PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT WE DON'T PUBLISH YOUR FILM ANYWHERE ONLINE.
Due to the limited time of screening hours, only the WINNING FILMS of each category will have the chance to be screened at our location, thus meaning a total of 10 films - the AWARD WINNERS (Best Film, Silver, Bronze, Special Mention) and the CATEGORIES AWARD WINNERS (Animation, Documentary, etc). If your film will be selected as a WINNER, it will be screened, otherwise, not.
Only short films accepted (maximum 35 minutes long) of any genre.
We only accept online screeners, digital copies or a link to the project (such as Vimeo, Youtube, etc).
The entry fee is refundable upon request, no later than 15 days after submitting your project.
We only accept digital submissions of HD quality (720p or better). Furthermore, Filmstrip IFF has the right to disqualify/not accept your submission without further notice.
English subtitles mandatory (except for music videos)
For films selected for the final screening, we will require a download link to the submission and English subtitles in subtitle formats (.txt, .sub, .srt, etc) in order to translate the movie for the audience, all of these no later than 7 days prior to the festival screening.
Maximum 2 projects per director/submitter per festival edition, however, you will be allowed to resubmit the entry in the next edition if the project hasn’t been awarded in the previous one.
For a category to be considered eligible, there will be minimum 5 entries necessary.
The Best Film award winner cannot submit his film at our festival for 1 year.
BEST FILM - Filmstrip IFF Trophy + Award Certificate + Screening
SILVER AWARD – Award Certificate + Screening
BRONZE AWARD – Award Certificate + Screening
SPECIAL MENTION – Award Certificate + Screening
BEST DIRECTOR – Award Certificate
BEST EDITOR – Award Certificate
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER – Award Certificate
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – Award Certificate
BEST ACTOR – Award Certificate
BEST ACTRESS – Award Certificate
BEST ANIMATION – Award Certificate + Screening
BEST DOCUMENTARY – Award Certificate + Screening
BEST EXPERIMENTAL – Award Certificate + Screening
BEST MUSIC VIDEO – Award Certificate
BEST STUDENT FILM – Award Certificate + Screening
BEST WEB SHORTS – Award Certificate
Best Screenplay Award – Filmstrip IFF Trophy + Award Certificate
Runner-Up – Award Certificate
Second Runner-Up – Award Certificate