SEASON 2:

The Festival committee will notify submitters in 72 Hours.

The Black Panther International Short Film Festival is an three-month contest repeated four times for one year, Quarterly online awards competition dedicated to recognizing screenwriters,filmmakers, cast, and crew for high quality work. We accept short films of all genres. Our mission is to encourage and support filmmakers throughout the world in order to provide the recognition they deserve. We understand the amount of effort, commitment, and dedication thatgoes into creating high caliber visual and written media. Likewise, we realize how important it is for creators whoachieve success in various filmmaking aspects, to be recognized for their successes. This recognition acts as independentcorroboration to studios, production companies, casting directors, producers, and even potential investors; for writers,actors, and filmmaker who demonstrate skill and expertise in their craft.

The Black Panther International Short Film Festival operates as an independent awards online event. Submissions are adjudicated,but do not screen publicly. We will not in any way display your materials, with the exception of a poster, screenshot,and/or trailer posted on our website or social media accounts, because we do not want to jeopardize your premier and/or distribution status. We receive all of our submissions by online. Their work is privately screened every quarterly and evaluated by a team of experts in the industry.

We are so proud to announce that final ceremony (SEASON 4) of BPISFF Jury Choice Awards,from any categories,first one selected project will be receive 150 USD cash prize and second one will be receive 100 USD cash prize and third one will be receive 50 USD cash prize also this top 3 winners has a right to purchase trophies if they wish.

All the quarterly winners are nominated, awarded, and honored on our website and social media accounts. The certificate and the laurel, which can be digital, are sent free of charge to the all award winners. We are so proud to announce that final ceremony (SEASON 4) of BPISFF Jury Choice Awards,from any categories,first one selected project will be receive 150 USD cash prize and second one will be receive 100 USD cash prize and third one will be receive 50 USD cash prize also this top 3 winners has a right to purchase trophies if they wish. Every submission can add also additional categories increasing the chances to become multi-award-winning.

FINAL CEREMONY BPISFF JURY CHOICE AWARDS TOTAL CASH PRIZE 300USD.

BPISFF Shorts
BPISFF Documentary Shorts
BPISFF Animated Shorts
BPISFF Social Message Shorts
BPISFF Experimental Shorts
BPISFF Drama Shorts
BPISFF Sci-Fi Shorts
BPISFF LGBTQ Shorts
BPISFF Comedy Shorts
BPISFF Horror Shorts
BPISFF Thriller Shorts
BPISFF Romance Shorts
BPISFF Covid 19 Shorts
BPISFF Music Video
BPISFF Trailer/Teaser
BPISFF Director
BPISFF First Time Director
BPISFF Screenplay
BPISFF Producer
BPISFF Actress
BPISFF Actor
BPISFF Editor
BPISFF Cinematography
BPISFF Soundtrack

YOUR FILM WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHIN 72 HOURS AND YOU’LL BE NOTIFIED ABOUT SELECTION..

All decisions of the jury are final.

Students must present their valid Student ID.

1.Project not exceed 30 minutes but sometimes festival will be consider under 1 hour duration project, it's depends on projects content.
2.Non-English films must be subtitled in English.
3.Winner Film selection will be based on:-
Creative and Technical merit – Story line, narrative, Subject treatment, Direction, Technical aspects (i.e., Cinematography, Screenplay, acting, music etc)
4.To submit a film, you must own the rights or have permission from the owner.
5.Entry fees are non-refundable.
6.Films with a completion date after January 2016, films with a completion date later than the previous year’s festival dates will be given preference.
7.Festival have rights to change the Date of event.
8.BPISFF Fest cannot provide refunds for submissions that do not meet eligibility criteria or are otherwise deemed to be disqualified under these regulations.
9.BPISFF Fest can use trailer/teaser/film poster/stills or BTS for promotional purpose (but do not release, under any form or circumstances, the full short film).
10.Films that doesn’t match category will be disqualified.
11.By submitting to BPISFF you give festival permission to private screening your film in year-round programme, if your film will be the best of quarterly round.
12.No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.
13.One can submit more than one Entry, but separate submission forms should be filled up for each Entry with separate Entry Fee, Consent Letter and other attachments.

REGULAR DEADLINE:June 30, 2021 - $10
LATE DEADLINE: July 24, 2021 - $12
Extended Deadline: August 29, 2021- $14
NOTIFICATION DATE: September 1, 2021
EVENT DATE: September 5, 2021

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • matteo scarfò

    I am very grateful, my short movie Pale Blue Dot: A Tale of Two Stargazers was awarded as Best Sci Fi, thank you very much

    September 2021
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Congrats on your win and thanks so much for your review!

  • Communication from the folks that are in charge, was great. I'm happy my film was a part of this festival. I wish I could have been there. Thanks again for the opportunity! ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾

    September 2021
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Hi Darryl,Thankyou for your feedback it is always good to get it.

  • Frizou Alain

    Really nice! I’m realky hapoy to joing this festival.

    September 2021
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Thanks so much for your review!

  • Dahmenah M

    My experience with this festival is that they recognized my short film and I feel grateful for the opportunity. Thank you!

    September 2021
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Thanks so much, Dahmenah :)

  • Ana Belén Andrés Rutia

    It’s been amazing to be part of the Festival together with the rest of filmmakers. Highly recommended.

    September 2021
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your feedback, Ana!