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We find and promote the creative work of emigrant filmmakers from all over the globe.

Every month, CineMigrants selects the Top5 films from all submissions to date by various emigrant filmmakers from around the world, and screen them in our online "Streaming Theatre", our Streatre. We also host a Q&A podcast featuring the filmmakers of the Top5 films as part of our online festival, where we'll ask questions submitted by the audience and dig deep into what makes the selected creators tick.

CINEMIGRANTS

We find and promote the creative work of emigrant filmmakers from all over the globe.

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Every month, CineMigrants selects the Top5 films from all submissions to date by various emigrant filmmakers from around the world, and screen them in our online "Streaming Theatre", our Streatre. We also host a Q&A podcast featuring the filmmakers of the Top5 films as part of our online festival, where we'll ask questions submitted by the audience and dig deep into what makes the selected creators tick.

Films from
United States
made by emigrants from
Ukraine
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THE PRIZES

Official Selection

Every month we select the Top5 films from all the films that have been submitted and feature them in that month's stream. Don't miss this opportunity for your film to become this month's 'Official Selection'. Register Today!

Davinci Resolve Studio

Every month we select the Top5 films from all the films that have been submitted and feature them in that month's stream. Don't miss this opportunity for your film to become this month's 'Official Selection'. Register Today!

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Depth of Field

Further to the above, we feature every selected filmmaker on our monthly podcast to have an in-depth conversion in the field of cinema from the perspective of migrant filmmakers.

THE PRIZES

Official Selection

Every month we select the Top5 films from all the films that have been submitted and feature them in that month's stream. Don't miss this opportunity for your film to become this month's 'Official Selection'. Register Today!

Davinci Resolve Studio

Every month we select the Top5 films from all the films that have been submitted and feature them in that month's stream. Don't miss this opportunity for your film to become this month's 'Official Selection'. Register Today!

Davinci-1

The 'Depth of Field' podcast

Further to the above, we feature every selected filmmaker on our monthly podcast to have an in-depth conversion in the field of cinema from the perspective of migrant filmmakers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I submit a film?

A: If you're considered to be an emigrant in the country where you live and work. You must have been the producer, director, cinematographer, DOP or independent filmmaker on the motion picture you're submitting.

Q: Does it have to be a film about migrants?

A: No. One of the creators needs to be a migrant. We believe that as a migrant, filmmakers contribute something special to the creative flow whatever they're working on and serve as a bridge between cultures.

Q: What films can be submitted?

A: All genres under 50 minutes are accepted. All non-English dialogues must be subtitled. You will be also required to participate in the LIVE Q&A that is hosted following the screening.

Q: Where will the selected films be shown?

CineMigrants is a monthly, online film festival and Q&A so all of our programming airs online at https://CineMigrants.com/Streatre/ our very own streaming theatre.

Q: How does the selection process work?

Every month the judges select the Top5 films from all the submissions to date. Go to https://CineMigrants.com/about/ for more info on the judges.

Q: What are the awards? Is there a prize?

A: At the moment we only have one award, Best Film of The Month and yes it comes with a prize donated by Blackmagic Design, a licensed copy of DaVinci Resolve Studio.

Q: What are the dates and times of the event?

A: Since this is a global online film festival we wanted to make sure everyone has a chance to view the films we feature so we stream the show three times with 9 hours between each stream starting always at 8:30pm AEST on the last Thursday of every month. You can find the exact dates and times at https://cinemigrants.com/calendar/

Q: What is the Q&A about?

A: During the festival, viewers can submit questions that will provide some of the talking points. We're very interested to know about your personal story, what is it like to be as a migrant filmmaker in your new home.

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Who is CineMigrants for?

Cinephiles

Calling all cinema enthusiasts! We're scouring the globe for all the amazing content that is created by emigrant filmmakers, to bring you a curated stream of five new films every month PLUS an exclusive live chat with the creators. Join us on this exciting journey to quench your thirst for high-quality independent cinema, ask all your burning questions, and vote for your favorite film. All while helping us to give the much needed global exposure and support to independent cinema and its very special creators the CineMigrants!

Filmmakers

If you're an independent filmmaker who is also a migrant living and working in your new chosen home, then this is the place for you to shine, win awards, AND awesome prizes!!! Register and submit your film, and seize this great chance to be recognized, and appreciated by fellow filmmakers and cinephiles from around the world! It is free to submit your film(s) so don't hesitate, join CineMigrants today!

Who is CineMigrants for?

Cinephiles

Calling all cinema enthusiasts! We're scouring the globe for all the amazing content that is created by emigrant filmmakers, to bring you a curated stream of five new films every month PLUS an exclusive live chat with the creators. Join us on this exciting journey to quench your thirst for high-quality independent cinema, ask all your burning questions, and vote for your favorite film. All while helping us to give the much needed global exposure and support to independent cinema and its very special creators the CineMigrants!

Filmmakers

If you're an independent filmmaker who is also a migrant living and working in your new chosen home, then this is the place for you to shine, win awards, AND awesome prizes!!! Register and submit your film, as this is your chance to be recognized and appreciated! It is free to submit your film(s) so don't hesitate, join CineMigrants today!

Register to Participate!

Register for free and submit your work to be featured in our monthly stream and live Q&A! Your film will only be available in a closed, secure, members-only stream if you're selected.