The Dog Film Festival is the first film and literary festival focused on Dog in his relationships with humans. Empathy, Nature, Environment and Emotional Values are the main evaluation issues in the judgment of selections. The festival is addressed to three categories of participants - Professionals, Lovers and Writers. This channel allows only Professionals (production and distribution companies and independant videomakers) to register their works.
The initiative, conceived by Artix (Rome, Italy), enjoys the patronage of the Italian Red Cross and FNOVI (National Federation of Italian Veterinary Orders), Partner is Trip for Dog, Media partner Dimensione Suono Soft Radio (Rome, Italy).

a) DFF Bau Award - Dog as Best Character
b) DFF Director Award - Best director
c) DFF Trainer Award - Best trainer
d) DFF Corto Award - Best short film
e) DFF Doc Award - Best documentary
f) DFF Cartoon Award - Best animated film

Online on from March 15th, 2021

1) Organization
Dog Film Festival is a cultural event promoted by Artix cooperative society, based in Rome, Tax Code / VAT number 10585121006, hereinafter called Organization.

2) Producers Section
The Producers Section is the section in competition of Dog Film Festival reserved exclusively for:
a) cinema and / or television and / or multimedia production or distribution companies;
b) professional videomakers;
hereinafter referred to as Participants.

3) Announcement
This Call exclusively regulates the relations between the Organization and Participants for the execution of the activities relating to the Producers Section of Dog Film Festival.

4) Admitted works, essential requirements
By the latest date of May 30, 2021 it is allowed to register in the Producers Section only feature films and short films, including animation, TV films, also serials, documentaries and web series, hereinafter referred to as Works, which meet the following essential requirements:
a) have as protagonist, co-protagonist or interpreter, in any role and modality, one or more dogs;
b) have been distributed in cinema, television, home video and web circuits starting from January 2018;
c) if unreleased, they have been produced starting from January 2020.
Works already presented and possibly awarded in other Festivals can also be registered.

5) Terms, methods and registration fee
a) Each Participant can submit one or more Works to the Writers Section.
b) Registration is FREE upon registration and submission of the Works by May 30, 2021.
c) Works arriving after 30 May 2021 will be excluded from the Festival.

6) Methods of sending the Works
a) The Works of the Producers Section must be registered to the Festival only through the FilmFreeway platform (
b) The Works must be sent together with the Participation Form.
c) The Works must be made available exclusively by means of a link that allows the Jury to view them in streaming
d) The Organization reserves the right to invite Works at its discretion.

7) Reasons for exclusion
in case of subsequent confirmation of the lack of the essential requirements referred to in article 4) of this Call, the Works will be excluded and the Registration Fee will not be returned.

Overall Rating
  • Muy lindo festival y buena comunicación

    July 2021
  • Thank you for selecting me.

    July 2021
  • Romeo P S

    Awesome experience 🤩..waiting for the next year's fest👍

    July 2021
  • Siviwe Honobroke Mashiyi

    As creatives we have stories to tell, we hope to tell them as pure as possible, with the right form of message then to be recieved well. I would like to take this time and say thank you to Dog festival for giving an opportunity of a self taught, self made individual trying to tell has story through film, may their appreciation of my work be blessed. Really thank you so much for the opportunity, really from the bottom of my heart.

    July 2021
  • Andrew Posse Diaz

    gracias por dejarnos visibilizar la labor de los HÉROES DE 4 PATAS del Ejército Colombiano

    July 2021