Magma – mostra di cinema breve
With more than 9.400 submissions from 92 countries and a total attendance of about 14.900 festival goers over 20 consecutive editions, Magma is one of the main short film festivals in Italy.
A judging panel made up of cinema experts gives the Lorenzo Vecchio Award and special mentions to the films of the International Competition standing out for their qualities.
Lorenzo Vecchio Award
Named after the creator of Magma, who died at the age of 23, the Festival Grand Prix is awarded by the Jury to the best short film of the festival.
The best of the short format from all the five continents.
A contribution to the distribution and visibility of new cultural products beyond national boundaries: a network of contacts for the direct exchange and sharing of experiences and remarkable works across Europe.
A new competitive section, devoted to international directors making their debut in the long format.
Insula – Impressioni di Sicilia
A selection of short films set in Sicily or directed by Sicilian filmmakers, telling about an island crossed by a number of contradictions.
A journey through the 20 years of the history of the Festival