The 8th 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.

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  • Awesome festival. Thank you so much for the recognition. We are truly grateful.

    November 2020
  • Christine Lavoie-Gagnon

    Fantastic experience! Communication was great and courteous, I am very honored to have been part of this festival ! Thank you so much! Plus thank you for choosing my film as best experimental film !!!!

    November 2020
  • Frances Sapphire

    Very good festival and great communication! I want to thank all the festival team for the selection of my project, the music video AL DI LA' DEL FIUME! I don't even know the final results but I hope in a great result! This festival is highly recommended!

    November 2020
  • Antonio Lucifero

    Great festival . NOW appreciated the selection

    November 2020
  • Great festival. Definitely very good in communicating with notifications and any questions I had. I appreciate all the hard work the staff festival is doing to make this a memorable experience.

    November 2020