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"One of the Best International Film Festivals and top 10 Short Film Festivals in the United States. The RIIFF provides the kind of intimate festival experience that will change your life. Don't miss it. "
Chris Gore, The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

Now in its 25th year, the FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL celebrates the independent spirit in film and has become a haven for independent filmmakers from throughout the world. In 2019, the Festival presented 321 films representing works that were shot and produced in 51 countries. There were 93 World Premieres and US/North American Premieres. Attending the Festival were 347 filmmakers, producers, cast and crew.

FLICKERS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that supports and promotes the film [...]








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Logo of MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival
Published: 02 Nov 2020
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

Deadline: 31 Jul 2021

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

During one week of the year over 100,000 film-lovers gather in over 400 Cinemas across 6 Continents to view and vote on the Finalists Films' in the Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival - MANHATTAN SHORT is more than just one of the largest short film festivals in the world....it's the World's First Global Film Festival.

If making short films is about getting your work out there, nothing compares to MANHATTAN SHORT.

Every Film Selected is eligible to enter the Oscars:
MANHATTAN SHORT does a full week's run in a cinema in Los Angeles, California. This theater booking means all ten finalists in the 2020 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival will be eligible to enter the Oscar competition for 2021.

MANHATTAN SHORT is now in compliance with the rules governing the Oscar Awards set forth [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



NYC, United States



 
 
 
 
Logo of Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives
Published: 02 Nov 2020
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives

Deadline: 01 Apr 2021

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives is known internationally as the cinematic event entirely dedicated to life stories and to quality cinema. Biografilm Festival is organised by the Fanatic About Festivals association, under the Artistic Direction of Leena Pasanen.

For the upcoming 17th edition of Biografilm Festival we are pleased to officially launch the call for both national and international films to participate in the Festival in Bologna 4-14 June 2021.

For more detailed information regarding the event, programmes from previous editions, news about the upcoming edition and about Biografilm’s activity throughout the year, we kindly invite you to visit the Festival’s website: www.biografilm.it/en/

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Bologna, Italy



 
 
 

 
Logo of Tirana International Film Festival
Published: 27 Oct 2020
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 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Tirana International Film Festival

Deadline: 24 Jun 2021

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is the first international film festival and the only of its kind in Albania. This extraordinary cultural event created in 2003 is one of the most important cinematic event in Balkans.

TIFF aims to create in Albania, as well as in the region, a cultural center of worldwide alternative and independent cinema. Albania is a solar, enthusiastic and friendly country and besides the “strong competition” TIFF aims at the same time to be a meeting point of cultures, where people of Tirana, the guests and all those who love films will have a cinema-language-communication week.

TIFF aims to create a friendly space for film artists and cinema enthusiasts from Albania, Europe and the entire world to come together and share their linked passion and [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Tirana, Albania



 
 
 
 
Logo of International Medina del Campo Film Week
Published: 22 Oct 2020
Film festival
Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo

Deadline: 15 Jan 2021

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Films shot in any format, either silent or with soundtrack, produced after July, 1st, 2019 in any country other than Spain that have not been submitted to previous editions of the festival can be submitted.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Medina del Campo, Spain



 
 
 

 
Logo of Vienna Shorts
Published: 21 Oct 2020
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Short films



Vienna Shorts

Deadline: 31 Jan 2021

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Vienna Shorts is the international short film festival in Vienna. The presentation of short films and the exchange about them are the main focus. The festival is organized by the association Independent Cinema and shows about 300 productions under 30 minutes. The competition is structured in four categories, for each of which separate entries can be submitted. Other sections include portraits and thematically curated programs.

Vienna Shorts 2021 will take place as a hybrid festival from May 27 to June 1, 2021. The focus is on the presentation of short film forms in the cinema in Vienna (subject to a non-hazardous implementation). The rights holders will be specially informed about online screenings of films.

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Vienna, Austria



 
 
 
 
Logo of NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival
Published: 20 Oct 2020
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Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Apr 2021

Call for entries

EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

The tenders are invited for the Neum Animated Film Festival 2021.

The Tenders are invited for the participation in the Competition Part of Neum Animated Film festival 2020. Deadline is antil 15.04.2020. The Neum Animated Film Festival shall take place from 27.06. till 02.07.2020. in Neum

Animated films (duration 15 minutes) can participate. Author can report 3 films. Films that propagandize racism and pornography will not enter competition program. All registrations must fulfill next: 1.HD file of film 2. Filled and signed entry form 3. Photography and biography of director 4. 3 photos from film (minim.) 5. Declaration of author if he is willing to work with children during the camp.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina



 
 

 
Logo of Monterrey International Film Festival
Published: 16 Oct 2020
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Short films
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Festival Internacional de Cine de Monterrey

Deadline: 16 Apr 2021

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HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

Since its foundation, the Festival has sought the promotion of film culture based on three principles:

1) That the exposure to film culture contributes to the awareness of communities and nations of the need to support their own cinematographic expressions, which are cultural and social ambassadors to the rest of the world.

2) That a showcase of new world cinema is a mirror on to which our local and national filmmaking can measure and compare itself, establishing references of form and content that fosters the reflection and the search for international competitiveness.

3) That films made in Monterrey, Mexico and throughout the world need to be exhibited. A film that is not shown does not exist. Thus it becomes primordial to provide a space for film exhibition.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Monterrey, Mexico



 
 
 
 
Logo of Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival
Published: 08 Oct 2020
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Jun 2021

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

"One of the Best International Film Festivals and top 10 Short Film Festivals in the United States. The RIIFF provides the kind of intimate festival experience that will change your life. Don't miss it. "
Chris Gore, The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

Now in its 25th year, the FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL celebrates the independent spirit in film and has become a haven for independent filmmakers from throughout the world. In 2019, the Festival presented 321 films representing works that were shot and produced in 51 countries. There were 93 World Premieres and US/North American Premieres. Attending the Festival were 347 filmmakers, producers, cast and crew.

FLICKERS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that supports and promotes the film [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Providence, United States



 
 
 

 
Logo of Curtas Vila do Conde IFF
Published: 05 Oct 2020
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



Curtas Vila do Conde IFF

Deadline: 30 Apr 2021

Call for entries

EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Portugal, reaching its 29th edition in 2021.

Assuming as main objective the promotion and diffusion of cinematographic and audio-visual works, selected according to a quality criteria, Curtas Vila do Conde focus on the discovery of new films and filmmakers and also on the recognised legacy of Cinema.

Short film competitions with animations, documentaries, fiction films, experimental films and music videos, produced in 2020 or 2021, no longer than 60 minutes (exception made, under 30 minutes duration limit, for Curtinhas – youth and children; My Generation – competitive section aimed for teenagers Take One! – student films; and music videos), preferably with subtitles in [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Vila do Conde, Portugal



 
 
 
 
Logo of Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
Published: 28 Sep 2020
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 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Mammoth Lakes Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Mar 2021

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

We are the U.S. west coast premier destination festival for films such as fest favorites like Damsel starring Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska, to world premiere new discoveries like Netflix favorite Abducted in Plain Sight and many more.

We are dedicated to discovering and supporting the next generation of filmmakers. There’s a reason MovieMaker magazine has named Mammoth Lakes Film Festival as one of the “Top 50 Film Festival’s Worth Your Entry Fee” for the last five years in a row¬: We put our filmmakers first!

Last year we focused on bringing top-level press to the festival to get maximum exposure for our filmmakers. Past attending press and industry professionals included Variety, Hollywood Reporter, The LA Times, A24, MovieMaker Magazine, Indie Wire, and more.

The [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Mammoth lakes, United States