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Brussels Short Film Festival International

Submissions for the competitions of the 24th Brussels Short Film Festival, that will take place from April 21st to May 1st, 2021, are open.

Since 2019, the winner of the Audience Award of the National Competition is selected for the European Short Film Audience Award (ESFAA): a tour of Audience Awards from 10 European short film festivals (Brussels Short Film Festival, Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz Art, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival Bristol, Interfilm International Film Festival Berlin, ALCINE – Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Tampere Film Festival, Short Waves Festival, Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen).

Since 2018, the Brussels Short Film Festival is an Oscars® Qualifying Film Festival.

The winners of the Great Prize of the International and the National Competitions will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/ Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

International Competition

To be admitted, each film must match the following requirements :

  • Films have to not exceed 30 minutes in length. All genres are accepted ;
  • Films have to be produced (or the 1st public exhibition) after January 1, 2019 ;
  • Films have to be available for Festival screening on DCP non-encrypted (named according to the Digital Cinema Naming Convention) and mp4. codec ProRes – 20 to 30 Mbs – 1920 x 1080 ;
  • For the screener, the film imperatively has to be understandable in English (for an English speaking film, the screener can be sent as it is or with French subtitles, for any other languages, English subtitles are mandatory);
  • In case of selection, the screening file imperatively has to be understandable in English (subtitles in English if English is not the language of the film). If necessary, French and/or Dutch subtitles will be screened live during the screening.

“Next Generation”: International Competition(International Competition for student films)

To be admitted, each film must match the following requirements :

  • Films have to not exceed 30 minutes in length. All genres are accepted ;
  • Films have to be produced (or the 1st public exhibition) after January 1, 2019 ;
  • Films have to be available for Festival screening on DCP non-encrypted (named according to the Digital Cinema Naming Convention) and mp4. codec ProRes – 20 to 30 Mbs – 1920 x 1080 ;
  • For the screener, the film imperatively has to be understandable in English (for an English speaking film, the screener can be sent as it is or with French subtitles, for any other languages, English subtitles are mandatory);
  • In case of selection, the screening file imperatively has to be understandable in English (subtitles in English if English is not the language of the film). If necessary, French and/or Dutch subtitles will be screened live during the screening.

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Starts
Thursday 12 November, 2020
Ends
Sunday 24 January, 2021
Venue
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Venue Address
30 Fielder Street EAST PERTH WA 6004
Location

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Category
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