Deadline: 15 April 2017
Call for entries

Figari Film Fest

Born in 2011 Figari Film Fest is a movie Festival devoted to young and independent cinema, to short films and to young directors’ debuts.
Over the years it became a lead event for international cinema. Our Festival, besides promoting international cinema, focuses on developing Sardinian film business and on giving value to the island’s great heritage: its environment, its history, its culture.

Awards & Prizes
Best Italian
Best International
Best Made in Sardinia
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Music Video
Audience Award

Rules & Terms
Registration deadline: April 15, 2017
Registration fee: 10 USD (FREE for music video)
Preview format: Uploaded file or Hiperlink

1) Films completed after: January 1st, 2016
2) Maximum duration: 20 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: .MOV,.MP4 H264, .AVI, AppleProRes 422
5) Accepted genres: All genres except experimental and documentary
• Italian Competion (10$)
• International Competition (10$)
• “Made in Sardinia” Competition (10$)
• Music Video (FREE)

Entry Requirements and Procedures
Preview Format: Uploaded File
Any fiction or animation short film completed after January, 1st 2016, of a maximum length of 20 minutes. No exceptions. Running time includes end credits. Experimental short films and documentaries will not be accepted.
The submission to the competition implies acceptance of this regulation. The selection is a decision of the comitee selection. The selection in one competition implies acceptance of a screening free of charge during the festival.
Submissions fee is 10$ ( FREE for music video) and the deadline is 15-04-2017. It is possible to submit works by following the procedures you will find on
Once the pre-selection material has been received, the registration will be considered as a commitment on your behalf. It is highly recommended to provide an english subtitled copy of your film. A complete English dialogue list is required.
The Festival Organization is not responsible for the copyright protection regarding the work(s) presented. The author of the film(s) must specify if he/she is in the register of SIAE or similar Authors’ Society for the protection of copyright.

Promotion and Publications
For its communication needs, the festival could use pictures of the selected films in :
• Festival catalogue
• Flyers
• Press Review

A less than 2 minutes extract of the selected shorts might be use on broadcasting, website or video monitor for the promotion of the event.

Figari Film Fest Artistic Direction might ask to the Author and the Production to include the film in the Short Film Market Catalogue and available in the dedicated screening rooms.

Travel arrangements and fares will be announced after the first selection of the short films.

For further information about the 7th edition of FIGARI FILM FEST, please do not hesitate to send an email to

Contact adresses/URL (submission specific URL with links to Shortfilmdepot and Filmfreeway)