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The 39th Edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from April 24 to May 2, 2021.
The 39th edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from April 24 to May 2, 2021, in the format that will be allowed by the current regulations at that time. Therefore, you will have more time to submit your entries for the Competition-Exhibition (fiction feature films) and the Close-Up section (documentaries).
The Call for Entries deadline for both competitions, featuring international films never shown before in Italy, has been postponed to Friday, January 29, 2021.
January 29, 2021
No entry fee is required.
Competition – Exhibition → International fiction feature film competition (min. 60 minutes) — Italian Premiere
Close-up section → International creative feature-length documentarie film competition (min. 50 minutes) — Italian Premiere
Juries and Prizes
The Festival Audience Jury, composed of spectators, film professionals, critics, journalists and cultural managers, will assign:
→ 1st, 2nd and 3rd Bergamo Film Meeting Prize to the best three movies in Exhibition Competition. The production of 1st prize will receive 5.000 Euros (pre-tax);
→ CGIL Bergamo – Best Documentary Prize to the best movie in the Close-Up section. The production of 1st prize will receive 2.000 Euros (pretax).
The following prizes will also be awarded:
→ Exhibition Competition: Best Director Prize of 2.000 Euros is given by an international jury composed of Cinema professionals;
→ Close-Up: CGIL Jury Prize is reserved to the film of Close-Up section which better face social and workplace issues. To the director of the winning movie the 1.000 Euros (pre-tax) Award LA SORTIE DE L’USINE.