The Festival is Turkey's first and only environmentally themed short film event.
This year, 19 th, will be held on 2022.
The festival is based in Istanbul, but it will have short programs in various cities between these dates.. In addition, it will also perform in some universities all around Turkey
All activities performed in the festival are open to everyone and free of charge.
The festival incloud;
- Screening pandemic themed, documentary, fiction,and animation,short films from all over the World
- At the national level, pandemic-themed short film competition,
- Festival workshops,
- Film screenings and lectures at universities in Turkey,
- Environment and pandemic-themed painting, photography, cartoon exhibitions,
- Music Recitals,
- Movie artists and scientists will participate panel discussions and interviews,
- Award ceremony

This year, the theme of the festival is the pandemic.
Films from around the world about the pandemic, maximum 20 minutes, in the genres of fiction, documentary and animation will be accepted.

1. Festival is open to any independent filmmaker worldwide.
2. All the short films; fiction,documentary or animation, directly or indirectly related to pandemic theme can submit the festival.
3. Short films should be in English subtitle, MPEG format. (Sent copies should be available to be opened in any media otherwise they will be disqualified )
4. Festival participation form should be sent with the film. Cilck to http://www.environmentalshortfilmfestival.com/index.php/en/apform
5. Films are of a total running time of 20 minutes or less
6. A filmmaker can submit more than 1 film
7. Films can be participated to any other festivals before
8. You may upload your film on internet, up to 2 GB in size and share the link.
9. All the screened films will take place on catalog and web site of the festival
10. Film directors will be given a certificate of attendance of the festival
11. The deadline is 1st March 2022
12. International participation is for film screening purposes only. Does not include competition.

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  • sathwik hande

    good experience with the festival

    July 2020
  • Arun Bhagath K

    Happy to get selected in this Such Reputed Festival ! Shall we Kindly know Whether the event gonna happen Online ? or it gonna happen next year ?

    June 2020
  • Great Festival! Awesome selection of outstanding environmental film!

    June 2020
  • When did the festival end, where are the results? No one told us.

    June 2020
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    Response from festival:

    18. Film screenings to be made within the scope of ENVIRONMENTAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL are postponed to a later date.

    The films selected for the screening were forwarded to the participants.

    General notification will be made when the screening date is determined.

    Thanks for your attention.

    Vural Çavuşoğlu
    Director

  • Thanks for the selection of my videoart 'ant' and 'self-portrait'!!..fantastic work!!

    June 2020
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    Response from festival:

    18. Film screenings to be made within the scope of ENVIRONMENTAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL are postponed to a later date.

    The films selected for the screening were forwarded to the participants.

    General notification will be made when the screening date is determined.

    Thanks for your attention.

    Vural Çavuşoğlu
    Director