Dubrovnik will be the host for the fifth time to the young filmmakers from Mediterranean countries. The selection jury of the Dubrovnik Film Festival for children and youth of the Mediterranean countries, popularly known as Duff, announced the results of the selected films in all categories. The jury are: young Dubrovnik director, screenwriter and critic Luksa Benic, a film editor from Zagreb Nina Velnic and animator and graphic designer Tea Strazicic. They have selected a total of 82 films among the applicants for the competition program. Films will be shown in two age categories: 38 movies of children up to 15 years in all film genres, 31 movies of youth from 16 to 20 years and 13 films in a unique, open category.
Apart from the competition part of the program during the festival there will be the workshop and accompanying programs that will be led by professionals from the world of film. In addition to competitors from eight Mediterranean countries, young people of Dubrovnik will once again have the opportunity to get to know the world of animation, learn all about the sound, to record their first feature film or make their own first timelapse video. For high school students the film art classes will be organized.
Duff is for the fifth time organized by Dubrovnik Cinemas, the Association for the Promotion of media culture Luza and Summer School Film Sipan, with the partnership of the Dubrovnik Gymnasium, in the period from 17th to 23rd October for all events, or from 20th to 23rd October for the competitive program.