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ART EXPERIMENTAL SCREENINGS FILM FESTIVAL FRESH STREAM

Join us in Tbilisi and Online to Showcase your Masterpiece

November 28th-29th, 2024

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Celebrating Bold Art Films and Experimental Creations in Tbilisi, Georgia, and Online

Fresh Stream is not just a film festival; it’s a celebration of artistic bravery and experimental spirit. Hosted in the vibrant city of Tbilisi, Georgia, and streamed worldwide on our Festival Channel, Fresh Stream is dedicated to showcasing innovative art films and cutting-edge experimental media. This is a space where creativity knows no bounds and new voices find their stage.


Why Submit to Fresh Stream?


Fresh Stream offers a unique platform for filmmakers and media artists to present their work to a global audience and industry professionals. By participating, you join a community that values artistic exploration and groundbreaking storytelling."


Festival Highlights

  • Venue: Experience the rich culture of Tbilisi, Georgia, and connect with an international audience on our Festival Channel.

  • Jury Awards: Our professional jury, comprising award-winning filmmakers, producers, distributors, and content buyers, will recognize the best films and scripts.

  • Social Media Promotions: We promote selected films on our social media platforms, increasing visibility and engagement.

  • Fan Award: Garner the most social media reactions and win the coveted Fan Award.

  • Audience Votes: Engage with live audiences and online viewers who will vote for their favorite projects, culminating in the Festival Winner award.

  • Unique Trophies: Winners at the venue will receive a handcrafted, personalized trophy with their name and film title.

  • Digital Diplomas & Certificates: All winners will also receive digital diplomas and certificates, perfect for showcasing their achievement.

Awards and Recognition

Our festival is proud to offer a range of awards judged by an esteemed panel of award-winning filmmakers, producers, distributors, and content buyers.

 

In addition to the Jury Awards, we celebrate audience engagement through our Fan Award, given to the film that garners the most social media reactions.

 

The audience at our Tbilisi venue and the Festival Channel also play a crucial role in selecting the Festival Winner, who receives a hand-made, personalized trophy

Jury Awards

Best Feature Art/Experimental Film (51 min and longer)
Best Short Art/Experimental Film (up to 50 min)
Best Art/Experimental Documentary
Best Art/Experimental Animation
Best Art/Experimental Music Dance Clip
Best Web / New Media Project
Best Interactive Film

Best Screenplay
Best Performance
Best Director

Audience Awards

Fan Award: Most social media reactions


Channel Audience Award: Audience vote on the Festival Channel


Festival Winner: Audience vote at the venue

All Winners

Receive digital diplomas and certificates

Gain recognition and exposure across our social media platforms​​​

Venues

Join us in Tbilisi, a city known for its rich culture and cinematic history, where our physical festival takes place in premier venues.

 

Can't make it in person? No problem! Our Festival Channel ensures that your film reaches a global audience.

 

Engage with viewers, receive instant feedback, and be part of a worldwide celebration of cinema.

Screenplay Contest

We pitch a short screenplay description (logline) on the event page to filmmakers and producers attending the festival. In case of their interest, we contact the screenplay author.


The author can send an additional written or video description for pitching.


A jury selects the Best Screenplay winner and other category screenplay winners.


The Screenplay contest winners receive certificates.

Social Media Engagement

Our festival leverages the power of social media to boost your film’s visibility.

 

Engage with fans, receive real-time feedback, and compete for the coveted Fan Award.

 

Our dedicated social media campaigns ensure that your film reaches a wide and diverse audience, maximizing your exposure.

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Ready to Showcase Your Project
to the World?

Submissions are open to filmmakers and media artists from around the world. Whether your work is an avant-garde film, a multimedia project, or an experimental narrative, Fresh Stream is the place for it.


Submit your film or script today and become part of Fresh Stream’s legacy of innovation and artistry.

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ART EXPERIMENTAL SCREENINGS FILM FESTIVAL FRESH STREAM

Films & Screenplays accepted:


Genre, theme: art and experimental films, music and dance videos, animation

Duration: Any 

Production completed: 2019 and newer 

Language: English or English subtitles for any other languages 


Submission Categories:

Best Feature Art/Experimental Film (51 min and longer)

Best Short Art/Experimental Film (up to 50 min) 

Best Art/Experimental Documentary 

Best Art/Experimental Animation 

Best Art/Experimental Music Dance Clip 

Best Web / New Media Project 

Best Interactive Film 

Best Performance 

Best Screenplay

Best Director 


All the winners receive Award signs, Certificates, and laurels. The Festival Winner receives the Trophy

All the selected films and screenplays have the opportunity to be presented to film buyers, channels, and streaming services.

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Upcoming event

The 4th edition ART EXPERIMENTAL SCREENINGS FILM FESTIVAL FRESH STREAM

November 28th-29th, 2024

Live Screenings Film Festival Poster

A canvas for the boldest minds in art and experimental cinema. All the films are demonstrated in their original language with English subtitles.

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