Belfast Festival

CINEMAGIC BELFAST – 2022

AN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

October 2022 (33rd Edition)

 

 

CINEMAGIC BELFAST – OCTOBER 2022 (33RD EDITION)

AN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

CALL FOR ENTRIES – MAIN FESTIVAL (NOT YOUNG FILMMAKER)

Cinemagic is an international film festival for young people based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  It was established in 1990 and over the years it has developed a worldwide reputation for excellence in children’s programming and is currently the largest award-winning children’s film festival in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The festival includes international film screenings, movie premieres, industry Q&A’s, discussions, competitions, and master classes in all aspects of filmmaking.

Cinemagic is a competitive festival with a cash prize, physical award and certificate presented to winning filmmakers in the following categories:

CineSeekers Award ‘Best Feature Film’ for a Children’s Audience.

CineSeekers Award ‘Best Short Film’ for a Children’s Audience.

CineFocus Award ‘Best Feature Film’ for a Teenage Audience.

CineFocus Award ‘Best Short Film’ for a Teenage Audience.

Films made within the years 2020 – 2022 are eligible for competition. We are interested in all types of films and programmes made for children and young people from preschool through to young adult.

To enter using the official entry form please send an online screener link along with a completed competition entry form to chris@cinemagic.org.uk

*All entries should be in English or in their original language with English subtitles.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: 29th July 2022.  All entries will be judged by a previewing committee. Successful entrants will be notified by 19th August 2022

PLEASE NOTE: WE PLAN TO SCREEN THE 2022 CINEMAGIC PROGRAMME IN LIVE VENUES; HOWEVER DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 & THE UNCERTAINTY AROUND CINEMA CLOSURES, ALL COMPETITION ENTRIES IN 2022 MUST ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE EXHIBITION IN-CASE WE HAVE TO SWITCH TO AN ONLINE/VIRTUAL MODEL. OUR SAFE & SECURE ONLINE EXHIBITION PLATFORM IS POWERED BY SHIFT 72. 

 

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Entry Form Rules and Regulations

To enter using the official entry form please send an online screener link along with a completed competition entry form to chris@cinemagic.org.uk

*All entries should be in English or in their original language with English subtitles.

Alternatively we do accept postal entries on DVD (PAL) format. If you plan to send in a DVD entry please find the postal address below:

 

 

 

 

For more information:

Email: chris@cinemagic.org.uk

Tel: +44 (0)28 90311900 / web: www.cinemagic.org.uk

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a call for Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2022. Young Filmmaker is a separate competition.