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EVENTS DIARY 2020


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January 2020

IAC logo.  31st Jan 2020 Closing date for 
BIAFF - BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL
Festival will be 8th - 10th May 2020 in Stratford Upon Avon. See BIAFF website
 Blank spacer.  31st Jan 2020 First closing date for 
BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Festival will be on 7th November 2020. More information here
 IAC logo.  31st Jan 2020 Closing date for 
SERIAC FILM FESTIVAL
More details at www.seriac.org.uk/. The actual festival will be on 18th April 2020.


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February 2020

Blank spacer.   16th February 2020 Final Closing date for 
THE ROB KNOX FESTIVAL - Bexley, London. Festival screenings 3rd June 2020. Details here.
Blank spacer.  20th February 2020 Closing date for 
THE FESTIVAL OF NATIONS
- Lenzing, Austria. Screenings 4th-9th June 2020. Details here.
Blank spacer. 27th Feb 2020 Closing date for 
PILGRIM TRUST Competition. Films on a Scottish theme or made in Scotland. Screenings March 26th 2020. Details - click on News.
Blank spacer. 28th Feb 2020 Late closing date for
THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Newbury. Screenings on 7th November 2020. Details here.


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March 2020

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Blank spacer. 1st March 2020 CEMRIAC SEMINAR. At Perdiswell Young Peoople's Centre, Worcester WR3 7SN.
Blank spacer. 2nd March 2020 Closing date for 
THE PENNY CUP COMPETITION. Screenings 8th April. Entry form and rules.
Blank spacer.  6th March 2020 Closing date for 
Ray Dunbobbin Award for Best Original Script. Competition for clubs and club members in the IAC North West and North East Regions organised by Swan Movie Makers (Wirral).
Event will be on 24th April 2020. Email james.chalmers@btinternet.com >
Blank spacer. 14-22 March 2020 FIFA WILDLIFE FESTIVAL. Closing date was last November. More information on the Website.
IAC logo.  16th Mar 2020 Closing date for 
THE CEMRIAC SPRING MOVIE FESTIVAL

The event is on 7th April.  Details on www.cemriac.org.uk/mfestAGM.html
Blank spacer. 21st March 2020 THE NORTHERN AUDIOVISUAL GROUP - Guest speaker Sheila Graber speaking about Animation in AV.
Details on www.thenorthernavgroup
Blank spacer. 26th March 2020 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 27th February.
Blank spacer. 31st March 2020 Late closing date for
THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Newbury. Screenings on 7th November 2020. Details here.


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April 2020

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IAC logo.   4th Apr 2020 NERIAC SPRING FESTIVAL
Closing date for entries was 27th January 2020. Details on http://www.neriac.co.uk/springfestival.html
IAC logo.   5th Apr 2020 CEMRIAC SPRING FESTIVAL and AGM & AGM
at Landau Forte College, Derby
Blank spacer. 8th Apr 2020 THE PENNY CUP FESTIVAL. 2pm Centenary Club, 21 Jubilee Close, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7BG. Closing date was 2nd March.
IAC logo.  18th April 2020 SERIAC Film Festival 1pm at Oast Theatre, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN10 3AN.
Blank spacer.  24th April 2020 Closing date for 
Ray Dunbobbin Award for Best Original Script. Competition for clubs and club members in the IAC North West and North East Regions organised by Swan Movie Makers (Wirral).
Email james.chalmers@btinternet.com >
Blank spacer. 30th April 2020 Late closing date for
THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Newbury. Screenings on 2nd June 2020. Details here.


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May 2020

IAC logo.  8th-10th May 2020 BIAFF - BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL - Stratford Upon Avon. Hosted by IAC Council. See www.biaff.org.uk.
IAC logo.  24th May 2020 ALBANY COMPETITION 2020 - Ferring Village Hall, Ferring near Worthing BN12 5JP. Hosted by South Downs Film Makers. See www.southdownsfilmmakers.org.uk.
Blank spacer. 31st May 2020 Late closing date for
THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Newbury. Screenings on 7th November 2020. Details here.


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June 2020

Blank spacer. 1st June 2020 Closing date for 
FOUR RIVERS - youth festival in Croatia. Screenings 8th - 12th September. Details here.
Blank spacer.   3rd June 2020 THE ROB KNOX FESTIVAL - Bexley, London. Details
Blank spacer. 4 June 2020 Final closing date for 
ENCOUNTERS - International Short Film and Animation festival. Details here.
Blank spacer. 4th-9th June 2020 THE FESTIVAL OF NATIONS - Lenzing, Austria. Closing date was 20th February. Details here.
Blank spacer. 12th June 2020 Final deadline for
DOCUTAH Documentary Film Festival
Screenings on 2nd - 7th November 2020. Details here and Filmfreeway.
Blank spacer. 3oth June 2020 Late closing date for
THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL
Newbury. Screenings on 7th November 2020. Details here.


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July 2020


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August 2020

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Blank spacer.  8-15th Aug 2020 UNICA in BIRMINGHAM, UK. The world association of non-commercial film makers meets for a week of international film competition, sight-seeing and friendship. Will be held in the Crescent Theatre, Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE. UNICA 2020 website


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September 2020

Blank spacer. 8th-12th Sep 2020 FOUR RIVERS - youth festival in Croatia. Details here.
Blank spacer. 20-26 Sep 2020 ENCOUNTERS - International Short Film and Animation festival. Details here.
Blank spacer. 30th Sep 2020 Regular deadline for 
THE GOLDEN KNIGHT - Malta international festival. Screenings 21 Nov. Details here.


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October 2020

Blank spacer. 16th Oct 2020 Newcastle (Australia) International Video Festival. Closing date was 4th Sep. Details here.
Blank spacer. 19th Oct 2020 Taking AV Further. Full day event 10am to 5pm. Guest speaker Derek Mathieson FACI. At St John's Church Hall, Snods Edge, Shotley Bridge. Consett DH8 9TJ Email secretarynorthernavgroup@gmail.com


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November 2020

Blank spacer. 2nd-7th Nov 2020 DOCUTAH - international documentary festival. Details here and Filmfreeway
Blank spacer. 4th Nov 2020 Final deadline for 
THE GOLDEN KNIGHT - Malta international festival. Screenings 21 Nov. Details here.
Blank spacer. 21st Nov 2020
THE GOLDEN KNIGHT - Malta international festival. Details here.


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December 2020


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Blank spacer.  6th March 2020 Closing date for 
Ray Dunbobbin Award for Best Original Script. Competition for clubs and club members in the IAC North West and North East Regions organised by Swan Movie Makers (Wirral).
Event will be on 24th April 2020. Email james.chalmers@btinternet.com >
IAC logo.  8-10th May 2020 BIAFF 2020 The British International Amateur Film Festival will be held in Stratford Upon Avon. BIAFF website


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