The Globe International Silent Film Festival
"Where Pictures create an international language."
Our goal is to focus on the picture as the basic structure of cinema as an art.
We believe the silent era of cinema (1895-1930) has made the picture and mise en scène richer and more powerful. Although by introducing of sound in cinema we've been passed that era a long time ago but still silent cinema is carrying a great part of avant-garde and artistic films. GISFF aimed to gather, screen and respect these creative films.

Awards & Prizes

3rd GISFF Awards and Prizes are:

-πŸ† Best Fiction Film
-πŸ† Best Documentary Film
-πŸ† Best Animation Film
-πŸ† Best Experimental Film
-πŸ† Best Super Short Film
-πŸ† Special Jury Award
-πŸ† Special Audience Award
-πŸ† The Creativity Award
-πŸ† The Secretary's choice
-πŸ† The Grand Prize

Rules & Terms

1. Filmmakers from all over the world are allowed to submit their films for the International competition via FilmFreeway .
2. The festival only accepts "silent" films. This means films cannot contain dialogues or narrations but using sound effects and score (music soundtrack) is acceptable.
3. Usage of intertitles is acceptable. (In case the language of intertitles is other than English, they must be subtitled into English.)
4. There is no limit for the quantity of submissions per filmmaker.
5. As an expectation there is no limit for the film's production year.
6. The deadline date will not be extended.
7. By completing the submission process, submitter accepts the festival's terms and regulations.
8. Films accepted for the festival and scheduled for screening are not allowed to quit.
9. Unpredicted cases will be decided by the festival's official secretariat and submitters will be informed about them.

15 Reviews

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    Giulia Martinelli

    We didn't have the chance to visit the Globe International Silent Film Festival in person, but the staff has been in credibly nice and professional with us, we got all the information we neeeded and we've been very happy about the screening of our short film at this festival. Thank you!

    May 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Giulia,
    We are honored to receive this comment from you, because it was one of our most important goals from the beginning. We also hope to see you in next edition with your another great movie.
    Best,
    GISFF.

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    rachel gutgarts

    wonderful festival! It was very heart warming to be a part of it.

    April 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you.
    We kindly appreciate your company during the course of this festival.
    Best,
    GISFF.

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    Neil Needleman

    I was thrilled and honored have been selected for this film festival. Although I was not able to attend, the thorough and frequent communications from the film festival made it seem like I was truly part of the event. In addition, the film fest brochure they emailed was a very well-produced piece with excellent essays and insights. As an experimental filmmaker who frequently prefers visual work without a soundtrack, I appreciate the mission of the film festival. I hope to participate again next year.

    April 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Neil,
    We really appreciate your positive energy and enthusiasm.
    We also hope that we would be able to have your company for upcoming years. Thank you again for being part of this festival.
    Best,
    GISFF.

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    Mona Abdollah Shahi

    So kind and warm in their every email. I am so sad that I could not attend the event by myself... and an important comment, although I really liked the won animation but I think your festival needed professional jury in animation section! but you are wonderful and I know this festival would become one of the most best one!

    April 2017
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    Response from festival:

    We will try to assign expert to each section in the future.
    Hope to see you and your new film next year.
    Regardless of where we would be.
    Best,
    GISFF.

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    ana barroso

    Greatbteam and communication.
    Keep on

    April 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Ana,
    We really appreciate your positive energy and enthusiasm.
    Best,
    GISFF.