Film Submissions


First of all, please read the festival Regulations.

Submissions must be made online. There is no entry fee.

Online entry forms are available on Filmfreeway.

The Festival does not pay screening fees for the works selected for the competition programs.

Registration deadline

The submission deadline is 20th of October 2023.

Eligibility criteria

Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action. Over 50% of the production must be animated, and the Festival reserves the right to determine whether an entry qualifies as animation.

All submitted films should be completed after 20th of March of 2021.

The Festival will only accept SHORT FILMS (maximum running time 20 minutes) which can be submitted to the following competition categories:

  • International Competition
  • Students Competition –films produced at an educational institution–
  • Animated Music Videos

On an exceptional basis, the Festival may also select episodes from series provided that they comprise self-contained narratives.


For each film the applicant is required to fill out a separate online entry form and submit a preview screener of the film (HD codec .H264) or a link and a password to download the screener which must be available until 10th of December 2023.

The application should contain additional materials:

  • Director’s photograph
  • 3 still images from the film (min. 300 dpi)
  • Dialogue list in English

The work submitted must be the final edition. Unfinished films will not be taken into consideration.

Films with dialogues or narration in languages other than English should have English subtitles. Films with dialogue or narration in English are recommended to be submitted with a screener with English subtitles.

Submit a Film