Welcome to the electrifying world of 'Frankfurt Indie Stars' Film Festival, where creativity knows no bounds and independent cinema shines its brightest! Step into a kaleidoscope of unique storytelling, where we embrace every genre with open arms, seeking out the undiscovered talents of tomorrow. Join us as we celebrate the fearless visionaries and audacious storytellers, showcasing the heart and soul of independent cinema from around the globe. Unveil the brilliance and experience the magic as we set the stage for the next generation of cinematic luminaries!

Our Venue: E-Kinos
Our Dates of Event: 13-17 June 2024
Seasons: every 5 Months


Platinum Star - For true stars over 35 years old
Shining Star - For True Stars from 25 to 35 years
Uprising star - For true stars up to 25 years old

Stars categories:
Short Film
Feature Film
Production Designer
Color Specialist

By submitting you agree with following rules:

Frankfurt Indie Stars accepts all forms and genres. All films must be in English or have English subtitles. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories separately. Frankfurt Indie Stars reserves the right, at any time, without notice and without limiting any and all other rights we may have under these Rules & Regulations, at law or in equity, to remove and delete your entry to the festival.

Submissions must be an original work of the applicant’s team and not based, in whole or part, on another author’s work (unless underlying material is in public domain). You agree that you will not submit any content that is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, sexually, racially, culturally, or ethnically offensive, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, discriminatory or abusive.
By submitting your film, you allow Frankfurt Indie Stars to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose. A short synopsis and digital still photo is required for all scripts and all entries (except music videos) for the jury, and for our website announcements should you win.
Please select the right category while submitting to avoid disqualification.
Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. No premiere status is required. Rough cuts and incomplete projects are not accepted.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Frankfurt Indie Stars, its management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. 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.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
Dates of festival can be changed.