South Italy International Film Festival (3)


27 Oct 2023
Call for entries

31 Mar 2024
Festival closed

31 May 2024
Notification date

05 Jul 2024
07 Jul 2024


Castello di Barletta,  76121, Barletta, BAT, Italy

Festival description
Short film festival 25'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 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: 05 July 2024      Festival end: 07 July 2024

South Italy International Film Festival, is the festival of the south.

The festival will take place in Barletta, the city of the Disfida, the birthplace of Giuseppe De Nittis and Pietro Mennea.

The aim of the festival is to promote and valorise filmmakers, new generations and independent films.

Best Short Film (Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Best Short Documentary Film ( Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Best Music Video (Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Best Soundtrack (Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Best Animated Short Film(Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Best Horror Short Film (Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Best Female Filmmakers Short (+Laurel+Digital Certificate)

Rules & Terms

1) All genres are accepted. Foreign language films must be subtitled in english.

2) Maximum short film duration: 25 minutes (including credits).

3) All genre films will accepted.

4) All films must be submitted as a secure online screener such as Vimeo, Youtube, etc... Once the first submission link has been received, it is not guaranteed that subsequent updates will be viewed.

5) No pornography. Explicit sexual or extreme nude content will result in disqualification.

6) Filmmakers must be at least 18 years old to enter.

7) Submissions in languages other than Italian must be subtitled in english or Italian

8) Short films must have been completed after 2016.

9) The festival has the right to disqualify or remove any winning film for any reasons.

10) The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling.

11) The Festival reserves the right to shut the festival at any time without any notification

12) Once accepted and confirmed, no film can be removed from the festival.

13) Entrants are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, and permits necessary to present their work. South Italy International Film Festival is not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement related to the work.

14) Every short film selected in each edition of the "South Italy International Film Festival" gives authorization to the festival association to use up to 30 seconds of film and soundtrack for promotional purposes.

15)The trophy must be collected personally by the director or a member acting on his behalf.


In order for your title to be included in the Festival, you must agree to provide the following materials within 10 days of acceptance:

1.A poster of Short Movie.
Image must be in JPG or PNG format and AT LEAST 300 dpi resolution.

2. A trailer of the film emailed to us in .Mp4 format to promote your project on our website and social media.

3. your project in mp4 format or mov on official festival email adress

Submitting your film does not guarantee festival acceptance or screening.



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