Corti a Ponte - Festival Internazionale di Cortometraggi


15 Oct 2017
Call for entries

15 Jan 2018
Festival closed


Viale del Lavoro, 1,  I-35020, Ponte San Nicolò, Padova, Italy

Festival description
Short Films 15'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 May 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
English Italian
English Italian
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There are no age limts, nor residence or citizenship restrictions.

Works must be no more than 3 years old (produced after 01/05/2015).

Works already released or presented to oher competitions are adimitted.

Each author can participate to the selection with a maximum of two works, regardless of the section they enter.

Works have to be in Italian or, if not in Italian, with Italian subtitles.

Works in foreign languages with English subtitles are admitted, but subtitles have to be included in an .srt file with correct time-codes, so that the Organization will be able to translate them in Italian.

Maximum duration: 15 '.

Festival start: 04 May 2018      Festival end: 12 May 2018

Corti a Ponte is a great little festival in the Venice area.

Films are screened in Italian or with Italian subtitles in front of an audience from 5 to 80 year old.

1. best comedy short film

2. best narrative short film

3. best animation

4. best "Bridge" short film

5. best "Slowness" short film

6. best “Creative Commons” short film.

7. Audience award

Other awards or special mentions can be conferred at the jury’s discretion.

The Organization Committee might decide to give a Corti a Ponte Association Award.

There will be no money prizes.

Summary of Regulations


There are no age limits, nor residence or citizenship restrictions.


Works must be no more than 3 years old.

Works already released or presented to other competitions are admitted.

Comedy and Narrative Short Film Section

Only narrative live action short films. No video documentaries, art-videos, dance-videos and pictures sequences.


• Free theme
• Bridge
• Slowness

Maximum duration: 15 '.

Animated Short Films Section

Any subject and any genre

Maximum duration: 15 '.


Works must be in Italian or with Italian subtitles.

English subtitles can be accepted only if provided in a separate .srt file with correct time-codes along with a file of the film with no subtitles.


January 15, 2018


All received films will undergo a first selection by the Festival Selection Committee. The films selected as finalists will be screened during the festival nights.

Finalists will be contacted by e-mail. Non selected works will no receive any notification. The list of selected films will be available on the festival website.

Selected films will be included in the festival archive.


The selected films screenings and the award ceremony will take place during the “Corti a Ponte” film festival, in the Town Hall of Ponte San Nicolò (Padua).

The selected films can be screen during the Summer Show organized by Corti a Ponte association.

The selected films can be recommend to the Distribution House ARTEX FILM of Padua. info:

Additional information is available by email: for the comedy and narrative short films section for the animation section for general enquiries on the festival.



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