Västerås Filmfestival (7)



Deadlines

10 Jul 2021
Call for entries

31 Aug 2021
Early deadline

30 Nov 2021
Standard deadline

28 Feb 2022
Late deadline

31 May 2022
Extended deadline

7
mths

14 Jul 2022
Notification date

26 Aug 2022
04 Sep 2022

Address

Munkgatan 7,  72212, Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >60' 180'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >60' 180'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English Swedish
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English


Festival start: 26 August 2022      Festival end: 04 September 2022

2022 Festival 26 Aug–6 Sep. New entries 10th of July 2021
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2021 Festival 23-31 Oct (New dates for the festival)
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The pandemic and the restrictions makes it impossible to hold this event before October 2021. We want a corona-free festival as possible. The spread of infection decreases with the vaccinations.
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Västerås Film Festival is an international film festival held in autumn every year since 2015. The festival will be moved to the summer and June month permanently. Västerås film festival shows films in different genres from around the world. We have prizes in different categories. The festival also contains workshops, lectures, debates, film cafés and exhibitions. Västerås Film Festival is one of the most interesting festivals in Northern Europe.

2015-2019 International and National prizes
2021- International and Nordic prizes (new prize category)
2021- Short film award, 10 new award and category (International and Nordic)
2021- Web/ New media category and award (International)
2021- Artistic new award and category (two prizes International and Nordic)

The festival will take place Mar 6th-Mar 20th, 2021, in Västerås, Sweden.

Västerås Film Festival was founded in 2015, and we showed about 230 films. Now in its sixth year. The mission of the Festival is to promote and increase interest in quality films, and production on regional, national and international levels.

There will be films from Sweden and around the world.

Last year's winners were of high quality and from around the world. There were also Swedish and regional films among the winning contributions.

In addition to film screenings, we will also organize workshops, debates, interviews and other events, and on the final day, we will have a grand gala event, with the award ceremony, mingle and party.

International Short Film Awards

Best International Director
Best International Cinematography
Best International Actor
Best International Actress
Best International Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best International Short Film
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International Feature Film Awards

Best International Director
Best International Cinematography
Best International Actor
Best International Actress
Best International Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best International Feature film
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International Various Awards

Best International One Minute Film
Best International Short Documentary Film
Best International Feature Documentary Film
Best International Animation Film
Best International Music Video
Best International Web/New Media Production
Best International Artistic Film
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Nordic Short Film Awards

Best Nordic Director
Best Nordic Cinematography
Best Nordic Actor
Best Nordic Actress
Best Nordic Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best Nordic Short Film

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Nordic feature film Awards

Best Nordic Director
Best Nordic Cinematography
Best Nordic Actor
Best Nordic Actress
Best Nordic Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best Nordic Sound
Best Nordic Editing
Best Nordic Feature film
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Nordic Various Award

Best Nordic Artistic Film
Best Nordic Short Documentary Film
Best Nordic Feature Documentary Film

By submitting, you agree to these rules and terms:

Copyrights, screening rights:

- You have the full rights to submit the film to our film festival and to give Västerås Film Festival the rights to screen the film at the festival
- We can use trailers, stills, and other submitted information for marketing purposes on websites, newsletters, social media, flyers, posters, etc.
- If your film is nominated, we can use both trailers and parts from the film to create a nomination trailer, with final permission from you, to be shown at the award ceremony
- We do not pay any screening fees
-The submission fee is non-refundable

Competition

- To be considered for the competition, the film must have been completed in 2020 or 2022.

Subtitles

- If the film is not in English or Swedish, subtitles in one of those two languages are required.
- Films in English are encouraged to have Swedish subtitles.

Formats

- All films must be in 3K or 4K, and preferably in DCP.

Category range.

- 1-Minute film (1 min.),
- Short film (1 to 59 min.)
- Feature film (60 min. or longer)
- Documentary (National, regional, film school)








  

 
  

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