Corto Helvetico al Femminile is a Women's International Short Film Festival that takes place in the South of Switzerland.

The International Short Film Festival “Corto Helvetico al Femminile” offers an invitation for female directors around the world.
The male attendance is not excluded if the Short Film shows the female world and a woman as a main character.

The allowed film genres are: Fiction, Documentary and Animation

The maximum length is 15 minutes. The Festival Direction reserves the right to allow films with a slightly greater length.

Every film sent to the festival must not have been completed before 2017.

Every short film (except for the films in Italian or films without speech), must be subtitled either in Italian, French or English.
It is recommended for short films in Italian to be subtitled in French or English.


The best short film of each category (fiction, documentary and animation) will be awarded.

The jury and the Festival Organization will be able to decide other awards such as: audience award, special mentions, etc.


The Festival Organization will assume that the submitted films are exempted from any artistic copyright or any copyright that belongs to any other person.

It is mandatory for participants to guarantee to the Corto Helvetico al Femminile Organization the complete safety against any legal action. The Corto Helvetico al Femminile Festival Organization will not be considered responsible under any circumstances in case of complaints (due to copyrights violations carried out by the participant). The organization is exempted from any complaint and any legal controversy.

By participating in this contest, it implies that the participant completely agrees with the terms and conditions.