Short Stop International Film Festival is a film festival founded in the UK, with screenings in Iasi, Romania. The 10th edition will take place between June 3-4, 2020. 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 2018

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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  • Thanks Short Stop for selecting STRANGERS as best web short! We got our certificates and are grateful for this festival and people involved. Would recommend it to other artists with projects to show!

    January 2020
  • Robert Cox

    Would recommend this festival highly. Great communication and value.

    January 2020
  • Duncan Putney

    Great communications! Thrilled that "The Lesson" was both accepted as a finalist and then went on to be awarded 2nd place in the screenplay competition.

    January 2020
  • Great people- great festival! Very happy to be involved!

    January 2020
  • Liam Calvert

    Great festival, so proud to have been awarded Best Student Film and Best Actress for my short film Gisette. The communication was quick and clear and helpful, the only thing I would improve is more time between being told we won and the screening so we could potentially go but otherwise would highly recommend this festival!

    January 2020