Festival 25 FPS

25 FPS Festival screens independent and non-commercial films which innovatively explore the possibilities of cinematic language, narration and the medium itself, cross film types and genres and broaden the notion of film as art. It promotes expressive original concepts, progresses in terms of theme, idea and aesthetics, as well as works that perpetuate the tradition of avant-garde and experimental film.

Main festival sections are:

COMPETITION PROGRAMME

A selection of daring and reflexive works from all over the world. At least five awards are being handed out by the Grand Jury, Critics Jury and Audience. Grand Prix by the Grand Jury are cash prizes.

JURY’S CHOICE

Grand Jury is a collective of three domestic and international authors and filmmakers, critics, curators or programmers. Each of them designs a special programme for the festival – authors' and national retrospectives or theme programmes.

EXPANDED CINEMA

Audiovisual performances in which film watching is enriched by codes from other media: theatre, music or sculpture. The screening often includes audience, apparatuses, and performers themselves.

REFLEXES

Annual selection of innovative Croatian productions. The programme promotes bold titles whose authors work in visual arts and various film genres with the unconventional approach to form and narration. In partnership with GreenDCP, 25 FPS Association is awarding the best film with GreenDCP Award.

ODES TO FILM

Outstanding avant-garde cinema pieces that come as preludes to Competition Programs, show and celebrate photochemical properties of film, skills of hand made films, and the art of experimental cinema through the history. Showing films on films. 

Festival team

PROGRAM, COMPETITION SELECTION: Sanja Grbin, Mario Kozina, Marina Kožul

PRODUCTION: Sanja Grbin, Marina Kožul, Branka Valjin

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR: Maja Čuljak

STUDENT CENTRE COORDINATOR: Štefica Bartolin

FESTIVAL IDENTITY: Andro Giunio

WEB DEVELOPER: Tomislav Modrić

Awards

THREE GRAND PRIX: 500 EUR
Each one of the international jury members gives their own Grand Prix.

CRITICS AWARD
Since 2007, three film, visual arts critics or theorists hand out the award for the best film.

GREEN DCP AWARD
Festival organizer is providing with a professional DCP format for the short film. Service assured by the Green DCP company.

AUDIENCE AWARD
The best film according to audience votes.

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Organisation

Since 2005, 25 FPS Festival is organized by 25 FPS, Association for Audio-Visual Research from Zagreb, and is supported by the Office for Culture of the City of Zagreb, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Student Centre of the University of Zagreb, National Foundation for Civil Society Development and Kultura Nova Foundation.

The festival first came to life in a monthly Croatian TV show called ‘Videodrom’, broadcasting experimental films and videos. The show was running on the Channel One of the Croatian Radiotelevision (HRT) for 2 years (2002-2004).

25fps.hr/videodrome