We accept submissions only via platforms:
Awards of Santa Marina Film Festival
The winner of Santa Marina Film Festival Grand Prix, voted by the audience, will receive the certificate for 5 days of free accommodation in Holiday Village Santa Marina for 2021 season (total cost of Grand-Prix approx. 1000$). Nota bene! Grand Prix will be given only if the winner will present at the screening of Santa Marina Film Festival 2020.
We will try to offer filmmakers of selected films special conditions for visiting Santa Marina Film Festival.
Every winner of Santa Marina Film Festival will receive special diploma. If the winner will not attend the festival, we will send electronic diploma by e-mail.
We will try to offer winners of Santa Marina Film Festival, who will attend the Festival, physical prizes (statuettes and etc). Full nominations and awards will be announced later.
Place and dates of Santa Marina Film Festival
Santa Marina Film Festival will take place in August 2020 at the unique ecological, recreation, historical and cultural place of Bulgaria — Holiday Village Santa Marina, located in a few steps from the sea shore. Depending on the weather, we will screen programs in cinema hall (indoors), and (or) at the amphitheater with the sea view outdoors. The venues and the date can be changed due to the unseen circumstances.
Santa Marina Film Festival competition
Competition is open to the:
– family-friendly fiction (narrative) films up to 20 min (including credits) from any country, made no earlier than 2017;
– family-friendly animation (any style) up to 20 min (including credits) from any country, made no earlier than 2017.
Only films, completed no earlier than January 2017, can participate in the competition of Santa Marina Film Festival. We accept only family-friendly animation and fiction. No film will be accepted if it features excessive violence or gore, foul language or nudity. We are especially welcome animation and films for children 3+.
We have no premier policy.
Films mustn’t be available in Internet in public free access (private access – private links, links with password, VOD e.t.c. is OK).
Submit for free
Submit for small fee
All submissions are evaluated by Selection Committee. Their reports and decisions are final and confidential.
Submitters of all accepted films will be informed by e-mail in July 2020.
The list of selected films will be published on the festival’s website and at the festival’s Facebook in July 2020.
Jury Santa Marina Film Festival
Santa Marina Film Festival will have an international jury. Exact persons will be announced in 2020.
This is only excerpt from the Rules and Regulations of Santa Marina Film Festival on this page.
Full rules are available on the platforms. Submission to Santa Marina Film Festival implies full acceptance of the terms and provisions of the Rules and Regulations with all changes, which will be published on the platforms.
Santa Marina Film Festival make final selections and determine in which section selected films are presented. Designation of a selected film’s program category, exhibition date(s), time(s), and location(s) is at the sole discretion of the Festival.