Golden Smile International FIlm Festival (3)


26 Jan 2021
Call for entries

30 Jun 2022
Early deadline

31 Oct 2022
Standard deadline

15 Jan 2023
Late deadline

15 Jan 2023
Final deadline


01 Feb 2023
Notification date

31 Mar 2023
02 Apr 2023


Zijl 19 ,  162HL, Bergen, -, Netherlands

Festival description
Short film festival 50'<
Feature film festival >50'

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  50'<
 Feature Films  >50'
 Any language
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Festival start: 31 March 2023      Festival end: 02 April 2023

The Golden Smile Comedy Festival is part of Holland Film Festival. With special awards and separate viewings and different public.
The festival has one rule; make the audience laugh!

Submit your best comic work, joy the fun!
Humour is universal and brings people together. The Golden Smile International Comedy Film Festival wants to show you the best and funniest films and video's in the world. We accept all genres, our only rule is simple, make the audience laugh. From slapstick to feature films, short clips, ultra short clips, hidden camera, documentaries, you name it.

Maximum length is 50 minutes, no minimum.

We encourage filmmakers from all over the world to submit their work. There is so much to discover in the world of humor. Broaden our perspective and make us smile.

The film festival takes place in Bergen Netherlands. (Not far from Amsterdam.)

We will have prizes in cash and prices from our sponsors and the winners will get 'The Golden Smile' price that is both a virtual as real.

Best comedy feature comedy film
Best short comedy
Best long Documentary with a smile
Best short Documentary with a smile
Best ultrashort Documentary with a smile
Best Slapstick
Best SIlent comical film
Best comical sketches
Best comical hidden camera
Best comical ultra short clips
Best comical instruction films
Best romantic comedy
Best Tragic comedy
Best cartoon
Best comic Music film
Best comic SF
All the rest, all other moving pictures that make us laugh

long > 50 min.
Short < 50 min.
very short < 5 min.
ultra short < 1 min.

Make the audience smile or laugh loudly. It is that easy (or most difficult). We aim for a real international festival, from Azerbedjan to Zanzibar, all languages are welcome. (With English subtitles).
Our public and our laugh-o-meter will do the judging along with the pro's.

1. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

2. Golden Smile Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilise an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. 2.

3. All entries should be in English or with English subtitles.

4. All scripts must be original screenplays for which the applicant(s) hold the copyright.

5. The applicant shall indemnify and hold harmless Golden Smile Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.



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