Short and Amateur Film authors filming in the field of environment can submit their films for consideration for screening on the 5th Belgrade’s International Green Culture Festival “GREEN FEST” up to September 26th 2014. This year’s festival will be held under the slogan “Smart Cities” in October 29th to 31st 2014, in cooperation with Dom omladine Belgrade and with help of City of Belgrade – Environment Protection Secretariat and company Lenovo – today was announced by the organizer – Environment Improvement Centre.
“We are very happy to be in position to support GREEN FEST. Organizer of the festival is completely in line with multidisciplinary approach to ecology, and the position of our Secretariat on significance of awareness raising. This year’s slogan of the festival “Smart Cities” is indeed good, having in mind the fact that around 50% of the world population lives in the cities, with tendency to grow in the future. Baring that in mind, we must implement major efforts to transform the cities in to more intelligent and efficient urban settlements that will enable its citizens to live there with quality life styles, with special focus on sustainable development and nature protection.” – said Mr Goran Trivan, Secretary of Environmental Protection Secretariat of City of Belgrade.
On Call for Amateur Film, one can submit the film if it is completely recorded with amateur technique: mobile phones, digital photo or video camera. Within this category, 3 films will be awarded in the age-structured distribution: up to 18, between 18 and 27, and over 27 years of age, and also one film will be awarded with the Special Award – City of Belgrade – Environmental Protection Secretary. Call for Short Film is dedicated to film and video professionals filming in the field of Nature and Environment. Two best films will be awarded. All awards are provided by Lenovo.
List of films that have entered in to selection for screening will be available on October 15th 2014, on the official website of the festival (www.greenfest.rs), where the complete documentation can be found.
International Green Culture Festival “GREEN FEST” is the biggest annual “green” event in the South East Europe. In the last 4 years, over 370 films were submitted from all continents, over 80 workshops for students of primary, secondary and University students were held, over 60 artists and exhibitioners were presented, with total of more than 25000 visitors.