The festival will take place between 26th June and 18th July 2020 and will be hosting a series of cultural and entertainment activities staged along the Valletta Waterfront, intending to bring the Maltese artistic scene closer to the community in a celebration of summer.
Filfla is an award winning short animation by Fabrizio Ellul released in 2019. Done in an illustration/comic style inspired from the cell animation tradition, Filfla is a self-funded project. It is not funded by government funds, grants or private sponsorship.
Official Film Festival selections:
- Kinemastik International Short Film Festival – Audience Award (2019, Valletta)
- French Riviera Film Festival – Finalist (2019, Cannes, France)
- Valletta Film Festival – Official Selection (2019, Valletta, Malta)
- JellyFEST Film Festival – Semi – Finalist (2019, LA, California)
- Encounters Film Festival – Out of Competition (2019, Bristol, UK)
- CineXjenza (part of the Science in the City festival) – screening (2019, Valletta, Malta)
- End of Summer special screening (VFF and the Malta Airport Foundation) – screening (2019, Zurrieq, Malta)
- European ArtHouse Cinema Day – screening (2019, Valletta)
- Asia South East Short Film Festival – Special Mention (2019, Cambodia)
- ICONA 19 – Animation Film Festival – Official Selection (Corfu, Greece)
- Retrospective of Jupiter – Official Selection (online platform)
- EU Film Festival – Out of Competition (Accra and Kumasi, Ghana)
- APS Summer Festival – (2020, Valletta, Malta)