Auditorium S. Margherita - Venice - March 24th -27th, 2021
COMPETITION OPEN TO FILM STUDENTS ONLY
Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival is the first European film festival managed by university students under the guidance of a staff of Professors in film studies and professionals from the world of cinema. Our initiative results in an International Competition open to film students from all over the world and it has become an important landmark for those involved in film studies. We promote the diffusion of the achievements accomplished in the field of cinema and transmedia by cooperating with international cinema schools and distributors. Internationally relevant producers, cinema experts, directors and actors join us each year as members of the jury or as special guests.
Besides the main International Competition, Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival includes the “Olga Brunner Levi” competition - centred on short movies directed by high school students focusing on “womanliness and music” theme - and an International Competition of music videos directed by film school students or university students.
Main International Short Movie Competition:
Olga Levi High Schools' competition:
Music Video Competition:
Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival is the short film festival organized by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The 11th edition will be held from 24th to 27th March 2021.
The Festival consists in:
1- The main International Competition of short films directed by film school students or university students;
2- The “Olga Brunner Levi” competition - centred on short movies directed by high school students focusing on “womanliness and music” theme;
3- The International Competition of music videos directed by film school students or university students.
Only films that meet the following conditions may be chosen for invitation in the official selection:
a) All films must not exceed 30 minutes in length.
b) All films must have been completed after January 1st, 2020;
c) All films must be submitted in digital format (HD video, preferably MOV or MP4 files);
d) Non-English-language films must be subtitled in English. A dialogue list must be included.
The deadline for submissions is January 15th, 2021. Applicants may also submit the film to firstname.lastname@example.org; Wetransfer, MyAirBridge, Dropbox, Vimeo and similar services can be used.
Applicants will be informed of the selection of their film by February 15th, 2021. Once the selection has been completed, no selected movie may be withdrawn from the Festival program.
The submission of the selected movies must be completed including the following:
a) A filled and signed PDF copy of the entry form the Festival staff will send when selected;
b) The film in digital format, or a link to a streaming copy of the movie, with English
dialogues/subtitles; a dialogue list must be included;
c) A teaser/trailer, or a one-minute extract of the movie, and 3 stills.
Jury / Awards
The Artistic Director of the Festival appoints an International Jury. No jury member may have been involved in the production or the promotion of any of the films included in the competition.
The submitted films will be preserved in Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival Archive for further free screenings within University programs.