The Greenmotions Film Festival 2016

Deadline: 31 August 2016
Open to: everyone interested about film-making in area animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artist film, etc.
Prize: total prize money is EUR 2,500


The Greenmotions Film Festival is a call to action aiming to raise awareness in people around sustainable thinking! It will take place at Kommunales Kino im Alten Wiehre Bahnhof in Freiburg (Germany) on November 11 – 13, 2016.

Did you produce a positive, constructive or solution-oriented film about sustainability or environmental issues? Would you like to show your work to a dedicated audience and call people to action? Sustainability and the environment are the main themes of the festival. Inspiring documentaries and feature movies will be shown at the festival weekend along with the best short films of our international short film competition. Furthermore, a bicycle cinema will be organized in schools; students will run the projector for the films by paddling their bikes.

There are two main categories for films participating in our festival: Short films and Long Films. On top of that a special award is offered to movies with the topic climate refugees. According to the World Migration Report 2015 more than 20 million people are climate and environmental refugees and we would like to show films about their stories at our film festival.


The participation is open to everyone with interest about film-making in area animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artist film and even more.


  • Prices are amounting up to EUR 2,500;
  • A jury of experts will select the best short film;
  • The festival may consider to create categories of the short film submissions;
  • The prize of the audience choice will be given only to long feature movies. 

How to apply?

You need to fill out Online submission or you can use Submission via reelport.

More detailed information about your movie you can find in the official call HERE.

For further information about the competition, please visit the official website.

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