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TIFF announces eclectic Short Cuts programme for 2023

World Premieres and female-led films dominate this year’s slate of exciting selections, including works by Mackenzie Davis, Malia Ann, Yann Demange, and Jasmin Mozaffari, with performances by Riz Ahmed, Kaniehtiio Horn, and more   DAMMI (2023) Photo Credit: Courtesy of TIFF   The Toronto International Film Festival® announced this year’s Short Cuts lineup, supported by Ontario Arts Council, showcasing 42 live action narrative, documentary, and animated s...

Dublin Film Fest presents the Short Film Festival Strategy webinar

  Want to get your short film on the festival circuit but not sure where to start? Come along to our DIFF Circle online discussion ‘Short Film Festival Strategy’, where we’ll be asking our panellists their best advice on how to get the most out of your short film at festival season.     Hosted by festival director, Gráinne Humphreys, we welcome industry experts Kathleen McInnes and Wouter Jansen alongside the DIFF 2023 Discovery Winners; Laura O&rs...

The Marrakech Short Film Festival (MARRAKECHsFF) is back for its third edition September 22-29, 2023

Third Edition, September 22-29, 2023   The Marrakech Short Film Festival (MARRAKECHsFF) is back for its third edition, showcasing Moroccan talent in the realm of short films through an international selection in iconic venues in Marrakech. As the first open-air cinema festival founded by women in Morocco, this event continues to bridge the gap between the short film industry and the city of Marrakech, while highlighting Moroccan and international talents through an engag...

New York: Tribeca Festival 2023

Tribeca Festival 2023 was held from June 7-18, with an extension to July 2 through the Tribeca at Home online platform.  The films presented included 109 feature films from 127 filmmakers and 36 countries, with 93 world premieres, 43 first time directors, and 53 documentaries depicting a broad spectrum of sociopolitical issues, including spotlights on the Ukraine and Iran. Short films were selected from a record number of 8,096 submissions and of them 76 selected shorts were presented in ...

The 29th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest announces 2023 line-up

  2023 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES LINE-UP      Palm Springs, CA (June 1, 2023) – The 29th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest returns to the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) from June 20-26. The festival will screen 50 curated programs showcasing 299 films including 53 World Premieres, 10 International Premieres, 33 North American Premieres and 18 U.S. Premieres. Repeat screenings of the winners will be shown closing ...

Reactions of support and solidarity from all over the world, from film and audiovisual professionals and film buffs alike.

Since the publication of the open letter by Éric Roux, President of the Sauve qui peut le court métrage association, on May 15, many supporters of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival have made their voices heard. Their support took many forms: official press releases, speeches, tribunes, signing and sharing a petition... We'd like to say THANK YOU! A non-exhaustive focus on the invaluable support from everywhere: from the Croisette in Cannes, from profes...

Open letter from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival to Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Regional Council

  An open letter from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival to Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Council « We are delighted to be a regular partner of the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, which exactly matches our cultural vision for rigor and accessibility. » Dear Minister, President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Council, you pronounced the above words in your editorial for our 2020 catalogue. This ...

Submissions for 5th Annual French Riviera Film Festival, A Celebration of Short Films, Close on April 11, 2023

The Final Submission Deadline for The 5th Annual French Riviera Film Festival will close on April 11, 2023 Submit now on Film Freeway by April 11, 2023 at: The fifth installment of the festival will take place once again at the Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, France during the time of the Festival de Cannes on May 19 and 20, 2023. The annual festival celebrates short film and short-form content from around the globe and features the...

Cittador International Film Festival 2022 - Catalog

After the first edition of the Cittador International Film Festival 2022, the catalog remains as an important document of the Cittador International Film Festival. The catalog contains information about the festival, which took place on December 27, 2022 in Vienna, Austria, and provides information about the participating short films, presents the winning films including the jury statement and includes short interviews with the filmmakers. Projector Edition #1, Paperback, 80 Pages, ISBN: 979-8...

Cittador International Film Festival - Winners 2022

      Winners 2022 Jury Awarded Films   Best Narrative Short – Jury Award “The Pencil“ by Alexandre Mahutte, Canada Jury´s Statement ...

Regular submissions deadline TODAY!

  Attention independent filmmakers! Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s regular submission deadline is TODAY!   We want to see the most creative, groundbreaking, outrageous and personal films out there, so if you have an original drama, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media, or something different altogether, visit our website for more info! ...

Regular deadline approaching soon!

  Are you an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s regular deadline is coming up next Monday, December 19th. We want to see the most original, groundbreaking, outrageous and personal films out there, so submit your work today!   Narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media and more are welcome.    Visit our website for more info: ...

Cittador International Film Festival Vienna – Selected Films until November 01, 2022

Cittador International Film Festival has selected ten promising short films until November 1, 2022! The submission period is until December 15, 2022. We are excited about new submissions! Key data: The submission period: until December 15, 2022;  Selection date: shortly after submission, but no later than December 15, 2022;  Notification date: December 22, 2022;  Screenings: December 27, 2022 at the Studio Cinema Lugner City Vienna.   Homepage: https://iff.citta...

Arab short films selection com^peting at Red Sea International Film Festival

Photo: Kroka  by Jordanian filmmaker Samer Battekhi   The second edition selection of the Red Sea Shorts in Competition present rarely-told, compelling stories of the lives of the people and places in the Arab World. Red Sea: Shorts Competition, the exciting programming strand of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), today announced the first selection of its 13 strong programme of short films which represent Arab cinema at its most enthralling, poetic and ente...

Selection procedure on Cittador International Film Festival

A step by step guide to submitting a short film to the Cittador Film Festival 2022 Vienna, Austria: 1.     Submit your film on FilmFreeway via this link: 2.     If your film selected, you receive the “Official Selection” status and laurels as official selected film. You can use laurels for your promotional purpose for example on social media channels. 3.  &n...

FNC 51 unveils shorts line-up

#FNC51 : THE SHORT FILM SELECTION UNVEILED! From October 5 to 16, festivalgoers will have a chance to discover over 100 short films from close to 30 countries at the Cinémathèque québécoise, Cinéma Moderne and Agora  in UQÀM's Cœur des Sciences. Audiences are also invited to the many special events honouring our homegrown filmmakers. Tickets will be on sale on Tuesday, September 20 at 5 p.m. ...

Audience Award - Be Part of the Jury!

All selected short films will participate in the competition for the Audience Award after they are uploaded on the Cittador International Film Festival´s website. The award is determined by Internet viewers using a voting tool. The film in each category with the highest number of voting will receive the Audience Award. Be part of the public voting jury - visit our website, watch films and vote on: You can submit your short film!   ...


  We consider short films up to 10 minutes length and there are no film premiere requirements or date of completion requirements. The screenings of the winning films will take place at the beautiful Studio Cinema Lugner City Vienna.   Cittador IFF awards films in the following categories: Narrative Short, Original Film Music, Arthouse Short, Feminist Short, Animated Short, Sci-Fi Short, Experimental Short, and LGBTQ+ Short. We want not only to select the inspiring...

Earlybird submissions deadline today!

  Are you an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s earlybird deadline is TODAY!   We’re searching for the most groundbreaking, outrageous, personal, innovative and audacious films out there, so if you’ve got an original narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media or something different altogether, visit our website for info on how to submit!   Info:

Earlybird deadline approaching soon!

  Calling all independent filmmakers! Mirror Mountain’s earlybird deadline is coming up next Monday July 18th. We want to see the most unique, creative and original films out there, so submit your work today! Films of any length and any genre are welcome. Info: ...

Dances With Films Review: Coffined at 15 | Reviews by Rachael

By Rachael Fisher “Afghanistan – one of the most dangerous places for women today.” – filmmaker Gayatri Kumar Gayatri Kumar attends Opening Night of Dances With Films Words cannot begin to describe the torture or torment these girls are put through at such a young age. Filmmaker Gayatri Kumar captures the fear, horror and pain the Taliban has caused to not just one, but several families all at once in only a few minutes.    Coffined At 15 - Off...

NatureTrack & Golden Cage Films Doc "The Accessible Outdoors"

NatureTrack’s Documentary “The Accessible Outdoors” Chosen for SLO Film Festival Program April 26 – May 1, 2022   “We’re thrilled beyond belief to have our film screen so close to the home base of NatureTrack in Los Olivos,” enthused the Golden Cage filmmaking team Mitchka Saberi and Francisco Lopez along with Sue Eisaguirre who founded NatureTrack. Sue was the protagonist to getting the film rolling.  The Accessible Outdoors (TAO) got the...

Pater Noster - A short film by Mikolaj Kopec

SYNOPSIS: In the last months of WW2, a wounded Nazi officer asks a Polish couple for their help. Haunted by pain and sorrow, especially in light of the cruelties inflicted on them by the war, they still have great faith in life and humanity. The husband and the wife then have to decide whether or not they accept to help the fleeing soldier.   TIMELINE:  Sept 21 - March 22: Script Development & Pre-Production Mid-April: Production (3 days) Late April/Early May: Post-Production...

The Oslo Short Film Festival double edition is going online TODAY!

  We are excited to partner with Endavo and welcome you all to the online edition of our festival, running 25-27 March 2022.   Watch a brilliant programme of films from around the world; shorts, docs, animation films and more.     To get access to the festival simply click here and follow the instructions.    The late deadline for our next edition's call for entries is already here! To submit and join us click here.   Enjoy the online festival...

Submissions open now on FilmFreeway

Mirror Mountain Film Festival is now open for submissions on FilmFreeway! We’re looking for shorts, medium-length films and features in all genres, including drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film and more. For the first time ever, we’re also welcoming submissions of interactive media pieces for exhibition in our festival lounge. If you’re an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice, then submit your wor...


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