Charterhouse of Padula is the first in Campania, before the construction of Charterhouse S.Martin in Naples and Charterhouse of S.Giacomo in Capri. The complex is located in Padula (Vallo di Diano) and since 1998 is declared World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Padula Certosa Film Festival is an international competition with live screenings open to filmmakers from all over the world. It takes place in the town of Padula (Campania, Italy) and its purpose is to help independent cinematography talents and filmmakers to improve their career. The Padula Charterhouse Museum also preserves objects which were recovered in the Tanagro Valley, specifically in the areas between Padula and Sala Consilina.
We accept films of all genres and also shorts. Award-winning films will be screened in public before the award ceremony.

Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best Narrative Short
Best Director
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Original Soundtrack
Best First Time Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Special Jury Prize

Padula Certosa Film Festival is an international competition with live screenings open to filmmakers from all over the world. It takes place in the town of Padula (Campania, Italy) and its purpose is to help independent cinematography talents and filmmakers to improve their career.
We want to support as many filmmakers as possible, all over the world, motivating them to always improve, always give their best and never stop dreaming.
Th event involves not only filmmakers and the public, but also the whole territory as well.
We accept films of all genres and also shorts, in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction) or animation.
Award-winning films will be screened in public before the award ceremony. *All winners will receive an official laurel and a free ready for print certificate.
By submitting your film, you declare to know and accept that we can promote some of the films by uploading the trailers and/or teasers or posters and production stills and so you allow us to use them for free, for promotional purpose. However the films will never be available online.
Submission fees cover administration costs and therefore they are non-refundable. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
We do not accept:
- poor standards or amateur movies (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD);
- movies involving politics or promoting political agenda;
- extremist or propaganda content movies, either religious or political organizations.

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Networking
  • Emanuel Toffolo

    Sono contento di aver vinto il premio come miglior documentario.
    Ottima comunicazione.
    Consiglio a tutti questo festival.

    January 2023
  • Un bel festival. È stato bello proiettare il film nella splendida location della certosa di Padula e interagire con tanti giovani.

    January 2023