International Film Festival with aim to find new masters of 21st century cinema 
About MOC
Masters of Cinema - International Festival for independent creators based in Italy with an aim to find professionals in different forms of Art and present them through the world and our audience.
We honor such masters as Tarkovsky, Scorsese, Spielberg and etc., and believe that time has come for the new wave of icons of cinema.
Here at MOC, we're building international relationships with independent filmmakers from all over the world.
Every work is judged by a group of professionals from the Italian film industry.
MOC has a monthly structure with yearly screenings in the capital of Italy Rome.
Every year we're selecting 50 works that will run in our program and 3 creators that will have the opportunity to join and work with a crew of Italian professional filmmakers.

  • Based in Rome
  • Made by Filmmakers for Filmmakers
  • Annual Screenings in Cinema
  • Masterclasses with Winners
  • International communications and relationships in work with creators
Master of Cinema
Best Short Film        
Best Feature Film      
Best Indie Film         
Best Documentary       
Best Short Screenplay      
Best Feature Screenplay     
Best Animation       
Best Eco Work        
Best Music Video       
Best COVID Work       
Best Women Work       
Best LGBTQ+ Film       
Best Web-Series  
Best Black&White Film
Best War Film
Best Photography      
Best Genre          
Best Experimental Film     
Best Photography    
Best Director Debut 
Best Director
Best Young Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Costume Design
Best Scenography
Best Color Editing
Best Sound Design
Best Original Score
Best Original Soundtrack
Best VFX
Best Producer
Best Acting Debut
The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English).
The scripts must be written in English.
By submitting the film or script, the submitter agrees that:
1.MOC can use trailer/teaser/film poster/stills or BTS and script excerpt for promotional purpose (but do not release, under any form or circumstances, the full film or script)
2.Entry fees are non-refundable.
3.The submitter owns all the rights to the film or script.
4.Submission cannot be withdrawn after the announcement of the official selection.
5.MOC Has right to change the date and place of the annual event.

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