Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz films for the presentation at the Marche Du Film (Cannes Film Festival)


77th Cannes Film Festival: 14-25.05.2024 

Dates for Kyrgyz applicants: 06-12.05.2024 


Reception of applications for Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is still in progress


On February 1, submission for the XX Kazan International Muslim Film Festival started. The submission will last till June 1, 2024. The Selection Committee will finish its work by the beginning of July. After this, the official selection will be announced.


ALTERNATIVA FILM PROJECT call for entries: Development Lab


Deadline: 28.04.2024

Bukhara, Almaty and online, June-October 2024

Saturday, 18 June 2011 00:00

CALL FOR ENTRIES - shnit 2011
Deadline for entries: 1st July 2011
Date of the festival: 5th – 9th October 2011
Playgrounds: Bern, Cape Town, Cologne and Vienna
The ninth edition of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival is coming up soon. The thriving transnational film festival offers a unique opportunity for filmmakers to display their works in four major cities simultaneously.
The international competition shnit-OPEN welcomes short films of all kinds of genres, stories and styles. Cash prizes of CHF 48’000 (~ 39’000 € / ~ 56’000 US$) in total are awarded.
SMART JOE < 4 min. 7'000 CHF (~ 5'700 €  /~8’200 US$)
MAGIC JACK 4 – 10 min. 10'000 CHF (~ 8’200 € / ~11'700 US$)
LONG JOHN >10 min. 13'000 CHF (~ 10’600 € / ~15'200 US$)
National awards can be won in each city and the shnit AUDIENCE AWARD includes 5'000 CHF (~ 4’100 € / ~ 5'800 US$).
There are three ways of submitting the films:
Directly on the shnit-website
Via reelport (There you have the possibility to upload your preview copy online.)
Or via shortfilmdepot
There is no entry fee. More information and the regulation form are available here or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
We look forward to many great short films!

Join shnit, be a playground:
Once safely contained within the borders of Switzerland, the pink virus has broken free - any city can have its own... shnit is one festival in different cities. This year’s edition takes place form 5. - 9. October 2011. Curious to know more? Contact us!