11 Mar 2018
Call for entries

17 May 2018
Early deadline

22 Aug 2018
Standard deadline

25 Oct 2018
Late deadline

25 Oct 2018
Festival closed

19 Nov 2018
Notification date

07 Dec 2018
09 Dec 2018


via Eroi d'Italia, 27,  09134, Cagliari, CA, Italy

Festival description
Social Theme
Short Films 20'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
English Italian
English Italian
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Festival start: 07 December 2018      Festival end: 09 December 2018

The Solidando Film Festival will be held from 7th to 9th December 2018 in the city of Cagliari in Italy.
It is a NO-PROFIT international competitive festival of social short films for the following genres: documentary, fiction or animation exclusively on social themes.

What do we mean by social theme:
we mean stories: real, inspired to reality or fictions that deal with human rights, solidarity, cooperation, education, social projects, third-world issues, environmental sustainability, diversity, etc. etc..​

1st official jury prize USD 500
2nd official jury prize USD 300
3rd official jury prize USD 200

We accept short films with social topics.
We mean real stories or fictions that deal with human rights, solidarity, cooperation, education, social projects, third-world issues, poverty, environmental sustainability, diversity, etc. etc..​


1) films must have a social topic and theme (see above description)

2) films must be no longer than 20 minutes (including credits)

3) genre accepted: documentary, fiction and animation films

4) any nationality can participate

5) films not in Italian language must be subtitled in Italian or in English (films with English dialogues must have English subtitles)

6) films must have been completed after December 2015

7) format must be HD or FullHD

8) each author can submit unlimited number of films

9) there is no Premiere policy

10) films must be submited through the specifics websites

for further info please visit:

By submitting to the Festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and you agree to allow your project to be shown in the Solidando Film Festival. Your name and information about your project and some part of your film may be used for promotion wihtout any commercial purpose

The filmmaker holds the Solidando Film Festival, its management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from entry. The filmmaker certifies to have full rights. Authors or Producer will indemnify the organisers of the Festival against all claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses (including legal fees), proceedings and losses resulting from the screening of the film at the Festival or from claims by any third parties.



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