The School Film Festival invites you to submit your short film, animation or music video.
From the ten-year experience of the Palena Film Festival, (over 8500 short films, animations and music videos received from more than 125 countries of all 5 continents) in 2017 the School Film Festival is born.
Founded by the FM non-profit organization (Associazione Culturale FM), the School Film Festival is a online international Film Festival, made in Italy, unique in his own genre: students and teachers are the recipients of the short films. The final selection will be performed by a qualified jury. The awards will be assigned the 31st May 2018.
The School Film Festival wants to make an active contribution to the continuous search for visual audio material suitable for schools and students of every order and degree. Through the realization of these competitions one wants to create a multimedia archive, a resource of quality from which to draw for all the needs of school planning. Distinctive feature is the ability to access multicultural and multidisciplinary material, leveraging the global web platform.
The School Film Festival is promoted by the FM non-profit organization (Associazione Culturale FM).
The School Film Festival is open to all filmmakers, screenwriters, industry professionals and individual or group students with their own and recent works whose theme, style and subject are designed for viewing in schools.
Each director can submit short films, animations or music videos (entry fee for each project).
The running time of the films must not exceed 40 minutes (opening and closing credits included).
The deadline for submitting entries is 30th April 2018 (23:59 local time).
The admission fee is fixed to € 10,00 (EUR) for each project.

Awards & Prizes

The School Film Festival offers trophies for different categories shown below:
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST ANIMATION
BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Rules & Terms

VIDEO RULES
Short Films, animations and music videos are accepted.
All genres are accepted.
Each director can submit short films, animations or music videos (entry fee for each project).
The running time of the films must not exceed 40 minutes (opening and closing credits included).
JURY
Short films, animations and music videos are selected by the School Film Festival jury.
The jury decisively decides the number of short films, animations and music videos selected for screening to the public.
The decisions of the jury are final.
Admission to the competition is subject to the unconditional acceptance of the above rules.
DEADLINES
The deadline for submitting entries is 30th April 2018 (23:59 local time).
FEES
The admission fee is fixed to € 10,00 (EUR) for each project.
Entry fees are not refundable.
GENERAL CONDITIONS
The Festival reserves the right to complete any information not supplied by the filmmaker from whatever source available and will not be responsible if incorrect information is entered.
The School Film Festival has the right to add, alter, change, or delete any portion of the guidelines at anytime without notice.
The School Film Festival will provide the best quality projection possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection, nor will fees be refunded in any such case.
If accepted directors grant without reservations, to the School Film Festival, the right to use footage, stills and/or titles, and information from the short film, animation or music video for promotional purposes.
The School Film Festival reserves the right to modify or suspend the event.
The School Film Festival participation implies understanding and acceptance of above regulations.
The School Film Festival declare that any personal data provided will be used in accordance with the Law No. 675/1996, the Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 as subsequently amended and will be processed exclusively for the purposes of the Festival.