Films: 25 July 2021
Debut Features: 12 September 2021

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 FIRST FILM COMPETITION
Grand Prize ZIFF (€ 12,000)
Young Jury Award (€ 2,000)

SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Grand Prize ZINEBI (€ 7,000)
Grand Prize for Spanish Films and Grand Prize for Basque Films (€ 6,000 each)
Mikeldi for Documentary/Fiction/Animation (€ 5,000 each)
Audience Award (€ 3,000)
Best Basque Director (€ 3,000)
Cineclub Award (€ 2,000)
UNICEF Award

German Films

2020

International Competition
GUJIGA by Sunjha Kim (DE/KR)
IMPERIAL IRRIGATION by Lukas Marxt (DE/AT)

Beautiful Docs
BRING DOWN THE WALLS by Phil Collins (US/DE, Shady Lane Productions)
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES by Ulrike Ottinger (DE/FR, zero one film)

Special Screening
YUGOSLAVIA, HOW IDEOLOGY MOVED OUR COLLECTIVE BODY? by Marta Popivoda (RS/FR/DE, UdK Berlin, joon film)

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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