Call for Applications: Biodiversity Short Film Contest 2024

 Deadline Date: June 13, 2024

 Donor Name: International Nature Image Festival (FIIN)

 Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000

The International Nature Image Festival (FIIN) has launched applications for the Biodiversity Short Film Contest 2024, an initiative organized by the Municipality of Vila Real.


  • The main objective of the Short Film contest is to promote the biological natural heritage, namely the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of cinematographic works related to this subject. It also aims to promote cinematography of nature and promote its growth and development, as well as launching the debate and reflection of society on the need to knowing, promoting and conserving the biodiversity and the environment.
  • After the selection and classification of the competing cinematographic works a Biodiversity Short Film Festival will occur as an event integrated in the International Festival of Nature Image (FIIN).

Prize Information

  • A prize of € 4,000.00 (four thousand euros) will be awarded to the Short Film best classified by the Jury of the Contest.

Admission of Cinematographic Works to the Contest 

  • The following works will be accepted:
    • Cinematographic works like: animations, documentaries, fiction, experimental films and music videos in digital format; 
    • Cinematographic works of national and international origin; 
    • With a duration of between 5 and 28 minutes; 
  • The cinematographic works to be submitted to the contest can be narrated in any language, but it is mandatory to include subtitling in the English language, except for the works narrated in the Portuguese language.

Who can apply?

  • Participation in the Short Film Contest is open to all.


  • The official languages of FIIN are Portuguese and English.

For more information, visit FIIN.

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