Västerås Filmfestival (7)



Deadlines

01 Jul 2022
Call for entries

31 Aug 2022
Early deadline

30 Nov 2022
Standard deadline

28 Feb 2023
Late deadline

31 May 2023
Extended deadline

9
mths

18 Jul 2023
Notification date

19 Aug 2023
27 Aug 2023

Address

Munkgatan 7,  72212, Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >60' 180'<


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 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >60' 180'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English Swedish
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English


Festival start: 19 August 2023      Festival end: 27 August 2023

Submissions for 2022 are now CLOSED. The festival will take place on 20 Aug-28 Aug.

We are now open for submissions for the 2023 edition.

2023 Festival 19 Aug–27 Aug. New entries 10th of June 2022 (FILM SUBMISSIONS OPEN)
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Västerås Film Festival is an international film festival held in autumn every year since 2015. The festival will be moved to the summer and August month permanently. Västerås film festival shows films in different genres from around the world. We have prizes in different categories. The festival also contains workshops, lectures, debates, film cafés and exhibitions. Västerås Film Festival is one of the most interesting festivals in northern Europe.

Festival Certificate/ 38 prizes
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Special Award
Miniroom.se children and youth talent prize (under 18 years)

Jury Talent Award:
Swedish Talent Prize (over 18 years old)

The New Star Prize (over 18 years old actor/actress)

Jury Honorary Award:
Swedish Honorary Prize

Filmmaker Of The Year
International Prize

Artistic Award (two prize International and Nordic)

Publikpriset
The best Swedish feature film released during the year 2018

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International Short Film Awards

Best International Director
Best International Cinematography
Best International Actor
Best International Actress
Best International Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best International Short Film
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International Feature Film Awards

Best International Director
Best International Cinematography
Best International Actor
Best International Actress
Best International Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best International Feature Film
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International Various Awards

Best International One-minute film
Best International Short Documentary Film
Best International Feature Documentary Film
Best International Animation Film
Best International Music Video
Best International Web/New Media Production
Best International Artistic Film
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Nordic Short Film Awards

Best Nordic Director
Best Nordic Cinematography
Best Nordic Actor
Best Nordic Actress
Best Nordic Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best Nordic Short Film

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Nordic feature film Awards

Best Nordic Director
Best Nordic Cinematography
Best Nordic Actor
Best Nordic Actress
Best Nordic Screenplay (of a produced film)
Best Nordic Sound
Best Nordic Editing
Best Nordic Feature Film
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Nordic Various Award

Best Nordic Artistic Film
Best Nordic Short Documentary Film
Best Nordic Feature Documentary Film

By submitting, you agree to these rules and terms:

Copyrights, screening rights:

- You have the full rights to submit the film to our film festival and to give Västerås Film Festival the rights to screen the film at the festival

- We can use trailers, stills, and other submitted information for marketing purposes on websites, newsletters, social media, flyers, posters, etc.

- If your film is nominated, we can use both trailers and parts from the film to create a nomination trailer, with final permission from you,
to be shown at the award ceremony

- We do not pay any screening fees

-The submission fee is non-refundable

Competition

- To be considered for the competition, the film must have been completed between 2020 and 2023.

Subtitles

- If the film is not in English or Swedish, subtitles in one of those two languages are required.

- Films in English are encouraged to have Swedish subtitles.

Formats

- The highest resolution that the film was shot in; HD, 2K, 3K, 4K.

- We accept resolutions from HD to 4K, regardless if it is a short or feature length film.

- For screening on a larger screen, we require at least 2K.

Category range.

- 1-Minute film (1 min.),
- Short film (1 to 59 min.)
- Feature film (60 min. or longer)
- Documentary (National, regional, film school)








  

 
  

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