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CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 51ST KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL

Festivals 2010-10-04

Krakow, 30th September 2010 - Call for entries for 51st edition of Krakow Film Festival, which will take place between 23rd and 29th May 2011, is now open. The Festival presents films in the three competition and in the special cycles. Only the films completed after 1st January 2010 are eligible for competitions.

Krakow Film Festival, one of Europe's oldest film events, enters the second half-century of existence. The event evolves and progresses every year, but the core of the Festival are three competition sections:

1. international short film competition open to documentaries, animated films and feature films with a running time of 30 minutes or less.

2. international documentary film competition open to documentaries with a running time of:

  • 30 to 60 minutes

  • more than 60 minutes

Only premieres (i.e. the films that have not been screened in Poland at any festival held before the 51st KFF) will be accepted.

3. national competition open to films made in Poland with a running time of:

  • documentary films - more than 60 minutes (NEW!)

  • documentary films - 60 minutes or less

  • animated films - 30 minutes or less

  • feature films - 30 minutes or less

Subject to the Selection Committee's decision, the films submitted for the national competition may also participate in the international competitions.


This year's novelty is opening the national competition for the documentaries with a running time exceeding 60 minutes.

Only the films completed after 1st January 2010 are eligible for competitions.

Selection deadlines:

  • 30th November 2010 for films completed before 31st August 2010

  • 4th February 2011 for films completed after 31st August 2010

THE REGULATIONS and FILM ENTRY FORM could be found on: http://www.krakowfilmfestival.pl/

Contact for media:

Anna E. Dziedzic

PR Manager

Krakow Film Festiwal

Tel: +48 12 294 69 45

Kom: +48 696 448 795

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