National Film Meetings KAMERALNE LATO
9-15 sierpnia 2020 r.
KAMERALNE LATO is a combination of extensive film workshops for young people (theoretical lectures and practical training), with discussion panels, open film screenings, film competitions and innovative forms of social education.
The aim of the project is to take, through film art, preventive actions directed at children, young people, educators and local organizations and institutions. The idea of the project is to educate young people through contact with art. The project’s task is also to provide equal opportunities in access to socio-cultural activities of young people from smaller centers who want to develop their creativity while gaining skills and improving qualifications.
As part of the event there are two film competitions:
Short feature films (up to 40 minutes) produced by professional filmmakers or students and graduates of art schools can be submitted to the Main Festival Competition. The films selected as a result of the selection will compete for the Main Award – ZŁOTY ŁUCZNIK.
The goal of the HYDE PARK Jet Film Competition is to promote aspiring amateur filmmakers and to present short films that do not fall into the standard genre classification.
The festival program will also include – as every year – open film workshops for young people, outdoor screenings, meetings with specialists from individual film fields, exhibitions and a children’s section presenting the classics of Polish animation.
The film workshops are an opportunity to walk the entire path of film creation under the watchful eye of recognized filmmakers and professional technicians – from the idea to the public, solemn premiere during the festival closing gala. Two groups of young adepts of film art, using professional equipment, will make short films and will have the opportunity to create a harmonious team.
For years, the workshops have been organized in cooperation with the Mazovian Provincial Police Headquarters based in Radom, which provides organizational facilities and logistical support during ongoing trainings. The implementation of outdoor scenes with the participation of special police units and professional stuntmen is also a great attraction.
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During the 12th edition National Film Meetings KAMERALNE LATO, the organizers presented the most extensive program of events addressed to representatives of the film industry, which has taken place so far in Radom.
12th edition National Film Meetings KAMERALNE LATO
is not just 100 points of the program, accumulated over 8 days of the event. During the festival, a four-day series of meetings planned for young filmmakers and industry professionals – directors, scriptwriters, producers and distributors.
SPOT - Social Pictures of Today
60 participants from Poland, France, Italy and Germany took part in the international youth exchange ‘SPOT – Social Pictures of Today’. The workshop groups comprehensively developed their own short productions from concept to premiere, based on professional technological facilities provided by CANON and the opportunity to cooperate with qualified specialists.
Numerous guests from the world of film came to Radom – the festival office reported the presence of over 120 people qualified to receive industry accreditation. Among the guests were representatives of regional film funds from all over Poland, as well as representatives of the largest distribution companies in the country.
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The 12th edition of the KAMERALNE LATO took place from July 6-13, 2019.
The organizer of the event is FILMFORUM, and the main co-organizer is the Provincial Police Headquarters in Radom.
The event’s co-organizers are also: Mazovian Center for Social Policy and ŁAŹNIA – Radom Creative Club and Gallery.
The KAMERALNE LATO is under the patronage of: the Minister of Culture and National Heritage under the Culture Promotion Fund, the City of Radom, the Polish Film Institute, Mazovian Voivodship Self-government and the ZAIKS Association of Authors.
Educational activities accompanying the Festival are supported by the European Union Program ERASMUS +.
The project’s logistics partner is KIA Plejada, technology partner: CANON, and educational partners: American Corner Radom, the Municipal Culture Center AMFITEATR and the University of Commerce in Radom
The industry partners of the event are: the Polish Filmmakers Association, the National Chamber of Audiovisual Producers, Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, the Lower Silesian Film Center, Wroclaw Film Commission and StoryLab.pro.
The sponsor of the festival is the Embassy of the United States of America in Warsaw.
The following activities will support the Festival: Mazovian Center for Contemporary Art ELEKTROWNIA in Radom and Mazovian Institute of Culture.