Milan Short Film Festival is an international monthly festival based in Milan, Italy. Milan Film Festival seeks short films of all genres. The festival awards films in various categories every month.

Milan is considered a leading global city, with strengths in the fields of art, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research and tourism.

Submit your films and create breakthroughs in film industry. We stand with all the filmmakers and their creative indie films.

Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Independent Short
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Script
Best Producer
Best Cinematographer
Best Editor
Best Composer
Best Science Fiction
Best Animation
Best Comedy
Best Experimental
Best Thriller
Best Trailer
Best Horror

Films must have been completed within the past 5 years.
No premier status is required and all films are qualified to enter the competition.
Films must be less than 40 minutes.
Films can enter into multiple categories in order to increase the chances of nomination for artists.
Milan Short Film Festival is allowed to use promotional material from films.

Overall Rating
  • Our film "Death Offers Life - last moments of Vincent Van Gogh got the award for Best Experimental which is a great encouragement for us. We thank the entire festival team with our hearts.

    April 2021
  • Richard Zelniker

    Very enjoyable. Everyone at the fest was generous and helpful. Very supportive to me and our film team, Green Banana.

    February 2021
  • Marium Khalid

    A wonderful experience! So grateful to be part of this festival!

    December 2020
  • Kati Rausch

    Milan Short Film Festival was an amazing experience for my team and I! Very professional and kind :) Having our film being part of their official selection also gave us some good exposure. Thank you Milan Short Film Festival!

    December 2020
  • Tom├ís Welss

    Love the Milan Short Film Festival. Thank you so much for the Award of Best Animation. Long life for you, Greetings from the South of the world

    December 2020