The 14th International Film Students Meeting, co-organized by the San
Sebastian Festival and
Contemporary Culture Centre of San Sebastian, provides an exchange of
knowledge at one of the most important movie events in the world.
The Meeting has the
backing of the San Sebastian European Capital of Culture 2016 initiative given that it
is an obvious
exponent of the cultural and artistic work that it wishes to promote.
Young filmmakers can show
their short films, attend meetings with professionals, workshops and the
The selected short films
will be screened at showings open to the general public and Festival
guests as well as
by professionals from
the audiovisual industry who can provide advice to the students presenting their
they will watch and
comment on the films generating an interesting discussion about film
theory and practice.
They will also have the
opportunity to get to know and experience how the film industry works
Each candidate school
can present three short films all of them produced during the 2013/2014
or the 2014/2015
school years. Around 14
schools will be chosen to take part in the Meeting with screenings of the
from the three presented
A specific jury,
consisting of students from the participating school and chaired by a
personality from the
world of film will
choose the winner of the Panavision Award, the Freak Agency / Feelsales
Award and the
BioBioCine – Duoc UC
Award going to the director of the winning short.
This same Jury will also
choose the three directors who will have the opportunity to participate
short films in the next
Cannes Festival Short Film Corner.
A specific jury,
consisting of students from Basque schools, coordinated by a professor
from the Mondragon
University and chaired
by the Orona Fundazioa’s Developing Director, will grant the Orona Award
to the most
cutting-edge film. The
award will be given to the short film’s director.
Last but not least, a
representative of the TorinoFilmLab will award one of the directors with
Projects can be now be registered
. The registration form
and other information on the International Film Students Meeting is available on the official
Festival website, and on the official Tabakalera website. The deadline to summit a short films is July 1st.