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EVENTS DIARY 2017


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January 2017

Blank spacer.   7th January 2017 Closing date for 
THE ROB KNOX FESTIVAL - Bexley, London. Festival screenings 7th June 2017. Details here.
Blank spacer.  12th Jan 2017 Closing date for 
PENNY CUP
Festival will be 1st March 2017. More information in the Nov-Dec SOCO newsletter.
IAC logo.  25th January 2017 Copy deadline for March/April issue of Film & Video Maker.
 IAC logo.  31st Jan 2017 Closing date for 
BIAFF (THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL)
Festival will be 21st-23rd April 2017. More information here
 Blank spacer.  31st Jan 2017 Closing date for 
BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Festival will be on 7th May 2017. More information here
 IAC logo.  31st Jan 2017 Closing date for 
SERIAC FILM FESTIVAL
The actual festival will be on 8th April 2017. Download entry form here.


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February 2017

Miniature IAC logo.   1st February 2017 Final closing date for
THE IAC PETER COLES INTERNATIONAL AV COMPETITION
Festival will be 11th & 12th March 2017 at Capel Curig. Full details and entry forms from www.nwawavg.org.uk or mewaine@chasingthelight.co.uk.
Blank spacer.   5th February 2017 Late closing date for 
THE ROB KNOX FESTIVAL - Bexley, London. Fesival screenings 7th June 2017. Details here.
Blank spacer.  6th Feb 2017 Closing date for 
FROME 5 MINUTE FESTIVAL
Festival will be 1st April 2017. More information here.
Blank spacer.  15th February 2017 Closing date for 
THE FESTIVAL OF NATIONS
- Lenzing, Austria. Screenings 2-8th June 2017. Full details here.
Blank spacer.  18th Feb 2017 Closing date for 
BURNLEY FILM FESTIVAL
Festival will be 19th March 2017.
Blank spacer.   20th Feb 2017 Closing date for 
SENFTENBERG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Films up to 20 minutes long on the theme 'Passion'. Screening will be on 24th to 26th March. Details here.
Blank spacer.  20-26 Feb 2017 ZOOM festival in Poland. Closing date was 30th September 2016. Films made in 2015-6, less than 60 minutes, no fee. Details here.
Blank spacer. 23rd February 2017 Closing date for 
THE
PILGRIM TRUST AWARD - films from anywhere but about Scotland. Screenings on 23rd March. Details here.
Blank spacer. 28th February 2017 Late closing date for
THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Newbury. Screenings on 7th May. Details here.


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March 2017

Blank spacer.  1st March 2017 THE PENNY CUP FESTIVAL of films up to 15mins. More information in the Nov-Dec SOCO newsletter.
Blank spacer. 3rd March 2017 Early bird closing date for 
DOCUTAH - international documentary festival. Screenings 4th - 9th September. Details here.
IAC logo. 5th March 2017 CEMRIAC TRAINING SEMINAR at Perdiswell Centre, Worcester.
IAC logo.  11th Mar 2017 Closing date for 
THE CEMRIAC SPRING MOVIE FESTIVAL

The event is on 9th April.  Details on www.cemriac.org.uk/mfestAGM.html
IAC logo. 11-12 March 2017 THE IAC PETER COLES INTERNATIONAL AV COMPETITION
at The Community Centre, Capel Curig, North Wales. Closing date was 1st February. Full details from www.nwawavg.org.uk or mewaine@chasingthelight.co.uk.
Blank spacer. 15th March 2017 Closing date for 
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUDIOVISUAL CREATIVITY. Screenings 3rd June. More information.
Blank spacer.  18th March 2017 Closing date for
WORCESTERSHIRE AV GROUP 21st Annual AV Day at Perdiswell Young Peoples Leisure Club, Worcester. Festival on 2nd April. More details of the day and booking form on their web page
Blank spacer. 18-26 March 2017 FIFAL WILDLIFE FESTIVAL. More information on the Website.
Blank spacer.  19th March 2017 BURNLEY FILM FESTIVAL At the Burnley Youth Theatre 1.30 - 5.30 p.m.
Blank spacer. 20th March 2017 Closing date for 
MERSEY TEN FESTIVAL. Screenings 8th April. More information.
Blank spacer. 23rd March 2017 THE PILGRIM TRUST AWARD - films from anywhere but about Scotland. Screenings and awards at the Edinburgh Cine & Video Society clubrooms, 23a Fettes Row, Edinburgh. The closing date was 23rd February.
Blank spacer. 24-26 March 2017 SENFTENBERG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
in Senftenberg, Germany. The closing date was 15th February. Details here.
IAC logo.  25th March 2017 Copy deadline for May/June issue of Film & Video Maker.


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April 2017

Blank spacer.  1st April 2017 FROME 5 MINUTE FESTIVAL At the Catholic Hall, Park Road, Frome, Somerset BA11 1EU starting at 5pm sharp. More information here.
Blank spacer. 1st April 2017 Closing date for 
FILMSHARING - low/no budget film festival. Screenings Spring and Summer 2017. Details here.
Blank spacer.  2nd April 2017 WORCESTERSHIRE AV GROUP 21st Annual AV Day at Perdiswell Young Peoples Leisure Club, Worcester. More details of the day and booking form on their web page
IAC logo. 8th April 2017 SERIAC FILM FESTIVAL at the Oast Theatre Tonbridge.
IAC logo. 8th April 2017 MERSEY TEN FESTIVAL hosted by Southport Club St. James Church hall Lulworth Road, PR8 2BQ.
IAC logo.   9th April 2017 CEMRIAC SPRING FESTIVAL & AGM
at The Grange Banqueting Suite, 457 Burton Road, Littleover, Derby DE23 6XX. Guest speaker: David Peffer. Details on www.cemriac.org.uk/mfestAGM.html
IAC logo. 21-23rd April 2017 BIAFF - BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL - Market Harborough, Leicestershire. Hosted by CEMRIAC.
Blank spacer.  29th April 2017 SOUTHPORT INTERCLUB COMPETITION. 2pm start Inc. Refreshments. Contact Hon.Sec: Michael Alley by email.


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May 2017

Blank spacer. 1st May 2017 Closing date for 
ORNITHOLOGICAL and wildlife film festival. Screenings 27th Oct - 1st November. Details here.
 Blank spacer.  7th May 2017 BOX FILM FESTIVAL Deadline was 31st January. More information here.
 Blank spacer.   7th May 2017 NERIAC AGM - at the Cairn Hotel, Harrogate. Details and papers on the NERIAC website.
Blank spacer. 15th May 2017 Closing date for 
WEST-EAST Festival Neighbours to Friends. Screenings 30th June - 2nd July 2017. Details here.
IAC logo. 25th May 2017 Copy deadline for July/August issue of Film & Video Maker.
IAC logo. 26th May 2017 BOLTON MOVIE MAKERS MOVIE CHALLENGE Open to all IAC Affiliated Clubs in the IAC NW Region: Further details from: Paul Ashlin by email or www.boltonmoviemakers.org.uk.
Blank spacer. 26th May 2017 Final closing date for 
DOCUTAH - international documentary festival. Screenings 4th - 9th September. Details here.
Blank spacer.  31st May 2017 Closing date for 
CROATIAN MINUTE MOVIE FESTIVAL
- in Požega, Croatia. Festival will be in September. Date to be confirmed. Full details here.


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June 2017

Blank spacer. 2-8th June 2017 THE FESTIVAL OF NATIONS - Lenzing, Austria. Closing date was 15th February. Full details here.
Blank spacer. 3rd June 2017 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUDIOVISUAL CREATIVITY - Cannes. Closing date was 15th March. Details here.
Blank spacer.   7th June 2017 THE ROB KNOX FESTIVAL - Bexley, London. Details here.
Blank spacer. 30th Jun-2nd July 2017 WEST-EAST Festival Neighbours to Friends. Details here.


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July 2017

Blank spacer.  24th July 2017 Closing date for Kent Film Festival. Details and entry forms from www.kentfilmfestival.comFestival will be in September. Date tbc.
IAC logo.  25th July 2017 Copy deadline for September/October issue of Film & Video Maker.
IAC logo.  29th July 2017 Closing date for SoCo Dolphin, Baby Dolphin and Top of the Clubs Competitions. Details and entry forms from iacsoco.webs.com


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August 2017

Blank spacer.  5-12th August 2017 UNICA in DORTMUND, Germany. The world association of non-professional film makers meets for a week of international film competition, sight-seeing and friendship. Details
IAC logo.  30th August 2017 Closing date for SoCo Regional Competition. Details and entry form from iacsoco.webs.com


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September 2017

Blank spacer. 4th-9th Sep 2017 DOCUTAH - international documentary festival. Details here.
Blank spacer. 12th-16th Sep 2017 FOUR RIVERS - youth festival in Croatia. Details here.
Blank spacer. 19-24 Sep 2017 ENCOUNTERS - International Short Film and Animation festival. Details here.
IAC logo.   25th Sep 2017 Copy deadline for November/December issue of Film & Video Maker.
Blank spacer. 30th Sep 2017 Closing date for 
THE GOLDEN KNIGHT - Malta international festival. Screenings 24th - 25th November. Details here.


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October 2017

Blank spacer.  8th Oct 2017 Sussex Film Festival Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road, Wivelsfield Green, RH17 7QG Email: sussexff@gmail.com
IAC logo.  14th Oct 2017 SoCo Regional Awards Show At Centenary Club, 21 Jubilee Close, Weymouth. Dorset commencing at 2.00 pm
IAC logo.  19-22nd Oct 2017 IAC Autumn Convention and AGM hosted by SERIAC at Sittingbourne.
Blank spacer. 27th Oct - 1st Nov 2017 ORNITHOLOGICAL and wildlife film festival. Details here.


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November 2017

IAC logo.   11th Nov 2017 NORTH WEST FESTIVAL and AGM 10am to 5pm Chads Theatre, Mellor Road, Cheadle Hulme SK8 5AU. Email for more information.
IAC logo.   19th Nov 2017 CEMRIAC Autumn Festival Inter-Clubs Competition and 60 Second Competition. More information soon here.
Blank spacer. 24-25 Nov 2017 THE GOLDEN KNIGHT - Malta International Film Festival. Details here.
IAC logo.  25th Nov 2017 Copy deadline for January/February 2018 issue of Film & Video Maker.
Blank spacer. 27 Nov-4 Dec 2017 THE GRAND OFF Film Festival. Details here.


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December 2017

 IAC logo.  21st Dec 2017 Early closing date for 
BIAFF (THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL)
Late closing date is 31st January 2018. Festival will be 12th-15th April 2018.


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2018 and beyond

 IAC logo.  31st Jan 2018 Early closing date for 
BIAFF (THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL)
Late closing date is 31st January 2018. Festival will be 12th-15th April 2018.
IAC logo.  12-15th Apr 2018 BIAFF - BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL - Harrogate, Noth Yorkshire. Hosted by IAC Council.


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