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International Short Film Festival: Overcome 2019

International Short Film Festival: Overcome 2019

Country: USA
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The 2019 Overcome Film Festival is the international event for all storytellers, filmmakers, and artists to tell the world their stories ‘Short’ of survival and triumph over adversity. The 2019 official international festival will include Features as well as Short film in several categories. The categories are live-action, animation, narrative, non-narrative, experimental, and audiovisual poetry with 27 Award categories.

Further, The Overcome International Short Film Festival especially encourages and welcomes the entries of filmmakers all over the world who want to share their experiences in overcoming adversity or any other factor that has contributed to their growth as a person and motivated them to celebrate their existence. It is the focus of the film festival to give survivors a voice and a venue to share their life experiences and provide hope to others regardless of where they come from in the world.

Awards & Prizes

The Awards of 2019 Overcome International Short Film Festival honors the cinematic and storytelling achievements of filmmakers around the world who collaborate and apply the unique power of the medium to share and raise the voices of hope.

The film has the unique value of showing the world that adversity comes in many forms. Further, it explores our ability to overcome is a human strength we all share.

The Official Selections of the 2019 program include films whose excellence brings this message to life on the screen. Further, these films will receive special category awards for the standouts of the season. The Overcome Film Festival will publish the name of the winners online and certificates will be awarded. As the festival is about providing a voice to survivors, financial awards and prizes will be foregone in lieu of award certificates.

How To Apply

Applicants must register and deliver copies of Brazilian and international works in the following categories to be eligible for Overcome Film Festival 2019:

  • feature films
  • short films
  • narrative audio video films of poetry

Further, applicants must complete and send the registration documents to the email or submit an online form indicated by the event organizers.

Also, the applicants must send copies of movies via e-mail or uploading platform the organizers provide. Further, the package must contain the material requested in the document as per the directions of the organization and/or organizers of the event.

Applicants may also send the materials via a private link for viewing with a password. Moreover, the applicant must make a download available to the organizers until the deadline.

Important Dates

  • November 1, 2018 Opening Date
  • January 31, 2019, Earlybird Deadline
  • March 31, 2019, Regular Deadline
  • June 30, 2019, Late Deadline
  • September 10, 2019, Extended Deadline
  • October 15, 2019 Notification Date
  • October 23 to 29, 2019 Event Date


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline30 June,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerModifer Group



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