Madonie Film Festival is based in the heart of Sicily, organized by a network of media professionals in cooperation with WREP Media Company in Germany, which is active in media production, distribution, and rights management. The group networks with creatives and media professionals around the world. The festival celebrates talent, encourages networking, and helps professional exposure.

You can decide to let your film screen at the annual event. Show the complete film, just parts, or a trailer. It's your choice. This option is available to all submitters, winners or not. Here, attendees take more time to enjoy the work in an idyllic environment, and submissions get more attention than anywhere else.

The last edition of Madonie Film Festival, Region of Sicily, took place in a restored ancient feudal structure surrounded by a 25 hectares of spectacular nature.

The next event will be in Palermo, Sicily, on May 23th, 2023, at the following location:
CINEMATOCASA, Via Maqueda 124, Palermo, Italy. A dinner will be held at the event so that attendees and artists can get to know each other.

The event is organized in cooperation with WREP Official International Web Press.


Rules for film submissions are:

1. A short film is any film with a run time under 40 minutes. Feature films should be over 40 minutes long.

2. Films of all languages are accepted, but non English language films should include subtitles.

3. Madonie Film Festival may or may not use submitted material for the promotion of the festival.

4. Madonie Film Festival reserves the right to rearrange festival programming until one month before the day of the festival and does not accept any liability for costs associated with the change. We are aware that there are international guests, all dates will be respected and will only change in case of events we can’t control, as for Covid restrictions.

5. Submissions are not refundable.

6. Madonie Film Festival, Region of Sicily accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury, or disappointment incurred or suffered by any person as a result of submitting a film to the Festival.

7. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker, and each film may submit in multiple categories.