FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival

FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival

30th edition

Apr 17 - Apr 22, 2018
Dresden, Germany

Open Call Sep 01, 2017 - Dec 01, 2017  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length

Mission / description FILMFEST DRESDEN is one of the most important and best endowed European short film festivals. It focuses on short fiction and animation films. Next to its competitions and extensive special programmes, it offers events and workshops for media professionals.

The primary focus of the six day festival in Dresden is its International Competition and National Competition. Fictional and animated shorts up to a maximum of 30 minutes compete here in various categories for the highly coveted Golden Horsemen. FILMFEST DRESDEN is one of the best endowed short film festivals in Europe with prizes and awards worth €66,000. In addition to the competition sections, the festival week provides an extensive range of special programmes with documentaries and experimental films, a children's programme, retrospectives and numerous country-based programmes as well as an industry programme with panel discussions, master classes and workshops.
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Festival website http://www.filmfest-dresden.de

Rate Favorite Share Submit your film SELECT SUBMISSION CATEGORY Animation Documentary | non-competitive Experimental | non-competitive Fiction
Class Founded: 1989
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Sep 01, 2017

Regular deadline: Dec 01, 2017
Late deadline: Dec 01, 2017

Notification date: Mar 05, 2018

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Awards Total prize money: 72,500.00 USD
Festival sections
Animated
Experiments
Focus Quebec
International Competition
Kids
National Competition
Open Air
Open Film Night
Panorama
Regional Focus
Sounds
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Specials Workshops, Panels
General rules The following film productions are eligible for submission to the competitions:

- length 30 minutes maximum
- produced after 31st December 2015
- genre: short feature or animated film

The following film productions are eligible for submission to the special programmes (Panorama, Kids, Youth, Experiments, Regional Focus):

- length 30 minutes maximum
- produced after 31st December 2015
- genre: animation, short feature, experimental or documentary

Submissions via film upload only. We do not accept DVDs!