JULY 18, 2023
Short Stop International Film Festival is a bi-yearly film festival with live screenings based in Iasi, Romania.
Submissions can be made via FilmFreeway and films will be judged by our judges.
Your film must have below 35 minutes
Must be completed in or after 2021
English subtitles for non-English films
Any genre & format
Any category (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental, web, music video)
No more than 2 films per director
Prizes will be given to both categories and individuals.
BEST OF THE FEST - Best Short Film - SHORT STOP TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST STUDENT FILM - TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
SPECIAL MENTION - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST SCREENPLAY (Written) - TROPHY + AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ANIMATION - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST DOCUMENTARY - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST EXPERIMENTAL - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST WEB SHORT - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST MUSIC VIDEO - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST DIRECTOR - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST SCREENWRITER - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST COMPOSER/ORIGINAL SCORE - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST EDITOR - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ACTOR - AWARD CERTIFICATE
BEST ACTRESS - AWARD CERTIFICATE
By submitting your film to our festival you agree that your piece of work (full film or trailer) can be uploaded/embed on our website. The filmmaker/institution that is submitting the film must own the rights to do so and is responsible for the content they are providing. By submitting, the filmmaker allows Short Stop International Film Festival to create a page for their film without infringing copyright of any kind of form. Also, the entry fee is not refundable for films that did not get selected.
By entering your film for consideration for the Short Stop International Film Festival, you authorize that your work is cleared for festival exhibition and accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property therein. Entry into the festival constitutes permission to exhibit your work online at the Short Stop International Film Festival. Short Stop International Film Festival is also hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless the Short Stop International Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. The Short Stop International Film Festival DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES. By submitting your film via FilmFreeway you acknowledge that the festival will not pay to present your work.