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Feeln Festival Brazil - The film festival

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Welcome to the FeelN Film Festival

The FEELn Film Festival is a brand new film festival which will take place at the Feeln Festival in Bahia Brazil and showcase films from around the world. Paul Campbell Jamaica's foremost actor and prominent artist will chair the Film festival.

We are accepting submissions from around the world and the winners in different categories will receive not only the usual recognitions and laurels given at film festivals but also significant prizes.  More information will be made available.  Use the contact information below to submit your film and information.  Accepted films and information will be displayed on this page in the following weeks.

The FEELn Film Festival is the first multicultural event of its kind located in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil. We plan to screen dozens of films from a variety of countries. Our five-day event is to take place from December 5th to December 9th, 2023 and it will be part of the FEELn festival.

FEELn Film Festival will be located at the Parque de Exposicoes Agropecuarias de Salvador.



  • Full Length: We define “Full length” entries as any content with a duration longer than 28 minutes

  • Pilot: We define a “Pilot” entry as any content with a duration of between 18 and 28 minutes.

  • Short film: We define “Short” film entry as any content with a duration shorter than 18 minutes in length.

  • Independent filmmakers: Those filmmakers submitting film projects that do not yet have distribution contracts.



Entry fees.

  • FEELn Film Festival charges entry fees, and they are as follows:  10 USD for all entries this is to cover our administration costs..



  • The FEELn Film Festival does not offer refunds. Once the submissions are accepted, the fund is considered used.


Waiver Policy.

  • The FEELn Film Festival does not have any fee waivers at this point, but FEELn offers discounted entry fees for students and independent filmmakers (as per the definitions section).


Rules & regulations.

  • Originality: Feeln Film Festival requires submissions to be original creations. We require submissions to not have had any official screenings in the City of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. We require entries to be made available to distribution offers. Additional release forms will be required for streaming and promotion.

  • Disclosures: Selected entries are eligible for distribution in our preferred pay-per-view channels via On Fine Networks and Future Networks TV

  • Language: We entertain all submissions; however we reserve the right to refuse any entries with explicit language or that glorifies hate speech.

  • Creation: We accept films produced on or after January 1st, 2020.

  • Screening: Films that are not accepted are not screened at the festival.

  • Multiple submissions: Are accepted, provided each entry pays its own entry fee.


Attendance: Is discretionary – filmmakers are welcome to attend the film festival and a list of festival-preferred accommodations will be made available; however,  FEELn film festival does not pay for travel and other related expenses.

FEELn requires at least one member of the production (producer, director, actor) to be available for promotional purposes, and updates, which include screening information, prizes, etc.


Film / original work display: FEELn festival has permission to exhibit your film(s) during the festival and online during our online premiere. Submission of an entry (full-length, short film) implies FEELn Festival has permission to use images and clips to promote the work and the festival. FEELn gives credit to filmmakers every time their work is displayed. Furthermore, FEELn Film Festival operates as a content distributor and does not hold any copyrights; the original copyright holder shall retain copyrights to their original work.


  • Winners will not only receive the traditional laurels and gongs in each category but they will also receive cash and prizes totalling 10,000 USD (This total amount in cash and prizes will be divided amongst all the winners).

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