It is the demonstration that, even nowadays, a utopia can exist.
Everything here is unique and extraordinary; a place that nourishes itself with beauty, originality and passion; place open to young artists from all around the world that have the possibility to meet each other, to see and hear each others work, to listen and speak with great international artists.
A place where music and cinema provide an opportunity to gather and get to know each other better.
Kustendorf is a place where the pride of authors’ origin and identity are welcomed to become the flour and the yeast of the different expressions of their art.
The quality of the selection has allowed us to recognize quotes from many classical authors, from Melies to Chaplin, from Vigo to Buńuel, but also, there were others who had the courage to experiment with new territories.
Students or self-taught non-released filmmakers can submit a film (under 45 minutes of duration) on any genre for consideration to the Competition programme.
The film should be sent in a DVD with English subtitles (if the original language is not English) and on a separate CD - Submission Form with film details, visual materials and contacts.
Selected students will be announced by December 1st.
The invited filmmakers will have travel and accommodation expenses paid by the Festival and will attend the workshops and events