Food Film Menu

FOOD FILM MENU 2022

OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Deadline: 16 August 2022

Our selection committee is looking for short food films to be included in the Food Film Menu 2022!

By putting the spotlight on regional gastronomy, you and your short food film can play a key role in raising awareness about the importance of cultural and food uniqueness, and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Unleash your creativity and become an ambassador for cultural and food diversity!

THEME

FOOD STORIES

We are hungry for incredible stories starring the food heritage of awarded and candidate Regions of Gastronomy

CATEGORIES

  • Environment, Sustainability and Food
  • European Young Chefs
  • Food-related Visitor Experiences
  • Food Gifts
  • Young Farmers and Fishermen
  • European Regions of Gastronomy
  • Potential, Candidate and Awarded World Regions of Gastronomy

See the open call document for a full description of the categories.

HOW TO ENTER

Read the rules and deadlines detailed in the open call document very closely. If your film complies with the standards and regulations listed, proceed to fill out a submission.

SUBMISSION LINKS

OPTION 1 – Submit through FilmFreeway

OPTION 2 – Submit via email

Fill in the submission form and send it to communications@igcat.org (subject: FOOD FILM MENU 2022 SUBMISSION) together with a link to your film/video (in case of first releases, you can send your film/video as a password protected file on Vimeo.com or as an unlisted video on YouTube).

SELECTION & AWARDS

A maximum of 14 awards will be given in the framework of the Food Film Menu, including:

  • 7 category awards:
    • Best Food Film showcasing Environment, Sustainability and Food
    • Best Food Film showcasing the European Young Chefs
    • Best Food Film on Food-related Visitor Experiences
    • Best Food Film Food Gifts from the Regions of Gastronomy
    • Best Food Film showing Young Farmers and Fishermen
    • Best Food Film showcasing the European Regions of Gastronomy
    • Best Food Film showcasing a Potential, Candidate or Awarded World Region of Gastronomy
  • 6 Overall Winners awards (chosen among the category winners):
    • Best European Films Overall (1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize)
    • Best World Films Overall (1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize)
  • 1 award for Best Young Director (chosen among all eligible submissions)

The selection of Best Film by category and Best Young Director will be made by a committee of IGCAT experts in the food and film sectors and announced as the Food Film Menu 2022 in September 2022 on IGCAT’s website and social media.

A people’s choice vote will then open on IGCAT’s social media to select the Overall Winners of the Food Film Menu 2022.

It is intended that Overall Winners will be officially announced at a high-profile Region of Gastronomy event to be organised the third quarter of 2022 (circumstances permitting), where all category winners will be screened for an international audience and filmmakers will be invited to join.

ENTRY DEADLINE

Submission Deadline: 16 August 2022 at 23:59h CET

CONTACT US

For more information, please contact IGCAT’s secretariat at info@igcat.org

OFFICIAL AMBASSADOR

“IGCAT’s Food Film Menu is a wonderful initiative that raises awareness about food’s vital role in local sustainable development.”

LJUBOMIR STEFANOV

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