Best global shorts curates and screens the best of all shorts across the globe. We are also in process of launching an e-magazine to feature all the shorts and its makers in the magazine to inspire other film makers to create more and more short films. We also showcase audience reactions.

1) Best Comedy Short
2) Best Horror Short
3) Best Social Short
4) Best LGBTQ Short
5) Best Experimental Short
6) Best Fictional Short
7) Best Mime Short
8) Best Women Short
9) Best Romance Short
10) Best Musical Short
11) Best Thriller Short
12) Best Short of the season
13) Best One minute Short
14) Best Advertising Short

1) submissions through FilmFreeway only.
2) Download file is needed for selection process.
3) Official selection in FilmFreeway does not mean that the film will be screened.
4) Films selected for screening will be notified separately.
5) There is no production year deadline for submission
6) If you would like to apply for a trophy then write to us. Courier cost to be paid by the applicant. In case of loss or damage during the transport, the festival team is not responsible for the same.

Title winners have to pay the courier charges if they would like to have Best Global Shorts Trophy.

7) Digital certificates will be issued as per the result.
8) No refund will be processed if the film is withdrawn/no accepted/disqualified or not shown for any other reason.
9) Festival committee's decision is final.
10) Rules & regulations may be changed by the festival committee without any intimation.
11) Submitter's are requested to visit festival page for regular updates.
12) If you have submitted your film in the earlier season and would like to compete again for the next season then write us an email to get a special waiver code.

Overall Rating
  • Heryin Editor

    This festival inspires us a lot. We are excited to receive this award! Thank you again for giving us a wonderful experience and this will encourage us to keep creating our animations!

    April 2020
  • Great festival ! We are proud winner of Honor Mention - thank you

    March 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Martina!

  • Shiva Sawyer

    The production team for the Downsizing of the Gods is delighted to be accepted into the Global Shorts Festival, and we regret very much that we weren't able to attend in person.
    We wish them much much success in the future.

    February 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Shiva!

  • Hanni Bergesch

    It was a fantastic experience. Thank you for everything!

    February 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Hanni!

  • Ahmet Sami KuriƟ

    Thank you for everything. A very high quality festival...

    February 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Ahmet!