180´Berlin Filmfest

180 BFF // 180´Berlin Filmfest

1st edition

Nov 16 - Nov 18, 2018
Berlin, Germany

Open Call Oct 25, 2017 - Aug 17, 2018  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Commercial, Experimental, Hybrids, Music video, Student
Film length
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Biography, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, Parody, Realism, Reality, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description The 180’ Berlin FilmFest is the newest festival to arrive in Berlin and it will bring a fresh and exciting experience for independent filmmakers. The festival is specifically for shorts, micro films and trailers with a maximum duration of 180 seconds (3 minutes).

Bring us your original ideas and projects! We are looking to discover talent, new perspectives, originality and creativity in filmmakers from every corner of the world.
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Festival website http://www.180berlinfilmfest.de

Rate Favorite Share Submit your film SELECT SUBMISSION CATEGORY Action Animation Comedy Commercial / Advertisements Educational Experimental General Horror Micro Movies Music Narrative Screenplay Social Issues Student Trailers Travel Video Clips
Class Founded: 2017
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Oct 25, 2017

Early bird deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Regular deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Late deadline: Aug 17, 2018

Notification date: Sep 17, 2018

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Fees Fees range from 27.00 to 35.00 EUR (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 1,000.00 USD
Other prizes: Awards
Specials Workshops, Panels
General rules GENERAL RULES

All films should have a maximum duration of 3 minutes excluding credits.

All films should have been produced after January 1st, 2017

Films that have dialogue must include English dialogue or English subtitles

All films must be independently produced and financed. No films produced by major film studios or TV networks will be accepted.

The Festival committee reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any project.

After a film has received official selection, the Festival is permitted to use excerpts from the film, up to a maximum of 30 seconds, nationally and internationally for promotional purposes

For promotion of the entire selection and of each selected film, the Festival website is allowed to use any photo or digital film clip (less than 30 seconds duration)

The festival strongly encourages filmmakers to submit their film only after it is fully finished and will judge each submission as a completed work.

Short Films that are publicly available online prior to the Festival may be considered for exhibition during the Festival, but will be ineligible for Jury Awards.

The Festival reserves the right in its sole discretion to reject or disqualify any ineligible entries, without issuing a refund.

In the event of a film being withdrawn from the festival, 180 Berlin FilmFest will not be liable to refund any submission fee or to return any materials submitted.

All submissions are screened and evaluated by the Festival Selection Committee. Their decisions are final and confidential.

Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining all of the necessary rights and permissions for third-party materials included in the film, including but not limited to music, trademarks, logos, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. The 180 Berlin FilmFest expressly disclaims all liability or responsibility for any violations of the foregoing.

BY SUBMITTING THE MATERIAL, THE APPLICANT HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND THE FESTIVAL, ITS EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AFFILIATES FROM ANY LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBMISSION AND FROM ANY FEES AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, THAT ANY OF THEM MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.