For festival organisers


76% of last year’s most successful films and over 88000 films selected by the best film festivals use Festhome









Find the latest calls for entries for film festivals all over the world




Leiden International Short Film Experience

Logo of Leiden International Short Film Experience

Leiden International Short Film Experience (LISFE) is an annual film festival held in the beautiful city of Leiden in The Netherlands. LISFE is dedicated to Short Films from all genres and from anywhere in the world. Over the years we have built the reputation of successfully showcasing though-provoking films through a diverse and selective program.

This year the festival will take place from the 7th until the 10th of May in Kijkhuis (Leiden).

Note: We are interested in programming films from around the globe. In extraordinary geo-political circumstances, we may wave our submission fee. If you think you qualify, please contact us for more information.








   Manage projection files of up to 20 GB


   Multilingual environment

   Notify your selection results easily and efficiently


   Filters (duration, production, country...)




Screening Room
Watch entries in the best possible streaming quality

Statistics
Check statistics about all your submissions

Film data
Watch each submitted film and check its basic information at a glance



























Powerful tools
Manage your festival selection process: Selection notification to all submitters, selection statuses, mass mailing...

HD streaming
Online HD streaming of all submitted films which may also be downloaded for offline curating.

Entry fee management
We take care of the accounting and send your entry fees each month, so that you can focus on evaluating films.

Download film data
Access data from submitters and their films in Excel, CSV, export to your database or even synchronised with Eventival.

Non exclusive
We do not require any kind of exclusivity, keep using any other submissions method, alongside Festhome.

Security
The latest security protocols to protect the privacy of our users and their films. We care about keeping it safe.

We dont sell your information
Festhome does not sell the data of its users to third parties for promotional or other activities.

Accounts for jurors and curators
Free accounts for all members of your festival, who may be assigned all or specific films, sections and even vote or tag films.

Excellent support
Quick, helpful and reachable support that keeps being praised by both festivals and filmmakers.







VoD platform for your festival online



   Set it up now!



















Find Academy Award, European Film Award, BAFTA, Goya, Méliès d’Or, Cartoon d’Or, and other FIAPP recognized festivals.



Most recent calls for entries and upcoming deadlines.


 
Logo of Brussels Short Film Festival
Published: 02 Jun 2016
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



Brussels Short Film Festival

Deadline: 27 Jan 2017

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for lovers of cinema, both audience and professionals. The purpose is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

Since 2018, the winner of the Great Prize of the International competition will be eligible for consideration in the Animated
Short Film/ Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film
otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental



Brussels, Belgium



 
 
 
 
Logo of American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)
Published: 11 Apr 2016
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs)

Deadline: 10 Jan 2017

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

AmDocs is one of the largest Docs only festivals in the United States. We are located in beautiful Palm Springs, not far from the media capital of Hollywood. We take pride in sharing the best viewing environment for both our audience and filmmakers.

AmDocs is very progressive in education outreach, market sharing and doing all we can to help our filmmakers realize their goals.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental



Palm Springs, United States



 
 
 

 
Logo of IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival
Published: 24 Mar 2016
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Sep 2016

Call for entries

OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

IN THE PALACE is an established international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts up to 27 minutes in length.

The main purpose of the Festival is to present and promote the contemporary short film art form from Bulgaria, Europe, and the rest of the world. IN THE PALACE is an Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe (EFFE) Label holder, a Student Academy Award® Qualifying Festival, and an Academy Award®/Oscar® Qualifying Festival for shorts in the categories of Best Animation, Best Fiction and Best National Film.

17th IN THE PALACE will take place on 18 – 26 September 2020 in the beautiful seaside city of Varna.

The program will consist of the following main components:

• Professional competitive programme

• Student competitive [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental



Sofia, Bulgaria



 
 
 
 
Logo of FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival
Published: 03 Mar 2016
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Festival Internacional de Cine Documental, FIDBA

Deadline: 30 Jun 2016

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

In recent decades, and at one time to the emergence of new technologies that have ended up scanning most of the processes of the film, the documentary has known a notorious and systematic growth around the world. In our country, and for more than one decade, a production before linked almost exclusively to fiction has been swelling their ranks with new topics, new approaches, new geographies, new dilemmas.

It is in this context that FIDBA is proposed as the 1st. International Film Festival dedicated to this genre which films with the same fans - as long as we believe that the forms and the doings of the documentary film are different from those of the fiction - may meet and dialogue among them and with the public. If the documentary is a meeting point for the FIDBA, it is [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Other  Experimental



Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina



 
 
 

 
Logo of Tirana International Film Festival
Published: 26 Feb 2016
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



Tirana International Film Festival

Deadline: 03 Aug 2016

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  Other  Experimental



Tirana, Albania



 
 
 
 
Logo of Mecal Pro,  22nd Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival
Published: 03 Feb 2016
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



Mecal Pro, 22º Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes Y Animación De Barcelona

Deadline: 08 Dec 2016

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Mecal Pro, the Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival, will celebrate its 22nd edition. With more than 5,000 short films submitted annually, Mecal has become one of the most important festivals of its field in Spain. Due to its international scope and quality programming, Mecal regularly benefits from grants awarded by various Spanish public cultural institutions.

Mecal is strongly committed to promoting the exhibition and dissemination of audiovisual creations in the short format, not only with the public, but also in having creators and distributors meet through different activities. Mecal is also devoted to foster emerging talent, by holding events and awards specially aimed at young creators. In this sense, it also works as a short film dissemination [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Barcelona, Spain



 
 

 
Logo of NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival
Published: 09 Jan 2016
Film festival
Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Apr 2016

Call for entries

EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

The tenders are invited for the Neum Animated Film Festival 2020.

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. DVD 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



Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina



 
 
 
Logo of Leiden International Short Film Experience
Published: 01 Dec 2015
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films



Leiden International Short Film Experience

Deadline: 31 Jan 2016

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Leiden International Short Film Experience (LISFE) is an annual film festival held in the beautiful city of Leiden in The Netherlands. LISFE is dedicated to Short Films from all genres and from anywhere in the world. Over the years we have built the reputation of successfully showcasing though-provoking films through a diverse and selective program.

This year the festival will take place from the 7th until the 10th of May in Kijkhuis (Leiden).

Note: We are interested in programming films from around the globe. In extraordinary geo-political circumstances, we may wave our submission fee. If you think you qualify, please contact us for more information.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Leiden, Netherlands



 
 
 

 
Logo of European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux
Published: 14 Nov 2015
Film festival
Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



Festival Européen du Court Métrage de Bordeaux

Deadline: 18 Mar 2016

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Date and location
The 22nd session of the European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux will take place on March the 26th and 27th 2020 at the UGC CinéCité cinema in Bordeaux, in partnership with this very cinema.

Goals
The European Short Film Festival of Bordeaux aims at promoting the short film format to the Région Aquitaine's audience. It eases the access to cinema for all generations, young people and elderly included. It helps directors coming from whole Europe to be discovered, and is a good way to meet and appreciate cultural differences. This is somehow a springboard amidst the film industry thanks to the jury influence, no matter if the participants are mere enthusiasts or professionals.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Talence, France



 
 
 
 
Logo of DocsBarcelona, International Documentary Film Festival
Published: 13 Nov 2015
Film festival
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films



DocsBarcelona, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental

Deadline: 15 Dec 2015

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

DocsBarcelona International Documentary Film Festival is a festival specialized in the documentary genre, consisting of competitive international sections, non-competitive sections and master classes. All of the films that make up the different sections will be selected by an international programmers committee.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Barcelona, Spain