SydFest Independent Film Festival (2)



Deadlines

08 Jan 2021
Call for entries

30 Apr 2021
Early deadline

31 Aug 2021
Standard deadline

30 Sep 2021
Late deadline

31 Oct 2021
Festival closed

11 Dec 2021
Notification date

10 Dec 2021
12 Dec 2021

Address

336 Sussex,  2000, Sydney, NSW, Australia


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<


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'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 10 December 2021      Festival end: 12 December 2021

SydFest Independent Film Festival is an annual festival which celebrates Independent Australia and international films of all genres.

All the selected films will be screening in a theatre during our annual event in Dec, 2021 in Sydney Australia.

The festival is dedicated to supporting and recognizing indie filmmakers from all over the world.

We showcase Their best new short films that excellence in storytelling, promise informative, fascinating and riveting entertainment.

All entries are screened privately to jury members who are award winning filmmakers of the past editions in various categories. All entries will be played in their entirety and We do not promote favouritism. All the selected films are then nominated for the annual screening and the competition of the festival.

Selected films will screen in a theatre in attendance by paying public. We screen all finalist films and not just films from attending filmmakers.

Before and after screening sessions festival goers will be encouraged to network and socialize at the theatre.

Additional networking venue will be selected and announced during the screening sessions.

- Indoor screenings
- Industry workshops and seminars
- Networking events
- Opportunity to pitch to investors

We open to any suggestion that can help us to continuously improve in supporting and recognizing indie filmmakers from all over the world.

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

BEST AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM

BEST CHINESE SHORT FILM

Genre Categories

BEST DRAMA

BEST COMEDY

BEST ANIMATION

BEST DOCUMENTARY

BEST HORROR/THRILLER

Submissions are open to all local, national and international independent filmmakers.

We accept all genres, and screen a variety of films from documentary to narrative. However we do not screen experimental, non-narrative films.

No premiere status is required.

Films submitted should be 30 minutes or less in length, inclusive of credits.

Films must have been made after January 2019.

Non-English language produced films must have English subtitles.

The payment of an entrance fee is required. Entry fees are non-refundable.

If selected to be showcased during the event, all screening copies must be received by November 2021

Filmmaker is responsible for securing all copyright clearances and music rights.

By submitting your film you acknowledge that SydFest reserves the right to promote your film and other social media links on our website and social media.


  

 
  

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