Corti a Ponte is a great little festival in the Venice area.
Films are screened in Italian or with Italian subtitles in front of an audience from 3 to 99 year old.
The call "Grande festival" focuses on art/professional short films.
The competition for films made by children and youth is called "Piccolo Festival". It's on a separated FFW page at

No cash prizes.

Official Jury
• best fiction short film
• best animated short film

Official Jury
• best fiction short film
• best animated short film

For all sections:
• audience award

Summary of Regulations

The competition is divided in two sections:
- PLUS - Art/Professional short films
- FOR 3.18 - Art/Professional short films for children and youth

Each section is divided in 2 categories:

Video documentaries, art-videos, dance-videos and pictures sequences will not be accepted.

Works must be no more than 3 years old.
Maximum duration: 15 '.
Works already released or presented to other competitions are admitted.
Works must be in Italian or with Italian or English subtitles.

Entry fee: 5€
Free waiver code is available for short films coming from:
• All countries in Africa
• Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Timor-Leste, Yemen
• Pacific islands, Haiti
• Ukraine, Russia
• Iran, Cuba, Syria, North Korea, Venezuela
To enter this special category for free use this waiver code: GRATIS24
Films misusing the free waiver code will be disqualified.

See complete regulations at

Overall Rating
  • It is a high quality festival. Communication with the festival team was very good. Thank you so much for everything.

    November 2021
  • good team work..thank you all...

    June 2021
  • Gwai Lou

    It was a pleasure to be part of the official selection and also being awarded. I didn´t attend the festival but the communication with the organization was great, very responsive and attentive people.

    June 2021
  • Zefel Coff

    Ficamos honrados com a seleção e a menção especial nos premiados(filme Voa passarinho-Fly Litlle bird). Muitos filmes lindos. Parabéns pela iniciativa. Pensar no futuro é pensar nas crianças. A criatividade é a alma delas. Crianças não são robôs! Valeu demais!!!

    May 2021
  • Zahra Ebadi

    This was a great honor for me that my animation was selected in this perfect festival .
    I sincerely appreciate

    May 2021