International Shorts is a film festival dedicated to supporting new and upcoming filmmakers. The festival aims to provide a productive platform for short films.

All selected films for each year will be eligible for Awards for:
Best Short Film
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Climax
Best Animated Short
Best Narrative Short


Genre: Comedy, Drama and Animations are welcome to submit.

Time: We screen films from 30 seconds to up to 20 minutes (including all credits)

Completion Date: Films must have been completed after January 1, 2020

Language: All non-English language films must have English subtitles

Deadline: Early Bird February 28, Spring April 15, Summer May 30, Not too late July 15, Late August 30

Online Screener: We accept only Online submissions

Please provide a password if the film is password protected.
For official selections we will kindly request a digital copy which can be shared via email, dropbox, Google Drive or other formats (DVD is not needed or required)

Directors of selected films will be invited for a recorded skype interview to be played at the Festival (not required, but highly recommended)

For submissions made by distributors, please make sure that you have the right to screen your film at this festival as we do not pay screening fees

Full Terms and Conditions are available on our website.

Overall Rating
  • Veeery nice and cozy film festival.

    December 2019
  • Ignacio Redondo

    Great festival. Good communication.
    Highly recommended!

    January 2017