Linea d’Ombra-Festival Culture Giovani is an international festival of cinema, literature, performing art and music, promoted, organized and managed by SalernoInFestival and supported with the contributions and the support of public and/or private associations, foundations and sponsors. The festival adheres to Afic (Association of Italian Film Festival). Linea d’Ombra-Festival Culture Giovani is an event that aims to transdisciplinary to relate the different forms of creativity and promote it to the public. Develop projects that have an effective and productive training relapse, encourage the creation of collective works of young artists from different backgrounds, finally exploit the cultural potential of the territory of the Campania region both nationally and internationally.
The 22th edition will take place in Salerno from 6 to 9 December 2017.
The section Cinema of Linea d’Ombra-Festival Culture Giovani officially announces the 'CortoEuropa' competition: short fiction film competition with a length of up to 20 minutes produced in Europe between 2016 and 2017. They will be screened in their original language with Italian , english or french subtitles.

Awards & Prizes

The prize for the Best Short Film 2017 will consist in EUR 1.000,00 (EUR one thousand/00).The films in competition will be judged by a jury in the screening room, composed by students and film fans in any age.
The award for Best Short Film in the section CortoEuropa 2017 will be selected by the sum of the votes cast by members of the juries.

Rules & Terms

A maximum of 20 digital short films with a length of maximum 20 minutes, produced in Europe in the years 2016 to 2017 are admitted in competition.
How to subscribe for CortoEuropa
a. Registration for the selection is done by sending through online submission platforms the following materials:
Film (.mov file format with H264 jam and of dimensions not advanced to the 2GB)
Entry form completed and signed by the head of the house of distribution, production or other rights holder
Synopsis (.doc format, rtf o pdf)
Biography of the director (.doc format, rtf o pdf)
Photos of the film, and a photo of the director
Technical details of the film (.doc format, rtf o pdf)
As an alternative, the registration can be done via email to, through a file transfer service (wetransfer, dropbox)

b. Registration is free

c. The submission of the entry form implies acceptance of these regulations. For matters not covered by the regulations, the organization of the festival will have the final decision

d. All materials must arrive no later than 7 September 2017 at 7 p.m.

e. Acceptance of the regulations authorizes Linea d’Ombra-Festival Culture Giovani to use the films selected for competition in the category CortoEuropa and in any other activities directly organized or sponsored by the Festival itself, even outside of the dates of the festival

The artistic director will inform the official entry in the competition of films in selection by 5 November 2017. Upon receipt of this communication, there should be sent, with absolute priority, by e-mail or through a file transfer service to the following material
- File for film screening (.mov file format);
- Italian subtitles in .srt format, if available;
- Subtitles in English or Italian, or, if available, the English dialogue list.

1 Review

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    Domenico Guidetti

    Awesome festival. Communication and networking was very good. The festival is extremely organized and the staff was very nice. I strongly recommend you to submit.

    November 2016