Fabriano Film Fest is an international short film festival.
Its 2017 edition was met with a vast critical and public acclaim, but above all had the merit of creating a warm, friendly, but also highly professional environment: both the selected short films, and the jury that took on the hard-going task of judging them, were of exceptional quality.
This year we'll be together again for our sixth edition, most certainly, the "short film language" will still be the festival's highlight, with screenings of the films admitted to the competition taking place on Friday and Saturday night. We'll have seminars, castings and aperitivos, too! Sunday will be dedicated to the winning short films and their authors, and of course to the awards ceremony.

Awards and special mentions:

- First prize for the best short film: 1.000 euros;
- Best short film Young Jury;
- Best director;
- Best actress;
- Best actor;
- Best cinematography;
- Best screenplay;
- Best short under 25;
- Special award "Claudio Casadio Tarabusi" Eyes on the world;
- Audience choice award.
Besides several awards are provided by technical sponsors.

We will be accepting fiction and animated short films at the exhibition, of any subject. We do not accept documentaries, music videos or video art. Each director is allowed to participate with a maximum of two works, to be completed by 01/01/2015. Short films must have a maximum running time of 15 mins, excluding credits. Works already enrolled in other festivals are also accepted. Films of any origin or language are allowed. For all non-Italian films, English and/or Italian language subtitles will be required, plus the dialogue list in ENGLISH and/or ITALIAN.
The organization reserves the right to admit to the contest short films notwithstanding the current regulations.
The participation fee is 15,00 Eur, which contributes to the festival’s application processing expenses.
By enrolling to the contest, each author declares himself/ herself responsible for the content of his/her work. In case of failure to comply with these conditions the candidate will be excluded from the event. All entries that comply with the current regulation will be screened by the organizing commission, which, at it's sole discretion, will select participants of the contest to be presented to the award-assigning jury.

Submitted material will not be returned, and will be archived. It is possible that some material may be re-used in other events, as clips, for non-commercial use.

The selection of the admitted short films and the corresponding screening days will be communicated in good time on the following site: www.fabrianofilmfest.it so as to allow the authors to be present at the screening and/or, eventually, at the awards ceremony.

The Jury, made up of journalists and cinema professionals, will assign the awards and any special mentions. The Young Jury will also decide on the best film of the festival. There will also be a prize awarded by the public audience present at the screenings.

Personal data (L. 675/96) will be processed for the purposes of the festival only.
Registration for enrolment implies full acceptance of the current regulations. For any information not provided, the Italian Civil Code rules apply.

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    Vasily Chuprina

    Unfortunately I didn’t have a chance to attend the festival, but communication and all arrangements were perfect. I think that the film selection was very good. I wish the festival every success!

    June 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Vasily, thank you very much for your kind words. We always try to do our best because we really believe that a good short film can reach the heart of the public, and can make them better persons. So did your film. One of the best we had in these five years!