UNICA - Union Internationale du Cinéma

Cinema without compromise


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Click to the UNICA 2019 website and book your hotel now! A VAT increase from 1st January will raise the prices a little.
Soon you can register for a Congress Card.
Visit our own 2018 starter page for more information.

Getting to Zeist (NLD)

For trains start with "The Man in Seat 61" for invaluable advice.
For planes try SkyScanner.
For driving try ViaMichelen.
For travel ideas look at Rome2Rio.

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Cover of the UNICA Handbook.

The Handbook

Planning a UNICA Congress is a major task. Some requirements are obvious, others may never have occurred to you. This book attempts to describe the preparations. 

Even if you never plan to host the event, it is worth reading.

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Data Protection

Advice on how to make sure your national organisation and your clubs comply with the strengthened laws on protecting data.

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Best Practice - for Clubs

A collection of ideas gathered at special seminars during the UNICA 2018 Congress in Blansko. You are sure to find some new ideas.

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Blansko was fun!

President's newsletter - October 2018

The New Committee

At the elections on Friday 7th September 2018 in Blansko, Czech Republic, Paweł Łęski, Rolf Mandolesi, Željko Balog, Wolfgang Freier and Jeanne Glass left the committee.
Meet the new committee.

UNICA Purpose

  • To promote video-and filmmaking as a means of international communication
  • To support international cultural cooperation
  • To represent its member organisations at UNESCO
  • To achieve recognition of the independence and freedom of expression for member organisations.

UNICA Members : AND, AUT, BEL, BGR, CHE, CZE, DEU, ESP, EST, FIN, FRA, GBR, GEO, HRVHUN, ITA, KOR, LIE, LUX, MKD, NLD, NOR, POL, ROU, RUS, SVK, SVN, SWE, TUN, UKR

UNICA Committee
In three languages: Statutes / ByLaws / Competition Rules / Annexe to Rules

Keyboard image by Nikowsk, lighting image by Karl Gruber - both from Wikimedia Commons.