The International Alexandria short film festival is now entering it's 6th year.
Organised for the first time in the summer of 2015, it had the best critics both by the film makers and the audience. Organised by the Cultural and Cinematography Club of Alexandria KINIMATODRASIS,, it is commited to bring the best short films from Greece and abroad to the Greek audience.

The Competition Process

Each year, a Prescreening Committee comprised of artists, students, and community activists watch all the films and videos entered in the competition. After all entries have been watched, the pre-screeners evaluate all entries to determine films to include in public screenings.


Every year, after each Film Festival is completed, the awarded short films as well as some of the best and most liked by the audience and the jury, complete the list of the
During this project, there are several special screenings organised that take place throughout Greece and abroad.

The 4th Short Film Festival of Alexandria TRAVELS was the first time this project took place.

Seven short films were selected to be part of a screening project that allows several screenings throughout Greece and abroad. The following screenings were organised.

1st Screening : Edje Hill University Of England, Monday 19th of November 2018
2nd Screening : Coventry University, UK, Monday the 3rd of December 2018 6pm – 8pm George Eliot Building Room GE403.
3rd Screening : Edessa, Greece, during the 4th Edessa Digital Short Film Festival on the 13th and 14th of July 2019

1. Best foreign short film award
2. Best Greek short film award
3. Audience award

1. All short films submitted should have English subtitles. PLEASE MAKE SURE you send us an SRT file with the English subtitles.
The festival reserves the right to exclude films without srt file with English Subtitles.


3. The production of the films submitted must be completed between 2016 and 2019.

4. Entries that have been submitted to previous festivals are not eligible.

5. Short films running time must not exceed 25 minutes (the Selection Committee reserves the right to accept longer films in exceptional cases). Please do not state false running time if your film exceeds the accepted running time which is 25 min.

6. Entry Fee is 3,00 USD for all films submitted until the end of the year 2019 and 5,00 USD for all films that will be submitted between January 1st and February 29th of 2020.

7. Greek film makers are eligible to submit for free- please contact us by email for more information.

8. Submissions deadline is February 29th 2020.

Overall Rating
  • Great festival with nice hospitality and networking!!!Congrats

    July 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Dimitris Katsimiris, thank you for your review. It was a great pleasure meeting you and having the opportunity to host you in our festival. We hope to see you again next year and we are looking forward to receving your next film!

  • Papadopoulos Peter

    It is a great festiva, I would definately recomend it!

    July 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Papadopoulos Peter, thank you for your review. We were very happy to screen your film and we hope that it gets even more distinctions from festivals around the world. We wish you the best with this film and with all your future films.

  • A truly great festival. It was a great honor having our film awarded with the Best Greek Short Film Award. The communication was excellent and the quality was top notch. Thank you again!

    July 2018
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    Response from festival:

    It was our pleasure to screen your film. Congratulations again on winning the Best Greek Short Film Award. We wish you always the best and we hope you can send us your new project for our next festival.

  • Ghadeer Mohamed

    Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to screen my shortfilm in Greece .. I'm so happy that my short film was selected .. The communication was great.

    July 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Ghadeer Mohamed,

    Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to screen your film. The audience loved it. We hope that you will also submit your new project for our next festival in 2019.