Afrodite Shorts is a short film festival with live screenings in Rome, organised by Donne nell’Audiovisivo-Women in Film Italy, the ITALIAN Chapter of WIF born in 1996, which aims to promote and celebrate women working in the audiovisual field. The festival’s objective is to foster and scout young women filmmakers in the context of short films where they can express their talent, dreams and reality as storytellers. Short and brave, new and original are the qualities the Association and the Jury are looking for in the international landscape of short films but especially in the Italian one. The date of the Festival is the first week of December. Exact dates will follow shortly.

There are currently from 8 to 10 prizes which comprise:
Best Short
Best animation Short
Best Short on women’s issues
NuovoImaie Award to Best Actress in a Short film
Special Award of the Jury ( 1 or 2)
Best short from a Film School (only for Italy)
Audience Award-to the Best Short
Best International Short

The Short Films admitted to the competition must have the following requirements:
Produced in 2020
Max duration 20’
Directed by women directors or if not the theme must concern women’s issues
Live action or animated
Must not be part of a series but stand-alone works
Deadline 20th December 2020

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  • Alessandra Salvoldi

    Great festival! So proud and happy to be part of it with my movie because the selection is very interesting and high quality. Really nice communication and networking!

    December 2019