The 7th Annual Eurovision Palermo Film Festival highlights a selection of the best films from Italy and Europe.

With over 20 award categories, it is also possible for entrants to receive multiple nominations for more than one project.

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Drama
Best Animation
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short (Student)
Best Documentary Short Foreign
Best Documentary Feature Foreign
Best Photo/Photography
Best Cinematographer
Music/Best Score
Best Director
Best Producer
Best Women Filmmaker
Best Young Filmmaker (18 and younger)

The appropriate entry fee must accompany each entry. This nonrefundable fee covers screening and handling costs, and will not be returned.
Specify only one main Category (Fiction, Non-Fiction, Animation) for your film to be in.

Films or videos using non-licensed, copyrighted musical or literary properties without legal permission are not eligible.

The competition is open to professional and nonprofessional filmmakers.

Entries must be submitted in the completed form in which they will be judged.

The decisions of the Jury are final. The Jury reserves the right not to select a winner in any given category. The Jury reserves the right to change a category to the benefit of the film.
Screenplays (both short & feature) of all genres are welcome to submit. Screenplays must be unproduced as of the date of the film festival.

Screener films should be submitted on digital file (Mov, Mp4) and a backup DVD or Blu-Ray, US Region 1 is required.

Films in language other than English must include English subtitles.

Short Films must be no more than 59 minutes in length including credits.. Feature films must be no less than 59 minutes in length including credits.

All non-English language films must have legible English language subtitles.

Films accepted into the festival must arrive with shipping and customs duties or taxes pre-paid, 1 month prior to the Festival opening.

All entries must be postmarked no later than the deadline dates & clear with a paid entry fee following the deadline.

Entries must be submitted EITHER Sending DIGITALLY. Preferably Vimeo link with a private password or sending us the link to download your film.
Or on DVD, BLU-RAY AND DCP's with label indicating the title, and aspect ratio and running time.

Only selected films would be accepted. Don't send anything to us till you get the conformation letter from us that your film would be screened.

After your film is officially selected you will be receiving an email by our programmers to provide us the digital stills of your film & director's info and full production credits.

Overall Rating
  • Thanks for the great opportunity to show our film at Eurovision Palermo Film Festival, we loved it! Great team, dynamic festival.

    April 2020
  • Duncan Putney

    Great organized communications and kudos to this festival who put on a virtual festival in the time of Covid-19 when many festivals cancelled their events.

    April 2020
  • Weiyu Sun

    It's really great festive and experience .
    Thanks Omer update the inf to me and festive.

    Love it !!!

    April 2020
  • Super Promo

    Wonderful Festival, strong helpful Organizers and fair professional Judges! Thank you for the winning of "Fadi Awad - To Glory Land", we really appreciate it and fully support such a high caliber event :)

    April 2020
  • I very much enjoyed my experience with the festival. They went above and beyond to make everything work in the midst of the COVID crisis.

    April 2020