The ArtCity Short Film Festival (Est. in 2014) celebrates the art of film making by setting the stage for independent filmmakers from Cameroon and the Rest of the World, to showcase their film talent and be discovered. This will be the 4th edition of an annual event. For this 4th edition, we are anticipating over 800+ short films submissions from around the globe. ArtCity Short Film Festival aims to rapidly become a well-known venue for writers, producers, and actors to screen a variety of independent short films, while also providing workshops with industry professionals for budding filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike.

Just like the first, second, third, and fourth, the 5th edition will take place in Buea (Cameroon). This represents a moment of huge cultural importance for the projection of short films. Local and international film-making setups are invited to meet on common ground, using one language… The one we all love and know best – Film!

BEST SHORT FILM IN COMPETITION AWARD *

BEST CAMEROON SHORT FILM (CASH PRIZE + AWARD CERTIFICATE)

BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

BEST SOCIAL AWARENESS AWARD (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

BEST EXPERIMENTAL AWARD (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

BEST ANIMATION AWARD (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

BEST ACTOR AWARD (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

BEST ACTRESS AWARD (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

*** FUSTEL STUDENT FILM AWARD *** (AWARD CERTIFICATE)

Entrants must fully comply with these Entry Rules and Regulations.
Non-English language works must have English subtitles and be accompanied by a dialogue list in English language if possible.
The competition is open to all works produced after January 1, 2015.
A submitted work must pertain to one of the Festival’s categories, as indicated here below.
The short films that have been submitted to ARTCITY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL can also compete for the Internet Contest with the producer’s consent. Our Artistic Direction reserves the right to select which of the short films can go up for the online contest.
Each short film must not exceed 26 minutes.

An author can enter two short films but only one of them can be selected. Also submitting two short films does not guarantee selection. For this decision is reserved only to the festival’s Artistic direction and the festival programmers. The short film synopsis must be in English or French languages. Deadline for entering works online is June 2, 2018.

The submission of a short film and of the relevant Entry Form constitute full acceptance of these Entry Rules and Regulations. The organisers reserve the right to change dates and details indicated in the Call for Entry document giving prompt communication by press and by online press releases, these published on the website - www.artcitysffest.com. The selection of the submitted works is performed by the Festival’s Artistic Direction. The selected works will be divided into the festival’s award categories according to the indications given by the Entrant. [Fiction/Documentary/Experimental] Possible modifications or integration to the present Call for Entries document are allowed for organisational purposes without any prior notice. Entrants will be able to check updates about modifications or integration by regularly checking the festival’s website. The program with final dates will be available on the festival website at www.artcitysffest.com Entrants are fully responsible for the submitted film material. For all controversies that may arise or for matters that are not included in the present Call for Entries document, decisions and final determinations will be made by ARTCITY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL President of the Organising Committee and by the Artistic Direction.

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  • max bartoli

    Very good film festival. bravi

    October 2016
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much Max for your kind words. Thanks