Baku International Cinema Festival (BAICF)

Baku International Cinema Festival (BAICF)

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Start Month: May


The 2nd Annual Baku International Cinema Festival (BAICF) will run from 05 to 06 May 2017, in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Festival selection over 30 international feature-length films, short films, animation, music video, documentary, screenplay for the main competition program. The Baku International Cinema Festival will show in Baku all selection films. Screening BAICF 2017 will be held at The CinemaCafe, Baku, 98 Nizami Gancavi.
BAICF especially looks forward to exhibiting independent and low-budget films with innovative flair and is open to any film in any genre, under 250 minutes in length.
The Festival believes that films can be made on very little or no budget, just pure hard work and dedication from the people involved. With this in mind we bring you a festival where money is not the key to a great film, if you are a student, low budget production company or are someone who makes films at home, then this festival is for you.

Submission Requirements:

Filmmakers must hold all necessary rights for any films they submit.
– Each film must be less than 250 minutes long.
– All films must either be in English or include proper English subtitles.
– A filmmaker can submit multiple films.
– Incorrectly completed entry forms, or missing information may lead to the disqualification of
your submission.
– Filmmakers will allow clips from their projects to be used for advertising and promotions.
– Decisions of the selection committee are final.

Submission Deadline: October


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