Cinema tells the reality of our life. What “The Night of Drama Shorts” looks for films that expose it. We are looking for dramatic, documentary, experimental, independent, tragicomic films, everything that speaks of mankind.

The best films will be part of the official selection and will be screened during the festival event on Youtube.

These are the awards of our festival:
(with digital laurel reception, in pdf / jpg file)
BEST FILM
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
BEST ITALIAN FILM
BEST EUROPEAN FILM
BEST MICRO SHORT (under 5 minutes)
BEST SUPER SHORT (under 10 minutes)
BEST DRAMA FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST ANIMATION FILM
BEST TRAGICOMIC
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
BEST TRAGICOMIC FILM
BEST HORROR
BEST MYSTERY
BEST CRIME
BEST SCI-FY
BEST FANTASY
BEST ACTION
BEST ORIGINAL IDEA
BEST LOW BUDGET FILM
subcategories:
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST EDITING
BEST SCREENPLAY
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST SOUNDTRACK
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST POSTER
HONORABLE MENTION

Other awards will be also decided by the jury.

- Registration for the competition must be made by FilmFreeway , then the author will receive an email notification of registration.
- By submitting the film to the Night of Drama Shorts the subscriber authorizes the festival to use the film for the live event online on Youtube.
- Films must have English subtitles and, if selected for the final, the subtitles must be sent in a srt file.
- Each film may have a maximum length of 60 minutes.
- Each author can register more films.
- By registering, you declare that you have the rights to the registered film, in particular of the music.
- All film genres are accepted.
The festival may use for promotional purposes the data of authors, producers and crew, the movie poster, the trailer and a maximum of 1 minute of the video
– Films that incite violence or hatred in general are not accepted
– By registering the film at our festival you agree to share personal data with partner festivals, but only for promotional purposes.
– Distributors can ask for a special price for the registration of 20 or more films. To do this, just send us an email to festival@nightcomedyshorts.com

- In case of selection the author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film must send a downloadable link (via file sharing platforms such Wetrasnfer, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) to the festival organization. This video must be in usable format for projection, the basic format is required FullHD 1080p.
- A complete list of selected films will be published on the festival website, the authors of the selected films instead receive a mail of selection.

- A complete list of selected films will be published on the festival website, the authors of the selected films instead receive a mail of selection.
The composition of the jury will be announced by the date of notification, It will consist of persons qualified in the audiovisual sector.
- The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film by subscribing to the festival claims to be in possession of the rights of reproduction video and audio of the film.
The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film authorize the festival organization to use parts of their film (maximum 1 minute) for creating promotional films for this festival and for future editions.
The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of each film grant rights to public screening inside the Night of Comedy Shorts without any claims.
Any material sent to the organization of the festival will not be returned.
-The author and / or production and / or holder of the rights of all selected films authorize the publication of their data on http://www.nightdramashorts.com/ site and on every type of distribution channel as promotion.
-The admission to the Festival implies the unconditional acceptance of this regulation.
For any dispute not covered by the Regulation the competent authority is the organization of the Night of Drama Shorts , if such disputes do not find the solution, the competent authority is Foro of Monza.
In case of objections to this Regulation Italian version of the same prevails.
- Subscribers to the Night of Drama Short agree as established by Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, No. 196 on the protection of privacy, the use of personal data for all initiatives related to the event. The Author of the film declares to accept the Regulation in all its parts and to have the legal availability of the film and to authorize the public screening without compensation, freeing the organization of the Festival from any present and future responsibility. With the contest entry each author is responsible for the content of his work. The author claims to own all rights to the work, not prejudicing in any way the rights of third parties, like other authors, subjects portrayed, transferees of rights, together with those music, etc. . It also declares that the audiovisual material is not protected by SIAE. Under the provisions of Legislative Decree. 30/06/2003 n. 196, we inform the author that the data requested is necessary for completing the documentation of registration to the Festival.