Welcome to the MILAN SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL, where the most engaging and surprising short stories come to life on the big screen.
CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, MOVEMENT
This unique event is a celebration of the art of short storytelling, presenting a selection of short films from around the world that will leave you breathless and take you on a thrilling journey through the emotions and ideas of the best emerging and experienced filmmakers. Beyond the competition, the festival identifies itself above all as an inclusive space, aiming to create a community of artists united by a single passion: cinema.
IN RECOGNITION OF YOUR WORK
We also offer various opportunities tailored just for you: you will have the chance to get an interview with VIEWTIES, one of the most followed magazines in Europe.
We will email you a FREE SCORECARD of your short film JUST 72 HOURS AFTER YOUR SUBMISSION, notifying you of the selection outcome, because your project and your efforts deserve to be taken into consideration right away!
CINEMA MULTISALA COLOSSEO & LIVE AUDIENCE
At each event your short film will be screened at the beautiful and historic CINEMA MULTISALA COLOSSEO, in the very center of the beautiful city of MILAN with live audience!
OPPORTUNITY OF THE MOMENT
Do you want to save money? Enroll your project in all categories? Take advantage of the BEST SHORT + ALL TECHINCAL CATEGORIES discounted opportunity through June 10!
The seasons last three months and are divided as follows (event dates are in CAPITAL LETTERS):
(a) SEASON I
b) SEASON II
c) SEASON III
d) SEASON IV
1. every three months the winners for each category will be announced, who will receive an AWARD CERTIFICATE and free publicity on our social media through posters, trailers and backstage photos
2. for each quarterly event, the main categories + Best Director, Best Actress and Best Actor will have a shortlist from which a winner will be chosen from the finalists
3. the winning short films of each quarterly event will be screened in the wonderful and famous CINEMA MULTISALA COLOSSEO (Piazza Cinque Giornate) with a live audience. Admission is free and any expenses (travel, accommodation, etc.) are NOT covered by the Milano Shorts Film Festival
4. the annual winners (who will be announced at event IV together with the winners of the same quarterly event) of the main categories, special categories + Best Director, Best Actress and Best Actor will also have a FREE interview space on our website.
-Best Short Film
-Best Animated Short Film
-Best International Short Film
-Best Italian Short Film
-Best Documentary Short Film
-Best Experimental Short Film
-Best TV Series/Web Series Pilot
-Best Short Film Under 5 minutes
-Best Student Short Film
-Best Supporting Actress
-Best Supporting Actor
-Best Original Score
-Best Set Design
-Best First-time Director
-Best short script
-Best TV series pilot script
- Short films of all genres with a maximum length of 35 minutes are accepted.
- Completion date after January 2018.
- The Festival Committee will inform participants within 72 hours with a free evaluation sheet.
- The evaluation forms are not necessarily linked to the jury's final decision.
- All non-English-language works must be accompanied by English subtitles, while Italian-language works do not require subtitles.
- The MSFF may use trailers/teasers/posters or BTS for promotional purposes (but not release the complete film in any form or under any circumstances).
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- All rights to the short film are owned by the author.
- Authors may not withdraw their work after the official selection.
- Students must present a valid identity document.
- Short films that do not correspond to the category will be disqualified.
- All decisions of the jury are final.
By submitting your film to MSFF, you authorise the exhibition of your work at the festival and accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property of the film. The undersigned will indemnify and hold harmless the MSFF from any claims, liabilities, losses, damages and expenses that may be incurred as a result of any claims regarding copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening and loss or damage to the videos entered.
If you have any questions or concerns, please write to us at our e-mail address. We will reply as soon as possible.