The Palermo 2017 International Short Film Festival will be held in the city of Palermo, in Sicily. The Festival aims to be a showcase for emerging productions in the film industry. The contest is open both Italian and foreign authors.

The festival Jury

May participate all international short films, music videos, documentaries, animated short films except those who have already participated in the past editions of “PALERMO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL”.
The contest is open both Italian and foreign authors (the film must have English subtitles).

The short film(s), accompanied by the registration form(s), must get us by and not beyond August 15th 2017. The works can be sent by ordinary mail (on DVD) or through the Internet (using, for example, a website like In any case, please provide material with a good video quality, so that the screening of the short films will be more effective.

DVD for selections
HD file for projection (.mov h264)
Online (Wetransfer, Vimeo, YouTube)

PISFF Award 2016 – Best fiction short film
Best animation short
Best screenplay
Best documentary
Best music video
Best Original music

Overall Rating
  • Great communication and good value. Happy to be a Screenplay finalist in this festival. Looking forward to the next Palermo edition!

    September 2017