ACCEPTED FILM CATEGORIES

  • The Short film category is open to all genres of cinema. To qualify the film must be 35 minutes or less. Those films with a cultural subject matter will receive special attention. This submission is for the Cannes Market only.

Narrative Feature

  • The narrative feature film category is open to all genres of cinema. To qualify the film must be 60 minutes or more. Those films with a cultural subject matter will receive special attention. 

Short Documentary

  • The short documentary film category is open to all genres of cinema. To qualify the film must be 35 minutes or less. Those films with a cultural subject matter will receive special attention.

Feature Documentary

  • The feature documentary film category is open to all genres of cinema. To qualify the film must be 60 minutes or more. Those films with a cultural subject matter will receive special attention. 

International Film Competition

  • The international film competition category is open to all genres of cinema, short and feature length. To qualify the film must be 5 minutes or more. Those films with a cultural subject matter will receive special attention. The film must be international (from outside the USA). 

World Peace Short

  • The World Peace Short film category is specifically designated for those films with a direct aim at bridging gaps in culture to create peaceful relations worldwide. To qualify the film must be 35 minutes or less. 

World Peace Feature

  • The World Peace Feature film category is specifically designated for those films with a direct aim at bridging gaps in culture to create peaceful relations worldwide. To qualify the film must be 60 minutes or more. 

Wildlife Film Short

  • The Wildlife Short film category is specifically designated for those films with a direct connection to animals in the wild. To qualify the film must be 35 minutes or less. 

Wildlife Film Feature

  • The Wildlife feature film category is specifically designated for those films with a direct connection to animals in the wild. To qualify the film must be 60 minutes or more in run time. 

Environmental Film Short

  • The Environmental Short film category is specifically designated for those films with a direct connection to impact on or conservation of the environment in any country. To qualify the film must be 35 minutes or less. 

Environmental Film Feature

  • The Environmental Feature film category is specifically designated for those films with a direct connection to impact on or conservation of the environment in any country. To qualify the film must be 60 minutes or more. 

Webisodes 

  • Produced content specifically intended for distribution through the internet, either through it's own website or a media website like Youtube, Vimeo, Mubi, Amazon or other similar distribution site. The Content may be up to 60 minutes in length, no minimum. 

Music Videos

  • Artisan Festival International: World Cinema Festival is looking for new and innovative Music Videos. This category is very close to short films and often where filmmakers go prior to making feature films,we consider music videos to be the preview to great things from upcoming filmmakers. 

Video Art

  • Artisan Festival International is proud to welcome Video Art into it's field of artist showcase. There is no run time limitation for the length of the piece.