About us:
The Munich Short Film Awards is an online festival and competition dedicated to low-budget short indie film and script projects. Every edition, the festival selects and promotes the winners of each category through private screenings and evaluations by our team of dedicated professionals. The festival seeks all genres. The event selects international projects and is devoted to short filmmaking, independent cinema, arthouse projects and short cinema. The short film festival aims to find talented short filmmakers and help them promote their work. Short films will be reviewed by our screeners team and the highest scored ones will be selected as Official Selection receiving corresponding Laurels. Then, our international jury will choose the winners in each category and they will receive the Official Laurels and Certificates.

Awards & Prizes
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary short
Best Experimental
Best Animation
Best Science Fiction
Best Horror
Best Director
Best Producer
Best Cinematography
Best Editor
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Script
Best Unproduced script
Best TV Series/Pilot/Web
Best Comedy
Best Student Film
Best Music Video
Best Thriller
Best Trailer
Best Composer
Best First Time Filmmaker
Best Female Filmmaker
Best Independent Film

Rules & Terms
Films must have been completed after 2018 in order to be eligible.

Any Foreign film must have English or German subtitles.

You must own the rights or have permission from the owner in order to submit.

All genres and all countries are eligible

All films must be under 50 minutes

Overall Rating
  • Patrick Caporuscio

    Very easy to work with this festival really like the quality films

    May 2023
  • Gracias por la selección de SEMI-FINALISTAS de nuestro trabajo en Cartas de Amor a un torero!
    Atentamente Reyes Caballero
    Video Book Reyes Caballero https://vimeo.com/264583702
    Creadora de https://www.thekingstemple.info
    Guión, Dirección & Producción http://www.elmanipuladormanipulado.com
    Trailer EL MANIPULADOR...MANIPULADO https://vimeo.com/223947045

    May 2023
  • Bonjour à vous tous.
    Nous avons apprécié votre organisation de cet événement réunissant les passionnés .
    Nous avons été sélectionné et atteint les demi-finales sur notre premier projet.

    May 2023
  • Delighted that my script MY TOWN was a semifinalist in your festival. Thank you for the encouragement.

    May 2023
  • I thank all the staff for the opportunity given to "VIOLATOR" to be able to be semi-finalist. Thank you for appreciating my short film.

    May 2023