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hi im just wondering what short film festivals are about? for first time fim makers or if there is any in europe. or even maybe short film festival for first time film maker for childrens film? ...

Report on Strawberry Shorts @ The Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

On Friday the 26th of February, Strawberry Shorts Film Festival presented Strawberry Shorts @ The Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, an evening of short films about Strawberry Fair. The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival runs as part of Strawberry Fair, Europe's largest free festivals of music and arts. Strawberry Fair is held annually on Midsummer Common in Cambridge UK, on the first Saturday in June. The fair is run by a voluntary committee of local people and accepts no commercial sponsorship...


Director: Jason Boënne.
In a world where firearms are simultaneously glorified and condemned by the media, there's a small group of people in the Antwerp underground that feel quite differently about guns...

Call for Entries, short films. Ballston Spa Film Festival 2010

 The third annual Ballston Spa Film Festival is now accepting short films of all genres for the August 2010 event. Narrative, documentary and animated films are welcome. Awards will be given in a dozen categories, including student filmmaker categories for both college and high school age students, best new film and local interest. We do prefer family friendly films as half of our screenings are held outdoors in a public park.  Deadline 3/31/10. Low entry fees. Just $5 for students. &nb...

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Dotfest Is Looking For Short Films!

Dear Friends! We invite you to participate in our international online short film festival – Dotfest. We are looking for any short films made after January 2007 with running time no more than 10 minutes that fall under any of the categories: Fiction, Animation, Music video and Experimental films. Keep in mind that it’s an online festival — the films should be submitted online. 10 000 Euro overall prize fund is not a joke but a decent reward for great shorts! ...


Filmshift Festival

The FilmShift Festival presents films from across the nation, that are produced independently and on the local level. We have some extremely valuable prizes for both filmmakers and screenwriters and a portion of the festival's ticket sales are being donated to charity.

Our Early Deadline for submissions is February 8, Submit Now And Save! For more information, check us out on WAB or at:

Both professional and Student filmmakers are encouraged to submit their work to compete for a variety of prizes and awards. We welcome films of all genres and styles that tell strong and original stories. We also accept feature-length and short film scripts for our FilmShift Screenplay Competition.

Twenty percent of our gross ticket sales will be donated evenly to 2 local non-profit groups: Christopher's Haven (a juvenile cancer support foundation,) and MetroWest Family Theater (a community theater group.)

Our prize sponsors are, quite simply, the giants of the independent production world. FINAL DRAFT, Harmonix's BEATLES ROCK BAND, SCRIPT MAGAZINE, INKTIP, JUNGLE SOFTWARE budgeting, SCRIPT P.I.M.P, ATOMIC, BUNCH/CASSEDAY, and WOODEN NICKEL LIGHTING, have donated products or discounts to Filmshift as prizes for our filmmakers.

The FilmShift Festival is dedicated to creating positive social change in local communities by supporting the art of film, filmmakers themselves, and small businesses of all kinds.

Thanks and we look forward to viewing all your hard work!

Submit your short now for the Miami Short Film Festival 2010

November 13 - November 20, 2010 Call for Entries Deadline: September 15, 2010. Online entry form Contact Info William Vela Director & Founder Email: Jaie Laplante Festival Programmer Esteban Prieto Webmaster: Information You may want to check the Festival Blog Miami Short Film Festival November 13 - November 20, 2010 The world's most creati...

New Strawberry Shorts Film Festival Trailer

Hi Short Filmmakers,   the Strawberry Shorts Film Festival has a new festival trailer. Check it out     and submit your short film today. For submission details please visit The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival webpage.   Many thanks and good luck. ...

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Director: Szacsva y Pál.
An air balloon continuously rises and descends behind a London church building. Every time the balloon is down it complements the ecclesiatstical edifice so that it looks like a mosque.

Palm Springs International Short Film Festival 2010

June 22-28, 2010 Call for Entries Regular Deadline: February 15, 2010 Late Deadline: March 15, 2010. Online entry form   Contact Info For more information contact: Palm Springs International Short Film Festival 1700 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 3 Palm Springs, California 92262 USA Tel: (760) 322-2930 Fax: (760) 322-4087 Website: E-mail: The video blog with dailies on PALM SPRINGS INTE...

Singafest International Film Festival (

SINGAFEST is an international film festival that combines the best of both worlds: food and entertainment. Located in one of the hot spots of Singapore, Singafest incorporates never before seen films with food from that region. For two weeks the building is converted to a festival haven, where movie-goers and foodies can go and delight their seven senses. ...

Cut It Short!: Blog with filmmaker Q&As

Cut It Short!: Tuesday 8th December 2009 Cut It Short! was an superb short film benefit night for The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2010. It ran on Tuesday the 8th of December 2009 at The Boathouse and was packed with a selection of short films from the last few years of our Best New Local Filmmaker competition. It was also packed with the filmmakers whose films we screened. Throughout the night we had Q&A sessions with the filmmakers in between the screening. They give a real ...

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Cut It Short: Preview To Strawberry Shorts Film Festival: Tuesday The 8Th Of December 7:30Pm

Meet The Filmmakers From Previous Years Cut It Short is a short film screening night and benefit event for the Strawberry Shorts Film Festival, a brand new film festival opening at Strawberry Fair in 2010. For one night only, see the area’s best short films from past years, and get to meet the filmmakers who created them! 25 films from previous years of the Strawberry Fair Short Film Festival will be shown, and filmmakers will be attending to answer questions afterwards. The films range ...

Latest issue of Mas Y Mas Magazine

Interview with based in Berlin Young Brazilian Filmmaker Sabrina Fidalgo.     The latest issue of Mas y Mas, monthly newsletter of NISI MASA is ready for you to read. In this issue you will find the Dossier on the Berlin Cinema Scene , an exploration of this German city and its cinephile inhabitants. It's now 20 years ago that the Wall fell, and with this anniversary, we wanted to unravel what life is like now and how the city has changed. So, thi...

Latest issue of Mas Y Mas Magazine

The latest issue of Mas y Mas, monthly newsletter of NISI MASA is ready for you to read. In this issue you will find the Dossier on the Berlin Cinema Scene , an exploration of this German city and its cinephile inhabitants. It's now 20 years ago that the Wall fell, and with this anniversary, we wanted to unravel what life is like now and how the city has changed. So, this is a selection of what we have lined

Strawberry Shorts Film Festival: Call For Submissions

Call For Entries - The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2010 The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival is looking for short films by local, national and international filmmakers for the 2010 film festival, which will be held on Midsummer Common, Cambridge, Friday the 4th and Saturday the 5th of June. Films can be of any genre but should be less than 20 minutes long. We accept films on DV, Data DVD or DVD. The submissions deadline is noon on Friday the 23rd of April. To submit films, fil...


Director: Stian Hafstad.
Nemesis is the story of Arne (Trond Gil), who is convinced he has superpowers. He just hasn't found them yet. So he decides to put up a wanted note for an archenemy, hoping that it will help him discover his true powers.


Little Ripper Film Festival

Calling all Film Makers!
The Little Ripper Film Festival is looking for shorts for their up and coming screening Friday Dec 4th, 2009 at the Classic Cinema, Elsternwick, VIC, AUSTRALIA.  As an introductory offer you can enter your shorts for free! Films can be up to 30mins in length and contestants are in the running for The Little Ripper Award.  Simply go to our website join the mailing list and submit your entries.  Submissions close by Friday November 20th so get to it – You little ripper!


Director: Salomeja Marcauskaite.
Animated film 'Viltis' explores feelings of hope and inner peace. The tale is of a girl setting out on an emotional journey. She is sad and lonely, though as she is in dark frozen forest...


Director: Teun van der Zalm.
This symbolic surrealistic short film has been inspired by the fact that nowadays parents separate more often and with less consideration. A little boy is suffering from the upcoming divorce of his parents.

Tears (De Breuklijn) Filmstill 03

Filmstill 01 from the 2008 short live-action / animation film "Tears / De Breuklijn". Director, Producer: Teun van der Zalm Animation Director: David Jansen Production Manager: Ruud van Lier Screenwriters: Teun van der Zalm, Daan Verbiest Cinematographer: Jasper Verkaart Editor: Daan Verbiest Art Director: Daan Verbiest Composer: Jorrit Kleijnen Sound