A Short film festival festival dedicated to children, being toddlers, to Tweens and young teenagers. The Festival committee accepts films targeted to children 3 to 5, 6 to 8, Tweens and young teenagers. All genres of Film technique are accepted. Once again, this Festival will be held at the Xara Lodge in Rabat, Malta, EU

Music videos for children have NO entry fees!!!

The Overall winner will have the opportunity to work on a film project dedicated to children on the island of Malta in 2017 together with other professionals in the industry. The person will have free lodging all meals included, flights, internal transportation (internship). The children's short film project will be produced all in Malta. ( duration 10 to 15 days)

Films must not be longer than 30 minutes in length

All genres are accepted, but any film promoting the use of violence or has sexual suggestions in bad taste will be disqualified automatically without further notice.

Curtain Raiser reserves the right to promote its festival with some clips or footage taken from the films chosen.

The films must be original and a declaration will have to be digitally signed by the applicant who would take all responsibilities should there be any copyright infringements.

Films which are not in English or Maltese, need to have English subtitles.