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Here you can follow the news about the Bueu International Short Film Festival and the FICBUEU Association. Screenings, awards, workshops, calls… Find below the most important issues of the event and the activities that we organize during the year.

  • The FICBUEU continues with its commitment to sustainable development

    During the 15th edition of the festival and beyond the event, the organization carries out different initiatives related to the 2030 Agenda Every year the team works on improving these measures and on the implementation of novelties that represent progress towards achieving the SDGs One of the commitments of the Bueu International Film Festival is […]

    14/10/2022
  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
  • The French short film ‘L’enfant salamandre’ wins the First Prize for Best Short Film at the closing ceremony of the 15th edition of FICBUEU

    Five other awards were given, in addition to the Galician Cinema Award to Miguel de Lira. The French short film ‘L’enfant salamandre‘ by Théo Degen was chosen as the winner of the Official Section at the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival, taking the First Prize and an economic amount of 2,000 euros. […]

    17/09/2022
  • The short films made in the Social Area and the presentation of the program inaugurate the FICBUEU 2022

    The films made with the associations Érguete and Juan XXIII were the protagonists of the first day The 15th Bueu International Film Festival began today, Sunday, with an opening ceremony in which the short films made in the workshops carried out in the FICBUEU Social Area throughout the past 2021/2022 academic year were premiered. The […]

    12/09/2022
  • Manuel Pena: “The FICBUEU will offer greater enjoyment for the public with less daily load”

    The organization and the collaborating entities presented the program that will take place from September 11 to 24. The 15th Bueu International Film Festival will offer an extensive program with the screening of more than a hundred short films and the launch of various activities between the September 11 to 24, returning to the usual […]

    01/09/2022
  • The short films of the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográficas and the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía star in FICBUEU MONOGRAPH #3

    The new monograph analyzes the works made in Spanish film schools, on which the Retrospective Section of this 2022 is also based The Bueu International Film Festival inaugurated the Retrospective Section in 2019, a section dedicated to the most important milestones in the history of short-form cinema through their works. As a result of all […]

    29/08/2022
  • FICBUEU and the Vigo-Pontevedra Food Bank organize a food collection during the festival

    You can donate during the two weeks that the event will last. The Bueu International Film Festival and the Vigo-Pontevedra Food Bank announce a new collaboration to carry out a food collection for the 15th edition, which will take place from September 11 to 24. Different non-perishable products can be donated during the two weeks […]

    26/08/2022
  • Six short films will compete for the Best Short Film from International Cinema Schools and Faculties at FICBUEU 2022

    It will be the third year in which the festival rewards this category. The Bueu International Film Festival will award the best short film of the International Schools Section of 2022, in a category established in the programming since its creation in 2020. Of the thousands of works received by FICBUEU for the Official Section, […]

    25/08/2022
  • Miguel de Lira will be the Galician Cinema Award of the FICBUEU 2022

    The actor, known for his career in cinema, television and theater, will receive the award and will be interviewed by the journalist and producer Gaspar Broullón. The actor Miguel de Lira (Miguel Domingo García), who owes his artist name to his origins in the parish of Santa María de Lira, in the municipality of Carnota, […]

    24/08/2022
  • The FICBUEU store opens and tickets for the 15th edition of the festival go on sale

    Subscriptions and tickets will be available from today in the online store and at the box office during the festival The Bueu International Film Festival opens its online store for the 15th edition of the event, putting on sale the different tickets and subscriptions for the screenings and activities scheduled for this year. In the […]

    18/08/2022
  • The jury of the Schools Section will choose the winning short films of the FICBUEU 2022

    A total of 86 films from centers in Galicia were presented for the 15th edition of the festival, with a large number of pieces from Secondary Education. The jury of the Schools Section of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival met today to select, from among the 15 finalist works, the three […]

    12/08/2022
  • Two weeks of cinema and activities make up the FICBUEU program

    The Bueu International Film Festival, which will be held from September 11 to 24, presents the programming schedule for the fifteenth edition, marked by the new structure of the festival that divides it into several different sections, with the first week being reserved for the projection of the main competitive sections, among other activities. Short […]

    09/08/2022
  • FICBUEU presents the 15th edition of the festival with a new image and structure

    This year’s programming will extend to almost two weeks in length. The main novelty in this edition will be the Film Seminars, a space for reflection on the art of cinema by professionals from the sector. The Bueu International Film Festival presents its 15th edition with an extensive program that will begin next Sunday, September […]

    05/08/2022
  • The FICBUEU Monographs arrive at the Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche

    Severiano Casalderrey presents the two essays published to date at one of the most popular festivals on the peninsula. After the colloquium, the programming included a screening of some of the best Galician shorts that passed through the FICBUEU. The FICBUEU was present during the celebration of the 45th Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de […]

    11/07/2022
  • FICBUEU and Juan XXIII Association record the short film ‘A fin do osíxeno’

    Both institutions have been working on the movie since January through the film workshops of the FICBUEU Social Area. The film will premiere on September 11 during the opening day of the festival. The team from the Social Area of the FICBUEU and the Juan XXIII Association of Cangas, an occupational center for people with […]

    05/07/2022
  • The FICBUEU will screen a session of short films at Ambienta, the International LGBTIQA+ Film Festival in Pontevedra

    One more year the FICBUEU will be responsible for the section ‘Ambienta en curta’. The screening will take place on July 1 in the Plaza de la Pedreira in Pontevedra. The Bueu International Film Festival will once again bring the short format closer to Ambienta, the Pontevedra LGBTIQA+ International Film Festival. It will be in […]

    23/06/2022
  • The third edition of the Rías Baixas Film Fest, the label that brings together FICBUEU and seven other festivals in the province, is presented

    This is the third year in which the main film festivals in Pontevedra are united under the same brand created by the Diputación de Pontevedra. In addition to FICBUEU, the Rías Baixas Film Fest also includes other seven events. The Diputación de Pontevedra has presented the new edition of the Rías Baixas Film Fest, a […]

    29/04/2022
  • FICBUEU´s new logo

    The new proposal also includes a small name change and a new font FICBUEU was born in 2008 with the intention of bringing the best of the short films closer to the public, growing progressively with each edition. 11 years later, the FICBUEU Cinematographic Cultural Association and the FICBUEU Social Area would be created, representing […]

    15/03/2022
  • Presentación Seve Ibiza Cine Fest The FICBUEU brings his book «The “Nouvelle Vague” through its short films (1956 -1965)» to the IBZCF22

    The first of the FICBUEU books was the protagonist during the Saturday afternoon of the Ibiza festival, in a presentation in which shorts films were also screened The FICBUEU was present during the Ibiza Cine Fest this 2022, which began on March 11 and will run until the 20th. It was during the second day […]

    15/03/2022
  • The call for entries to the #FICBUEU2022 is open

    The fifteenth edition of the Bueu International Film Festival, organized by the FICBUEU Association, opens the registration period for short films this Thursday, December 23, 2021, remaining open until April 23, 2022. Participation is available for all works premiered as of January 1, 2021, and creators of any nationality may attend as long as they […]

    26/12/2021
  • Tickets for the 14th International Short Film Festival on sale

    Carne Cruda is back and many free activities will be offered. Both daily and season tickets for the screenings of the 14th International Short Film Festival of Bueu, which will be held at the Centro Social do Mar from September 10 to 19, are on sale now on www.ficbueu.com/tenda. The competitive sessions and the opening and […]

    19/08/2021
  • The Retrospective Section focuses on the National Film Board of Canada

    The second issue of the festival’s Cadernos analyzes the biggest public production company in the world and the Carte Blanche Section revolves around it also. If the International Short Film Festival of Bueu opened in 2019 the Retrospective Section to take a look at the Nouvelle Vague’s shorts, this year the focus is on the […]

    16/08/2021
  • FICBUEU offers nine film sections and many activities

    Family screenings, master classes, meetings, music or live radio are part of the programme of this 14th edition. The International Short Film Festival of Bueu, which will take place from September 10 to 19, recovers the structure and contents prior to the pandemic with nine film sections and multiple parallel activities, which range from conferences […]

    11/08/2021
  • Actor Alfonso Agra will receive the Galician Cinema Award of the FICBUEU 2021

    The prize winner, known for his roles in numerous Galician series, will hold a meeting with the public as part of the festival. Actor Alfonso Agra, from Arzúa, will receive the Galician Cinema Award of the FICBUEU 2021, a prize that recognizes the trajectory of professionals in the Galician audiovisual industry and that previously received […]

    03/08/2021
  • The 14th Bueu International Short Film Festival will screen 128 films

    The Centro Social do Mar will host more than thirty film sessions from September 10 to 19. The Bueu International Short Film Festival has just announced the selected works for its 14th edition, after receiving nearly 2,062 proposals and watching hundreds of films suggested by the selection team. A total of 128 films from more […]

    22/07/2021
  • Specialists from Chile, Italia and Madrid evaluate in Bueu the works of the festival

    Filmmaker Carolina Astudillo, director Carlo Sironi and the programmer of Filmoteca Española Carlos Reviriego form the international jury. Specialists from Chile, Italia and Madrid gather this weekend in Bueu to spend two days watching the films of the International Section of the FICBUEU, which will celebrate its twelfth edition between 10 and 19 September. Carolina […]

    11/06/2021
  • Registration for the workshops about script and shooting plan is open

    People interested in these training actions must submit their scripts before 31 July. The registration period for the two training actions to be held during the FICBUEU 2021 will be open until 31 July. These activities are a script development workshop, mentored by AGAG, and a shooting planning workshop, given by CREA. Four projects will […]

    15/05/2021
  • FICBUEU 2020 The French-Chinese co-production ‘Fleur de pavot’ wins the Golden Amphora

    Olla get the Silver Amphora, The Present received the Audience Award, Ca nostra was the Best Spanish Short Film and Carne the Galician one. The French-Chinese co-production Fleur de pavot, by Baer Xiao, won the 13th Bueu International Short Film Festival by getting hold of the Gold Amphora, as well as the prize for Best […]

    20/09/2020

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