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Monthly Indie Shorts is a young and dynamic International Film Festival for filmmakers and screenwriters aiming to be known and exposed to the whole world.

In our Fourth year, the festival has proven to be one of the most trusted and fast-growing festivals around the globe and a place for all film passionate to get together and share their love for the industry.

Our festival will turn to bi- monthly online festival and will offers each 2 months the chance for filmmakers to compete and win a customized laurel, printable Certificate, membership to the IPITCH.TV Film and Cash Prize.

On this platform, Filmmakers will have the chance to display both their trailers and film, and a Jury made out of professionals from the film industry will choose monthly a festival winner in different categories.”

Submit your shorts, Win, and let them be shown.

Bi Monthly Virtual Screening on the 1st of each  month till the 15

Annual Event will be held in Beirut.

Winners can upload Their credits on IMDb.
All Winners will get a Coupon Code that they can use to redeem Complimentary Term membership to the IPITCH.TV Film, TV and New Media Marketplace

Awards are as follows:

◾Film of The Month
(Certificate + winning Laurel +◾100 USD◾)
◾Audience Award
(Certificate + winning Laurel + ◾50 USD◾)

Best Documentary Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Horror Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Comedy Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Experimental Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Director (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Actor (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Actress (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Original Score (Certificate + winning Laurel)
Best Animation Short Film (Certificate + winning Laurel)

Eligibility Requirements:

– Films can be from all languages but must have English subtitles at the time submitted.
– Short Film runtime between 2 to 40 minutes.
– Project starting 2020 and Above.
-Monthly Indie Shorts reserves the right to accept or reject any work presented based on the content that is reviewed by a specialized committee that will approve the work or not.

-By Submitting you allow “Monthly Indie Shorts” to use press materials from the film / Script for promotional purposes without uploading the film/trailer.
-Filmmakers, Screenwriters must have all rights associated with their films / Screenplay and allow “Monthly Indie Shorts” to use clips for publicity purposes, including uploading a clip/trailer/Poster/Image online.
-The burden of obtaining copyright and all proprietary interests for the submitted material rests solely on the applicant.

“Monthly Indie Shorts” will not publish the full-length film without the permission of the submitter. If the filmmaker decides not to show film online, we will screen the short privately and all private films are equally qualified for all the awards.
“Monthly Indie Shorts” will not publish the Screenplay without the permission of the submitter, if the Scriptwriter decides not to show his Screenplay online we will read it privately and all private screenplays are equally qualified for the award.

-You may submit more than one film, but each one must be on a download link and must be accompanied by its own completed submission form.

– We do not require premiere status.
– No political/religious propaganda.
– No pornography.

◾◾◾Bi- Monthly Winners ( Film of the Month , Documentary of the Month, Animation Short Film of the Month and Audience award) will be qualified to the Yearly Event with a Physical Screening in Lebanon.◾◾◾

After a film has been selected for the film competition, the filmmaker is notified via email only. The selected films will be published on the festival website.

No inquiries or arguments will be entertained regarding non-selected films. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

"Monthly Indie Shorts" have the right to change, cancel the dates, awards & categories without prior information to the submitter.

The applicant agrees to have read and accepted the rules & regulations for participation in the “Monthly Indie Shorts” The applicant confirms that he/she has the requisite authority or has obtained the requisite authority from the producer/right holder to enter this film in the “Monthly Indie Shorts” and make available the print for screening.
Under NO circumstance, the authorities of “Monthly Indie Shorts” will not entertain or be answerable to anyone else apart from the applicant.
By submitting your Film / Screenplay to “Monthly Indie Shorts” via FilmFreeway, you freely and voluntarily give and express your full and complete acceptance of all of the Rules and Regulations.
All entry fees are non-refundable

Overall Rating
  • Happy to be part of this great festival

    March 2023
  • I'm very grateful that my experimental film "The Seventh Seal" was appreciated at a great festival. I recommend an excellent Festival!

    March 2023
  • David Moreno

    It was a great experience to be a part of this festival.

    March 2023
  • Loved this festival. So pleased with it.

    March 2023
  • So happy to have been part of the February winners of this year! Thank you very much for the opportunity to show our work

    February 2023