International Short Film Festival Kalmthout is a live screening festival.
We select the "Best International Short Film", the "Best Short Film from Belgium" and
the "Best Animation" and "Best Documentary".
We also select a "Prize of the Jury" as well as a "Public Prize".
All short films with a running time up to fifty minutes are welcome.
Every film automatically has a chance to win this prize

The winners of the Live Festival will be interviewed on the spot. This interview will be published on our website(s) and social media. + Winner Trophy + certificate and Laurel

Best Short Film National.
Best Short Film International.
Prize of the Audience National
Prize of the Audience International
Best Documentary Short Worldwide
Best Animated Short Worldwide.
Best Actress National
Best Actor National
Best Cinematography
Best Netherlands film
Best Vlaamse Film

1. Movie files need to be in h264/mp4 format
2. Movies need to be in 1280x720pix or 1920x1080pix (full HD)
3. Running time for short movies: up to fifty minutes
4. Subtitling: unless spoken in Dutch or English, all movies need to have English subtitles.
5. The nominees will be asked to forward their movie via to the email address of:
6. Submission fees are unrefundable.
7. The jury's decision is final.

More information can be found at our website:

Overall Rating
  • Sarah Kasmi

    It' s was great!
    Thank you

    November 2021
  • Overall a great festival and fantastic experience. Thank you very much!

    November 2021
  • Mehrdad Bakhshi

    I could not attend the festival but the festival invited me to attend and stay there and I thank them

    January 2021
  • Tamás Rebák

    Thank you very much for selecting us and for the award! :) Wish the best!

    October 2020
  • Amazing competition,good communication. Highly reccomend it!

    October 2020