The Oudeis International Film Festival is an annual short film competition, which will be held in the Casa del Cinema, in the wonderful setting of Villa Borghese in the heart of Rome.

We know that film festival still provides the perfect environment for the cultural, communal celebration of cinema, and that is why our mission is to support the film industry by showcasing the best films from all over the world and thus create the possibility of networking between authors and producers / distributors.
Therefore, with this Festival we hope to encourage authors and artists and give them the right showcase to emerge in the world of cinema.


A jury of experts made up of international award-winning directors, screenwriters, DoPs and editors, will reward the best filmmakers.

The best 10/12 short film of the season that will be screened in the gala night (December 2021), thus competing for the awards:

⭐ Best Short Film
⭐ Best Director
⭐ Best Screenplay
⭐ Best Actor
⭐ Best Actress
⭐ Grand Jury Prize

These will be awarded the prestigious Oudeis Trophy, a unique and inimitable trophy, created exclusively for the festival by Society Award (Society Awards is responsible for the design and manufacturing of the statuettes for numerous entertainment industry awards, including the Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, YouTube Creator Award..)

(italian below)

Art. 1 - Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit films.
Art. 2 - Entries are accepted exclusively through FilmFreeway.
Art. 3 - Entry fees are non-refundable.
Art. 4 - The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is Italian)
Art. 5 - Films must have been produced after January 1st, 2018.
Art. 6 - Directors/Producer whose short films have been selected are invited as participants.
Art. 7 - All winners, official selections and finalists will be contacted and receive laurels and certificates. Everything will also be listed on our website and social media.
• Best Feature Film
• Best Short - Live Action
• Best Short - Documentary
• Best Short - Animated
• Best Short - Student
• Best Short - Micro (Up to 5 minutes with credits)
• National Short
• Best Producer
• Best Director
• Best Cinematography
• Best Editing
• Best Costume Design
• Best Make-Up & Hairstyling
• Best Actress
• Best Actor
• Best Screenplay
• Best Vfx
• Best Sound
• Best Production Design
Art. 10 - Short films must not exceed 30 minutes in length, including credits.
Art. 11 - Feature films must be at minimum of 52 minutes in length.
Art. 12 - Submitting in Students category must provide and ID that certifies student status.
Art. 13 - We do discount codes only for distribution companies. To request, please contact us by e-mail.
Art. 14 - Films containing violence, pornography, advertising material or propaganda are not allowed.
Art. 15 - There is no strict rule for premieres. All works are accepted, as long as they are not already available online.
Art. 16 – Oudeis International Film Festival will not be held responsible for any unauthorised inclusion of: any copyrighted and/or trademarked content or materials within or relating to the submitted project, including any content or materials that are or may become the basis for any Third Party Claim/s for copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement, trademark dilution or unfair competition. So it’s the sole responsibility of the Submitter to secure permission from the rights holders of any and all copyrighted and/or trademarked content or materials included within the film.
Art. 17 - You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer / teaser/ film poster/ stills) for promotional purpose.
Art. 18 - They grant full and unrestricted permission for OIFF to screen the film / video at times of the festivals.
Art. 19 - The director, or producer, accepts and understands that the festival will do everything possible to present the video in the best possible manner but the festival is not responsible for any malfunctions during the presentation of the production at its festival screening.
Art. 20 - There are no fees for the screenings.
Art. 21 - By submitting your project you declare that you have read, understood and accepted all rules & terms.


Art. 1 - I registi di tutto il mondo sono invitati a presentare le proprie opere.
Art. 2 - Le iscrizioni sono accettate esclusivamente tramite la piattaforma FilmFreeway.
Art. 3 - Le quote di iscrizione non sono rimborsabili.
Art. 4 - Tutte le opere iscritte devono includere sottotitoli in inglese (a meno che la lingua parlata sia l'italiano).
Art. 5 - Le opere devono essere state prodotte dopo il 1 gennaio 2018.
Art. 6 – Tutte le opere selezionate riceveranno una notifica via e-mail. 12 cortometraggi verranno selezionati per la serata di premiazione finale, e i rispettivi registi/produttori saranno invitati a partecipare.
Art. 7 - Tutti i vincitori, le selezioni ufficiali, e i finalisti saranno contattati e riceveranno gli allori promozionali e i certificati ufficiali. Tutto sarà anche elencato sul nostro sito web e sui social media.
• Best Feature Film
• Best Short - Live Action
• Best Short - Documentary
• Best Short - Animated
• Best Short - Student
• Best Short - Micro (Fino a 5 minuti, crediti inclusi)
• National Short
• Best Producer
• Best Director
• Best Cinematography
• Best Editing
• Best Costume
• Best Make-Up & Hairstyling
• Best Original Score
• Best Actor/Actress
• Best Screenplay
• Best Vfx
• Best Sound
Art. 10 - I cortometraggi non devono superare i 30 minuti, inclusi i titoli di coda.
Art. 11 - I lungometraggi devono avere una durata minima di 52 minuti.
Art. 12 – Gli studenti devono inviare via e-mail un documento dell’università, Accademia o qualsiasi altra istituzione scolastica.
Art. 13 – Offriamo codici sconto alle società di distribuzione. Per richiederli si prega di contattare via e-mail.
Art. 14 - Non sono accettate opere con contenuti di violenza, pornografia, materiale pubblicitario o propaganda.
Art. 15 – Sono accettate tutte le opere, purché non siano già disponibili online. Non ci sono restrizioni di premiere.
Art. 16 – L’Oudeis International Film Festival non sarà ritenuto responsabile per eventuali inclusioni non autorizzate di: qualsiasi contenuto o materiale protetto da copyright e / o marchio registrato all'interno o relativo al progetto presentato, incluso qualsiasi contenuto o materiale che sia o possa diventare la base per qualsiasi reclamo / i di terzi per violazione del copyright e / o violazione del marchio, concorrenza sleale. Quindi è esclusiva responsabilità del mittente ottenere l'autorizzazione dai titolari dei diritti di qualsiasi contenuto o materiale protetto da copyright e / o marchio registrato incluso nel film.
Art. 17 - Iscrivendo la tua opera accetti che parti del tuo film (trailer / teaser / poster / foto) vengano usate per scopi promozionali.
Art. 18 – Si concede l'autorizzazione all’OIFF di proiettare l’opera durante il festival.
Art. 19 - Il regista, o produttore, accetta e comprende che il festival farà tutto il possibile per presentare il video nel miglior modo possibile; il festival non è responsabile per eventuali malfunzionamenti durante la presentazione della produzione a la sua proiezione al festival.
Art. 20 - Non sono previste fee per la proiezione.
Art. 21 - Inviando il progetto dichiari di aver letto, compreso e accettato tutte le regole e i termini qui presentati.