Submit your film to competition program of the most concise short film festival!
13th edition of Short Waves Festival will take place between 14-20th June 2021 in Poznań, Poland.
Submissions are open till 14th March 2021.
Films can be submitted to the following competitions:
- International Competition
- Polish Competition
- Polish Experimental Film Competition
- Dances with Camera
- Urban View
International Competition is the main competition at the Festival for the best productions from all over the world, up to 30 min long. Topic, form and genre are not subjects of rules restrictions. The main goal of the Competition is to create a diverse programme with a fresh perspective on contemporary cinema and original film language.
Polish Competition is dedicated only for short film produced in Poland, up to 30 min long. Topic, form and genre are not subjects of rules restrictions. The Competition aims at presenting a diverse panorama of the latest short films, created by Polish filmmakers and at the same time open their way to international career by presenting them at the Festival.
Polish Experimental Film Competition
Polish Experimental Film Competition is a short film competition focused on experimental and video-art forms, up top 30 minutes long and produced not earlier than in October 2019 without any formal and genre restrictions.
Dances with Camera
Dances with Camera is an international competition for short films, whose common language is dance and body movement. To participate in the selection are welcome dance productions from all over the world, which expose endless possibilities of physical expression, embodied through film medium, regardless of form and genre.
Urban View is an international competition for short films related to architecture, city planning and design understood as arts, as well as their social, cultural or economic aspects. A building, street, park or object cannot be just a part of scenery, the background to the story, but they must act as a key and the main character for the film. All film genres such as fiction films, documentaries, animations, video clips as well as experimental forms may be submitted.
Laureates of competitions will be chosen by international jury, the audience gathered at competition screenings will also decide to award the Audience Prize.