Short Stop International Film Festival is a film festival founded in the UK, with screenings in Iasi, Romania. The 9th edition will take place between December 10-11, 2019. You will be submitting to this edition.

Prizes will be given to both categories and individuals. Prize money will also be given depending on the number of submissions.

BEST OF THE FEST - Best Short Film - PRIZE MONEY + SHORT STOP TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
AUDIENCE AWARD (Most Votes) - TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
SPECIAL MENTION - AWARD CERTIFICATE

BEST SCREENPLAY (Written) - TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ANIMATION - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST DOCUMENTARY - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST EXPERIMENTAL - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST WEB SHORT - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST MUSIC VIDEO - AWARD CERTIFICATE

BEST DIRECTOR - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST SCREENWRITER - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST COMPOSER/ORIGINAL SCORE - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST EDITOR - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ACTOR - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ACTRESS - AWARD CERTIFICATE

Submissions can be made via FilmFreeway and films will be judged by our judges.

Your film must have below 35 minutes

Must be completed in or after 2017

English subtitles for non English films

Any genre & format

Any category (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental, web, music video)

No more than 2 films per director

SCREENINGS
Winners of Short Stop International Film Festival's each edition will be screened in Iasi, Romania.

RIGHTS
By submitting your film to our festival you agree that your piece of work (full film or trailer) can be uploaded/embed on our website. The filmmaker/institution that is submitting the film must own the rights to do so and is responsible for the content they are providing. By submitting, the filmmaker allows Short Stop International Film Festival to create a page for their film without infringing copyright of any kind of form. Also, the entry fee is not refundable for films that did not get selected.

DISCLAIMER
By entering your film for consideration for the Short Stop International Film Festival, you authorize that your work is cleared for festival exhibition and accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property therein. Entry into the festival constitutes permission to exhibit your work in front of a live audience at the Short Stop International Film Festival. Short Stop International Film Festival is also hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless the Short Stop International Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. The Short Stop International Film Festival DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES. By submitting your film via FilmFreeway you acknowledge that the festival will not pay to present your work.

Overall Rating
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Networking
  • Martin Holper

    One of the best Festivals! Keep on going!

    July 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Martin!

  • The communication is excellent. Excellent feedback. I recommend it.

    July 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Cheers, Andrea!

  • Sophie Gochtovtt

    A great group of people with a truly creative-friendly mindset. All correspondence was prompt and courteous but still casual which I appreciated. I'm proud that my first win was here!

    January 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for the kind words!

  • Daniele De Muro

    Honoured to have my music video "A House by the sea" at this beautiful Festival. I hope to submit a new project next year.

    December 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you and congrats!

  • Honoured to be a screenplay finalist! Thank you!!

    December 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you and congrats!