--------------IMPORTANT UPDATE-----------------

Due to ongoing pandemic, we are unable to do a physical screening this season. However, we shall promote every selected submission in best possible manner and shall screen this current season's winners with the winners of the coming season.

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8) No refund will be processed if the film is withdrawn/no accepted/disqualified or not shown for any other reason.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
  • Excellent organization and very friendly and warm team¬†¬†

    January 2021
  • Great festival for all ages

    January 2021
  • bhausaheb lokhande

    This was my first year entering and I was thrilled and honoured to have received HONORABLE MENTIONS for JANEEV my short film Thank you to the festival organizers. Recommended!

    January 2021
  • Brandy Seymour

    Thank you Best for inviting my films into your screenings and helping to share my art with others. It has been a pleasure working with you.

    January 2021
  • Thank you very much for selecting both my Animated Music Videos. I was very pleased to have one of my videos selected as "Best Micro Short". It is exciting to make contact with filmmakers from another country. Best. Pam Price, Canada

    January 2021