Overcome Film Festival 2019
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Modifier Group is calling for submissions for Overcome Film Festival 2019, inviting participation from artists and filmmakers all over the world.

The Overcome Film Festival is a venue for all storytellers, filmmakers, and artists to tell the world their stories of survival and triumph over adversity. It is the focus of the film festival to give survivors a voice and a venue to share their life experiences and provide hope to others.

The names of the winners will be published online and certificates will be awarded. As the festival is about providing a voice to survivors, financial awards and prizes will be foregone in lieu of certificates.

Everyone is invited to participate with their work. Animation, narrative and non-narratives, audiovisual poetry films, and experimental works are accepted. The Festival especially encourages the entries of anyone who wants to share their experiences in overcoming challenges, illnesses, disabilities or any other factor that has contributed to their growth as a person and motivated them to celebrate their existence.

The Overcome Film Festival is an international event and everyone all over the world is encouraged and welcome to participate.

Film submissions will be categorized into 22 Award Categories.

Please refer to the festival website for additional rules and information.

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Start date

5 April 2019  -  10 September 2019


5 April 2019  -  10 September 2019





The Awards of the 2019 Overcome Film Festival honors the cinematic and storytelling achievements of filmmakers around the world who collaborate and apply the unique power of the medium to share and raise the voices of hope. Film has the unique value of showing the world that adversity comes in many forms, but that our ability to overcome is a human strength we all share. The Official Selections of the 2019 program include films whose excellence brings this message to life on screen while additionally awarding special category winners for the standouts of the season. The Overcome Film Festival will publish the name of the winners online and certificates will be awarded. As the festival is about providing a voice to survivors, financial awards and prizes will be foregone in lieu of award certificates.


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