Starts: Aug 26, 2005 - Ends: Sep 05, 2005
Submission Deadline: Aug 26, 2005
The goal of the Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival) is to encourage cultural diversity and understanding between nations, to foster the cinema of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema, to promote filmmakers and innovative works, to discover and encourage new talents, and to promote meetings between cinema professionals from around the world.
The World Film Festival - Montreal 2005 will include the following sections: World Competition, First Films World Competition, Hors Concours (World Greats, out-of competition), Focus on World Cinema (Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania), Documentaries of the World, Tributes, Cinema Under the Stars and Canadian Student Film Festival. The event also contains seminars, workshops and a film market.
The new animated short by Oscar-nominated director Chris Hinton is in the official competition, as well as three other animated shorts from the NFB in the World Greats category. As part of our continued partnership with the festival, the NFB will once again present the Norman McLaren Award in the Canadian Student Film Festival.
For more information, visit www.ffm-montreal.org.