Millesimo International Film Festival (1)


20 Jan 2024
Call for entries

20 Jan 2024
Early deadline

13 Feb 2024
Standard deadline

03 Mar 2024
Late deadline

08 Apr 2024
Festival closed

22 Apr 2024
Notification date

01 May 2024
04 May 2024


Via dei Partigiani,  17017, Millesimo, Savona, Italy

Festival description
Short film festival 25'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 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  25'<
 Any language
English Italian
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Festival start: 01 May 2024      Festival end: 04 May 2024

In the historic enchanted village of Millesimo, in the province of Savona ( Italy ), the first edition of the "Millesimo International Film Festival" will be held in May 2024.

The event will take place in the the historic castle built by Enrico II Del Carretto in 1206 and will feature the screening of short films from all over the world. An evening dedicated to art within a setting surrounded by greenery and full of tourists who populate this small diamond of the Bormida Valley every year, awarded as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Official certificate and screening for winners in all categories.

Best International Short Film

Best Italian Short Film

Best Documentary Short

Best Animation Short

Best Comedy Short

Best Drama Short

Best Experimental Short

Best First-Time Filmmaker Short

Best Horror Short

Best Music Video

Best Nature/Environmental Short

Best Sci-Fi Short

Best Student Short

Best Thriller Short

With your submission you automatically accept our Rules and Terms!

To submit a film, you must have created the project yourself, own the rights or have permission from the owner of the content to submit the film to us, you are entitled of that responsibility and you as a filmmaker YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL THE RIGHTS OF YOUR FILM.

1. Only work created after 2019 is acceptable.

2. You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose.

3. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.

4. Entry fees are non-refundable.

5. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights to the work submitted.

6. No short films longer than 25 minutes.

7. No Premiere status is required.

8. We do not accept extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations.

9. If your movie will be selected for a live screening session, we do not pay for accomodations or any other expenses. The festival WILL NOT cover any filmmaker expenses. You will be totally responsible for your airfare, accommodation and other travel expenses.

10. Films in languages other than Italian only be accepted with Italian or, at least, english subtitles.

11. Only the movies notified 7-30 days before the live event via mail will be screened.

12. You agree that we can use your email address for newsletter or promotional purpose. The information about the entries can be disclosed to present and future film festivals under the same organization company of the "Millesimo International Film Festival". We will NEVER sell your information to 3rd parts.

13. "Millesimo International Film Festival" DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES.

14. You confirm that you have all rights of your project.

15. If the movie is not in Italian, in case of screening selection we will ask you a SUB-ITA or at least a SUB-ENG version of your movie.

16. The Festival will give screening priority to films with representatives. The priority is for those who are at the Festival (Including Local Filmmakers). If you are not able to come but your project win something, we will sent your certificate via email.

17. If your film is selected by our festival, you automatically agree that we may use images from your project for marketing purposes for our festival. If you do not agreed, and do not consent to give us promotional rights to your material, please let us know via email; and then we will withdraw your film from the promotion of our festival. If we do not receive any notification from you within 48 hours after your film is selected, we will assume that you agree this policy.

18. At our discretion, we may choose to transfer a film to the correct category, but only if the appropriate level of submission fee has been paid.

With your submission you also accept all the Rules & Terms of Festhome.


We do not disclose any kind of information with third parties.

Finally, please be aware that we do not ask for or accept any kind of donations.

Judging Process

All submissions will be viewed in their entirety. Submissions will be judged and scored based on criteria including: quality of screenplay, acting, production quality, originality, technical proficiency, cinematography, sound design, editing and set design. We support indie filmmaking and will award additional points to projects produced on a micro budget and/or minimal crew. The annual winner movies selected for live screening will be notified via mail.

If you don't receive a screening notification, you are not selected for our live screening event, the official selection represents a fnalist status.


The directors of submitted films that are accepted will be notified via e-mail.

Venue & Event Date

The Festival venue or the event date could be change during the organization due to events, technical choices or circumstances.

Fee Waivers

We work hard to keep our submission fees as low as possible – consequently we cannot provide fee waivers.




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