Apulia Film Fest, this year at its first ediction, it is a short movie festival that will be in Mesagne (Italy) in September 2020. We are searching for shortmovies showing passion, courage and quality, especially from young authors.

We have a 1000$ cash prize that will be divided between Best Short, Best Documentary and Best From Apulia (a prize just for authors from Puglia)

We will have a jury composed of professional videomakers and actors.

Best Short (500$)
Best Documentary (200$)
Best From Apulia (200$)
Best Animation (200$)

Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Original Soundtrack

- Movies cannot exceded the maximum lenght of 40'
- Movies can be submitted just with FilmFreeway
- Producer or author, while they apply to the festival, declare the they own all the audio and video copyright regarding the production they are submitting
- Movies in non-italian language must be provided with english or italian subtitles.
- In case of selection, author or producers must provide a copy of the movie with italian subtitles, under the penality of exclusion from the screening events and so the awards. In this case, registration fee won't be refunded

Overall Rating
  • Apulia Film Fest is a great Festival in Puglia.
    A great reality, with a big quality of the films and wonderful prizes. A great and professional team. Thanks for everything!

    December 2021
  • Antonio La Camera

    I had the pleasure of being present at the first two editions of the festival and seeing it grow year by year.
    An event carried out with care and dedication, capable of creating a meeting point between authors and the public.

    September 2021
  • Gargantua Film Distribution

    A great young festival in the heart of Puglia, in the vibrant city of Mesagne.
    The organizers are passionate about cinema and their commitment shines through the great quality of the event they manage to organize every year.

    August 2021
  • It was a great experience. Everyone was very professional and our film got a lot of exposure. Thank you so much.

    September 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you!

  • Michał Hytroś

    Great time, great films, great people;)

    August 2020
    Response from festival:

    And great your documentary!