Recent additions

The Vintage Short Film Fest 6/1/14* postmark, but must arrive by June 7th
The Vintage is taking submissions for a short film festival. Video and animation works of any genre are acceptable. Three submissions maximum. Each submission should have a maximum run time of TWENTY MINUTES. We prefer recently produced films, but will accept older works. The Vintage, 326 Spruce Street, Scranton, PA 18503. Submit by mail or drop off in person.

Vintage Short film challenge 6/7/14
In conjunction with the Vintage Short Film Fest. submit by post.

Forest Hill Film Festival 6/16/14
A festival of short films and artists moving image works in forest hill south east london. Email: fhffest(at) Online submission.



Two new additions

International 1001 Documentary Film Festival (Turkey) 4/30/14
The program of 17th 1001 Documentary Film Festival will consist of 7 sections. Black section with its stories about true life war, violence, social depression and the people who experienced or resisted these; red section with films on the conditions of work and labor, workers and laborers in the world; orange section with modern day stories of nearby and far geographies; yellow section in which the subject of immigration, being away from home is presented; blue section that is about ordinary stories of extraordinary people, extraordinary stories of ordinary people; purple section with films about women in society, women in family, women at work, women against violence and violence against women; and finally the green section, films that struggle for a sustainable world. Submit by mail or file transfer.

Alternative Process Stop Motion and Short Films 05/01/14
The Colorado Photographic Arts Center seeks stop motion and short films made with alternative photographic processes. Submissions will be considered for an exhibition of Alt. process works at CPAC July 10th – August 16th, 2014. Works chosen will be included and shown on a compilation disk with other artists. Submit by mail or send file by email.


ONE SHOT International Short Film Festival

Categories: 1. One minute one shot: The film presented must be one minute long (60sec. without titles). The work must be shot in one frame. Shots cannot be cut, combined or mixed into one. Multiplication in animation (multi shots) is not against the rules as it is a production technique. However direct editing /cuts in different scenes/ shots (close up – middle, etc) are not allowed. The titles must be 10 seconds long and must be placed at the beginning of the one minute film. Besides original language, English subtitles are required. The author is free to express his/her ideas and views in any form and genre. 2. Short Films: Up to 30 minutes. Without any limitations in form and genre. 3. Film without borders The only “space” of the festival, where full length, experimental or “OTHER” films are shown. The space for films, which are out of selection, but are worth to be screened and discussed. 4. Special program: Individuals, production companies, festivals etc. are welcomed to present their films/projects. Submit online or by post.

Recent updates

Cologne OFF 4/30/14
Wanted: single channel videos by film and videomakers from all countries on the globe. “Theme”: “TOTAL ART”. The festival is looking for innovative and experimental approaches in dealing with content and technology.  Submit using downloadable links.

Monterrey International Film Festival (Mexico) 5/2/14
Local, national and international films. Any subject. Shorts max. 29 minutes. Full-length films over 60 minutes. Medium-length films will not be accepted in any category. DVD or online submission.

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Recently added

The following festivals were recently added to the listings (by month). Please let them know that you heard about the festival on Many festivals have reported an increase of quality submissions and have seen a growth in their festivals.

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Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival Film Program 4/1/14
An annual six-day camping, music and cultural festival held on 650 acres of remote northern woodlands, near Hart, Michigan. One of the many cultural components is a film program that runs for 4 days and 3 nights during the festival week. The film program showcases feature length and short films directed by women/for women/about women. Our night program is shown on a large outdoor screen under the stars while our daytime program is hosted in a large tent. We program for our adult and teen audience. Films must be directed by women. Preference is given to material completed in the past year, though older material will still be considered. Feature length and short films; documentary, narrative, experimental and animation are considered. DVD submission or link to download, Vimeo or Youtube. FilmFreeway.

Reel Asian Film Festival (Canada) 4/30/14 * Note: early deadline has no submission fee
A showcase dedicated to contemporary Asian cinema and media arts from Asia, North America and all over the world. We invite you to submit new independent films and videos of all genres by and/or about East, South and Southeast Asians. We welcome films and videos of all genres, including but not limited to: narrative, documentary, short, animation, experimental, etc. DVD submission or link to online screener.

International Short Film Festival of Bueu (Spain) 5/3/14
Festival is open to all short films shot since 1/1/2011, from anywhere in the world. All kind of short films can participate in the festival, irrespective of genres (except documentaries). Works will not be more than 30 minutes long. Those short films whose language is different of Spanish or Galicien must be subtitled in one of them or in English.Participants can present the number of works that they want. DVD submission or link to file download. (No youtube or vimeo)

This is England, English Short Film Festival 5/4/14
The festival aims at making the French public discover new talents in English film-making, helping to facilitate the diffusion and promotion of their films. The programme of the Rouen English Short-fim Festival : THIS IS ENGLAND consists of :fiction shorts competing for the best fiction short film award, animated shorts competing for the best animation short film award, documentary shorts competing for the best documentary short film award. DVD submission, link to Vimeo or FTP transfer of film to website.

International Comic Video Festival 6/15/14
The International Comic Video Festival is therefore the first and only International Festival dedicated exclusively to the short films of comedy. The Festival is divided into six sections: Short-Com, Candid Camera, Free, Gag, Viral Marketing, Viral. Submit through wetransfer or send film by email.