Bridge Film Fest ()


20 Jan 2016
Call for entries

15 May 2016
Festival closed

01 Aug 2016
Notification date

25 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016


Mbretresha Tetut,  40000, Mitrovica , Kosovo, Kosovo

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<
Feature film festival >60'

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 September 2013
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
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Festival start: 25 September 2016      Festival end: 29 September 2016

About the Festival

The Bridge Film Fest is an international competitive cultural event that serves to inspire and connect filmmakers and audiences throughout the region and beyond. Filmmakers participating in the Festival attend screenings of their films at the main 400-seat auditorium and other special events designed to allow interaction between filmmakers and audiences.


The Bridge Film Fest selects and honours films in these categories:

Feature Films

o Dramatic, comedic or live-action
o 60 minutes or longer

Short Film

o Live-action shorts
o 20 minutes or shorter


Feature Film Awards

• Best International Film
• Best Director
• Best Screenplay
• Best Actress
• Best Actor
• Best Cinematography

Short Film Awards
• Best International Short

Audience Award


Films submitted to the Bridge Film Fest are judged on their artistic merit and technical quality. Each submitted film goes through a careful judging process and in two stages:



Team members of the Bridge Film Fest view the entries and select 18 Feature Films, which automatically receive an Official Selection Certificate.


A Special Select Committee of at least three members rates the successful 18 Selected Feature Films and they in turn choose 8 Films to be projected in front of a large audience. The 8 successful candidates automatically receive an Official Nominee Certificate and are eligible for awards.



A Select Committee of at least three members chooses at least 20 Short Films on the five categories. The successful entries are projected in front of a large audience and automatically receive an Official Selection Certificate.


Please read carefully the Submission points and proceed accordingly.

• Submissions must be in Full HD (1920 x 1980) or HDV (1280 x 720)
• All submitted films should be not more than 3 years old by October 2015.
• Films (including English language films) must have English subtitles (.SRT)
• We accept films that have been shown at other festivals.
• We cannot accept films made by anyone connected with the festival committee.
• The judging panel for awards is entirely independent of the festival committee and their decision is final.
• The festival reserves the right to use brief clips from all selected films to promote the screenings.
• Entrants shall inform the festival of any changes to contact details.
• Submit via
• Send us a downloadable link such as or
• We prefer for watching, uploading and sharing videos.

Please send the following:

• Downloadable link of your movie
• Movie Trailer or a Movie Clip
• Film synopsis
• Director’s info: Biography and a picture
• High quality film images (digital)
• High quality movie poster (digital)


• Submission to Bridge Film Fest constitutes agreement to all rules, regulations and conditions contained in this document and your consent that your film be considered for any awards that may be given at the Festival.
• Submission also certifies that all film and music rights and clearances have been obtained.
• By submitting, you agree not to withdraw your film from Bridge Film Fest after it has been accepted.



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