Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival (3)



Deadlines

10 Mar 2024
Call for entries

15 Jul 2024
Final deadline

20
days

31 Aug 2024
Notification date

04 Oct 2024
06 Oct 2024

Address

-,  -, Milan, Lombardy, Italy


Festival description
Short film festival 20'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 04 October 2024      Festival end: 06 October 2024

The Kaaffilm Short Film Festival is an independent film festival that puts the spotlight on short films – a category that unfortunately doesn’t get the mainstream attention it deserves. We accept submissions from all over the world and provide a platform for short films that challenge the way we think about cinema.

3º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival is a short film festival with a competition program for international short films. For our 2024 event, we are planning a hybrid festival presentation.

The Kaaffilm Short Film Festival is an essential platform for both emerging and established filmmakers, arguably the most important showcase for the free, independent film industry Online. The competition program for international short films attracts industry people from all over the world together, and the festival facilitates industry events such as panels and presentations, talks and open discussions, and networking opportunities connecting international film professionals.

Awards are given in the following categories:

This competition is for emerging filmmakers, student filmmakers, and independent filmmakers.

GRAND PRIX

* “HUMAN RIGHT Award” | This category is only for filmmakers who made short film specifically about HUMAN RIGHTS. All types of short films will be accepted; Narrative, documentary, experimental or animated films or videos up to 20 minutes in length.

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE

* “International Spotlight” | This category is for all US & International filmmakers around the world. This category is for all US & International filmmakers around the world. The Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival is open to Narrative short films from any country that are under 20 minutes long.

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY

* “International Spotlight” | This category is for all US & International filmmakers around the world. This category is for all US & International filmmakers around the world. The Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival is open to Documentary short films from any country that are under 20 minutes long.

INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION

* “International Spotlight” | This category is for all US & International filmmakers around the world. This category is for all US & International filmmakers around the world. The Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival is open to Animation short films from any country that are under 20 minutes long.

CHILDREN RIGHT

* “Children Spotlight” | This category is only for filmmakers who made a short film specifically about CHILDREN. Narrative short films up to 20 minutes in length will be accepted.

IRANIAN WOMEN FILMMAKERS

* “Zan Spotlight” | This category is only for Iranian WOMEN filmmakers who reside in Iran, if you are not an Iranian women director you must enter your film through the International option. All types of short films will be accepted; Narrative, documentary, experimental, or animated films or videos up to 20 minutes in length. (Only Iranian Women Filmmakers).

Your film may be disqualified if you don't follow our rules and terms.

The festival will not consider demo reels, web series, commercials or advertisements, video or new media games, films with the prior commercial release, industrial and instructional films. These entries may be considered to run out of competition.

FOR FULL RULES & GUIDELINES, VISIT:
https://www.kaaffilm.com/festival/submission/

Submissions for the 3º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival 2024 are made through "Festhome".

IMPORTANT: To participate in the competition you must complete both platforms.

Visit our Festhome page to learn more about how to submit.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

1. Maximum length 20 minutes (24/25 frames per second)

2. Completed in 2022, 2023 or 2024

3. All films must have English subtitles also when the spoken language is English

4. Premiere not required

5. All genres are welcome

6. Films can only be submitted once – no resubmissions from previous editions

7. Please be sure that you have all rights, concerning thirds parties, needed in order to participate at Kaaffilm

8. Online digital submission only. Films for pre-screening must be uploaded via Festhome

9. No promotional films (e.g. educational, industrial, advertising, tourist films, etc.)

10. Low-quality copies are accepted for selection screening, but cinema screening formats must be high-quality – HD 720p or above

SUBMISSION

1. Deadline 15th of July 2024

2. Submission must be done via Festhome.com

3. Early-bird deadline 1st of May: No Fee

4. Regular deadline 1st of June: No Fee

5. Late deadline 15th of July: No Fee

6. Notification Date 1st of August

7. NO waivers or refunds

SELECTION

The organizers will appoint a selection committee that will be in charge of the final selection for the competition. The organizers may also authorize persons, whom they consider competent, to pre-select films for the selection committee or directly to the competition.

1. Entrants will be notified of the selection results no later than the 31st of August 2024

2. Final selection screenings on November 2024




  

 
  

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