Feel The Reel is a monthly international film festival founded in Glasgow, United Kingdom, being officially recognized by IMDb. FTR is not only an online film festival, but also a festival with live screenings, our friends from Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest making this possible. Therefore, screenings will take place once a month and our winner will have the chance to be screened in the very heart of the dynamic and evergrowing Bucharest, in Romania.

MAIN AWARDS

BEST OF THE FEST – PRIZE MONEY + FREE Trophy + Screening + 1yr Studio Membership worth $299
2nd BEST OF THE FEST + 3mo Studio Membership worth $117
3rd BEST OF THE FEST + 3mo Studio Membership worth $117
BEST STUDENT FILM - FREE Trophy + Screening + 1yr Studio Membership worth $299

CATEGORY AWARDS
Best Animation
Best Experimental
Best Documentary
Best Music Video
Best Web Short
Audience Award - FREE TROPHY

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Screenplay (written) - FREE Trophy + 1yr Studio Membership worth $299
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Editing
Best Cinematography
Best Original Score

There will be a total of 12 screenings in a competition year. Feel The Reel's 'BEST OF THE FEST' monthly winner will be screened at the above mentioned location. All submissions are made via FilmFreeway.

Only short films with a duration of up to 40 minutes are accepted. All films must have been made in or after 2016 and have English subtitles (except for music videos and unless English is the main language spoken). Any genre and format is accepted (from 1 minute films to long, narrative/artistic films).

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 entering your film for consideration for FTRIFF, 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 online at FTRIFF. FTRIFF is also hereby granted the right to utilize the e-mails through which the entries were submitted as well as excerpts from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless FTRIFF 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. FTRIFF DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES. By submitting your film via FilmFreeway you acknowledge that the festival will not pay to present your work nor will it provide feedbacks or reviews in the event of your film not having been accepted.

By submitting, you agree to all of these rules, terms and conditions. You acknowledge that no submission fee refundss are given once this application has been submitted. You also acknowledge that you will not receive any compensation for the use of your film by FTRIFF in accordance with the rules, terms and conditions.

You understand and acknowledge that, if you are under 18 years of age, your parent or guardian must agree to the terms of this Filmmaker Release on your behalf. As a Parent or Guardian of a minor filmmaker, if applicable, you understand and acknowledge that you are agreeing to the terms of this Filmmaker/Guardian/Representative Release on behalf of your child or a child for whom you are a legally designated Guardian.

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  • Was an honor to be part of the festival and overwhelmed with our win and nomination! Kind regards

    September 2018
    Feelfilmfreeway2
    Response from festival:

    Thanks and congrats, Jaak!

  • Fantastic honour to be a finalist in Feel the Reel festival! That someone has seen something worthy in my work is hugely encouraging and gives me and our crew a great deal of pleasure . A massive THANK YOU!!! From Portsmouth England.

    September 2018
    Feelfilmfreeway2
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Vaughan and congrats!

  • Louis Minnaar

    Loved being a part of this festival. Good communication and very efficient!

    August 2018
    Feelfilmfreeway2
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Louis!

  • Ryan Davey

    Thank you so much for accepting our film!!

    August 2018
    Feelfilmfreeway2
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for submitting your film to us, Ryan!

  • It was such a honour to submit to your Festival and to be judged as an AWARD WINNER for my SCRIPT WHITE WOLF BLACK WOLF, that I will submit again shortly other projects. Great judges!!! Great communication. A real pleasure! Long life to the Festival. 🏆

    August 2018
    Feelfilmfreeway2
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for the review, Florence!